Example sentences for: irritable

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  • The fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is characterized by wide spread pain in the body, associated with particular tender points [ 1 2 ] . It is often accompanied by unrestorative sleep patterns, fatigue, headaches, irritable bowel and bladder syndrome, morning stiffness, paresthesias, anxiety, and depression [ 2 3 ] . The prevalence rate is about 2% in the general population, 3.9% of women ages 20-40 and 5.8% of women ages 40-60 [ 4 ] , and as high as 8% in women ages 55-64 [ 5 ] . FMS is more prevalent in women than men, in about a 3:1 ratio [ 5 ] . People who suffer from FMS have a disability index comparable to that of patients with rheumatoid arthritis [ 6 ] while disease severity was worse than Sjogren's syndrome [ 7 ] . The natural course of FMS may include some symptomatic relief [ 8 ] , but many symptoms remain essentially unchanged after 7 years of follow up [ 9 ] .

  • The mini-orgy of media-bashing in this space two days ago made kausfiles seem like the organ of some irritable neoconservative rebelling against the dominance of sentimental liberalism--someone like Hilton Kramer, maybe, or David Horowitz, or Martin Peretz.

  • What seems to work: A traditional Chinese therapy, moxibustion, which involves burning an herb next to the big toe, proved safe and effective for stimulating fetal movement to avoid breech deliveries; Yoga-style stretching helps combat carpal tunnel syndrome; and traditional Chinese herbs alleviate irritable bowel syndrome.

  • Self's cleverest invention is probably the chimps' language: They convey words to each other by signing and touching each other's fur, and they add emotional inflection with grunts like euch-euch (irritable) and hooograa (friendly, inclusive).

  • I have to admit, I began the first Harry Potter book in a mood of irritable skepticism.


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