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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 the long-term effects of nerve gas poisoning?
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What is nerve gas poisoning?
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Is there a cure for nerve gas poisoning?
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What are treatment options for nerve gas poisoning?
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