Histotoxic Anoxia and Receiving Social Security Disability
Anoxia is a condition that is characterized by an absence of oxygen supply to a tissue or an organ. This is in spite of there being an adequate amount of blood flow to that organ or tissue.
Hypoxia is a condition that is evidenced by a decrease in oxygen to an organ or a tissue. Again, as with anoxia, this takes place in spite of there being an adequate blood flow to that tissue or organ.
Anoxia and hypoxia are often used interchangeably. This is in spite of the fact that they refer to conditions that are similar but different. Hypoxia refers to a condition that involves a decrease in oxygen reaching a tissue or an organ, while anoxia refers to a condition in which there is no oxygen reaching an organ or a tissue.
There are five different forms of anoxia. They are stagnant anoxia, anemic anoxia, anoxic anoxia, affinity anoxia and histotoxic anoxia.
Histotoxic anoxia is anoxia that develops in spite of the fact that your body is receiving an adequate amount of oxygen. The problem is that your body is not able to use the oxygen because of physiological difficulties that are occurring at a cellular level.
Histotoxic anoxia is usually brought about by exposure to toxic substances. This can include things like acetone, toluene, formaldehyde and certain anesthetic agents.
Histotoxic anoxia may result from substance abuse. This can be things like the excessive drinking of alcohol or excessive use of narcotics.
In other instances, histotoxic anoxia can be caused by exposure in poorly controlled or insufficiently ventilated areas to poisonous gases or chemicals like cyanide poisoning, carbon monoxide poisoning or poison gas attack. In these instances, the ability of the hemoglobin in your blood to carry, bind and release oxygen are inhibited by these poisonous substances.
There are also several other things that can lead to histotoxic anoxia. These are things that may result in all of the various kinds of anoxia, in addition to histotoxic anoxia. Some of these include:
? Cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
? Electrical shock
? Brain tumors
? Respiratory disorders that interfere with your breathing
? Compression of your trachea
? Respiratory arrest
? Extremely low blood pressure (hypotension)
? Near Drowning
? A heart attack (myocardial infarction).
There are several signs and symptoms that you may have, which may be an indication of histotoxic anoxia. Some of these include:
? Limp muscles
? Tingling in your fingers or toes
? A dizzy or lightheaded sensation
? Cyanosis (your fingernails and lips looking blue)
? Impairment in your judgment
? Being drowsy
? Impairment in your vision
? A decrease in your reaction time
? A feeling of euphoria
? Difficulty with your memory
? Difficulty with movement
? Loss of consciousness.
The diagnosis of histotoxic anoxia is usually made on the basis of you displaying the clinical signs and symptoms of this condition. If your doctor thinks it is needed, there are diagnostic tests and procedures that can be used to help confirm a diagnosis of histotoxic anoxia. The particular test that you would undergo is usually determined by the suspected cause of your histotoxic anoxia.
Has histotoxic anoxia and/or complications that have arisen from it or whatever the underlying cause of the condition is caused your disability? Is histotoxic anoxia keeping you from working.
As a result, do you need financial assistance. Have you applied for Social Security disability benefits or disability benefits from the Social Security Administration? Was your application denied by the Social Security Administration?
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