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a. Gastroenteritis*
i. Stomach & bowels
ii. Burning pains in stomach
iii. Horribly putrid diarrhea that burns the anus
iv. Restless yet weak
v. Anxious, fears will never get better
vi. Desires frequent sips of water
vii. <drinking anything
viii. <cold air, needs to be covered
ix. <thought of food (nausea)
Arsenicum album (ars.) Common Name: Arsenic oxide
b. Asthma*
i. Lungs
ii. Bronchial constriction
iii. Difficulty breathing
iv. Occasional dry cough
v. Anxious during asthma
vi. Fears he will die of suffocation
vii. Very restless, paces
viii. Fastidious
ix. Very critical, easily offended
x. <1-2 am
xi. <cold air
xii. <lying flat, must sit up
xiii. >warm weather
Arsenicum album (ars.) Common Name: Arsenic oxide
c. CHF*
i. Heart
ii. Dyspnea
iii. Dry cough
iv. Pitting edema
v. Exhaustion & weakness
vi. Anxious, going to die
vii. Nightly fear of robbers
viii. Constantly moving head & legs in bed
ix. <when alone
x. <cold, must be warm
xi. <lying on back
xii. <slightest exertion
Arsenicum album (ars.) Common Name: Arsenic oxide
Pneumonia*
Left lung
Difficulty breathing
Weight on chest
Constriction in chest
Painful cough
Restless
Strong thirst for cold drinks
Heat in trunk, feet cold
Extremely weak
Fearful of his disease
Cannot lie on left side
>lying on right side
<alone
<cold air
Phosphorus (phos.) Common Name: Phosphorus
Hepatitis*
Liver
Hepatomegaly
Jaundice
Inability to sustain a thought; answers slowly
Empty sensation in stomach at 11am
Sympathetic
Thirsty for cold drinks
<mental exertion
<strong odors
>after sleep
Phosphorus (phos.) Common Name: Phosphorus
Depression*
Indifferent; apathetic
Fear something bad will happen
Very sympathetic; worries about others
Loves spicy foods, salt
Thirsty for ice-cold drinks
Clairvoyant
>in company
>massage
<twilight
Phosphorus (phos.) Common Name: Phosphorus
Headache*
Head
Heat at the vertex
>cold applications (head)
Weak, hungry feeling at stomach at 11 am
Burning in the soles, sticks feet out of covers
Sulphur (sulph.) Common Name: Sulphur
Menopause*
Female reproductive system
Hot flashes-heat begins in chest and rises to head & face
>opening window, turning on fan
>scratching until area is raw (vaginal itching)
Perspires on occipital during sleep, wetting pillow, foul smell
Itching & burning at vagina, urine excoriates on contact
Sulphur (sulph.) Common Name: Sulphur
Eczema*
Skin
Dry, scaly, very red
Voluptuous itching
<at night in bed
>scratching, but causes it to burn
Wakes at 5am w/loose offensive stool
Craves crispy bacon & fried chicken
Thirsty for cold drinks
Sulphur (sulph.) Common Name: Sulphur
Convalescence from Flu*
Nervous system
Exhaustion & weakness
<being talked to
<cold air
>after short naps
Wants to be quiet & left alone
Brain-fog
Cannot focus & slow to comprehend
Night sweats
White sediment in urine
Phosphoric Acid (ph-ac.) Common Name: Phosphoric acid
Chronic Diarrhea*
GI
Profuse, watery, white, painless non-debilitating diarrhea
Since father passed away years ago
>after short naps
>in quiet room
<cold air
<being talked to
Exhaustion
Apathetic
Forgetful, especially of words while speaking
Difficulty reading
Rumbling & gurgling in abdomen
Phosphoric Acid (ph-ac.) Common Name: Phosphoric acid
Headache*
Head
Crushing pain on vertex
<slightest noise
>lying quietly
<cold air
>warmth
Fatigued, weak
Doesn't care about anything, even those things she used to love
Unable to concentrate
Thinking slowly
Phosphoric Acid (ph-ac.) Common Name: Phosphoric acid
Acute Bronchitis*
Respiratory system
Dry, harsh, barking cough; chest raw & sore
<before midnight
>eating warm food
<warm room
<breathing deeply
Difficulty breathing; must sleep propped up
Dyspnea & cough wakes her after midnight; feels she is suffocating
Awakens anxious & fearful
Spongia tosta (spong.)Common Name: Roasted Sponge
Mitral Valve Prolapse & Hypertrophy*
Heart
Systolic ejection
Murmur auscultated at 5th ICS
<after midnight
>sitting up bend forward (cough)
<after sleep
<exertion
Dyspnea; cannot lie flat
Wakes from sleep feeling suffocated & anxious w/palpitations & dry, barking cough
Spongia tosta (spong.)Common Name: Roasted Sponge
URI*
Respiratory
Constant, dry, spasmodic cough
From tickle in throat-pit
< Cold Air
< at Night
< Breathing deeply
> Covering nose & mouth; warm room
Sleep disturbed by cough
Diarrhea driving from bed in morning
Rumex crispus (rumx.) Common Name: Yellow Dock
Pertussis*
Respiratory
Deep, barking, paroxysmal cough
From sensation of dust in throat
< As soon as he lies down
< After midnight
< Warm room
> Cool air
< Talking
Coughing attacks end in retching & vomiting
Takes breath away, making talking difficult
Voice deep & bass
Drosera rotundifolia (dros.) Common Name: Round-leaved Sundew
Flu*
i. Respiratory System
ii. Hacking cough
iii. <any exertion
iv. Fever w/chills
v. Occiput h/a radiates to above eyes; face red
vi. Eyelids heavy, drooping
vii. Limbs heavy, weak, sore
viii. Exhausted, listless
ix. Thirstless
Gelsemium (gels.) Common Name: Yellow Jasmine
b. Pyelonephritis*
i. Kidneys
ii. Flank pain
iii. <any exertion; does not want to move
iv. <company, wants to be quiet & let alone
v. Occiput painful, heavy, radiates to forehead
vi. Lethargic, tired weak
vii. Difficulty walking
viii. Fever, chills up back
ix. Thirstless
x. Eyes sore, lids heavy
Gelsemium (gels.) Common Name: Yellow Jasmine
c. Test Anxiety*
i. Nervous system
ii. Very nervous before exams
iii. Performs poorly
iv. Cannot think or focus attention
v. Dull & slow
vi. <studying & reading
vii. Tired & weak
viii. Whole body feels heavy
ix. Eyelids droopy
x. Thirstless
xi. Head feels enlarged
Gelsemium (gels.) Common Name: Yellow Jasmine
Otitis Media*
Ear
Very painful
Hyperemic & bulging TM
>open air
>cold applications
>being carried & walked slowly
<warm room
Weepy, seeks consolation
Thirsty
Pulsatilla (puls.) Common Name: Wind Flower
Depression*
Nervous system
Morose, sullen
Feels all alone in the world
Thoughts of death
>walking in open air
<evening
>consolation
<before her menses
Weeps as she tells her story
Warm
Little thirst
Oppression of chest
Pulsatilla (puls.) Common Name: Wind Flower
Amenorrhea*
Female reproductive system/uterus
Menses absent x 4 months since receiving a huge scare at work
>open air
<stuffy rooms
>consolation
<rich foods, but craves them
Mild, yielding disposition
Weeps easily
Easily offended
Warm
Flushes of heat
Disturbing sleep
Pulsatilla (puls.) Common Name: Wind Flower
Depression
Nervous system
Sad, melancholy
Only shows it in private
Recent onset
Ever since mother passed away
<consolation
Sighs deeply
Lump in throat
Wants to be alone
Moods alternate rapidly
Ignatia (ign.) Common Name: St. Ignatius Bean
Headaches*
Head
Nervous system
Side of head
Ever since being dumped by lover
>lying on painful side
<tobacco smoke, coffee
Wants to be alone
Does not want consolation
Frequent, involuntary sighs
Lump in throat
Ignatia (ign.) Common Name: St. Ignatius Bean
Tonsillitis*
Throat
Stabbing pain
Small ulcerations on tonsils
<when not swallowing
>swallowing food
Fever: thirsty during
Chill, not during heat
Ignatia (ign.) Common Name: St. Ignatius Bean
Multiple Sclerosis*
Nervous system
Weakness & partial paralysis of lower extremities w/ataxia
<cold
>warmth
<noise, light, odors
<mental exertion
<after anger
Very critical of others
Easily angered, especially if opposed
Loses train of thought while speaking
Constipated
Drive, competitive
Chilly
Nux vomica (nux-v.) Common Name: Poison Nut
Hangover*
Head
Head feels like it is going to burst
<motion
>rest, lying down
<noise, light
<morning
Nausea: "If I could just vomit…"
Horrible taste in mouth on waking
Feels weak
Irritable, snappy
Chilly
Nux vomica (nux-v.) Common Name: Poison Nut
Dyspepsia*
GI
Pain, pressure, bloating at epigastrum
<after eating, especially too much
<touching abdomen
>loosening pants
>heating pad, hot tea
Short-tempered, insulting
Frequent ineffectual urging to stool
Eats rich foods
Sedentary chilly
Nux vomica (nux-v.) Common Name: Poison Nut
a. Flu*
i. Respiratory tract
ii. Dry, hacking cough; chest so sore must hold chest w/hands
iii. <motion
iv. <cold air
v. >covered warmly
vi. Extreme aching of limbs & low back; as if being broken
vii. Pulsating occipital h/a
viii. High fever preceded by shaking chill & thirst
ix. Moaning & restless
Eupatorium perfoliatum (eup-per.) Common Name: Boneset
a. Pharyngitis*
i. Throat/mucous membranes
ii. Tonsils & fauces dark, red, swollen & ulcerated, but painless
iii. <physical exertion
iv. <mental exertion
v. Breath & perspiration offensive
vi. Weak & prostrated
vii. Offensive diarrhea
viii. Limbs & back ache; bed feels too hard, so restless
ix. Mentally dull
Baptisia (bapt.) Common Name: Wild Indigo
b. Flu*
i. Respiratory tract/mucous membranes
ii. Slight irritiating cough
iii. Thin nasal d/c
iv. <mental exertion
v. <physical exertion
vi. Weak & prostrated
vii. Fever & chills
viii. Stupor, drowsy
ix. Face hot, dark red, besotted
x. Breath, stool, sweat offensive
xi. Limbs & back aching sore
xii. Bed feels too hard
xiii. Restless but too weak to move
Baptisia (bapt.) Common Name: Wild Indigo