Causes and symptoms of exhaustion
The most common causes of exhaustion are malnutrition, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, nervous and mental diseases, endocrine and hormonal abnormality, prolonged use of alcohol (booze), burns, infection, injury, illness,accompanied by unconsciousness, cancer, use of certain drugs.
typical symptom of exhaustion is to reduce body weight.In a first step it may be poorly expressed, however, on a physiological level, the body suffers from a lack of basic substances, and this is reflected in the vitality.Patients complain of weakness, rapid physical and mental fatigue, drowsiness, unstable stool, frequent colds.The corners of his mouth there 'll pick "- signs of deficiency of B vitamins, a
For the second stage of exhaustion characteristic swelling, particularly of the abdomen and lower extremities.They appear due to a breach of protein metabolism, get rid of them is not easy.The efficiency of the patients dramatically reduced, they look exhausted, there is a total vitamin deficiencies, disorders of the nervous system, depression, disorders appear strong-willed and mental sphere, suicidal thoughts, sick suspiciousness made character deteriorates.Consequences of the third degree of exhaustion (cachexia): a critical decline in mental processes, immobility, patients face is pale, has a gray or yellowish tint, the facial features are sharp, sunken eyes, you may experience cramps, involuntary urination. When the first symptoms of rabies disease is fatal.Treatment is not here.
exhaustion: diagnosis and treatment
Diagnosis according to medical examination, and the line is calculated body mass constitutional stature.The patient is required to undergo a thorough examination to rule out underlying diseases that may lead to malnutrition.Research is being conducted for an objective assessment of the state of basic metabolic processes of the body, carried out a survey of internal organs for the selection of the correct therapy. consequences of the third stage of exhaustion after treatment remain for life in the form of mental or physical disorders of varying severity.
treatment is carried out in a hospital, it is aimed at restoring the digestive system, normalize metabolism, metabolism correction.Patients received parenteral nutrition, while gradually expanding the scope and mode of food intake.It requires reception of enzymes, vitamins, cardiovascular drugs, and treatment of opportunistic diseases.