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Related to asthenic: hypersthenic, asthenic habitus, Asthenic personality disorder

as·then·ic

(as-then'ik),
1. Relating to asthenia.
2. Denoting a thin, delicate body habitus.

asthenic

(ăs-thĕn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Relating to or exhibiting asthenia; weak.
2. Having a slender, lightly muscled physique.
n.
A person having such a physique.

asthenic

[asthen′ik]
Etymology: Gk, a + sthenos, without strength
pertaining to a condition of weakness, feebleness, or loss of vitality.

as·then·ic

(as-then'ik)
1. Relating to asthenia.
2. Denoting a thin, delicate body habitus.

asthenic

A slender, lightly muscled physique. One of the recognized SOMATOTYPES.

as·then·ic

(as-then'ik)
1. Relating to asthenia.
2. Denoting a thin, delicate body habitus.

asthenic (asthēn´ik),

adj describing an individual with a long, slender appearance who is thin and flat-chested and has long limbs and a short trunk; comparable to the ectomorph in Sheldon's classification.

asthenic

pertaining to asthenia.

Patient discussion about asthenic

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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Some potential chains of reflexes and analyzers have not been established because these were not followed by sthenic experiences, whereas other chains of reflexes and analyzers were formed because of sthenic experiences, but disappeared when the changed environmental conditions led to asthenic experiences.
3 mg/m(2)/dose in phase II studies, the most commonly reported adverse events were asthenic conditions (65 percent), nausea (64 percent), diarrhea (51 percent), decreased appetite including anorexia (43 percent), constipation (43 percent), thrombocytopenia (43 percent), peripheral neuropathy (37 percent), pyrexia (36 percent), vomiting (36 percent), and anemia (32 percent).
Adverse drug reactions reported in more than 10% of RLS patients treated with Neupro[R] are nausea, application site reactions, asthenic conditions (including fatigue, asthenia, malaise) and headache.