Materia Medica


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Mind and Disposition.- Mental irritability.

Clearing up of mental function after sharp stabbing pain in left temple staggering him, the heart felling the impulse immediately.

Mental processes not clear, writes wrong words in letters.

Mental condition upset during profuse menstruation would like to kill somebody.

Head. - Sleepy with headache.

Headache gradually extending to frontal region, worse in center of forehead.

Sense of pressure in center of forehead.

Dull headache in morning, worse when stooping and after rising.

Headache all soreness, worse toward afternoon.

Head feels empty as though scraped, worse at night in bed.

Pain in right side of head above temple.

Sharp stabbing in left temple, followed by clearing up mental function, the heart immediately feeling the impulse.

Sense of pressive fullness starting from posterior prominence of vertex in a central straight line to bridge of nose, followed by fullness in entire vertex extending to bridge of nose.

Aggravation of fullness over vertex, worse along the center to nose and when stooping over.

Aching on top of head across a long coronal suture on blowing nose and after it.

Constant ache in vertex, worse on awaking also on coughing sneezing, or head low.

Heavy pressure on vertex as from a hand (old symptom, absent a year).

Sticking pains in different parts of head and face.

Cannot bear slightest touch though hard pressure relieves for an instant; >by walking the floor.

Pain > by lying on left side of face and body.

Pain in back of head > at times by message slightly, also by heat.

Neuralgic pains.

Neck. - Stiffness on left side of neck, turning in bed.

Stiffness on right side of neck, with intense pain at night; occurs in paroxysms during the day > somewhat by hot applications.

Sudden "cricks" attack first side of neck, than the other < on getting cold turning the head nearly produces convulsions. Pains more severe behind the ears- the mastoid process.

Pain relived on keeping perfectly quiet; sometimes by gently motion.

Stinging contracting pain.

Eyes. - Eyeballs sore.

Ears. - Fullness in ears, worse in right ear, worse by inserting finger.

Intermittent noise as of deep steam-whistle in left ear, and ringing in head.     Ears more clear from ringing and dullness of hearing than for many years, an improvement lasting up to this day. Healing action.

Nose. - Bloody mucus from the nose.

Sulphur -vapor sensation in throat and nose.

Congested sensation in head and nose as before coryza.

Face. - Slight electric current sensation in left side of tongue and face passing over and disappearing in right side of face.

Mouth. - Tongue dry, rough, sore and scraped.

Scraping pain in lateral incisor, aggravated by noises and jarring of cars.

Throat. - Sulphur -vapor sensation in nose and throat.

 Throat painful on swallowing.

Appetite. - Aversion to meat.

Appetite diminished.

Desire for sweets.

Most distress after midday and evening meal.

No hunger goes till he feels faint.

Can eat plenty but does not enjoy it.

More thirst than usual.

Thirst for cold drinks though nothing tastes good.

Bad taste in forenoon.

Bitter taste.

Nausea, Vomiting. - Nausea and vomiting with profuse sweat after immense stool at 4 a.m., seven days after taking.

Abdomen. - Abdomen distended with full feeling. (Pulsatilla, which a year ago helped for months a train of symptoms, had only very slight effect.)

Flatulence with ineffectual desire for stool.

Colicky pains in right lower abdomen, sometimes extending behind the hip, and retained urine.

Stool. - Stools green, though normal in consistency.

On straining at stood a sore sensation in nates.

Ineffectual urging to stool, with flatulence.