Asthenia

Below you will find more information about Asthenia from Medigest. If you believe that you are suffering from any of the symptoms of Asthenia it is important that you obtain an accurate diagnosis from a medical professional to ensure that you obtain the correct medication or treatment for your condition. There are medical conditions that carry similar symptoms associated with Asthenia and therefore the information provided by Medigest is offered as a guideline only and should never be used in preference to seeking professional medical advice. The information relating to Asthenia comes from a third party source and Medigest will not be held liable for any inaccuracies relating to the information shown.

Definition

Asthenia is a medical term referring to the feeling of weakness without actually losing strength. General asthenia happens to a lot of chronic wasting ailments like cancer and anemia and most likely developed in ailments of the adrenal gland. Asthenia may partially affect specific organs or systems.

Prevalence

Regular movement of the bowel is necessary. Irregular bowel movement results to constipation. Take deep breathes for air to circulate from the bottom of the lungs and out of the lungs. If you are a smoker better quit early. Change position every 2 hours when sleeping to ease pressure points. Exercise as much as possible or regularly.

Symptoms and Signs

Below are the known symptoms of Asthenia: Weakening of the body Absence/lack of energy Absence/lack of strength

Causes

Common causes of asthenia: Addison's disease Anemia Anxiety/worry Chronic fatigue/weakness syndrome Chronic pain deconditioning/inactive lifestyle Lack of fluid in the body and electrolyte disorder Depression/sadness Diabetes Fibromyalgia Heart disease Hypothyroidism Infections/contaminations Medications/prescriptions involving amiodarone and Anastrazole Narcotics Paraneoplastic syndrome Pregnancy/postpartum Pulmonary ailment Renal ailment Sleep disturbance

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