After listening to your comments, the remedy finder has been
improved by the addition of a thesaurus linked search.
What this means to you is that all similies for words produce
the same results.
For example "cold feet" produces the same
result set as searching for "foot chilliness".
This will, of course make it easier to find the symptoms you
are looking for.
This is a big improvement on the previous version which worked
by a fuzzy logic to truncate words, so that for example, concentrating
is the same as concentrate, and concentrated.
The downside is a lack of precision. For example, stomach
ache now gets all results for abdominal pain, as
that is the most common usage of that phrase. You can therefore
turn off the thesaurus by unchecking the Use Thesaurus box at
the bottom of the screen.
It is still new and imperfect, so if you have any suggestions
(such as this word should not be included with that word,
or conversely - these two words have a similar meaning and
should therefore be linked), please don't hesitate to contact
On a technical note, I'd like to extend my warm thanks to the
hardworking gurus of binary responsible for Linux, PHP and MySQL
, which are the open source languages this site is based on.
They were chosen because of thier much better speed, support
and reliability compared to microsoft's ASP / SQL equivalent,
and have the added bonus of being completely free.