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homeopathy and eating disorders

I was shuffling through Kent's repertory and under MIND I found "refuses to eat" with 18 remedies listed. Refusing to eat is one of the main symptoms of mental anorexia. So, if looking for a remedy for mental anorexia one should probably choose one of those remedies (after considering other symptoms)?
This is a theoretical question. It just came to my mind and I wanted to discuss it :)
  Selina on 2005-05-04
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
You can do this with ANY symptom!.

An anorexic needs constitutional

This means matching the character of the patient to that of the remedy.

If you had a person who had hot feet in bed , had a bowel motion soon after waking . Who ate little or no breakfast but was ravenous at noon. Who had a quick up and over temper. Dry itchy skin etc etc .

Then that person matches Sulphur and that remedy would help or cure the anorexia ----- BUT NOT OTHERWISE .

Homeopathy is about people not remedies.
passkey last decade
Passkey, I know what homeopathy is about, don't worry :)
I put my question wrong - I wanted to know if "refusing to eat" can be treated as a key symptom - or is it one of the minor ones?
And a question for anyone - have any of you experience with treating eating disorders homeopathicaly?
Selina last decade
OK __

Not as a key symptom but as a major consideration if you are trying to deceide between two or three remedies. The mentals count high -- but not as high as Generalities.
passkey last decade

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