Confession; Homeopathy for Infectious Diseases; Homeopathy 4 Summer
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.
If you are suffering from one of the following conditions, you should pay attention to hidden sources of monosodium glutamate (MSG) in your diet:
Those sensitive to MSG
Chronic constipation or diarrhea
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) or Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
By Manfred Mueller, RSHom (NA), CCH
first appeared in The American Homeopath, vol 19
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 this article I hope to convey some of the triumphs, as well as difficulties, we homeopaths may encounter while working with the victims of brain injury and their families.
Case # 1: Hemiplegia after Hemorrhagic Stroke with Hematoma
Harriet called from Roanoke, VA, about six hours from Durham, NC, where I then practiced. Her older sister Eleanor, aged 70, had collapsed after she suffered a hemorrhagic stroke and, “was now in a bad way.” She was lying in the hospital bed, nearly unconscious, and tests showed she was completely paralyzed on the left side. Her breathing was noisy, with a snoring sound. Eleanor was currently on a ventilator and taking several medications. Harriet, aged 62, was a retired hospital administrator and did not trust that conventional treatment was going to do her sister much good. She reasoned, “At the very least she can use all the help she can get!”
We keep a few commonly used acute remedies prepared in liquid in 30C potencies in our metal remedy box***. We remix new remedies every 2-3 months to make sure they are fresh and still active:
A few years ago I called “the doc” at the insistence of my wife. I’m a professor and I had to stop a lecture due to serious speech problems. It all started with a fall I’d taken off a scaffold 3 weeks prior where I hit my head. I felt a little dizzy after and…
If we had a dollar for every time we’ve given, recommended or taken Arnica for a bruise, bump, car accident, shock, etc…or Hypericum for every nerve injury, smashed finger, whiplash, tailbone injury, etc…we’d be RICH!!