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calc carb self-prescribed mistake

so i self-prescribed some calc carb because i found it in the Remedy Finder when i punched in all my symptoms (lower back pain, headaches, warts on my toe, constant nagging appetite, arthritic wrists).
i bought 6c and took 5 pellets three times a day as that was what was suggested on the tube (boiron). i took it for three days in total.
althoungh my backpain went away, my headaches increased and everything else stayed the same.
however, i became anxious and listless, afraid of engaging activities, very cold and tired all the time, close to tears, enraged and depressed at the same time. like a major case of over-tired and highly caffinated semi-functional delerium.

so... i'll stop witrh the self-diagnosis. but seriously, wow. wtf?

i welcome all thoughts on this...
  derangenoid on 2009-12-10
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
oh, forgot to add:

the first symptom i got was severe pain in my throat below the spot under my tongue where i dissolve the pills. this occured within about 12 hours of taking the first does. this was folled a few hours later by canker-like sores on my tongue. really, quite painful.

it was then that i started to scour this forum and decided to join.
derangenoid last decade
could anybody advise on what i should do/should have done/shouldn't do?

i mean other than just not self-prescribe.

any thoughts on the potency or dosage frequency, single dosing vs daily etc?
derangenoid last decade
i'm gonna keep going on my own thread here... hopefully someone'll pipe in.

so i'm reading that calc carb is 'often used to treat the symptoms of anxiety and hypothyroidism'... so i guess since i've been feeling this freak-out mindstate (rage mixed with verge-of-tears feelings) and this painful throat under my tongue, it's acting on my thyroid and causing anxiety.

have i been taking too much?
taking it to frequently?
derangenoid last decade
yesterday i only took my morning dose. after having a number of outbursts of anger and smashing a mouse (not the living kind) after experiencing some technical issues, i decided i was done completely with the treatment, until i was advised further.

last night i began to feel better.
today, minimal tongue sores, greatly reduced swelling in the glands (thyroid) under my tongue and a complete return to good and gentle spirits as i usually have.
back pain has returned again.

so - should i start to re-dose but in a smaller amount or was this a failed experiment from the get-go?

someone please advise...
derangenoid last decade

Seems like you initially overdid the dosage and got some unwanted symptoms, and with a single dose again you have anti doted them. Don't take any more doses for next 2 weeks. Let your body stabilise, then post your details, whatever problems you have, so that some body from the board can suggest you a remedy.
maheeru last decade
question - what's the single dose you speak of?
i took a dose of five pellets every eight hours over three days, ending with yesterday's morning dose. it wasn't a single dose, it was the last of a regime that i had desired to cancel.

again, my back is back to it's agonizing state but my mood is much better.

do you think i took too high a potency? too many pellets? too frequently?

do you still think i should wait two weeks and retry?
what about 1 pellet three times a day to decrease the dosing...
derangenoid last decade
Yes seems your last dose acted as an antidote to prior doses going by your narration.

Potency is not certainly high. But i guess the number of pellets and the way it's repeated didn't go down well with your system and you started proving the remedy(exhibiting accessory proving symptoms of a remedy).

Yes you'll have to let your body stabilise for atleast a week and preferably for 2 weeks. And then post your problems afresh, taking them in to account, a suitable remedy will be suggested, not necessarily, calc. carb.
maheeru last decade
will do.
i'm immediately drawn to nux vomica as an alternate, and potentially mores suited to me. the description of the nux vomica person is so close to me it's uncanny.
derangenoid last decade
ok wait and give details afresh and a new remedy will be suggested. Just hold on your impulse to take new remedies now including nux vom :). Seems you're a bit sensitive to homeopathic remedies, so you'll have to go cautiously with your further steps.
maheeru last decade
will do.
and thank you for helping me thus far, it feels great to have someone assisting me. :)
derangenoid last decade
happy holidays to everyone, assuming you got some days off - i'm in canada and we get a few around this time of year.

it's been almost three weeks.
i have taken no remedies in this period of time.
eager to hear your thoughts henceforth... please advise what i should do next.
derangenoid last decade
HI derangenoid

How are you doing with the symptoms you developed after Calc. carb. 6c?

And please give details as relevant to you based on the questionnaire given below.

Please give as much information as you can. Never feel that you're
'talking too much'. It's best if patient can answer in his/her own words.

Sex: Age: Marital status: Children: Occupation: Habits(like
smoking/ alcohol/ tobacco, partying etc):

1) Family Medical History:


Grandparents(Maternal and paternal):

Brothers and sisters:

Spouse and children:

2) Patient's Medical History: (Include vaccination history and the
reactions to them if any)

Major illnesses(Chronologically):

Operations(if any chronologically):

Present medication:

Previous medication:

3) a) Present your Complaints in order of priority:(Give as much information as you can in your own words without much reference to medical and technical terms.)

b) Can you connect these complaints to any other events? What was going on in your life personally, physically, emotionally, socially, environmentally when the complaints came on?

c) What are the things, which aggravate your suffering and which are those, which make you feel better? Example- time, temperature, pressure, rubbing, washing, eating, tight clothing, movement, climate, music, consolation, thunderstorm, exam or other important events, smell, noise,light etc. Are you worse on any particular side of the body ?

4) Physical Profile:

Colour of hair: Colour of eyes: Skin: Complexion: Build: Posture:
Height: Weight: Nails: Other

5) Mental Profile:

a) Describe yourself in your own words:

b) Any grief, broken relationship, any anger/resentment against anybody, any fears, any phobias?

c) Do you have any strange, peculiar or unusual symptom or feelings? How are you different from others?

6) a) If Female:(Describe in detail where ever necessary)

Age of Puberty: Cycle of periods:

Please describe the irregularities in periods, like pains, moods, flow
type, clots, sensations etc if there are any?

Pregnancy problems—before/during/after delivery: Number of pregnancies:

If Menopause—headaches/flushes/sweats/dryness/mood swings/memory?

Any problem with intercourse?

b) If Male:

Any problem with intercourse or sexual organs?

7) Do you think you are able to satisfy your sexual desires in general?

8) What do you crave for in food items and in general and what are your aversions in food items and in general?

9) Describe your thirst and hunger? (Examples: Average or Excessive or
thirstless or loss of appetite or any other associated details)?

10) Describe your sleep? Do you have a particular posture of sleeping?
Are there any Recurring or significant dreams?

11) Describe about discharges (colour/odour/consistency)? [ Nasal, from ear or sweat (where do you sweat more? head/trunk/limbs etc), stool and urine.]

12) what is your preference—in climate, weather? (Examples: sun/shade/cold
dry/cold damp/hot humid/not extreme/well ventilated)

13) Other details you want to say or if there are any peculiar things going on in your physical or emotional plane.
maheeru last decade
that's a lot of info to write down... also, i have a tendancy to submit prematurely, so give me a couple days to jot it all down and make sure it's thorough.

derangenoid last decade
ok but don't think much and proof read much, because it's most likely that spontaneous words and answers may give some clues and hints.
maheeru last decade
(this is long! i was thorough, i believe)

The Calc. carb. symptoms went away almost immediately, although during it's span i did have to deal with a few people while being so quick-tempered and agitated, so i'm a bit embarrassed possibly. also, it's been a stressful holiday for possibly a number of reasons, lots of travelling, sleeping in beds other than my own, lots of family and in-laws to contend with, so i'm not 100% sure whether i'm still feeling stress from it or not.
i have been quick to temper and a bit anxious/obsessive of late, but that's not entirely rare. the physical symptoms are gone, and i have had very few headaches and back aches in comparison to before i took the remedy - but i also went to a chiropractor, maybe that adjusted my back (which he said would also reduce my headaches). i have not been to one before.

my responses:

Male, 34
Engaged to be married, living with fiance, no children yet, two cats.
I'm an IT Logistics Analyst. this is a fast-paced job and i'm also on-call 24/7 for emergencies, which come up a few times a week. in my spare time i get creative with food and writing and a lot of painting, hopefully for financial gain some day.
I no longer smoke cigarettes but have for a few years at a time. i drink fairly regularly (a few beers or a glass of wine a night) and more on weekends/special events. if i don't go out on a potential 'night-out' i feel i have wasted an opportunity and fear i will be sad when Monday rolls around, so i tend to go out as much as possible, but now that i am engaged this is winding down. i like to go out and dance at a dance club or a social drinking place, or go to an art gallery or anything other than stay at home - unless i'm working on a project or doing one of my arts. i smoke marijuana, but mostly just a tiny amount at night before bed... i used to smoke a lot all day long a few years back but i alleviated a lot of my anxiety and depression by quitting and have only began smoking before bed as i have trouble sleeping.

1) Family Medical History:

Dad sleeps very poorly, always has since adulthood. natural sleep remedies tend to help him. male-pattern bald.
suffered with an intestinal infection (c. diff.) a few years back that resulted in crohn's disease and some irritable bowel syndrome. he take a pill (salofolk) and lots of vitamins to keep it away.
he has had arthroscopic surgery on his knees as they have begun to grind and become painful, one has osteoarthritis in it. he has hyper-tension and takes medication for it and his blood pressure reads normally as a result.
Mom has acid reflux and can't handle any intense food, always gets indigestion. complains of sinus pain frequently. mom has had operations on both her hands and feet to deal with severe osteoarthritis. mom has developed insomnia over the last few years and has found that the natural sleep remedies do not assist. mom suffers from anxiety but does not acknowledge it. she seems to be living in a world governed mostly by fears and duties.

Grandparents(Maternal and paternal):
father's father - died at 50 of stomach cancer (adenocarcinoma). he suffered from intense migraines and took excessive amounts of un-coated aspirin, this is suspected to be the cause of his stomach issue. he was also hypertensive.
father's mother - supposedly dies of a massive stroke at 82, but this occurred in her sleep and is not 100% verified. she suffered from arteriosclerosis, had had a double by-pass at age 74. she had had several heart attacks, 9 or more. she had bronchiectiasis. for the few years before her death she suffered from severe anxiety mixed with depression. small spots of skin cancer. psoriasis as well.
mother's father - died of lymphoadenoma of the kidney at 76. had had a heart attack in his 60s and suffered from glaucoma. lots of fractures as he was a hellion as a young adult.
mother's mother - died of a severe stroke at age 84. she was obese and suffered from osteo-arthritis.

Brothers and sisters:
two sisters, both are in great health and have suffered from anxiety at some point. both have children and are happily married.
i am the youngest of the three, the middle child suffers from eczema in her ear and on her scalp and had some asthma. her daughter has vitalego.
the eldest has contracted every communicable disease i can think of including necrotizing fasciitis and herpes but is not suffering adversely from anything currently. she gets ill at the drop of a hat and shows massive symptoms (her poison oak blisters looked like golf balls), but seems to get over everything just fine. immune system is suspect i'd say.

Spouse and children:
no kids.
my fiance has no diseases to speak of but suffered from depression as a teen. she took medication for it (which didn't help, didn't help me or my grandma or anyone else i know) but eventually grew out of it and/or resolved it through developing her life. she went to a shrink to discuss her life with her parents and this seemed to help her out some too.

2) Patient's Medical History:
Vaccinations & reactions:
MMR - measles, mumps, rubella
DPTP - diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio
Hepatitis A & B - started these but i am not 100% sure i finished and may need to start again.

Major illnesses(Chronologically):
not sure what makes something major.
these are illnesses and injuries i have suffered that have had a major impact on my life. if they are not true 'major illnesses', consider them 'complaints'.

i put my back out when i was a teenager (about 18) in an accident resulting in a slipped disk. i have had major troubles with it, sometimes resulting in loss of work, ever since. on and off, it's been persistent. i can generally get rid of it until someone asks me to help them move or i try yoga or have too much creative sex and then i'm out for a few weeks. i went to a chiropractor and have felt much better but that was just a few weeks ago.

i have suffered from many intense headaches since my early years. not true migraines, but frequent and intense headaches - sometime with migraine-like symptoms including light-flashes and light-sensitivity. i generally have to sleep the big ones off and they don't respond to painkillers. the smaller ones are easier to handle and much more frequent. if i have a bad sleep or not enough of it, i will have a debilitating headache until i sleep, medication will not help. the chiropractor told me his adjustments would assist the headaches and except for hangovers and loss of sleep headaches, i have not had one since - but that has only been since the last two weeks or so.

i have suffered from depression and anxiety for many years, though things have subsided greatly in the last 5 years. from the age of 18 on, i've had depression (usually caused after bouts of unbearable anxiety, including the fear i will become depressed) sometimes making it impossible to live a normal life and hold a job. in general i have fought through it but without the ability to prosper and flourish as i was always paralyzed with fear or too upset to be content.
i took medication for it but this did not resolve the issue. i took at least 6 different medications over the 10 years or more i went through this, saw psychologists and psychiatrist, went through 'cognitive behavioral therapy', but nothing assisted. i saw a naturopath/homeopath about 4 years ago and she set me on the right path. she prescibed some homeopathic remedies (i can't recall which ones) that i took for a short time but i wasn't sure if they worked - i assumed it was psychosomatic. she also spoke to me about utilizing my power and my relationship to the universe.
i feel i made the changes myself through her guidance and began seeing the world anew. my anxiety and depression abated quickly and i have been truly happy for the last two years. i never get depressed, but still struggle with some mild anxiety from time to time.

i suffer from insomnia frequently and have since i was about 28.

i have been hospitalized on an emergency basis twice, once for banging my head about 2 or 3 years ago - cracked it really hard while i was alone, had a concussive dementia wherein my brain swelled which caused me to have a fit that i only remember as a bad dream, but i threw things around my apartment before passing out for 18 hours or so.
i went to the hospital when i woke up the next night and had a cat scan and a checkup, but there was nothing they could do. i lost memory of the event and was unable to retain new long-term memories for about a month. i behaved erratically and was unfit to live on my own, but surprisingly this ended after i accidentally banged my head a second time.
i have suffered a loss of problem solving skills, increased frustration, poor memory, poor ability to learn new things and a general slow-down of my mind, but also a gentler and far more calm and patient nature emerged. over the last two years or so this has slowly adjusted back to more the way i was before the incident, but i am definitely a changed man.

my second hospitalization occurred after i was stung by a wasp and had an anaphylactic response. i have a sever allergy it would seem so i have begun immunotherapy, which is essentially allergy shots. i am going to have to continue the shots for a five year span, about four more years now.

Operations(if any chronologically):
no operations i can recall.

Present medication:
i am taking Aldara topically for an extremely aggressive wart on my left big toe. freezing and home therapies (banana peel, garlic, duct tape, etc) have not helped. it has begun to spread. it's a mean one. Aldara seems to be helping.
i am also taking the wasp venom shots for the allergy.
i take small amounts of tadafil to prolong sexual encounters.

Previous medication:
i have taken a bunch of drugs for anxiety and depression, but cannot recall all of them or how long i was on them. they include paxil and welbutrin.

3) Complaints in order of priority:
b) Can you connect these complaints to any other events? What was going on in your life personally, physically, emotionally, socially, environmentally when the complaints came on?
c) What are the things, which aggravate your suffering and which are those, which make you feel better? Example- time, temperature, pressure, rubbing, washing, eating, tight clothing, movement, climate, music, consolation, thunderstorm, exam or other important events, smell, noise,light etc. Are you worse on any particular side of the body ?

frustration/anger/impatience - i am very easily frustrated by people, am very impatient and am very quick to anger. i feel almost that i have to resort to aggression in order to prove my point or be heard, though i know this is not true. when i have work to do, or a place to be, i am very focused on my goal and find other people are often in the way. it's been enough to have me dubbed as a jerk on a number of occasions. afterwards, i feel bad and exposed for being that way.
b) i have become more patient since i banged my head, but have also become quicker to frustration and anger.
c) these reactions are directly related to how stressed out i am or under how much pressure. it is very bad at or around the work hours, or when conducting some other sensitive business - dinner parties where i am cooking, working on technical issues at home, etc. definitely aggravated by stress or anxiety, see below. nothing relieves it but removal from the situation

headaches - (see above)
b) no, i seem to have always had them.
c) sleep deprivation is definitely a cause of the big ones, so see below regarding insomnia.
the recent chiropractic visit seems to have assisted - perhaps that's the cure?

anxiety/stress - my major bout with debilitating anxiety has ended but i still suffer from it from time to time. see above for additional details.
b) often shaky on the way to work, social events etc, the onset of any pressure is preceded with anxiety. seems to be somewhat learned as i feel my mother is preoccupied with fearful thoughts of things falling, not working, being dangerous, generally negative. i stay up at night worrying about things i have to do or things i may have done, like social indiscretions, etc.
c) coffee does not help, marijuana does not help, both seem to aggravate. i HATE wristwatches, they make me very anxious - clocks are similarly disrupting. i have found no way to relive it, it's just generally present most of the time, worse or better at various times. worse on mondays and in the morning (the period before i enter a stressful situation)

back pain (see above)
b) i got off a bicycle after an energetic sexual experience and slipped a disk. this recurs now frequently
c) strenuous activity - moving heavy objects, sometimes sex, sometimes excessive - aggravate it or bring it on. it stays until it goes and i have found that only time cures it. hanging from a bar by my hands or swimming (floating in water) help, as does walking. lying down or sitting make it worse.
the recent chiropractic visit seems to have assisted - perhaps that's the cure?

weird bowl movements - i have what a specialist described as 'sticky' feces. it would seem that my BMs are sloppy and poorly formed, overly wet without being diarrhea. they never seem to completely evacuate and require a lot of wiping and several re-visits to the bathroom for further clean-up. think of it like the caboose never leaves the station when expected then exits slowly over the next few hours. seems to be because they are mushy and never firm. it can cause irritation in the area, and occasionally a mess or reason to not be naked.
b) i can't remember not having this issue
c) i take a fibre supplement (psyllium husks) everyday. they bulk up the BMs and make them defined and solid and easier to pass completely. if i miss a day, it goes back to the way it was. dehydration can help, but that's not a solution.

insomnia/poor sleep - sometimes i find it hard to fall asleep but generally the issue is staying asleep. i often wake at about 0400h and cannot get back to sleep. when i do sleep, i sleep very lightly
b) comes on more in stressful periods of my life, but not exclusively
c) stress, anxiety. i dwell on things all night when my mind should be resting. i am sensitive to sound at night - it wakes me easily.

arthritis - arthritic pain in my little finger, forefinger, thumb and wrist on both hands. my mother has the same pains.
b) has been developing for the last year or two
c) cold aggravates it as does strenuous use of my hands, working out and lifting weights, typing.

warts on my toes - see above
b) picked up the wart from a gym change room floor i suspect. it spread from the inside of my left big toe to the other side and to the adjacent side of the next toe down. one wart was removed successfully after about 9 months of freezing treatments, but came back 6 months later with a vengeance and began to spread, forcing me to seek alternate treatments
c) nothing increases or decreases it. i treated it with duct tape, banana peel and garlic, but no fix. Aldara seems to be working.

acne - i have cyst-like acne across my shoulders, red blemishes on my buttocks and get frequent pimples on my face around my lips and below my lip above my chin
b) started in puberty
c) removing as much sugar and fat as i can from my diet has helped my shoulder zits. i do not know how to get rid of the pimples on my bottom or my face, nothing really seems to help - but sugar, caffeine and fat definitely make them worse.

appetite - i over eat.
b) i seem to be hungry all the time, almost like a reaction to boredom or simply being awake. i start planning dinner as soon as i wake up. i never feel full until i feel way too full and can't move - binge eating at every meal. i then feel hungry as soon as i feel a little less full, and want more food.
c) seems to be something i need to control cognitively, but haven't found the trick yet.

lowered immune system - i get cold really easily. colds and flus. they affect me greatly, my symptoms seem to be very defeating.
b) no
c) i get them a lot after i work out so i started taking glutamine after a work out, which has helped a lot.

foot pain - the bottoms of my feet, ball and heel, very painful - like my bones are pressing down on my thin skin.
b) my feet have started to ache a lot ever since i moved to an apartment with hardwood floors. did not suffer this before, i have never had any foot issues or pain.
c) standing in the kitchen cooking, standing, walking - shoes help it out a lot. slippers, etc.

memory/mind - still feel foggy and forgetful
b) ever since i banged my head
c) has been getting better slowly, but i miss being as quick and reliable as i was

allergies - i suffer from many small food allergies, an allergy to Sulfa (an antibiotic) and an allergy to wasp venom (see above)
b) i get sinus headaches from various wines, beers, etc. sometimes i get small reactions to certain foods but they are all fruits and a few fungi - red apples, eggplants, yellow zucchini, black fungus.
c) i find if i eat too much of the fruit i will get an itchy throat, some wheezing and irritability. i can generally avoid it by eating less and have gotten over most allergies. it's been a while since eggplants affected me. i can eat 1 red apple a day without issue, but 2 will cause a reaction.
i am getting immunotherapy for the wasp venom, this should be effective

baldness - i'm going bald. i also have extremely fine, thin hair where i do have hair.
b) probably genetic
c) nothing helps... it's just so sad. i want thick hair.

psoriasis - in my ear. maybe eczema? not sure.
b) got it as an adult, never left
c) nothing fixes or helps or makes it worse that i know of

4) Physical Profile:

blond/dirty brown
yellowy Caucasian skin tone. i get a yellowy tan in the summer.
i am tall and thin, but skinny-fat (thin arms and legs, barrel-ish chest). prone to breast-like fat developments on my chest, which no man wants. find it hard to stay slim in the chest/gut.
my long neck protrudes a bit and i slouch, probably because i am tall and lanky
currently struggling to maintain a good weight. i liked my physique best at 163lbs, but have been fluctuating by a few pounds on either side of 175 for the last year or so.
my nails are generally strong - so strong i can't bite them, i have long nail beds, they go right to the end of my finger so any nail length looks like i have long nails.
i have baby-fine, thin hair.

5) Mental Profile:

a) Describe yourself in your own words:
i am jumpy, excitable, insecure, immature (in a fun way, i like to think), clever and creative. i have had a long history of wanting to create as opposed to just work. i am an artist in most senses of the word, painting, writing, cooking, music. i am a scientist as well, testing things, experimenting, trying to figure out how everything works. i love music and dancing, movies, art, science, animals. i would much rather be cooking or chatting about the world of science or art than doing anything else.
i am impatient, go off on tangents, always ALWAYS mentally active, sometimes hyperactive, a bit moody, very spontaneous, quick to anger but also quick to joy. defensive with a short temper. passionate may be a good adjective. prone to a bit of drama. i like to party and go out and have fun and feel that staying home at night is often a real let down - like i'm missing out on a party, and that makes me very sad. i am outgoing, when not shy, and not shy for long when i am. i worry what people think of me, to the point that i sometimes just want to be a loner to i do not feel this social pressure. it's often easier.
generally positive and helpful and always want to make things work out for everyone, at home or at work. i work very hard and tend to be a perfectionist. perhaps a bit obsessive. i like patterns and symmetry. i'm known to be generous and a nice guy, easy to get to know - but can become a jerk if i get too edgy or frustrated or defensive. a big personality.
i like knowing everything and always strive to learn more about everything.
very curious and fascinated by many things.
i have a fear of being alone but generally do not make deep long lasting friendships as i tire of people's issues and have had many of my own. not much for team sports.
always been known as a weirdo.

b) Any grief, broken relationship, any anger/resentment against anybody, any fears, any phobias?
no major grief, but have always been deeply upset at the end of a relationship - get my heart broken easily. i have resentment towards those who have dumped me or left me in mean or sudden ways, which i feel makes sense. i am still friends with my longest term ex-girlfriend as we ended it mutually without anger. i have a bit of resentment towards one sister who i feel bullied me all through our childhood. we are more or less good friends now after i told her how i felt when we became adults.

c) Do you have any strange, peculiar or unusual symptom or feelings? How are you different from others?
i wish i could explain. i am not like others. i get told this all the time. i can't explain it, other than to say that maybe i'm a crazy-genius. just never what others expect or find easy to digest.

6) b) If Male:

Any problem with intercourse or sexual organs?

7) Do you think you are able to satisfy your sexual desires in general?
indeed. i am very happy sexually. every man wants to last longer or have more stamina, but i am not complaining. i take small amounts of tadafil (viagra) to prolong experiences. this makes everyone happier i think.

8) What do you crave for in food items and in general and what are your aversions in food items and in general?
i crave pizza more than life itself. pepperoni.
i like cheese a lot. i like cured meats, tacos, indian food, curry, spicy food, chocolate, pastries.
no aversions to anything except still learning to appreciate fish, but doing really well at it. i dislike organs (liver, kidneys, etc) but like pate and pho which have all sorts of organs in it.
i find rice and pasta a bit too boring, but everything is good.

9) Describe your thirst and hunger? (Examples: Average or Excessive or
thirstless or loss of appetite or any other associated details)?
see above about my appetite - i am almost always hungry and stop eating because i feel i need to, not because i'm full. but i can go for many hours without eating, once i start i find it hard to stop.
i never feel comfortable drinking and eating at the same time, strangely enough.
sometimes i get thirsty but generally drink because i hope it will be good for my health or help stave off headaches.

10) Describe your sleep? Do you have a particular posture of sleeping?
Are there any Recurring or significant dreams?
my sleep sucks. i find it hard to start, toss and turn, and find it hard to continue sleeping the whole night. i sleep about 4 hours a night, sometimes more.
see above

11) Describe about discharges (colour/odour/consistency)? [ Nasal, from ear or sweat (where do you sweat more? head/trunk/limbs etc), stool and urine.]
dry nasal passages and dry boogers.
waxy ears, need a lot of cleaning.
i do not sweat much and when i do, it has no odour. rarely need deodorant. i sweat from my palms, wrists (weird, i know), feet and genitals and bottom.
stool (see above) is sticky and problematic, require a fibre supplement to have a normal BM.
urine... nothing to describe i don't think. yellow and salty, sometimes not very yellow if i drank a lot of water. that's normal.

12) what is your preference—in climate, weather? (Examples: sun/shade/cold
dry/cold damp/hot humid/not extreme/well ventilated)
i hate the cold, i love the heat.
i like heat and humidity, florida/georgia/southern states temperature is nice, i hate the cold and do not like being cool. everyone looks better when they're sweaty, i find it sexy.
it's a big deal too... i was born in canada but would love to move someplace warm if i could convince my fiance and we could both get jobs there.

13) Other details you want to say or if there are any peculiar things going on in your physical or emotional plane.
i think i have given you everything i can give in the above questions... i hope i have been thorough
derangenoid last decade

Will get back to you in a couple of days.
maheeru last decade
Hi derangenoid

please get arnica 30c, 200c, 1M and Natrum. sulph. 30c.

On day one--take arnica 30c only one dose in empty stomach.

On day two---take arnica 200c only one dose in empty stomach.

On day three--take arnica 1M only one dose in empty stomach.

Exactly 2 weeks later from the dose of arnica 1M, take Natrum sulph. 30c three doses on a single day.

Report after 10 days there after.
maheeru last decade
wow, not sure what happened but i was not notified via email that you had responded.

thank you for the prescription! i'll get right on it.

i did want to add a note or two... i've thought of a few things after i first did my write-up and also have been seeking a bit of treatment elsewhere for various issues while i waited, and as a result my symptoms have altered slightly. please let me know if this changes anything - i won't be starting any of my treatments until tomorrow at the earliest.

first - i have a wiggly thumbnail on my right hand. it undulates along it's bed as it grows. ripply. no big deal (but i was asked to write about my nails).

second - my back and headaches have been so much better after only just two treatments at the chiropractor. i'm not sure which is the wisest therapy for those issues, but they seem to be diminshing greatly.
the backache is still aggrivated by back-stretching and heavy lifting and i still get headaches from lack of sleep and from atmospheric pressure changes, but daily for-no-good-reason headaches are gone.

third - my fiance and i noticed that i used to get colds all the time while i lived in a basement apartment thoroughly covered in dust and cat hair. since moving in with her and her cleanliness, they have greatly dimished. is it related to the dust/pollutants/irritants? i have tested not significantly high in any allergy (other than my occaisional food and wine allergies, and the wasp allergy), but get frequent sinus congestion and sinus related-headaches. is there a correlation? i'm always clearing my sinus passages.

fourth - the wart on my toe is dying more everyday since taking aldara. i do not like using chemical medices, but this one is helping me and as it was only getting worse, i decided it was best to try it out. glad i have.
thoughts on that?

please let me know if this changes any of the prescription and if i should stop treatment for the wart and back!
derangenoid last decade
...also, i have an allergy to sulphur... you sure Natrum. sulph. 30c will be ok?
derangenoid last decade

That's possible you might have unchecked the notify option by mistake. Even if it was not so, it's still possible because i too have that problem even when the option is checked.

NO what you have added doesn't change my suggestions above. YOu can go ahead with arnica and natrum sulph. with peace of mind and let me know the response there after.

I'm afraid, you will have to stop aldara. From homeopathic point of view warts are not to be suppressed with external application or internal meds that would work for that symptom alone.

Your allergy to sulphur won't come in the way while taking natrum sulph. 30c. Just take 3 doses only.
maheeru last decade

my back was feeling inflamed sunday, probably from too much sex friday and saturday. worse monday to the point where i had to leave work and go to the chiropractor. this helped for the day but as the pain continued through tuesday, i returned to the chiropractor, but left feeling worse than when i had entered. within an hour i was completely incapable of standing, walking and even sitting.

i spent a full 1.5 days sleeping on the floor and crawling outside to urinate as i could not walk or stand, let alone get myself down the stairs to the bathroom. i was hospitalized yesterday and x-rayed.

i have been prescribed percocet for the agony and torodol for the inflamation/muscle relaxation. in order to avoid screaming from pain, i feel i should continue these medications until my back is eased. currently i can walk, sit and stand, though i am incapacble of work for the time being.

please let me know if i should continue the homeopathic treatment as usual - i have the natrum sulfuricum 30c doses to take sunday, followed by a report on symptoms 10 days later.
derangenoid last decade

You can go ahead on sunday if you feel better else take the doses next week as you feel ease with your back.

If you want a remedy for this specific back pain episode, then please give details like location, sensation, worsening and making better factors and any associated symptoms.
maheeru last decade
ok... as this is a long term issue and was truly severe this week, i want to finish the medication. unless i can take the previously prescribed homeopathic remedies and the painkillers and anti-inflamatories at the same time, i'll wait until i'm off these allopthic drugs. i'll choose the day to restart the homeo and report back as you suggested, 10 days after the 3 doses are taken.

as for your suggestion on curing the back, i'll give you all the details - maybe i'll try that next time it comes up:

back seems to be an issue with a herniated or otherwise bulging disk at the L4-L5 vertebrae impactring the nerves there. there is sometimes L3 vertebra symptoms as well. the area it'self (see pic) is hot to the touch when at the height of it's trauma and sore to the touch. intense constant pain down the outside of the thighs to the knees, all through the lower back and buttocks. unable to put any weight on the legs or move them voluntarily at all. spine was twisted with spasm.
could not sit without back and leg spasms, could not stand or walk at all.
laying down helps, but not for more than a few hours at a time. cannot lay legs flat, must be bent at the knee and preferably supported by pillows. at the height of the issue i could not lift my left foot off the ground but i could move it manually (with my hands).
ice-packs (on for 15min, off for 15min) eases the inflamation.

this one was likely caused by pelvic thrusts and present long-term damage i experienced as a teenager that has never been corrected.
it is agrivated by heavy lifting, pelvic movement (some excersize, sex, etc) and long periods of sitting.
physiotherapy (aimed at strengthening the abdominal muscles at the sides, front and bottom of my waist - keigel excersizes, ab and oblique excersizes) have not assisted. they were designed to put the strain off the back but don't change anything in regards to sex-related use of my pelvis. ultimately not helpful.

i'm at a loss on solving this issue.
any advise would be appreciated - both is easing the existing damage and preventing it from ever happening again!

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derangenoid last decade
HI Get Sulphur 30c and Kali carb 200c.

Take sulphur 30c thrice daily for two days and report how you feel about this back pain after 2 or 3 days. It's ok to take this med. along with modern medicine but give suitable gap like 2 hours between the medicines.
maheeru last decade
Take sulphur 30c thrice daily for two days and report. what about the kali carb?
derangenoid last decade

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