8 Leading Causes of Death in the World
Everyone knows about birth and death in living beings, the lifespan of the humans limited and it’s up to the health of individuals. Natural or Unnatural, soon or later everyone must end their life. The leading Natural deaths by natural causes such as influenza, old age, and heart attack. Natural deaths are less compared to unnatural deaths (accidents, suicide, homicide). The highest natural deaths caused by cardiovascular diseases, around 500 to 600 death per 100,000, and other leading deaths are by infections, cancer, and stroke.
Deaths per 100,000: 268
Causes: High blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, lack of exercise, obesity, excessive alcohol consumption, poor diet.
Prevention: Healthy eating, exercise, avoiding tobacco smoke, limited alcohol intake Treatment: Treating high blood pressure, high blood lipids, diabetes
Deaths per 100,000: 211
Causes: Contaminated food and water, bug bites.
Treatment: Usually treated with drugs, Consult with your healthcare provider.
Prevention: Wash your hands regularly, Drink clean water, cook food at the recommended temperature, Avoid drinking water from lakes, streams, or ponds.
Respiratory infections and Deseases
There are many types of infections, categorized two they are Upper respiratory tract infection and Lower respiratory tract infections.
Upper respiratory tract infection –
- stuffed or a runny nose
- a sore throat
- muscle aches and pain
Lower respiratory tract infections –
- aches and pains
- a sore throat
- fever and chills
- blocked nose and sinuses
Respiratory Deseases –
- Neonatal diseases
- Pulmonary vascular disease
- Pleural cavity diseases
- Malignant Tumors (lung cancer, Lymphoma, Head and neck cancer)
- Benign Tumors
- Restrictive lung diseases
Deaths per 100,000: 184
Group: B.1 (Infection), B.1.1 (Lower respiratory tract infections, D (Diseases).
Coronary artery disease
Deaths per 100,000: 116
Causes: Atherosclerosis of the arteries of the heart
Prevention: Healthy diet, regular exercise, maintaining a healthy weight, quit smoking.
Treatment: Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG), Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
Deaths per 100,000: 114
Causes: Chemicals, Diet and exercise, Infection, Radiation, Heredity, Physical agents, Hormones, Autoimmune diseases.
Prevention: Dietary, Medication, Vaccination. Management: Chemotherapy, Radiation, Surgery, Palliative care, Immunotherapy, Laser therapy, and Alternative medicine.
Deaths per 100,000: 88
Causes: Thrombotic stroke. Embolic stroke, Cerebral hypoperfusion, Venous thrombosis, Intracerebral hemorrharge.
Prevention: Surgery, Diet
Management: Ischemic stroke Hemorrhagic stroke, Stroke unit, Rehabilitation, Self-management.
Deaths per 100,000: 57
Unintentional injuries: Motor vehicle crashes, Unintentional positionings, Suffocation, Drowning, Accidental firearm discharges, Burns.
Deaths per 100,000: 44
Prevention: Safe sex, needle exchange, male circumcision, pre-exposure prophylaxis, Vaccination.
Treatment: Antiviral therapy, Opportunictic infections, Diet, Alternative medicine.
Causes: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)