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Ferrum Metallicum - Head symptoms

Iron, Ferrum


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HPUS label indication: Weakness

Below are the strongest indications of Ferrum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.


BETTER, walking slowly about. Better after rising. WORSE, while sweating; while sitting still. After cold washing and overheating. Midnight worse.
Relationships
Antidotes: Ars.; Hep.
Complementary: CHIN.; Alum.; HAMbetter
Compare: Rumex (similar in respiratory and digestive sphere and contains organic Ferrum Metallicum.)
Ferrum Aceticum (alkaline urine in acute diseases. Pain in right deltoid. Epistaxis; especially adapted to thin, pale, weak children who grow rapidly and are easily exhausted; Varices of the feet; copious expectoration of greenish pus; asthma; worse, sitting still and lying; phthisis, constant cough, vomiting of food after eating, hemoptysis).
Ferrum Metallicum Arsenicum (enlarged liver and spleen, with fever; undigested stool; albuminuria.) Simple and pernicious anaemia and chlorosis. Skin dry. Eczema, psoriasis, impetigo. Use 3x trituration.)
Ferrum Bromatum (sticky, excoriating leucorrhoea; uterus heavy and prolapsed, scalp feels numb).
Ferrum Cyanatum (neuroses with irritable weakness and hypersensitiveness, especially of a periodical character; Epilepsy; cardialgia, with nausea, flatulence, constipation, alternating with diarrhoea; chorea).
Ferrum Magneticum (small warts on hands).
Ferrum Muriaticum ( Arrested menstruation; tendency to seminal emissions or copious urination at puberty; very dark, watery stools; diphtheria; phlegmonous erysipelas; pyelitis; hemoptysis of dark, clotty blood; dyspareunia; pain in Right shoulder, right elbow, and marked tendency to cramps and round red spots on cheeks; bright crystals in urine. Anaemia, 3x after meals. Tincture 1-5 drops 3 times daily for chronic interstitial nephritis.)
Ferrum Sulphuricum ( Watery and painless stools; menorrhagia, pressing, throbbing between periods with rush of blood to head. Basedow’s disease. Erethism ( Pain in gall-bladder; toothache; acidity; eructation of food in mouthfuls); Ferrum Metallicum Pernitricum (cough, with florid complexion); Ferrum Tartaricum (cardialgia; heat at cardiac orifice of stomach).
Ferrum Metallicum Protoxalatum (Anaemia). Use 1x trit. Compare also: Graph.; Mangan.; Cupr.

HEAD


Hammering, pulsating, congestive headache; pain extends to teeth, with cold extremities

Brain; insufficient oxygen to brain

Cerebral haemorrhage

Coldness

Congestion (see pulsation)
Congestion (see pulsation); from suppressed period
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness; afternoon
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness; evening
Congestion (see pulsation); on coughing
Congestion (see pulsation); periodical
Congestion (see pulsation); with heat of face
Congestion (see pulsation); with pale face

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing)
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); on coughing

Empty, hollow sensation

Hair; falling
Hair; painful when touched

Heaviness (see pain; pressing)
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); afternoon
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); back of head (occiput)
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); back of head (occiput); afternoon
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); back of head (occiput); extending ear to ear
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); evening
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); forehead
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); morning; on waking
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); on waking
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); temples

Hot
Hot; flashes of heat
Hot; with coldness of extremities
Hot; with coldness of feet

Hydrocephalus (water on the brain: headache, drowsiness, vomiting)

Movements in head; waving sensation
Movements in head; waving sensation; as from water in head

Movements of head; falling (see heaviness); sideways
Movements of head; falling (see heaviness); sideways; to right side
Movements of head; falling (see heaviness); sideways; while walking

Pain, headache
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after eating
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); beer
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from sour wine
Pain, headache; after vomiting
Pain, headache; afternoon
Pain, headache; air; open (see walking in open air)
Pain, headache; as if torn
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); certain movements
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); cold application
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forehead
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); on coughing
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); pulsating
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); stooping
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; temples
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; temples; pulsating
Pain, headache; bursting
Pain, headache; bursting; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; bursting; back of head (occiput); excitement
Pain, headache; bursting; forehead
Pain, headache; bursting; from movement
Pain, headache; bursting; lying down
Pain, headache; bursting; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; certain movements; movement in general
Pain, headache; certain movements; rising (see morning, noon, night, etc., on rising, also movement; raising head); from lying
Pain, headache; cold applications
Pain, headache; constant
Pain, headache; constant; two or three days
Pain, headache; cutting, darting, stabbing
Pain, headache; cutting, darting, stabbing; forehead
Pain, headache; cutting, darting, stabbing; temples; as with a knife
Pain, headache; daytime
Pain, headache; dull pain
Pain, headache; during sleep
Pain, headache; evening
Pain, headache; extending to other parts; forehead
Pain, headache; eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); on closing eyes
Pain, headache; forehead and back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; from certain movements; from stooping
Pain, headache; from certain movements; on moving head
Pain, headache; from certain movements; rising (see morning, noon, night, etc., on rising, also movement; raising head); from sitting
Pain, headache; from certain movements; shaking head
Pain, headache; from cold (including cold parts); from cold air
Pain, headache; from open air
Pain, headache; from smoking tobacco
Pain, headache; from wrapping up head
Pain, headache; from writing
Pain, headache; hammering pain
Pain, headache; in forehead
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyebrows
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyebrows; afternoon; 4 p.m.
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyebrows; extending to other parts; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyebrows; open air
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyebrows; pressure
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyebrows; walking down steps
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; above left
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; above right
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; evening
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; on going to bed
Pain, headache; in forehead; above root of nose
Pain, headache; in forehead; above root of nose; evening
Pain, headache; in forehead; after period
Pain, headache; in forehead; coughing
Pain, headache; in forehead; evening
Pain, headache; in forehead; hammering in forehead
Pain, headache; in forehead; in cold air
Pain, headache; in forehead; morning
Pain, headache; in forehead; morning; on rising
Pain, headache; in forehead; morning; on waking
Pain, headache; in forehead; open air
Pain, headache; in forehead; pressure
Pain, headache; in forehead; pulsating
Pain, headache; in forehead; right side
Pain, headache; in forehead; walking down hill or steps
Pain, headache; in women; after period
Pain, headache; in women; before period
Pain, headache; in women; during period
Pain, headache; intermittent
Pain, headache; lying down
Pain, headache; morning
Pain, headache; morning; in bed
Pain, headache; must lie down
Pain, headache; night; after midnight
Pain, headache; night; on waking
Pain, headache; on coughing
Pain, headache; perspiration; headache before perspiration
Pain, headache; piercing, stabbing (see cutting); forehead
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling)
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); after washing
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; to teeth
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); cold air
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); dull
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); evening
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; above eyebrows
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; above eyebrows; extending top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; above eyebrows; morning
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; above eyebrows; morning; after rising
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; above eyebrows; open air
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; above eyebrows; pressure
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; above eyebrows; walking down steps
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; after period
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; inward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; pressing outward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; when walking down steps
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); in open air
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); morning; on waking
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); on movement
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); outward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples; morning; on waking
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples; on movement
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples; on waking
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex); from cold air
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex); inward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex); outward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex); upward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); while walking; while in open air
Pain, headache; pressure
Pain, headache; pulling
Pain, headache; pulling; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; pulling; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; upward from nape of neck
Pain, headache; pulling; forehead
Pain, headache; pulsating
Pain, headache; recurring headache
Pain, headache; recurring headache; every fourteen days; lasting two or three days
Pain, headache; sensation as if hair were pulled
Pain, headache; sensation as if hair were pulled; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.)
Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); afternoon
Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); before period
Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); forehead
Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); forehead; over eyes; outward
Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); pulsating
Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); side
Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); side; left
Pain, headache; sides; after period
Pain, headache; sides; afternoon
Pain, headache; sides; daytime
Pain, headache; sides; left
Pain, headache; sides; one side
Pain, headache; sitting
Pain, headache; sleep; after sleep
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; before period
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead; over eyes
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; morning; 3 a.m.
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; pulsating
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; side of head
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; temples
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; temples; extending across forehead
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; temples; night
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; temples; night; 3 a.m.
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; sudden pain or sudden increase of pain
Pain, headache; sudden pain or sudden increase of pain; pain comes on suddenly
Pain, headache; sudden pain or sudden increase of pain; waves of pain
Pain, headache; tearing, rending
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; intermittent
Pain, headache; temples and forehead
Pain, headache; temples
Pain, headache; temples; extending to other parts; over forehead
Pain, headache; temples; hammering
Pain, headache; temples; night
Pain, headache; temples; pulsating
Pain, headache; temples; while lying
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); night
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); on certain movements
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); on climbing steps
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); open air
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); open air
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); pressure
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); pulsating
Pain, headache; travelling; while travelling by boat
Pain, headache; travelling; while travelling
Pain, headache; walking; after walking in open air
Pain, headache; walking; on walking down steps or a hill
Pain, headache; walking; on walking up steps or hill
Pain, headache; walking; while walking in open air
Pain, headache; walking; while walking slowly
Pain, headache; walking; while
Pain, headache; warmth; warm room
Pain, headache; with catarrh
Pain, headache; with fading consciousness
Pain, headache; with high or low temperature; headache during the chill
Pain, headache; with running or blocked nose
Pain, headache; with running or blocked nose; blowing nose

Prickling; forehead

Pulled; sideways; to right

Pulsating
Pulsating; after period
Pulsating; back of head (occiput)
Pulsating; back of head (occiput); during cough
Pulsating; back of head (occiput); extending to sides and forehead
Pulsating; back of head (occiput); on moving
Pulsating; back of head (occiput); on stooping
Pulsating; forehead
Pulsating; from coughing
Pulsating; from sudden movement
Pulsating; movement
Pulsating; night
Pulsating; night; worse after 12 p.m.
Pulsating; on stooping
Pulsating; periodic
Pulsating; pressure
Pulsating; temples
Pulsating; top of head (vertex)
Pulsating; top of head (vertex); after period
Pulsating; top of head (vertex); on climbing steps
Pulsating; top of head (vertex); on movement
Pulsating; top of head (vertex); while walking rapidly
Pulsating; while walking; while walking quickly

Sensation of stiffness
Sensation of stiffness; in back of head (occiput)

Sensation of water

Shocks, blows, jerks, etc. (see jerking pain, pulsation, plug, nail)

Skin and scalp; itching
Skin and scalp; like insects crawling on skin
Skin and scalp; perspiration; back of head (occiput)

Swollen, and feeling swollen; blood vessels

Tickling
Tickling; forehead

Warm coverings on head

Must take down the hair.

Pain in Back of head, with roaring in neck

Ringing in ears before menses

Scalp painful

Stinging headache

Vertigo on seeing flowing water
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Sources
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.