NEURITIS

Read before Bureau of Clinical Medicine, I.H.A., June 17, 1948. EUGENE UNDERHILL, JR., M.D.   Neuritis is defined as inflammation of a nerve. Pathological symptoms include pain, tenderness, more or less impairment of function, sensory disturbances and in severe cases areas of anesthesia and even paralysis. Neuralgia, on the other hand, simply means nerve pain. … 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

CATALEPTIC CONDITIONS

Royal Hayes Transl. by S.W.S. from Rueckerts Klinische Erfahrungen. BELLADONNA.   Boy of 12, quiet, good natured, brunette, otherwise healthy, following taking cold had his first attack in school; attacks in the beginning occurred once or twice weekly, but have become more frequent, at times up to forty in one hour, usually lasting one or … 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