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Does stagnant anoxia affect children differently than adults?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Stagnant anoxia affects children in the same way that it affects adults. However, the causes for the condition may be different. No matter a person's age, if their brain and/or heart experience oxygen deprivation for an extended period of time, these vital organs will begin to die. If the condition is treated immediately, there is a good chance of full recovery.

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