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How do you lose oxygen to your brain?

As you age, you lose some of your capacity to utilize oxygen, approx! 1% per year! The older you get, the more oxygen deficiency becomes an issue! Other conditions that cause oxygen loss are: air pollution, smoking, emphysema, asthma, chronic stress Any Suggestions here?

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  1. Robena Reply:

    How Long Can Your Brain Survive Without Oxygen? When the flow of oxygen to the brain is completely cut off, a person will lose consciousness within 10 Source:http://www.ehow.com/about_5506985_long-can-brain-survive-oxygen.html

  2. Lola Reply:

    lack of oxygen to the brain poisoning (lead, carbon If you have this type of seizure, your whole brain is involved and you lose consciousness. The seizure may

  3. Georgette Reply:

    What happens when you lose brain cells? When you lose a brain cell it doesn't mean you become less smart, but if you lose a great deal of them unnaturally and …

  4. Brandi Reply:

    The brain uses more than its share of oxygen in the body. The brain, at about 3 lb., usually constitutes only 2 percent of the body’s mass, but it uses 20 percent of the output from the heart. The gray matter of the brain uses more oxygen t… Source:http://www.ehow.com/how_5655045_improve-circulation-oxygen-brain.html

  5. Johnny Reply:

    3 minutes before brain damage sets in Source:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_long_does_it_take_for_the_brain_to_lose_oxygen_after_the_heart_stops

  6. Flavia Reply:

    Brain cells start to die Source:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_happens_if_your_brain_loses_some_oxygen

  7. Nilsa Reply:

    Remember Terry Schaivo, the controversial woman in Florida, who had suffered something similar?? It may be as minor as memory/recall problems or could land you in a persistent vegetative state, where you could not feed yourself, and had to wear diapers! The term retarded would not be used, as that implies the failure of the brain to ever properly develop initially!Medical treatment for oxygen deprivation to the brain has come a long way, and recently they have been getting good results putting people in drug induced coma and hypothermia!

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