Jerry was a tall man, age 46, intelligent, polite, trim, but barely able to walk, and looking visibly discouraged. Jerry’s chief complaints were progressive weakness in his left leg, numbness in his left hand, and fatigue.
(transcribed from a testimonial given over the phone) I’m just an old sailor, live alone in the Florida keys and want nothing to do with doctors. But I thought I had been marooned. It began with distortions in my vision, the horizon was tilting, the oars and mast looked bent, the sails waved eerily in…
by Manfred Mueller, MA, DHM, RSHom(NA), CCH
Most commonly caused by a substance to which the patient has become sensitized, anaphylactic reactions are systemic allergic reactions. If shock develops, the patient turns pale, faints and quickly becomes unresponsive. If no help is available, it can be fatal. A serious outcome of anaphylactic reactions can often be prevented with Apis mellifica made from the honey bee.
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I attended a wedding that was held outdoors, when a little girl suddenly screamed, and her mother yelled “oh my god she got stung by a yellow jacket, and we forgot the epinephrine kit!” The wedding was held in the woods several miles from town and the mother was beside herself. I reassured her and walked calmly to my car to get my remedy kit. I gave the girl a pellet of Apis 30 C under her tongue and she stopped screaming instantly. Fifteen minutes later the incredulous mother pointed out that the girl was completely fine, and didn’t even have any localized swelling.
Cerebrovascular injuries, whether from trauma, surgery or internal chronic conditions, are all too often the cause of permanent disability, if not fatal outcomes. It is perhaps because of the very severity and hopelessness of these cases that they constitute some of the most frustrating and at the same time most rewarding work a homeopath can engage in.
In May, 2012, my 21 year old daughter had very swollen legs and ankles and was diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome. We went the usual route that lead to an appointment with a kidney specialist. The specialist wanted to put my daughter on 5 different drugs, the main one being a steroid, and also wanted to…
After her surgery for a tumor which was wrapped around the neck of the bladder, Ingrid was lying in the hospital bed, still groggy from the general anesthesia, and feeling as if in a fog. She suddenly became restless and panicky and, exerting all her will power, she forced herself out of the stupor.
She now noticed that something was trickling down her leg, and, when she investigated, she saw there was a considerable amount of blood. She called for the nurse. The nurse saw the blood, panicked, and called for the head nurse who declared a “Code Red.”
Her sister Linda, who had seen the commotion from down the hall and had rushed to her room, got there before the staff. Linda gave her a bottle of Ipecacuanha 30C from the small homeopathic remedy kit she carried in her purse. Soon, seven staff personnel and four doctors were crowding into her room and were in quite a disarray about the hemorrhage, which, they said, was dangerous, and they apparently did not know how to stop it.
Homeopathy is a wonderfully powerful system of medicine. It’s successes never fail to amaze and challenge me. And this case was a bit of challenge. It is one of those cases that shows you just how important those little symptoms and clues are for the observer to be able to report to the homeopath. In fact, it wasn’t until I was presented with just such a symptom that I was able to find the remedy to cure this man’s gallstone colics. Please read on…
Chuck, 48, a busy psychotherapist, had sudden excruciating pain in his right upper abdomen. There had been a family history of gallbladder disease. Three or four homeopathic remedies were tried with no effect. One of them even aggravated the pain every time he took it during the attack. He had appalling pain, causing him to writhe on the floor and lasting four hours. He lost eighteen pounds in two months.
Aspartame is a multipotential toxin and carcinogen. The dipeptide component of the molecule can alter brain chemistry, significantly changing the ratio of catecholamines to indolamines, with resultant lowering of seizure threshold, production of carbohydrate craving and in vulnerable individuals leading to panic, depressive and cognitive symptoms.
When I was very young, about age 13, I became very overly concerned about order and cleanliness. I spent a lot of time organizing. Over the next 3 years, this developed into an obsession. I became especially preoccupied with germs and contamination. Eventually my mom took me to a physician who diagnosed me with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).