nervousness


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nervousness

 [ner´vus-nes]
a state of excitability, with great mental and physical unrest.

ner·vous·ness

(ner'vŭs-nes),
A condition of being nervous (2).

ner·vous·ness

(nĕr'vŭs-nĕs)
A condition of being nervous (2).

nervousness

a state of excitability, with great mental and physical unrest.

Patient discussion about nervousness

Q. Is fibromyalgia related to Central Nervous System? Is fibromyalgia related to Central Nervous System? Among men and women who is more prone to the symptoms of fibromyalgia?

A. here is a quote from the National Fibromyalgia Association site:

"Little research has been conducted that measures the prevalence of fibromyalgia, and estimates vary widely as to the proportion of male versus female patients. A 1999 epidemiology study conducted in London found a female to male ratio of roughly three to one. However, a 2001 review of the research literature in Current Rheumatology Reports stated the ratio was nine to one."

Q. What is dysautonomia? My friend has dysautonomia. What does it mean? What are the symptoms? Is it curable?

A. Dysautonomia is any disease or malfunction of the autonomic nervous system. The symptoms of dysautonomia conditions are usually “invisible” to the untrained eye. The child can appear to be as healthy as other children. The manifestations are occurring internally, and although the symptoms are often are not visible on the outside. Symptoms can be unpredictable, may come and go, appear in any combination, and may vary in severity).There is no cure for dysautonomia. There are medications to assist in stabilization, but are often needed on a long-term basis.

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References in classic literature ?
There is nervousness in the nostrils, and in the pale, thin, pointed hands.
But when the echoes had fully ceased, a light laughter at once pervaded the assembly; the musicians looked at each other and smiled as if at their own nervousness and folly, and made whispering vows, each to the other, that the next chiming of the clock should produce in them no similar emotion; and then, after the lapse of sixty minutes, (which embrace three thousand and six hundred seconds of the Time that flies,) there came yet another chiming of the clock, and then were the same disconcert and tremulousness and meditation as before.
Caswall's efforts at staring became intensified, and poor Lilla's nervousness grew greater.
There was a silence, and then March started with irrational nervousness as the door of the inn was flung open and another man walked rapidly to the counter.
She was most impressed, however, by the extreme pallor of his face and by the nervousness of his manner.
At this moment Miss Bartlett entered, and her nervousness increased.
Kennedy was getting over his nervousness and falling into his wandering meditations again, when a sharp whistle pierced his ear.
Her face was sallow with nervousness, and every now and then she stopped to wipe her hands on her blouse; for they were hot with anxiety.
His plump face was twitching with his nervousness, and his fingers could not keep still.
In answer to this question I have to say that I always suffer intensely from nervousness before speaking.
He did not mention this to his daughter, but Natasha noticed her father's nervousness and anxiety and felt mortified by it.
He was very red in the face, whether from the cool November night or nervousness, and every movement, from the way he wrung his hands to the way he jerked his head to right and left, as though a vision drew him now to the door, now to the window, bespoke his horrible discomfort under the stare of so many eyes.