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People die every single day, but there are some causes of death that are much more common than others. Here they are.
In the U.S., 1 in 4 deaths are as a result of heart disease.
Cancer doesn’t discriminate and results in nearly 600,000 deaths each year.
Lower Respiratory Disease
This includes things like COPD, bronchitis, asthma and emphysema and kills more females than males each year.
Accidents kill many people each year and includes things like car crashes, other transportation accidents, accidental shootings, falls, fire and poisoning.
It’s imperative to treat a stroke as soon as possible, but left untreated, a stroke can lead to death.
This is a form of dementia that is also a progressive illness that leads to death.
Each year, more than 75,000 people die from diabetes. The illness requires careful treatment, which many people don’t get.
Flu and Pneumonia
Neither of these illnesses has to be deadly, but people who don’t recognize that they have something serious can certainly die from complications.
Chronic kidney disease interferes with proper waste filtration and can cause complications that often lead to death.
Sadly, mental health conditions can lead to suicide, which is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.