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What does VVD stand for?

VVD stands for vegetative-and-vascular dysfunction


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Vegetative-vascular dystonia, correct: vegetative-vascular dysfunction (VVD) - common in medical diagnostic practice designation of origin and a variety of manifestations, but the functionality is basically autonomic disorders associated with disturbed neurohumoral regulation of autonomic functions. These disorders are most frequently observed in the neuroses, inactivity, with endocrine disharmony in puberty and menopause, as well as neurosis conditions associated with neuro-mental or physical fatigue, infections, intoxication, abstinence from substance abuse and other nature.
As many as 185 juveniles presenting with hypotensive type vegetative-and-vascular dysfunction (VVD), their age ranging between 11 to 14 years, were studied for functional activity of their thyroid system. The control group comprised 69 healthy children at the same age. The study made showed the VVD adolescents' hypophyseal-and-thyroid system to be compromised. High thyroid activity in the above patients was found to be the case in the presence of normal values for the thyrotropic function of the pituitary body.