Pathology – Aetiology – Behavioural Triggers

Certain actions can precipitate symptoms and may point to the likely organ/organ system involved or the pathological process

  • Food – GIT, endocrine, biliary
  • Exertion – MSK, Vascular
  • Activity – MSK, Inflammation
  • Position / Posture – Movement of fluid e.g. CSF, pulmonary oedema, calculi e.g.¬†gallstones, anatomical structure e.g. atrial myxoma
  • Time of Day – Psychological, Endocrine


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