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NPLEX Homeopathy Remedy-Description
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Fear. Ailments from fright or shocks. Thinks he/she is going to die (may predict hour of death). Sudden onset of all sx. Sx come on after exposure to cold wind (vs Arnica post trauma). One cheek red, one pale (sx like chamomile). Thirsty for cold drinks (vs Belladonna is thirstless). "Arnica of eye": poking injury to eye, think will be blinded. ex: PTSD
SUDDEN ONSET. R-SIDED. HIGH FEVER, CONVULSIONS. Fears, hallucinations. Worse motion, touch or jarring, light (photophobic w HA). Flushes of heat, very red, glassy eyed almost if not seeing you. THIRSTLESS - - DDX from Aconite (thirsty for cold drinks, fear - thinks will die).
MASTITIS. THROAT PAIN WITH DARK RED COLOR, shooting pain to ear. "burning hot ball", Better COLD DRINKS. Affinity for connective tissue (like Ledum)
CHINA (CINCHONA) OFFICINALIS
o Irritable, sensitive and touchy
o Fear of domesticated animals
o Etiology: Loss of vital fluids
o Aggravations: Soft touch, Autumn
o Better hard pressure
o Great debility and weakness
o Night sweats
o Gas and bloating
o Think about what "should have or could have" done
o - - DDX Veratrum album (great debility too but have cold sweats)
HEATSTROKE. HA. HTN. "hears heart beating in ears" DDX Belladonna (internal heat, G can be thirsty vs B never will be).
High fever. Useful at early onset w no other individualizing sx.
Generally from trauma. Pt feels there's "nothing wrong" Epistaxis. Bruising, sprains - - DDX from Aconite.
BONE REMEDY. TRAUMA TO ORBIT OF EYE, DROOPY EYELIDS. Bruising. Any fractures (esp those that fail to heal) ONLY AFTER BONE IS SET! Phantom limb pain (also Hypericum)
Affinity for mucus membranes (esp urinary tract) - - also affects mm tissue underneath so gets burning pains with spasm and tenesmus. Severe cystitis with terrible burning pains with urinations (UTI) but still want to have sex. Used for severe burns. Very irritable, very sexual - - DDX from Apis.
Affinity for mucus membranes (usu upper respiratory, increased d/c). Worse in warm room, better open air. NOTABLE: Acrid nasal d/c - excoriates upper lip - but BLAND lacrimation. (Euphrasia is burning lacrimation, bland nasal d/c). Secretions profuse and watery. Excoriates nose and upper lip.
Mucus membranes of UR tract and eyes. Bland nasal secretions. Burning tears. Photophobia. Cough, daytime only - - DDX from Allium cepa (opposite qualities of d/c). Eye infections and allergic reactions.
Active, busy, family oriented people - attack if family threatened. Aggravation from heat. Great swelling and redness, Edema. Stinging, burning pains. Thirstless. Generally right side (ex, R sided ovarian cyst)
Urticaria, anaphylaxis, cellulitis, eyes, swelling "like bags of water"
Stinging pains - - (Apis is confluent red and puffy, Urtica will be spotty and not puffy). Shellfish reactions, burns (both can present like this).
RHUS TOXICODENDRON - poison ivy
Restless, better motion. WORSE COLD. Stiffness and musculoskeletal pain. BLISTERING, RASH, HERPES. ITCHING BETTER HOT WATER. Comes on gradually, not as violent as Aconite. RED TIP OF TONGUE. Anxiety about injuries
HYPERSENSITIVE. CHILLY. Splintering, stabbing pain. Pus, ABCESS - disgusting secretions more localized than Bryonia where it's all over the place. Can give it to "ripen" abscess.
PUNCTURE WOUNDS, BITES, STINGS. Arthritis, gout. SXS START DISTAL AND MOVE UPWARD (like Causticum). Affinity for connective tissue. Give post vaccination 30C to prevent soreness of injection.
NERVE INJURY. Sharp, shooting pains - coccyx injury, finger slammed into door, stubbed toe - DDX Agaricus (coccyx injury but giggle)
MUCOUS MEMBRANES - UR tract, GI. JOINTS. CHILLY (all Kalis). WANDERING PAIN (all Kalis) JOINT pn alternates w GI pns. SINUSITIS w THICK STICKY NASAL DISCHARGE. HA, pain a the root of nose (top of nose). NASAL QUALITY TO VOICE.
Conservative, loyal, moral, proper people. Want to be in a "herd" of like-minded people - - don't want to be the leader, want to be anonymous in the herd. Rigid and dogmatic. Chilly and worse drafts of any kind. Aggravations 2-4am. JOINT PAINS (increased stiffness), coughs, and sleeplessness. Fear of impending disease. Hold on to past wrongs (like Nat Mur)
IRRITABLE. Preoccupied with business. A SCROOGE. HA - L SIDE. DRY. PLEURISY. HOLDS INJURED PARTS. WORSE WITH SLIGHTEST MOTION, COLD DRY WEATHER, COMPANY. BETTER LYING ON AFFECTED SIDE, PRESSURE.
MUSCULOSKELETAL. STIFF, SORE, SPRAIN, STRAIN. Worse cold and exertion. Pain better rest. CT AFFINITY. Chronic injuries to tendons. Eye strain.
CHANGEABLE (physical and emotional). WARM, BETTER OPEN AIR. THIRSTLESS. Whiney and weepy. Bland secretions. Etiology ABANDONMENT. ENDOCRINE ISSUES. WORSE DURING MENSES. WORSE 2-4pm, evening/twilight, Crave butter/cream but it aggravates them. SLEEPS ON STOMACH WITH ARMS OVERHEAD. - DDX Silica (P is soft, yielding, malleable)
Very irritable, a lot of anger. Demand something and then don't want it. Inconsolable when unhappy. Don't want to be touched, but want to be carried, capricious. A lot abdominal pain - GI and ears VERY sensitive
One cheek red, one cheek pale (like Aconite). Toothache and difficult dentition (good for teething). Complaints after thwarted anger. Feet get hot and have to stick out of covers (like Sulphur). < heat, wind, teething, warm drinks, open air, wind, night, touch.
Syphilitic. SUICIDAL - but not always . . . AMELIORATED BY MUSIC. AILMENTS FROM FINANCIAL, LOSSES, DISAPPOINTED LOVE, HOPELESSNESS. HIGH STANDARDS. Praying, religious, spiritual. PAIN @ ROOT OF NOSE.
AILMENTS FROM GRIEF, ROMANTIC DISAPPOINTMENT. EASILY OFFENDED. SIGHING. FEAR OF BIRDS. Desires open air, better traveling. Lump in throat.
PASSIONATE, INTENSE, LOQUACIOUS. Sarcastic, aggressive. addiction. SLEEPS INTO AGGRAVATION. Aggravation from suppressed discharges. L-SIDED. Flashes of heat, bleeding problems. INTOLERANCE OF TIGHT-FITTING CLOTHES. JEALOUSY. Cardiac complaints. Can be amazingly religious, but still really nasty. Very sexual
RIGHT SIDED. Low self-esteem feels he must prove himself. Bullying, arrogant behavior. Stage fright - worried about making fool of self bc no self-confidence
<4-8PM. CHILLY BUT LIKES OPEN AIR. Constipated, gassy. WAKES HUNGRY AT NIGHT, WAKES UNREFRESHED. Etiology from abusive high-expectation from authority figure so they try to impress by kicking down and pretending they're smarter than they are.
Very conscientious and want to be perfect. Etiology is after thwarted love - shut down and isolate self bc don't want to be hurt again. Hold on to past wrongs. Jealous
Very put together bc don't want people to know that they're suffering (vs Ignatia who wants to suffer in silence but everyone knows bc tells everyone). Fastidious, conscientious, perfectionistic (they don't care if others don't do it but they want order for themselves). Fears about getting hurt (robbers, claustrophobic). Fear of being wrong although know the answers. Sneeze in the sunlight. Aggravated ~10am (HA before lunch... prob hypoglycemic): HA like a thousand little hammers inside head that want to get out. Children with migraines. Nasal secretions like egg whites, cold sores, cracks around lips, averse to slimy food. Bashful kidneys (wait to go to bathroom till home). Averse to sex bc opens you up to other people, vaginal dryness. LBP better laying flat on something hard. Insomnia bc thinking about what happened during day. Speak very superficially (don't talk about feelings unlike Nat Sulph)
Natrums have affinity for UR tract. Syphilitic miasm. Very conscientious and responsible. Can get very depressed - can get suicidal but don't do it bc might affect their family
Weep with music (Aurum affected too but not weepy)
Very forthcoming with answers about feelings, etc. Etiology after head injury, untreated gonorrhea. SRP: Cheerful after stool. Aggravated by cold, damp and also humid weather (esp chest pathology)
Exhausted, indifferent, care warm. Mental dullness, overwhelmed with responsibility. Chilly, worse from cold
Affinity for female reproductive system. Ameliorated by exercise. Heaviness in the pelvic organs (as if things will fall out) - pain goes down the legs/thighs. Averse sex or being touched - - they don't want to bother with you
Stress incontinence, Raynaud's, skin stuff. Career women that get a lot done and are VERY organized, then have a kid and realize their life has changed and they can't say "I made a mistake" (great remedy for post partum) ... when get overwhelmed and frustrated, get VERY irritable and scream at kids even though don't want to - - when get to severe state, get so depressed (withdraw "don't look at me, don't touch me" but too exhausted to say that or get excited/look forward to something good)
Generally delicate, refined, yielding. Can be very stubborn. Lack of self confidence. Weakness and collapse. Delayed development. Tendency to form abscesses, slowness to heal. Sour perspiration. Boney defects (poor metabolism and calcification). Tendency to frequent infections. Tremendous constipation, "bashful stool" (little bit comes out and goes right back in even though it's not hard). Presents differently in men and women. Can be mistaken for Pulsatilla bc can be very yielding until all of a sudden, one thing will make them not budge... very depleted, lots of weakness and collapse - chronic low energy. DO have opinions but won't argue about them. Will smile and nod, then go do exactly as they please. Very conscientious (to the point of trifles). Stage fright. Don't heal well, make abscesses. Very chilly, aggravated from drafts/uncovering. Can perspire a lot and have stinky feet. Children can have failure to thrive. Enlarged glands that are hard. Blocked tear ducts in babies - works in a day or two. Lots of dental problems, gingivitis...
Very sweet - can be confused with Pulsatilla or Phosphorus. Etiology is from abuse (emotional or physical, usu as kid) deal with it by being really nice bc think then others will be nice to them. Continue to be nice and continue not to get what they want, get very angry but suppress it till someone goes too far and they burst (dishes against wall), suppressed anger, insults. Very low self-esteem, get very depressed. Don't sleep well at night bc of anxiety. Styes, recurrent bladder infections. Very sexual but mostly bc think will make other person happy - can be promiscuous bc looking for self-worth. When get angry, can tremble with it bc suppressing it so much. Aggravated with anger (like colocynthis, chamomile)
Messy, dirty, lazy. Critical of others, very self-centered. Theorizing. Dry, red, scaly, itchy skin eruptions; worse heat of any kind. Aggravation from bathing. Discharges are offensive. Craves sweets, fats and alcohol. Very warm, dislike sun, extremely thirsty. o Aggravation 4-6am, can wake up with diarrhea. Sleeps well for 3 to 4 hrs then awake all night. In their heads a lot so just don't think about tasks of daily living - can be very hedonistic: like to eat, drink, etc. Sulphur kids are really smart and into everything, very direct. Weepy skin eruptions - think more of graphites. Presents differently in men and women.
Needs change and excitement. Desire to travel. Hyperactivity with anger management issues and malicious behavior. Worse before storms. Better in the mountains. Large amount of sinus discharges with frequent URI's. Allergies, birth defects. Impulsive, when things go wrong leave to travel. Pull up all the daisies just planted if pissed off but wait till you're looking bc want you to see that they're pissed off. Later they have remorse. Grind teeth at night (like Senna), beautiful long thick eyelashes. Lots of allergies to foods, esp dairy. Like smoked meats (like Causticum). Lot of bone/jt pain with no distinguishing features. Can look like phosphorus in their sweet state.
Anxious, proper, tense and restless. Selfish and self-centered. Perfectionistic and fastidious, a desire to control all things. Chilly, aggravated by cold and between 12-2am (usu ~1:00am). Burning pains. Increased secretions, exhausted but can't hold still. HA ameliorated by cold compresses (even though chilly). Complaints of GI - IBS!! "What have you done for me lately?" Syphilitic remedy
Psoric miasm (it's a carbon). Overworked and overwhelmed. Strong sense of responsibility and duty. Anxiety esp about trifles. Anxiety about health and despair of recovery. Perspiration on head especially at night. Constipation without urging for stool, clammy hands and feet. Easily tired with shortness of breath. Joint pains. Desires sweets and eggs. Anxious and want to completely understand what they're learning, need to be sure they've got the right answer before they move on to the next question (test anxiety!!!)
Excessively passionate people, want stimulation in all areas. Impulsive and excessive. Generally ameliorated at the sea side. Lots of discharges. Craves: Meat, fats, oranges, ice and unripe fruit. Sleeps in knee-chest position (Cina > knee-chest). SRP: fear/feel like someone is walking beside them. Love nighttime. Exuberant rashes and warts. Sinusitis, vaginitis (very much increased discharge)
Irritable, impatient, driven, easily offended, fastidious and organized. Anger from contradiction. Great sensitivity to, and aggravation from all stimulation. Very chilly ameliorated by warmth. Aggravations at 3am (like Calc carb). Etiology: "I want to but I can't" Good for hangovers - sensitive to smells, sounds, light. Work until so fatigued they can't move. Constipation with constant urging which makes them very irritable (like Lycopodium but L is just uncomfortable with their constipation)
Open, bright, excitable. Problems stem from being too porous on all levels. Chilly, clairvoyant. Aggravations at twilight. Bleeding problems (esp period, BRIGHT RED BLOOD no cramping). Recurrent respiratory problems. Likes ice cream, chocolate, salty, spicy and wine. THIRST FOR COLD DRINKS. Need connection. Worse when don't sleep or don't eat. Better when eat and rest. Tons of anxiety (can't differentiate between their own anxiety and other's anxiety which they feel too). Good remedy following anaesthesia bc "you check out"
o Fear is the driving force of this remedy
o Rage and violence, night-terrors
o Fears of all and any kind
o Stammering and convulsions, strabismus
o Violent sexual desires
o Vulgar language
o Fear of water and bright shiny things
SENSATION OF A PLUG in affected part or BAND-LIKE CONSTRICTION. BRAIN FOG, IMPAIRED MEMORY. GI - dyspepsia, PUD, GERD, hemorrhoids. Ineffectual urging for stool. EMPTY FEELING IN STOMACH 11AM - >EATING. CRUELTY. DEVIL ON ONE SHOULDER, ANGEL ON THE OTHER - double will. INTENSE ITCHING, <hot, >eating.
Irritability, apathy and indifference (like Sepia but don't like to exercise). Cold, faint with desire to be fanned. Averse to being covered. Bloating and indigestion. Frequent belching which ameliorates the stomach and the patient in general.
Tremendous aching esp in lower back. Thirst for cold drinks, esp during chill. Chills are worse during day
Droopy, drowsy, weak, chills up spine. Complaints from anticipation. Headache starts in occiput and more forward. Diplopia (eyelids at half-mast, legs feel like made of rubber) Whole body heaviness (want to lay down and sleep). Thirstless. Trembling in extremities bc of weakness
Affinity for urinary tract. Urging to urinate increases as the bladder empties. SRP: Less urging and dysuria as the bladder fills
Weakness from diarrhea or after school. Aggravation 4-5am. PROFUSE, PAINLESS DIARRHEA gas, explosive, watery. Gurgling in abdomen, esp before stool.
Made from rotten meat... DDX from Baptisia. Septic states (ie. after childbirth). Disparity between pulse rate and temperature ( increased temp andpulse). Tongue red and shiny. Body aches bruised and sore
COUGH - wet, rattling, unproductive. WEAK. Too weak to cough up secretions. Cyanosis - DDX from Stannum, Cuprum metallicum (also has perioral cyanosis)
SRP: better belching. Modalities: >sitting up, > being held, <cold weather, <sour, <milk.
WHOOPING COUGH. Violent paroxysm of coughing, can be so severe that pt can't catch breath or produce a nosebleed or lead to vomiting. Cough worse after midnight, painful
COUGH. Prolific mucus - thin and frothy. WORSE UNCOVERING, UNDRESSING but BETTER COVERING HEAD or MOUTH. Modalities: >warmth, <evening, morning, cold, open air, touch, pressure on throat or larynx, change of temperature. Better: sucking on candy or drinking
SUDDEN HA, MIGRAINE. R-SIDED. EASY FLUSHING. COUGH - HACKING, SUBSTERNAL TICKLING. HOT PALMS, SOLES. HAY FEVER. Worse turning in bed. Better burping or passing flatus (like Carbo veg)
COUGH REMEDY. BARKING COUGH. CROUP. BETTER EATING, DRINKING WARM FLUIDS, SWEETS. < before midnight, <heat.
WEAKNESS, DYSPNEA with slightest exertion. <TALKING, <4-6PM, >LYING DOWN. Respiration difficult or weak, COPIOUS EXPECTORATION with sweet/salty taste. AVIAN FLU.
GI TRACT. HA WITH DEADLY NAUSEA - better closing eyes in open air. Affinity for GI tract. BETTER from cool air or uncovering the abdomen. Worse opening the eyes
SEVERE GI IRRITATION. CRAMPING of hollow organs, projectile vomiting (need fluid replacement). Delusions of religion and identity (they ARE God). Anger and aggression, haughty, mania and psychosis, critical and rude. Cold and worse from cold, cold perspiration. Limp weakness and collapse (babies can look like have no bones). Craves sour, sour fruit and ice
GLANDULAR. GRIEF, death of spouse. CANCER, HARD GLANDS. Anxiety, SADNESS. CONFUSION - HEAD FEELS STUFFED WITH COTTON. foggy. Aggravation from suppressed sexual desires. VERTIGO WORSE LYING DOWN. PROGRESSIVE PARALYSIS.
INFANCY, OLD AGE. Lack of growth and development - dwarfism. Backward mentally and physically. GLANDS - swollen tonsils, CARDIOVASCULAR DEGENERATION - anuerism. BPH, hardened testes. OFFENSIVE FOOT SWEAT. WEAK. >open air. <lying on affected side, washing
BRIGHT RED BLOOD, EARLY FEVER with NO OTHER SXs. Sudden onset URI. Anemic, pale, senstive, nervous, flushes easily. THIRSTY FOR COLD DRINKS, BETTER COLD. Feeling of sand under the eyelids.
Excoriation and cracking of skin (feet or folds) or indurations of skin. Poor nutrition to the skin. Anxiety and excitability, better weeping. Fastidious and chilly. Constipated and skin conditions. Constrictive pain in stomach, worse after menstruation, better in dark and wrapped up.
Jealous, violent and or comedic (theatrical). Epilepsy or twitching, jerking. Shameless or shame. Loquacity (but can be silent). Strong sexual component. Involuntary stool or urination from excitement. Worse during menses or at night, better stooping. Try to get a reaction.
RIGID. DOGMATIC. CONSERVATIVE. PROPER. LOYAL. DISLIKES CHANGE. Easily startled, fears disease. A stiff, stuffy, sensitive British lady. STITCHING PAINS. SWOLLEN EYELIDS. Sensitive soles of feet (Med has burning soles of feet). <cold, drafts.
Grief and depression (Nat Mur) with sympathy and fears (Phos). Yellow coating of tongue or throat. Craves fried eggs, salt. Nocturnal seminal emissions, sexual dreams. Symptoms developed during a period of seminal discharges. Asthma, worse evening.
Restless and dissatisfied, selfish and bitter or accusing. Revengeful, pities herself. Bad tempered. Anxious about health, fear of death. Better riding is a car. Chilly, splinter like pains or sticking pains and offensive discharges. Blisters and ulcerations. Pains appear and disappear quickly.
Disappointed expectations with a sexual focus. Worse from emotions and touch. Nervous exhaustion. Worse during menses and pregnancy. Better walking in open air. Idealistic, dwelling on past disagreeable occurrences. Feels deserted. Better weeping. Paralysis or numbness. Impulse to kill. Worse sitting or standing.
Skin conditions, especially those that have been suppressed. Despair, hopelessness, pessimism. Lacking many things. Chilly, foul discharges. Better eating, constant hunger. Worse with coffee, changes in weather, drafts of cold air, better with warmth. Fester.
Compulsive behavior. Destructive. Ulcerations. Far away feeling. Extremes of hot and cold. Fears nighttime, infections. OCD. Suppurations, craves alcohol. Constipation, excessive salivation especially at night. Better inland and in mountains and moving slowly.
Anal or rectal problems. <heat, <early AM, <food, drink, beer.
WORMS. PERIORBITAL CYANOSIS. CRAMPING AND DIARRHEA > KNEE-CHEST POSITION or PRESSURE. Gagging from cough. CHILDREN'S REMEDY - tantrums. <mother's milk, night, light touch.
COLIC - BILIARY, KIDNEY STONES. R-SIDED. >LYING ON PAINFUL SIDE, >BENDING DOUBLE, >HEAT. Neuralgia - feeling of iron bands. Impatient, easily angered. PERSPIRATION SMELLS OF URINE.
all MAGs have an issue w confrontation, can be very irritable (like Staphysagria who suppresses it) they try to make peace and NOT happy with that or self - can be VERY passive aggressive. Irritability. Affinity for hollow organs (cramping pains). Amelioration from heat and pressure. Writer's cramp. Dysmenorrhea - - DDX Colocynthus (in Mg, anger did NOT bring the problem)
Persistent N/V. Gushing red blood. Cough. Full of desires but doesn't know what for. <warm, moist. >open air.
Instability, difficulty maintaining control. Sensitive to heat and cold, worse at night. Glandular affections. easy perspiration and secretion without relief. Everyone is an enemy and fears attack. Green-yellow secretions, acrid and burning. Indented tongue. Anarchist, anxious, complaining, delusional. Worse: at *night, wet, damp weather, lying on right sweat, warm room. Smelly, infections.
Cannot tolerate injustice, can't watch the news. idealistic and revolutionary. Gradual paralysis (mental, physical, emotional). Better sips of water, craves smoked foods, burning pains as if raw. Burning bladder infections, coughs or skin conditions (such as chemical burns). Left-sided, sciatica, restless legs at night, worse: motion, dry cold winds. Better: damp, wet, warm weather.
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