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Diaphragmatic hernia

For the past 5 years,
periodically, sometimes occurring on successive days, and sometimes only every few weeks, I experience severe burning at the juncture of esophagus and stomach - possibly hiatal hernia - but I loathe allopathy and will not see an MD for diagnosis.
When I first experienced these episodes, they were very severe. The first were so severe that I referred to them as "attacks". Over the years, I have researched some and I have followed the advice of a chiropractic friend, using a small hard (rachet) ball pressed firmly below the sternum at the onset. I almost always have to stop whatever I am doing and focus on breath, and leaning my torso over a surface (like a sofa or chair) with the ball firmly placed. More recently I have discovered Mag Phos 6X tissue salt taken immediately at onset and repeatedly dosed over the duration of the episode helps to minimize the pain and the duration. Also I have begun using a therapeutic grade essential oil blend called Di-Tone containing 8 oils that I apply topically to the soft tissue area substernally. I don't know if the relief I am getting is due to the Mag Phos or the essential oils, but these episodes have become much more tolerable. Now I would like some help with understanding how I can totally free myself of these symptoms. Though I have found a method to make them more tolerable, they are still debilitating because I have to discontinue whatever I am doing (and I do have a job) and find a place where I can care for myself. Sometimes the symptoms may take up to an hour before resolved. Sometimes, I get very nauseous and sometimes I will vomit. When this occurs my body will heat up and sweat and I will have to remove clothing. I just joined this forum and have been reading various posts concerning acid reflux and hiatal hernia. I have just learned that Nat Phos may be helpful. Is there a recommendation for a protocal I can follow? Any additional help you can give will be appreciated.
  sarojishana on 2004-12-30
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If possible,try to take Mag.phos 6x in warm water.Dissolve 4 pellets in a cup of warm water,and sip it.It will give you much faster relief.

Try taking Mag.Phos 6x(4 tablets),three times a day,for a week.It may act as a preventive.

Keep posting.

bandarbabu2000 last decade
Thank you, Murphy. I am following your protocol. But two questions...
1) Would you recommend that this be taken 15 minutes before meals or following?
2) These episodes are very infrequent, sometimes not occurring for several weeks, so I'm not certain just taking Nat mur for one week will do the trick. Is there a problem with continually using Nat mur in the way you recommended as a preventive, like perhaps once daily every morning on a continuous basis?
sarojishana last decade
Oops, sorry Murthy, about your name spelling.
sarojishana last decade

You are confusing the names.You can take Mag.pos 6x in water,as and when you wish.No restrictions.

Perhaps what you are referring is nat.phos 6x.Not,nat.mur.Yes,you can take nat.phos 6x also along with mag.phos 6x.

The best thing will be to alternate them.You can take them even for a month continuously.No problem.Thet will help you to boost up your immunity.

bandarbabu2000 last decade
Well, it appears that I was confused, but actually, we were on the same page. Don't know why I wrote Nat mur because I was thinking Mag phos.

I will do the alternating Mag phos and Nat phos, one in the AM and one in the PM in warm water.

Another episode did start up about mid-day today. I immediately took the Mag phos, applied the Di-Tone oil blend, and pressed the racquet ball and after about 15 minutes it subsided without going into a full-on attack. What a relief.
sarojishana last decade
Keep posting

bandarbabu2000 last decade

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