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1. Physical or mental strength, energy, or force: Our vigor was depleted by the hot weather.
2. The capacity for natural growth and survival, as of plants or animals.
3. Strong feeling; enthusiasm or intensity: argued his point with great vigor.


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(vĭg′or) [L.]
Active force or strength of body or mind.

Patient discussion about vigor

Q. Effexor Hi! I am new to the forum. I was diagnosed eight months ago with effexor - induced mania and now have been diagnosed as Bipolar II, rapid cycling, with mixed states. I have a 30 year old history of treatment-resistant depression. No mania prior to the effexor. I also self-treat the depression with one hour of vigorous exercise daily, sunlight, healthy diet, regular sleep, and no stimulants or depressants including coffee and alcohol. I take omega 3, magnesium malate, calcium, zinc, selenium, and super b-complex supplements as well.

A. Well, I found out that goats get depressed too and it only happens when they are mineral deficient. I think the mineral deficiency that causes more health problems and especially related to the brain is Copper. Evidently it is critical to the absorption of many other minerals. If you've tried St. Johns Wort and found that it helps at all, I would suggest that it is because SJW contains lots of copper. Another really excellent source of copper is Kelp. Actually kelp is an excellent source of all the minerals, especially all the ones not yet discovered by man. **Natures Version** If you are anemic, you cannot absorb the iron without copper. Copper also helps the body to absorb calcium. I understand that there is a coating of calcium on the nerves. Unless you are eating a really old fashioned diet of mostly raw and unprocessed foods grown in remineralized soil, the food you are eating is most likely stripping more minerals from your body than adding to.

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Seeds from lot 1 with lower electrical conductivity were the best in physiological quality; however,' with a discordant result from the cold test, which indicated lot 1 as medium vigor (Table 1).
The single vigor test predicting field emergence was identified using the correlation coefficient values (r) at 5% and 1% level of significance.
1] de sementes, no teste de germinacao e na classificacao do vigor das plantulas, respectivamente.
By analyzing the SVIS data, the indexes of vigor (VI) and uniformity (UI) indicated a higher quality for lots one and two, as did the seedling emergence test.
Em trabalhos realizados com sementes de soja foi verificado que o comprimento da raiz foi eficiente para separacao dos lotes em diferentes niveis de vigor (Vanzolini et al.
Also germination percentage, seedling dry weight, seedling vigor and seedling length tests, indicated that large seed was the highest one between the three categories (Fig 1, 2, 3 and 4).
O teste de condutividade eletrica e recomendado para avaliar o vigor de sementes de varias culturas, mas para sementes de frutiferas tropicais, as pesquisas sobre o vigor ainda sao incipientes no Brasil.
La pre germinacion es una alternativa para disminuir esta problematica ya que el tipo y monto de las perdidas ocasionadas por emergencia desuniforme varia de acuerdo con la especie, el vigor de la semilla, su manejo, el medio ambiente y la combinacion de ellas.
Patterns of attack by herbivores on the tropical shrub Bauhinia brevipes (Leguminosae): vigor or chance?
Raul Saavedra, Consul para Asuntos Economicos, Sociales y Politicos, dijo que la iniciativa va encaminada a informar a la comunidad cuales son sus derechos y sobre todo que sepan que la ley aun no ha entrado en vigor.
In addition, it simplifies and improves efficiency in such trading processes as STP into the core system, which is expected to enable Vigor to streamline its operation.
Prayers were led by churchwarden Richard Southam, and Louise Vigor assisted with the chalice during communion.