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* Miasms can be produced by

* 1. Hereditary influences
* 2. Strong infectious disease
* 3. Suppressive treatments and vaccinations
* 4. Strong shocks
George Vithoulkas
* Described multiple Miasms.

* Sees them as layers of disease predisposition caused by four major causes
George Vithoulkas
Hahnemann's Disease theory
* Psora: Suppressed itch
* Syphilis:
* Sycosis: Gonorrhea and Venereal Warts
§ Infectious cause of dz
* Saw miasms as damage to the vital force through the immoral actions of the individual and their ancestors.
§ Moral cause of dz
James Kent
* Psora as originating in nutritional deficiencies.
Herbert Roberts
* Miasms are the major field of disturbance in the individual resulting from deviation from natural and moral law.
Sanchez Ortega
* Saw Miasms derived from disease diathesis interacting with psychological conflicts in the individual often originating in the persons childhood experiences and development.
Thomas Pachero
* Describes chronic miasms as chronic diathesis.
* Disease predispositions, having general symptomatic characteristics.

* Describes a step wise progression in the genesis of disease.
Francisco Eizayaga
* Hyperfunction (Allergy)
* Suppressed eruptions
* Functional not lesional
Psora
* Hypofunction (Anergy)
* Walling off reaction
* Irreversible lesions
Syphilis
* Dysfunction (Perversion)
* Autoimmunity
* Hypertrophy, Hyperplasia, edema
* Benign tumors; sociopathy
Sycosis
* Combination of Psora and Syphilis
* Hyperfunction and Self destructive
* Respiratory problems
* Frequent infections
* Dramatic emotions
Tuberculinism (Psuedo Psora)
* Syphilis and Sycosis
* Hypertrophy and Self destruction
* Long lasting
* Grief
* Helplessness
* Trauma
Cancerism
Represents the genetic predisposition to disease
constitution
non-genetic inheritance predisposition to disease (toxicity, energetic, etc.)
Miasms
functional disease....no pathology but problems (worried well, irritable, insulin resistance, IBS, sleeplessness)
Fundamental
biochemical, pathological...disease can be seen, felt, measured
lesional disease
curable & reversible
L1
curable but irreversible (i.e., MS)
L2
neither curable nor irreversible---palliative care only (i.e., cancer, parkinson's)
L3
Sulphur
Psora
mercurius
syphilis
thuja
sycosis
phos or calc phos
tuberculinism
arsenicum
cancerism
* Hyperfunction (Allergy)
§ Anxiety
§ PTSD
§ OCD
§ Flatulence
§ Itching
§ Eczema
* Suppressed eruptions
* Functional not lesional
* Sulphur
psora
* Hypofunction (Anergy)
§ Anergic immune system in HIV
§ Hans sele-coined stress
* Walling off reaction
* Irreversible lesions
§ More active in age
§ Mercurius
syphilis
* Dysfunction (Perversion)
* Autoimmunity
* Hypertrophy, Hyperplasia, edema
* Benign tumors; sociopathy
* Thuja
sycosis
* Combination of Psora and Syphilis
* Hyperfunction and Self destructive
* Respiratory problems
* Frequent infections
* Dramatic emotions
* Phos or calc phos
tuberculinism
* Syphilis and Sycosis
* Hypertrophy and Self destruction
* Long lasting
* Grief
* Helplessness
* Trauma
* Arsenicum
cancerism