His temper was irritable, his habits penurious and solitary.
She is never fretful or irritable, and I have never seen her impatient with her playmates because they failed to understand her.
He could, never forgive Gustavus for having forestalled the revolution, and his morbidly irritable and suspicious temper saw slights and insults in the most innocent conjunctures.
He grew still more irritable, and it was Princess Mary who generally bore the brunt of his frequent fits of unprovoked anger.
In the cough of phthisis minute doses are of service, but in this particular disease morphine is frequently better replaced by codeine or by heroin, which checks irritable coughs without the narcotism following upon the administration of morphine.
The mode of discipline practised by the pedantic and irritable old man who stood at the head of this institution was not at all to the young student's liking, and the impression made upon him stimulated him later on to work out his projects of school reform.
Natasha was sad and irritable all that time, especially when her mother, her brother, Sonya, or Countess Mary in their efforts to console her tried to excuse Pierre and suggested reasons for his delay in returning.
These occur on the tips of tendrils and on the tentacles of Drosera; (2) sensitive papillae found on the irritable filaments of certain stamens; and (3) sensitive hairs or bristles on the leaves of Dionaea muscipula and Mimosa pudicaall of which are so constructed that any pressure exerted on them at once reacts on the protoplasm.
In other words, the plant must be irritable to the stimulus exerted from without, and be capable of responding to it by changes of form and structure.
There is every reason to believe that plants are as irritable to varying external conditions as they are to light or to gravity.
In the child the physical, intellectual and moral peculiarities which afterwards distinguished the man were plainly discernible: great muscular strength accompanied by much awkwardness and many infirmities; great quickness of parts, with a morbid propensity to sloth and procrastination; a kind and generous heart, with a gloomy and irritable temper.
When this gland becomes enlarged, and its secretion consequently increases, the vessels dilate, the heart beats more rapidly, the skin becomes too hot, the nervous system becomes irritable, and tremors occur in the limbs.
His temper was irritable, and his hasty utterances exposed him to retorts which he did not readily forgive.
After middle life he suffered from the stone, not to mention the common plague of studious men, an irritable mucous membrane.
Richelieu, therefore, passed his time in safeguarding himself from his rivals and in spying upon them; his suspicious nature, rendered still more irritable by his painful practice of a dissimulation repugnant to his headstrong character, making him fancy himself threatened more than was actually the case.
Narrow and burdensome and useless to anyone as his life now seemed to him, Prince Andrew on the eve of battle felt agitated and irritable as he had done seven years before at Austerlitz.
By the 10th of July Cuesta had joined Wellesley at Oropesa;, and both then moved forward to Talavera, Victor falling back before them: but Cuesta, irritable and jealous, Battle of would not work cordially with Wellesley; Venegas - Talavera, counter-ordered it is said by the Spanish junta - did July 27, 28, not go to Arganda, and Wilson, though he advanced 1809.
To a man of Johnson's strong understanding and irritable temper, the silly egotism and adulation of Boswell must have been as teasing as the constant buzz of a fly.
Naturally cheerful and hospitable, he delighted in lively society; but he was also passionate, irritable and sensual.
The Abyssinians are vain and selfish, irritable but easily appeased; and are an intelligent bright people, fond of gaiety.
Though often absorbed in his work and made both gloomy and irritable by his anxieties, he found relief in rides with his wife, and occasionally visiting their relations.
Where the stomach and bowels are irritable, all food likely to cause mechanical irritation should be avoided, such as skins, bones, fibres and seeds.
"Me petition the Empewo'!" exclaimed Denisov, in a voice to which he tried hard to give the old energy and fire, but which sounded like an expression of irritable impotence.
Of a sanguine, somewhat irritable temperament, Davy displayed characteristic enthusiasm and energy in all his pursuits.
It was the weather that made her so irritable.
The pulse-rate becomes very rapid, the extremities become warm, so that the patient is obliged to wear few clothes, the temper becomes irritable, the patient nervous, and a fine tremor is observed in the hands.
The chief difference between the action of opium and morphine is due to the presence in the former of thebaine, which readily affects the more irritable spinal cord of very young children.
In newborns and small infants, these symptoms may be absent or difficult to detect, and the infant may only appear slow or inactive, or be irritable, have vomiting, or be feeding poorly.
A child restricted to a bed with a traction device may become frustrated and bored, and perhaps even depressed, irritable, and withdrawn.
If a child is tense, irritable, has difficulty concentrating in class, is often fatigued, or is shirking homework, it may be due to the extracurricular activities taking too much of his or her time.
The itching and discomfort of poison ivy, oak, and sumac rashes can disrupt sleep, make a child irritable and anxious, and pose a major distraction to schoolwork and other tasks that require concentration.
Children who do not get enough sleep, or do not get good quality sleep, may seem irritable or uncooperative during the day.
In these cases, the bladder may become irritable and spastic, because it is never totally empty of urine.
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A hypoglycemic child will appear irritable, sweaty, shaky, and confused and may complain of being very hungry.
Its symptoms are similar to many other conditions including irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulosis, intestinal infections, chronic fatigue syndrome, and depression.
Infants who are just a few weeks old display differences between each other in how active they are, how responsive they are to change, and how irritable they are.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal condition characterized by abdominal pain and cramps; changes in bowel movements (diarrhea, constipation, or both); gassiness; bloating; nausea; and other symptoms.
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Naturally feels a world better than before however can get a bit irritable, recovery better, coping mechanism improved.
The case is this: my father's health is growing noticeably worse, he cannot stand any contradiction and is becoming irritable.
Although baby may be irritable as he begins the teething process, you and he will be proud of those first pearly whites.
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Magnesium deficiency is associated with cardiac arrest, asthma, chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic pain, depression, insomnia, irritable bowel syndrome, and lung conditions.
If the mood of the patient is irritable and not elevated, four of the symptoms are required.
Although many clinicians find the criteria too rigid, a hypomanic diagnosis requires a duration of at least four days with at least three of the symptoms indicated for manic episodes (four if mood is irritable and not elevated).
Two of the following symptoms usually indicate some degree of dehydration: drinks eagerly, thirsty, restless, irritable, sunken eyes, or skin pinch goes back slowly.
If an infant is difficult to comfort, is irritable, or unresponsive, the baby may have more difficulty developing a secure bond.
Some parents can bond with a calm infant but are overwhelmed by an irritable infant.
Many hair care lines are aware of the fact that consumers may have scalp issues, and so these lines will carry products specific to flaky or irritable scalps.
When the baby was late, I started getting restless, irritable, and panicky.
You may find that you're crying over small things, feeling frightened or irritable, or losing your temper more than usual.
Zelnorm was a prescribed medication used to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
You may feel irritable, elated or upset rapidly and without explanation.
The probiotic formula can also provide relief for those suffering from chronic conditions such as Crohn's disease or irritable bowel syndrome.
People with irritable bowel syndrome, high cholesterol and diabetes benefit from increased fiber intake, as do people trying to lose weight.
By contrast, parents who are inconsistent and insensitive to their infants' signals are more likely to have anxious, irritable babies who are difficult to soothe.
Parents often report that children talk better, hear better, are less irritable, sleep better, and behave better after myringotomy with the insertion of ear tubes.
An infant will vomit feedings, lose weight, and be restless and irritable.
It is marked by excessive drowsiness and for short spells, maybe two to three days, the person sleeps 18 to 20 hours per day, overeats, and is highly irritable.
If the condition progresses, the undernourished child may become irritable and/or apathetic and may not reach typical developmental markers such as sitting up, walking, and talking at the usual ages.
A child has changes in symptoms, is confused, is difficult to wake up, is lethargic (sluggish), or irritable.
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Other names for IBS Some old-fashioned names for IBS are still in use: irritable colon spastic colon mucous colitis.
Jenn, who teaches her children at home, would become cranky, tired and irritable during the day.
Relation among personality and symptoms in nonulcer dyspepsia and the irritable bowel syndrome.
A period of a week or more during which a person feels abnormally good, high, excited, hyper or irritable.
Olympic heptathlete and star of Strictly Come Dancing Denise Lewis tells her exclusive story of her battle to overcome Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Common problems include indigestion, reflux, the irritable bowel and constipation.
People under stress can be irritable, withdrawn, appear irrational, aggressive or even violent.
Although he seems a rather irritable fellow, I am willing to persevere with him for your sake, my dear lady.
He was very irritable, bad-tempered, " she told AFP.
I was on my own with all four children all morning and was so irritable, poor things.
When children don't get enough sleep they are often irritable and unable to cope with stress.
If you wake up with a headache and feel unusually irritable, measure your blood sugar at about 3am.
A young player with a head injury may be extremely irritable or fretful or may cry constantly.
Beneficial smells to driving include peppermint and cinnamon, which improve concentration levels as well as making drivers less irritable.
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irritable bowel - brought on by stress.
irritable bladder ' is not part of the normal aging process.
irritable symptom of menopause are hot flashes.
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Tue 14th Jan - feeling somewhat irritable with such a big class.
About half of all babies who have the vaccine may become irritable, about 1:20 may get a mild fever.
IÃ¢m not enjoying being away from work, IÃ¢m getting irritable looking for things to do, anything!
People who think they have irritable Bowel Syndrome may have undiagnosed coeliac disease.
They may also seem irritable, tearful or agitated.
In fact, there's a thing called irritable Man Syndrome.
Last night I finally got around to uploading the January updates, and noticed that I'd sounded rather morose and irritable.
Headaches, feeling irritable, symptoms of ' flu, upset stomach and disturbed sleep are quite common.
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It is assumed, as an inevitable conclusion from the facts of evolution, that plant-protoplasm possesses (I) an inherent tendency towards higher organization, and (2) that it is irritable to external conditions, or to changes in them, and can respond to them by changes of form which may be either indefinite or definite (adaptive).
Though occasionally irritable in speech, in his written polemics he was remarkable for courtesy to opponents and a capacity to understand their point of view.
And yet he, who was generally the haughtiest and most irritable of mankind, who was but too prompt to resent anything which looked like a slight on the part of a purse-proud bookseller, or of a noble and powerful patron, bore patiently from mendicants, who, but for his bounty, must have gone to the workhouse, insults more provoking than those for which he had knocked down Osborne and bidden defiance to Chesterfield.
If somewhat severe and irritable, he was at the same time scrupulously just, truthful, and steadfast; he never deserted a friend or took an unfair advantage of an antagonist; and on befitting occasions he could be cheerful and even facetious among his intimates.
Anyone who has had to deal with a hungry, irritable toddler knows the relief that quick finger foods can provide in a pinch.
Don't overlook mealtimes and snack times, which can also make her irritable.
The cat will become unusually irritable during this phase.
Although it is sometimes touted as an herbal remedy for other conditions such as headaches, irritable bowel syndrome and cancer, there is little to no evidence to suggest it might be effective for those conditions.
Stress can cause irritable bowel and other digestive disorders, such as ulcers.
Anger, feeling irritable, or excessive worrying can all indicate high levels of stress.
When you are stressed, do you find yourself snapping at others and feeling irritable (that's the "fight" part), or do you shirk your responsibilities and dive under the bed covers when it all becomes "too much" (that's the "flight" part).
Finally, it may sound counterintuitive, but if you don't take time for yourself, you are more likely to feel frazzled and irritable.
Warn them that you might be irritable for a while, while you're going through withdrawal.
Many adolescents are irritable and angry during this time in their life.
Give yourself permission to be irritable: You might feel irritable during your withdrawal period; allow yourself be that way and just blame your quitting.
You will also feel irritable because of your cravings; when you want something so bad and can't have it, it doesn't make you happy.
If your loved one comes home euphoric and energized, but within a matter of minutes becomes irritable and annoyed, this may be a sign of crack cocaine use.
Having a strong compulsion to drink and becoming irritable or downright volatile when drinking alcohol is another red flag.
Because these ingredients are not normal canine food, they can lead to digestive disturbances and other unpleasant side-effects including flatulence and irritable bowels.
Individuals with chronic sleep deprivation are often irritable and snap at coworkers and family members much more than otherwise.
While researchers continue to try to understand why people need to sleep, lack of sleep makes people irritable, easy to annoy and short tempered.
It can cause problems at work, in relationships and leave you exhausted and irritable.
Children raised with this parenting style are often moody, unhappy, fearful, and irritable.
Although low in both social responsibility and independence, they are usually more cheerful than the conflicted and irritable children of authoritarian parents.
Children experiencing a major depressive episode may appear or feel irritable rather than depressed.
In other cases, the child's reaction is due to an underlying digestive disorder such as irritable bowel syndrome, which is a chronic condition that is often triggered by specific types of food.
Studies have shown that babies whose parents are consistent and sensitive in their responses to distress are less irritable, less anxious, and better emotionally regulated.
Cases of irritable bowel syndrome and pathogen-induced diarrhea can subside after you ingest a form of probiotics.
Anecdotal customer reports suggest the supplement helped with irritable bowel syndrome symptoms, improved cystic acne, and helped reduce the incidence of candida overgrowth.
People with irritable bowel syndrome, for example, often find relief from taking probiotic supplements.
When you're courting, you're both careful not to get too irritable with each other, or nag, or issue a barrage of personal complaints over a nice dinner out.
This is often necessary since other health conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome, can be mistaken for celiac disease.
The digestive symptoms of celiac disease can often resemble irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, food allergies, or many gastrointestinal infections.
Personality changes may also occur and celiac sufferers may feel more irritable overall.
Additionally, other conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome, may mimic symptoms of celiac disease and may even improve on a gluten free diet.
Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS is sometimes mistaken for celiac disease because of the similarity in symptoms.
The problem with shutting down is that the empath often becomes irritable and nervous since empathy is a normal function for her..
According to Harvard Medical School, babies who are less active and more passive at six months, but more irritable and demanding around their first birthday, are more likely to be diagnosed with autism later in childhood.
Fiber also helps move the stool through the colon, thus preventing constipation and alleviating irritable bowel syndrome.
An IBS diet is vital for those suffering with irritable bowel syndrome.
IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, also sometimes referred to as spastic colon, affects 10 to 20 percent of the population and is generally defined as a problem with the function of the colon (or intestines).
When a child is noticed to be irritable, pale, failing to grow or has a flat buttocks, potbelly and bulky stools, medical attention should be sought.
They may feel irritable or on edge and they may feel dizzy when they lay down.
These fluctuations cause the dieter to feel dizzy, irritable, and unsteady.
Some soup plans are very low in calories so you may not be consuming enough calories each day, leaving you feeling weak, light-headed, unable to concentrate, irritable and/or very tired.
When those levels drop you feel tired, irritable, or confused.
Probiotics can be an effective way to find relief from gastrointestinal distress associated with irritable bowel syndrome, according to a 2009 study published in the journal, Gut and Liver (3(2):101-7).
The symptoms of diverticulosis are similar to other digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome.
Not only will you be tired and irritable, but your body's metabolism will slow down and the body's natural repair processes will be impeded.
He has said that the reason he gets so irritable with people is because he is so passionate about food and cooking.
Dr. Beverly Crusher was briefly replaced as CMO on the Enterprise by the crusty and irritable Dr. Pulaski, loathed by fans for treating Data as a thing, and mispronouncing his name.
In their place, mothers find an ill-tempered, irritable creature, or a sickly fairy child or even an object like a log of wood.
While the majority of Aveeno's line is geared towards sensitive skin and irritable conditions such as eczema, Aveeno still offers their natural based science in a complete line of hair and skin care products.
Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is an irritable skin condition most often linked to specified occupations.
It doesn’t itch, but the rash can make the child more irritable.
How could she blame him for being irritable?
They may become irritable and aggressive or they may become very placid.
Being moody and irritable - easily upset, ' ratty ' or tearful becoming withdrawn - avoiding friends, family and regular activities.
Recent research shows that this condition of ' irritable bladder ' is not part of the normal aging process.
During the day I frequently just put my hands on my tummy to help with the accompanying irritable bowel.
He was the very opposite of Richelieu, as wheedling in his ways as the other had been haughty and scornful, as devoid of vanity and rancour as Richelieu had been full of jealous care for his authority; he was gentle where the other had been passionate and irritable, with an intelligence as great and more supple, and a far more grasping nature.
That morning Kutuzov seemed worn and irritable.
She blushed continually and was irritable.
Those about him had never seen the count so morose and irritable.
Since these are symptoms of other conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, coeliac disease can be misdiagnosed.
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