NEW THOUGHTS ON DIABETIC THERAPY

[* Read before the 68th Convention of the Southern Homoeopathic Medical Association, Miami Beach, Florida, October 21, 22, 1952] WM. A. WEAVER, JR., M.D. Philadelphia, Pa. Journal of The American Institute of Homoeopathy-April, 1953.   Diabetes is a disease that is particularly challenging to the conscientious physician because in no other chronic disease does he … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC THERAPY OF NEURASTHENIA

Transl. form “Nervenkrankheiten” by S.W.W. All potencies mentioned are the lowest recommended. A. ZWEIG, M.D.   Acidum fluoricum 10X–Severe and rapid exhaustion, hence morbidly sleepy. The action on vessels is seen in congestive, pressing headache. Also bulimia indicates weakness here. Flatulence. and sexual irritation are present. Acidum oxalicum 10X–Aside from cerebral tiredness and backache radiating … Read more

SUBSTITUTION THERAPY AND HOMOEOPATHY

Read by title, Bureau of Materia Medica, I.H.A., July 2, 1953. VIOLA M. FRYMANN, D.O., M.B.B.S. (LONDON), M.F. HOM.   “More death are due to overdosing than to underdosing.” This transliteration of a familiar saying provides the theme of this discourse. Food deficiencies and hormone insufficiencies bring prosperity to the medical profession and impecunity to … Read more

INTRODUCTION TO THE HOMOEOPATHIC THERAPY OF HEADACHE

Abbreviated from Allgemeine Homoeopathische Zeitung, Vol. 182 by S.W.S. F. DONNER, M.D.   If a headache is only a few days old, it is often based on intoxication or infection; the first by poisons like alcohol or nicotine, or it is endogenous, intestinal toxins. Here Nux vomica is one of our most important remedies, but … Read more

THE TREATMENT OF HERPES ZOSTER WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO AUTO- HEMO-THERAPY

Read before the Illinois Homoeopathic Medical Society, May 16, 1949. LEO SAXON, M.D.   Herpes zoster belongs to the significant group of neurotropic virus diseases, the others being acute anterior poliomyelitis and rabies. We differentiate a primary zoster, a disease due to a specific virus, and a secondary or symptomatic zoster, which occurs in conditions … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC THERAPY IN OBSTETRICS

Presented with application for membership in I.H.A. ANTHONY R. PICOLLO, M.D.   The following discussion will illustrate the value of homoeopathic remedies in obstetrics. An elderly primipara, 37 years of age, was safely carried through a prolonged labor with repeated doses of Gelsemium and Sepia. Actual labor time was thirty-six hours and low forceps had … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC THERAPY IN SOME NERVE DISEASES

[ From his Nerve Diseases, published by Johannes Sontag, Regensburg, translated by S.W.S.]. APOPLEXY AND ARTERIOSCLEROSIS OF BRAIN. A. ZWEIG, M.D., Neurologist.   Acidum nitricum 10X. to 30X.: Has close relation not only to syphilis, but also to vasomotor disturbances: palpitation and cardiac weakness with irregular pulse, throbbing headache with vertigo and congestion, increased blood … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC THERAPY IN SOME NERVE DISEASES

[ From his Nerve Disease, published by Johannes Sontag, Regensburg, translated by S.W.S.]. HERPES ZOSTER. A. ZWEIG, M.D., Neurologist.   Aconitum 4x. to 10x.: Either in the beginning while fever is present and indicates it, or in the characteristic neuralgia or weather symptoms. Apis mellifica 3x. to 30x.: Stitching inflammatory pains and tendency to oedematous … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC THERAPY IN SOME NERVE DISEASES

From his Nerve Diseases, published by Johannes Sontag. Regensburg, translated by S.W.S. CHOREA. A. ZWEIG, M.D., Neurologist.   Agaricus muscarius 6x. to 30x.: Twitchings and spastic contractions, ceasing while sleeping, are characteristic in this remedy, not only of eyelids, but also of all other muscles including the tongue. Symptoms appearing crosswise are also characteristic. To … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC THERAPY IN SOME NERVE DISEASES

From his Nerve Diseases, published by Johannes Sontag, Regensburg, translated by S. W. S. EPILEPSY. A. ZWEIG, M.D., Neurologist.   Acidum hydrocyanicum 6x.: Indicated in grave cases with icy coldness. Consciousness is disturbed and memory weakened. Spasms of pharyngeal muscles is prominent. In poisoning we see the picture of attacks similar to epilepsy. Aethusa cynapium … Read more