debility


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Synonyms for debility

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the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)

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According to Ayurveda, debility can be described as generalized weakness and lack of energy, vigour or strength, which may be caused by various physical or physiological disorders.
Finally, in chapter six "Sickness and Debility" Rawcliffe discusses regulation of health care providers and care for the sick and poor.
This debility of the state has come to the fore over and over again as has the disastrous unpreparedness of the nation as a whole on the front of combating prowling terrorism.
A third received PS19,288 due to "debility contracted during a camping trip" and another received PS18,316 after a fellow pupil hit a ball into their eye.
In fact, the International Tribunal has paved the way for the Lebanese justice to carry out to its role, once again, after suffering debility and weakness, Rizk noted.
However, older patients who are unable to be safely discharged home due to physical debility, but whose primary reason for admission is attributable to something other than orthopaedic or neurological conditions, are worthy of investigation in their own right [2, 5].
The five other leading diagnoses are: heart disease, debility, dementia (this includes Alzheimer's disease), lung disease, and stroke.
Abbey also hyped a book he titled, "The Sexual System and its Derangements'': "It tells about Manhood, Womanhood, Sex, Beauty, Marriage, Nervous and Sexual Debility, languor, tiresome feelings, unsociability, bashfulness, cowardice, irritable temper, forgetfulness, gloomy forebodings, unfitness for business, inability to reason or concentrate the mind or meet the gaze of others, unfixedness of purpose, trembling, staggering, pasty skin, hollow eyes, blunted sense, scanty beard, and a thousand symptoms which usher in Palsy, Idiocy, Insanity and all kinds of diseases.''
We like Berger's technology not only because it is a technical breakthrough of the highest order, which could restore patients with a crippling debility to their full selves, but also because it could change our conception of what it means to be human.
In 2012 almost two million workers reported living with a debility or illness caused by their work, musculoskeletal and mental health accounting for the vast majority, and 115,000 workers needed over three days off as a direct result of workplace injuries.
The economy, meanwhile, suffers under the weight of its political burden, creating an impasse, if not vicious circle of debility.
Symptoms are similar to hay fever, including itchy eyes, streaming or blocked noses, sore throats, breathing difficulties and general debility.
To begin with all pregnancy related symptoms may be more aggravated in form like morning sickness, fatigue and debility nutritional deficiencies.
We were concerned, due to the severe myopathy and debility, that extubation after general anaesthesia might not be possible.
"Currently, it's best targeted for the older patient at high surgical risk, more than 80 years old, bad heart function, previous heart surgery, lung disease, COPD and general debility," says Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgeon Marc Gillinov.