Tired of life or asthenic-neurotic syndrome

The energy at zero, the head split, overcome chronic fatigue, but sleep does not bring relief – it is superficial. Unable to concentrate, forgetfulness begins to scare, appears groundless anxiety and irritability, incentives to work and reasons for joy seems to be remaining … Sound familiar? In this case we are talking about asthenic-neurotic syndrome. What lies behind this term?

Signs asthenic-neurotic syndrome were described in 2 century BC It was believed that the cause of this disease is a disorder in the upper quadrant. It was there, according to the ancient physicians, is the source of the disease. In fact, asthenic-neurotic syndrome – not an independent disease, but only a syndrome that accompanies the course of other diseases and occurs against a background of emotional and physical exhaustion.

Asthenic-neurotic syndrome is a group of states, neurasthenia, chronic fatigue syndrome, emotional burnout and depressive disorders. All this is nothing more than the result of exhausting monotonous work. In addition, neurasthenia is often accompanied by chronic stress, strong spiritual experiences. Its common symptoms include irritability, fatigue, poor sleep, pressure in temples, spanning headaches ( “neurasthenic helmet”), sweating, frequent palpitations, bowel dysfunction, urination. There hypersthenic (irritated) and hipostenichnu (depressive) neurasthenia.

Chronic fatigue

Its present name “chronic fatigue syndrome” (CFS) – the disease was in the USA, in Nevada, after the epidemic in 1984, where it was registered 200 cases of the disease. Patients experienced depression, worsening of mood, muscle weakness. American experts have shown that patients with “chronic fatigue syndrome” is a disorder of the central nervous system rehumetsiyi, of which depends on the memory capacity, emotions alternating sleep and wakefulness. That same features that are violated in patients with CFS.


fatigue that does not pass;
swollen lymph nodes, aching joints, sudden changes in body weight, increased body temperature to 37.3 ° C.
Syndrome of emotional burnout

and the beginning of 70 years of the twentieth century, psychologists have noticed an interesting fact: some people after several years began to change communication style and behavior. Analyze the situation, they found a special form of “stress disease” – “communication sickness.” American psychiatrist described the phenomenon that saw a and his colleagues – nervous exhaustion, loss of motivation and desire to work, and called it “burning out staff.”


Physical: fatigue, poor sleep, sweating, high blood pressure;
Emotional, pessimism, indifference helplessness, irritability, anxiety;
Behavioral desire to change the activity, alcohol abuse;
Intelligent, loss of sense of humor, apathy;
Social: loss of interest in recreation, hobbies, isolation.
Asthenic-neurotic syndrome

This disease, which does not pass on their own. Against this problem can easily be alcohol and drug dependence, a long depression. The treatment of this condition deals with a neurologist or psychotherapist. No medication can not do, but it is recommended to select only with a doctor. In addition, the necessary correction lifestyle regime.
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