The British Journal of Homoeopathy. Vol. XXXII

The British Journal of Homoeopathy. Vol. XXXII

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...succeeded by bearing down, aggravated by standing erect; dry cough worse at night and in the morning, each paroxysm of which increases the forcing down. Pain in the stomach through to the back, and pain in the lower back going up to the shoulders, both which are worse before the monthly period. Period too profuse; no leucorrhoea; other functions natural. There are several circumstances connected with this case that point to Iron as the appropriate remedy. First of all, to what do the symptoms point? there is a cough worse at night and in the morning; there is then a bearing down of the womb aggravated each time she coughs; there are ante-catamenial pains and increased menstrual flow, but beyond these symptoms no disturbance of the general health; in a word, an irritability existed in the neck of the womb the remnant of a former congestion, and this irritability caused a greater flow of blood to the ovario-uterine region at each catamenial period than would normally occur, as we see by the back and left side pains, and a similar kind of irritability existed in the mucous membrane of the larynx, giving rise to cough; there is, in fine, an absence of all sjmptoms but those that might be explained by the existence of a tendency to irritability throughout the system, selecting as its site the larynx and the neck of the womb, parts that are markedly acted upon by Iron. This affection, this painless irritability, I must look upon as a distinct and independent disorder as classifiable and as uniform as neuralgia, myalgia, or any other variety of chronic disease, and we ought to have an accurate knowledge of its symptoms, as it constitutes a very important department among the specific spheres of Iron. Our patient after taking Phosphate of Iron in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 540g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236670353
  • 9781236670359