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What are the long-term effects of nerve gas poisoning?

Nerve gas poisoning may require months of recovery time and consistent drug treatment for some symptoms to disappear. There may be long-term or permanent neurological and behavioral effects. Also, it is possible to suffer permanent severe nerve or brain damage.

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How does nerve gas poisoning affect the body?
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Nerve gas poisoning interferes with cell respiration and the breakdown of acetylcholine, which regul...
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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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Who can I talk to if I'm worried about nerve gas poisoning?
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Nerve gas poisoning most often occurs among military personnel in instances of chemical warfare. Civ...
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What causes nerve gas poisoning?
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Exposure to chemical agents that affect the human nervous system causes nerve gas poisoning. Levels ...
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