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asthenia

 [as-the´ne-ah]
debility; loss of strength and energy; weakness. adj., adj asthen´ic.
neurocirculatory asthenia Da Costa syndrome.
tropical anhidrotic asthenia a rare condition occurring under conditions of heat stress, in which miliaria causes extensive occlusion of the sweat ducts producing anhidrosis and heat retention that may lead to weakness, dyspnea, tachycardia, elevation of body temperature, and collapse.

as·the·ni·a

(as-thē'nē-ă),
Weakness or debility.
Synonym(s): adynamia (1)
[G. astheneia, weakness, fr. a- priv. + sthenos, strength]

asthenia

(ăs-thē′nē-ə)
n.
Loss or lack of bodily strength; weakness; debility.

asthenia

Loss of strength and energy; weakness.

asthenia

Neurology Loss of strength and energy, weakness

as·the·ni·a

(as-thē'nē-ă)
Weakness or debility.
[G. astheneia, weakness, fr. a- priv. + sthenos, strength]

asthenia

Lack or loss of strength or energy. Tropical anhidrotic asthenia results from the inability to sweat over large areas of skin following PRICKLY HEAT. From the Greek asthenes , weak.

Asthenia

Muscle weakness.
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as·the·ni·a

(as-thē'nē-ă)
Weakness or debility.
Synonym(s): adynamia (1) .
[G. astheneia, weakness, fr. a- priv. + sthenos, strength]

Patient discussion about asthenia

Q. My doctor told me I have asthenia. Meaning I feel weak though I am normal. does it say i have a mental issue My doctor told me I have asthenia. which means I feel week but my strength is normal. I feel very weak but the doctor said that my muscle strength is fine. Do i have a mental problem or maybe there is a physiologic explanation for my situation?

A. No!
I suffered from hypothyroidism and had asthenia.
there are many causes for this symptom. Some are psychological but some are physical. Blaming your mental status is the last resort, and if your GP does it before he denies other reasons you need to change your GP!

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The individual items that accounted for the improvement were asthenia (p < 0.001), and indices of independence, such as dressing unaided (p < 0.01), visits to the shops, etc.
(%) patients Co-infected with Sign/symptom CHIKV infected, n = 11 DENV 1, n = 1 Arthralgia 11 (100.0) 1 Ankles 4 (36.4) 1 Knees 11 (100.0) 1 Shoulders 0(0) 0 Wrists 11 (100.0) 1 Asthenia 10(90.9) 0 Fever 11 (100.0) 1 Headache 0(0) 1 Myalgia 11 (100.0) 1 Rash 5 (45.5) 1 Vomiting 1 (9.1) 0 * CHIKV, Chikungunya virus; DENV 1, dengue virus type 1.
[12] seizure, hypertension, plasma exchange and RPLS ([section]) Frangie Asthenia, hypertension, Withdrawal and Recovery et al.
The presence of laboratory exams, as muscle enzymes, analysed 3 months prior to the appearance of the asthenia, is due to the fact that the patient was the owner of a medical laboratory and thus she used to take a complete check up including a large range of laboratory exams every 6 months.
The most common adverse reactions associated with tolvaptan in clinical trials included thirst, dry mouth, asthenia, constipation, pollakiuria or polyuria, and hyperglycemia, according to the drug's label.
Asthenia, hiccup, and diplopia also have been reported.
This study reports the case of a woman with severe asthenia and very high blood levels of creatine phosphokinase and lactate dehydrogenase.
Those most commonly reported by all treatment groups were a low incidence of dizziness, asthenia, and nausea.
In a study of 224 white children aged 9 months to 16 years who were seropositive for hepatitis C virus infection, all 39 perinatally infected children were asymptomatic and 31 others complained of anorexia, asthenia, or abdominal pain.
[61,62] G is the degree of global dysphonia, R is roughness, B breathiness, A asthenia or weak voice, and S a strained or forced voice.
Adverse effects are few, but include somnolence, dizziness, and asthenia. The elderly and those with renal impairment may require dose adjustment.
The most frequently described adverse effects were paresthesia, heaviness, asthenia, nausea, dizziness, and (nonchest) tightness.