neurocirculatory asthenia

noun

: a condition marked by shortness of breath, fatigue, rapid pulse, and heart palpitation sometimes with extra beats that occurs chiefly with exertion and is not due to physical disease of the heart

called also cardiac neurosis, effort syndrome, irritable heart, soldier's heart

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“Neurocirculatory asthenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neurocirculatory%20asthenia. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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