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How does nerve gas poisoning affect the body?

Nerve gas poisoning interferes with cell respiration and the breakdown of acetylcholine, which regulates interaction between nerves and muscle tissue. Neurological effects of nerve gas poisoning can include seizures, loss of consciousness, and limited vision. In extreme cases, nerve gas poisoning can include paralysis, heart and lung depression, severe convulsions, and behavioral or cognitive problems.

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What are treatment options for nerve gas poisoning?
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Nerve gas poisoning can be treated before or after exposure. Before exposure, you can take drugs suc...
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Is there a cure for nerve gas poisoning?
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It is possible for nerve gas poisoning to be cured. Pretreatment drugs such as pyridostigmine bromid...
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How can I prevent nerve gas poisoning?
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You may not be able to prevent nerve gas poisoning, but in the unlikely event that you are exposed t...
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How is nerve gas poisoning diagnosed?
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Generally, nerve gas poisoning is diagnosed by observing symptoms. There are few laboratories capabl...
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