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orthostatic intolerance

A condition (OMIM:604715) characterised by lightheadedness, fatigue, altered mentation, syncope and tachycardia upon assuming an upright position, and markedly elevated serum norepinephrine. 

Molecular pathology
Defects in SLC6A2, which encodes a member of the sodium:neurotransmitter symporter that regulates norepinephrine homeostasis, are a cause of orthostatic intolerance.
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soldier's heart

Post traumatic stress disorder, see there.
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soldier's heart

An obsolete term for panic attack.
See also: heart
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The release date for "A Soldier's Heart" has not been announced.
Critical thinking should be so close to the CBRN Soldier's heart that it could be considered an inspectable item on his or her uniform.
Throughout history, albeit classified by different names like "soldier's heart," "shell shock" and "combat exhaustion," combating the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been a struggle for veterans, their families and friends, as well as clinicians.
On the physiological side, doctors called such trauma Soldier's Heart or Da Costa's Syndrome (named after Joseph Mendes Da Costa, who investigated and described the condition during the Civil War), as many soldiers reacted to the strain of the Civil War with cardiac disorders.
The lack of character development prevents this book from joining the ranks of war stories such as Soldier's Heart by Gary Paulsen (Dell, 1998/VOYA October 1998) or Harry Mazer's A Boy at War (Simon & Schuster, 2001 /VOYA June 2001).
Killing of a civilian target will not only weigh on a soldier's heart but will also have ramifications on his career.
Hajj Ismail cites grotesque videos that have gone viral of jihadists in Syria eating a dead soldier's heart and the beheadings of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff as examples of ISIS atrocities.
The ordeal was for a cause close to the former soldier's heart - the campaign to keep the Second Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, alive.
"I think you will not deny that one does not really need to back the people who not only kill their enemies, but open up their bodies and eat their body organs," Putin said referring to a video footage of a rebel eating what appeared to be a government soldier's heart.
Another video purportedly shows a rebel cutting out a dead soldier's heart and biting into it.
INTRODUCTION: Hyperventilation syndrome (HVS) also known as irritable Heart, Da -Costas syndrome or soldier's heart is induced by stress or anxiety.