neurocirculatory asthenia

neurocirculatory asthenia
neurocirculatory asthenia n a condition marked by shortness of breath, fatigue, rapid pulse, and heart palpitation sometimes with extra beats that occurs chiefly with exertion and is not due to physical disease of the heart called also cardiac neurosis, effort syndrome, irritable heart, soldier's heart

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a syndrome characterized by palpitations, dyspnea, a sense of fatigue, fear of effort, and discomfort brought on by exercise or even slight effort; considered by most authorities to be a particular presentation of an anxiety disorder, the physical symptoms being attributed to autonomic responses to anxiety or to hyperventilation. Called also Da Costa or effort syndrome.

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  • neurocirculatory asthenia — /noor oh serr kyeuh leuh tawr ee, tohr ee, nyoor /, Pathol. See cardiac neurosis. [1915 20; NEURO + CIRCULATORY] * * * …   Universalium

  • neurocirculatory asthenia — syndrome of tiredness also characterized by dizziness and shortness of breath after exertion (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neurocirculatory asthenia — noun : cardiac neurosis * * * /noor oh serr kyeuh leuh tawr ee, tohr ee, nyoor /, Pathol. See cardiac neurosis. [1915 20; NEURO + CIRCULATORY] …   Useful english dictionary

  • asthenia — /as thee nee euh/, n. lack or loss of strength; weakness. [1795 1805; < NL < Gk asthéneia weakness, equiv. to asthene , s. of asthenés (a A 6 + sthene , var. s. of sthénos strength) + ia IA] * * * ▪ pathology       a condition in which the body… …   Universalium

  • asthenia — Weakness or debility. SYN: adynamia (1). [G. astheneia, weakness, fr. a priv. + sthenos, strength] neurocirculatory a. an obsolete term for a type of anxiety neurosis formerly encountered often among military personnel during times of war, in… …   Medical dictionary

  • functional cardiovascular disease — neurocirculatory asthenia …   Medical dictionary

  • Da Costa syndrome — neurocirculatory asthenia …   Medical dictionary

  • Da Costa's syndrome — Classification and external resources ICD 10 F45.3 ICD 9 306.2 Da Costa s syndrome, which w …   Wikipedia

  • cardiac neurosis — n NEUROCIRCULATORY ASTHENIA * * * neurocirculatory asthenia …   Medical dictionary

  • effort syndrome — ef ərt , .ȯ(ə)rt n NEUROCIRCULATORY ASTHENIA * * * a condition of marked anxiety about the condition of one s heart and circulatory system. This is accompanied by a heightened consciousness of heartbeat and respiration, which in turn is worsened …   Medical dictionary

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