Splanchnoptosis – Displaced Organs

Splanchnoptosis, Visceroptosis, Abdominal Ptosis, are synonymous terms used to express an abnormal downward displacement of the abdominal viscera. Splanchnoptosis is more common in women than men. It occurs in all ages.

Abdominal Ptosis may include ptosis of the stomach, liver, spleen, kidneys, and intestines; yet the downward displacement may include only the stomach and intestines. If the only stomach is lowered, the condition is called gastroptosis; if only the intestines are lower than normal, it is spoken of as enteroptosis; and so on. The viscerosomatic pain associated with Nephroptosis or fallen kidney is referred pain to the bottom of the heel in the foot. Viscersomatic pain is rarely ever considered except for heart conditions that are life threatening.

Splanchnoptosis may exist with out any symptoms. The most prominent symptoms seem to be obscure neurotic conditions. These nervous phenomena may include symptoms of every known ailment. Many symptoms are ameliorated “when lying down. The symptoms include masses which change location in the abdomen; “painful” localized areas in addition to migratory drowsiness; lack of ambition; insomnia, blues “discouraged feeling”; Essentially they experience the symptoms of cytokine induced sickness behavior.

Many experience sensitive areas in mouth, throat, nose, or on any other mucous membrane; bad taste and dryness in the mouth and throat; rising of food or “hot” liquid in throat, belching or belly noises; nervous stomach; globus hystericus which is a painful lump in the throat, sense of fullness in the upper abdomen; constipation or diarrhea; colitis : hemorrhoids ; abnormal pelvic conditions in women and menstrual disorders; headache; vertigo constricted feeling in head or body; cold or numb hands or  feet; knees cold; sensitiveness to heat or cold, or draughts of air; many asthmatic conditions.

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