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de·te·ri·o·rate

(dĭ-tîr′ē-ə-rāt′)
v.
1. To grow worse in function or condition.
2. To weaken or disintegrate.

Patient discussion about deteriorate

Q. my mother have stem replacement for a coronary artery oclusion is already 2 years she physically deteriorating since surgery why???? please help she does not have energy

A. I agree with Dagmar. It can be most likely caused by another occlusion or re-occlusion inside the heart blood vessels. Since that is a life-threatening case, I strongly suggest you to bring your mother into a hospital (for complete check up), or just call your cardiologist to have first treatment.

Meanwhile, that will be better if you have emergency oxygen (just in case you'll need it) with you.

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Specialists in food, packaging, specific types of food, and other areas discuss deteriorative processes and factors influencing shelf life, methods for evaluating shelf life and stability, and the stability and shelf life of particular products.
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He then reviews the various types of deteriorative reactions in food and the extrinsic factors controlling the rates of deteriorative reactions.
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The harshest impact is at 50[degrees]C +UV ageing condition and such remarkable reductions in the ductility reflects the deteriorative effect of the such ageing condition.