The symptoms of anxiety neurosis, palpitation, hyperaesthesia
, and paroxysms, match those of classical hysteria as much as the sexual anaesthesia of anxiety hysteria.
Comparison of major symptoms and signs of scorpionism, latrodectism and neurotoxic cobra bite Symptoms and signs of Scorpionism Latrodectism Neurotoxic envenomation cobra bite Local symptoms and (+) + ++ signs Degree of local physical ++++ + ++ signs (bite or stingsite) Local pain + +++ + Regional lymph nodes, pain and swelling Systemic symptoms and ++(+) ++++ - signs Generalised muscular +(+) +++ - pain Muscle tone: ++++ + - extremities, abdomen and chest Paraesthesia, ++++ - +++ hyperaesthesia
Dysphagia, dysarthria, ++++ ++ + Involuntary movements, ++++ * ++ - tremor, fasciculations Hyperactivity, +++ ++ - restlessness Stretch reflexes - - ++++ Flaccid paralysis +++ * - ++++ Difficulty in breathing, (+) - ++++ requiring vent.
In cats, diets containing 630 mg/kg body weight Na-benzoate, induced aggression, hyperaesthesia
and the animal collapsed after 14-16 hr of food intake.
But I was glad to see on her referral note to the physiotherapist, that she hadalsolisted hyperaesthesia
,amuch grander sounding condition.
Classic symptoms and signs of scorpionism not found in latrodectism include dysphagia, loss of the gag reflex associated with a marked increase of oral secretions, difficulty in breathing, visual disturbances and pronounced general hyperaesthesia
This remedy, made from the little orange spider, can be extremely useful where the symptom constellation consists of nervousness, hyperaesthesia
from all sources but particularly audio, vertigo and a headache that is accompanied by nausea or vomiting.
Frequency of symptoms and signs among 8 patients with confirmed Rift Valley fever virus infection in South Africa, 2008 Symptom Frequency (N (%)) Myalgia 8 (100) Headache 7 (88) Malaise 6 (75) Pyrexia (>38[degrees]C) 5 (63) Nausea 5 (63) Dizziness 5 (63) Abdominal pain 3 (38) Rigors 3 (38) Vomiting 2 (25) Hyperaesthesia
1 (13) Diarrhoea 0 (0) Table II.
Subsequent studies have confirmed these findings and broadened the construct of transliminality to include general religiosity, the cognitive-perceptual dimension of schizotypy, a propensity to experience altered states of consciousness, fantasy-proneness (a lifelong tendency to deep involvement in fantasy, including daydreaming), absorption (extremely focused or "total" attention), openness to experience (active imagination, aesthetic sensitivity, attentiveness to inner feelings, preference for variety, and intellectual curiosity), extraversion, hyperaesthesia
, synesthesia, frequency of dream-interpretation, sleep-related experiences (e.
Patients most commonly present with severe headaches, neck stiffness, nausea, vomiting, confusion and hyperaesthesia