Low Energy State

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Anonymous
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137984
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Low Energy State
Updated:
2012-02-27 00:09:50
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Low Energy State
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  1. Most Common Symptom
    weakness and SOB
  2. Most Common Sign
    Tachypnea and Dyspnea
  3. Most Common infection
    UTI and respiratory infections
  4. CNS
    • mental retardation (children)
    • dementia (adults)
  5. Muscle
    weakness
  6. CV
    Heart Failure
  7. Respiratory
    • Respiratory infection
    • shortness of breath
  8. GI
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea initially due to malabsorption, then followed by constipation due to lack of motility
  9. Hair
    falls out
  10. Nails
    brittle
  11. Skin
    atrophic (dry)
  12. Bone marrow
    • RBC (anemia)
    • WBC (agranulocytosis)
    • Platelet (bleeding disorder)
  13. Renal
    Proximal convoluted tubules shuts down
  14. Reproductive
    low sperm count
  15. Bladder
    • slows down
    • hemorrhagic cystitis
    • UTIs
  16. Endometrium
    atrophic (no menstruation)
  17. Germ cells
    unable to replicate > leads to skin and GI cancers
  18. MOST COMMON CAUSE OF DEATH?
    HEART FAILURE!!!

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