Psycho-vegetative Syndrome


Psycho-vegetative syndrome is a painful condition characterized by heart problems (a feeling of squeezing, rapid heartbeat), headaches, heaviness in the stomach, a violation of urination, increased sensitivity to cold, sweating, nausea, dizziness, irregularities in the menstrual cycle. In addition, depression, various phobias, inner anxiety, anxiety, irritability, insomnia and apathy are often noted. All these symptoms are characterized by patients as pronounced. However, after a thorough medical examination, it turns out that the internal organs (heart, stomach, intestine and bladder) of patients are absolutely healthy.

Symptoms of psychovegetative syndrome

  • Heart ailments.
  • Heaviness in the stomach, urinary disorders and bowel movements.
  • Nausea, dizziness, headaches, sweating.
  • Depression, phobia, insomnia.

Causes of psycho-vegetative syndrome

At the heart of the psychovegetative syndrome is a violation of the functions of the autonomic nervous system of man. Predisposition to this disorder is usually inherited, but its true cause is a great psychological burden.

Treatment of psychovegetative syndrome

With pronounced symptoms, the most commonly used medication is medication. Some drugs have a calming effect on the autonomic nervous system. Usually the symptoms of psycho-vegetative syndrome disappear rather quickly, but the disease is not completely cured.

In uncomplicated cases, when psycho-vegetative disorders manifest only occasionally, you just need to relax. For example, you can take a vacation, go out of town or go for a walk in the fresh air. With pronounced and prolonged symptoms, one should think about changing the way of life. Often, the disappearance of all symptoms of the disease contributes to the change of profession, the termination of complex relationships with a partner, the occupation of a completely new type of activity, deepening in religion, etc.

As a rule, people suffering from psycho-vegetative disorders do not try to fight them. However, if somatic disorders occur, you should immediately contact a qualified doctor. Today, many people suffer from mental exhaustion, so it is recommended that you go to a psychologist as early as possible and start anti-stress therapy. In severe cases, certain mental disorders can be incurable.

Before diagnosing a psycho-vegetative syndrome, the doctor should find out whether the patient is suffering from any organic disease, for example, peptic ulcer disease. After the diagnosis is prescribed medication. Then the doctor will necessarily ask the patient about his lifestyle, perhaps, advise him to change something or send him to a therapist.

Course of the disease

Psycho-vegetative syndrome can proceed in different ways. Symptoms and severity are also diverse. Most often, ailments occur at the age of 40, as well as during periods of hormonal changes. Symptoms of the disease are most often amenable to successful treatment. To avoid relapse, a lifestyle change or psychotherapy is recommended. However, the predisposition to this disorder (which manifests itself with new and new symptoms) persists throughout life.


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4. Sexual perversion
5. Psychosomatic diseases