hyperesthesia

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hyperesthesia

[‚hī·pər·əs′thē·zhə]
(physiology)
Increased sensitivity or sensation.
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Anxiety and stress seem to add to a cat's hyperesthetic reaction, so a treatment plan will often include some behavioral aspects.
Patients with heart and vascular diseases are characterized by fatigue with the symptoms of hyperesthetic weakness (similar to those that can be seen in the emotional and physical stress), short sleep disturbances, and exacerbation of abnormal bodily sensations, often in the occipital head region, spine, and chest.
One such manifestation, not found in the customary empirical data, is a hyperesthetic reaction.