Most Texans desire two things: 1. be happy and 2. live a long life. 

Death is a guarantee, but what if you knew the biggest causes of death? Would you try to avoid those issues? Well, the CDC has released its top 10 biggest causes of death in Texas; check it out and see if you need a lifestyle change.

#10 Kidney Disease

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The 10th leading cause of death in Texas is Kidney Disease. In 2020, the CDC documented 4,513 deaths as a result of Kidney Disease.

#9 Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis

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The 10th leading cause of death in Texas is Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis. In 2020, the CDC documented 4,513 deaths as a result of Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis.

#8 Diabetes

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The 8th leading cause of death in Texas is DiabetesIn 2020, the CDC documented 8,136 deaths as a result of Diabetes.

#7 Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases

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The 7th leading cause of death in Texas is Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases. In 2020, the CDC documented 10,026 deaths as a result of Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases.

#6 Alzheimer’s Disease

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The 6th leading cause of death in Texas is Alzheimer’s Disease. In 2020, the CDC documented 10,437 deaths as a result of Alzheimer’s Disease.

#5 Stroke

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The 5th leading cause of death in Texas is Stroke. In 2020, the CDC documented 11,944 deaths as a result of Stroke.

#4 Accidents

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The 4th leading cause of death in Texas is Accidents. In 2020, the CDC documented 14,704 deaths as a result of Accidents.

#3 Cancer

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The 3rd leading cause of death in Texas is Cancer. In 2020, the CDC documented 42,552 deaths as a result of Cancer.

#2 COVID-19

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The 2nd leading cause of death in Texas is COVID-19. In 2020, the CDC documented 44,516 deaths as a result of COVID-19.

#1 Heart Disease

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The 1st leading cause of death in Texas is Heart Disease. In 2020, the CDC documented 50,584 deaths as a result of heart Disease.

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