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Anybody pls. help me Depression / Anxiety / Sleepless

Male , 35. Weight 54, Height 5'6' I'm suffering from depression for almost 10 yrs. Tried alopath for years but did not able to overcome the issue.
I feel very sad all over the day & thinks about future. Cant sleep at night without sleeping pills.Nowadays I have started 2-3 pills at night for sleep.

Pls. help.
 
  brajagopal on 2013-06-25
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
1 Let modesty not prevent a full statement.

2. The success of the prescription depends largely upon your ability to describe your symptoms

3. Whatever is not as it should be is a symptom and must be recorded.

4 Check out these undermentioned threads for describing your symptoms.
http://www.abchomeopathy.com/forum2.php/385334/
http://www.abchomeopathy.com/forum2.php/385266/
Please answer the following questions

in a descriptive manner after careful analysis
and recollection of previous experiences and happenings to select proper medicine.

Patient ID or Name : Sex: Age:
Height : Weight : Country :
1. Describe your main suffering? (Describe symptoms)
2. What other physical/mental sufferings in past, you had ?
3. What mental sufferings / feelings do you have associated with your physical
sufferings?
4. What exactly do you feel when you are at your worst?
5. When did it all start? Can you connect it to any past event or disease?
6. Which time of the day you are worst?
7. What are the things which aggravate your suffering and which are those which
ameliorate the same?
8. Do your think your sufferings have relation to any external stimuli (like, change of
place) or any internal biological changes in the body, like, menses (in females)?
9. When do you feel better, during hot weather or cold weather, humid or dry weather?
10. Describe your general mental set up? Are you Moody, Arrogant, Mild, Agreeable
Changeable, Nervous, Suspicious, Easily offended, Quiet, Arguing, Irritating, Lazy etc.
- How do you feel before or during a thunderstorm?
- Do you like being consoled during your tough times?
- Are you sensitive to external stimuli like smell, noise, light etc?
- Do you have any typical habit or gesture like nail biting, causeless
weeping, talking to one self etc?
- How do you feel about your friends, family, your children and especially your
husband / wife?
11. What are your fears and do you dream of any situation repeatedly?
12. What do you crave for in food items and what are your aversions?
13. How is your thirst: Less, Normal or Excessive?
14. How if your hunger: Less, Normal or Excessive?
15. Is there any kind of food which your body can’t stand?
16. Is your sweat normal or less or more? Where does it sweat more: Head, Trunk or
Limbs?
17. How is your bowel movement and stool type?
18. How well do you sleep? Do you have a particular posture of sleeping?
19. Do you think you are able to satisfy your sexual desires in general?
20. How do you think you are different from others, if at all?
21. What medications have been taken earlier by you to treat the diseases and do you
have any particular symptom surfacing after the medication?
22. Nature of work, what do you do for living?
23. What major diseases are running in your family?
24. Describe, how do you look like? Describe your overall appearance
25. Attached here your photographs of the affected area. (if required/optional)
26. (ONLY FOR FEMALES)
Please answer the following questions:
(Please give details of your past menstruation if you have attained menopause.)
- Are the periods early, regular or late in general? How long do they last?
- Do you suffer from any kind of physical or mental discomfort before, during or after
the periods?
- Is the flow scanty, normal or excessive?
- Is the blood thick bright red or pale watery?
- Do you notice any clots in the flow?
27. Any special points you feel necessary to mention
 
anuj srivastava 7 years ago
Patient ID or Name :Brajagopal Sex: Male Age:35
Height :5 ft 6 inc Weight : 54 kg Country : India

1. Describe your main suffering? (Describe symptoms)

Lowmood always,sometime irritating.Feels depressed. Lack of energy.Dont want to talk to anybody. Like to be lay down on the bed alone. hates social activities. Spends sleepless night.

2. What other physical/mental sufferings in past, you had ?

Gas & acidity from childhood.

3. What mental sufferings / feelings do you have associated with your physical
sufferings?

I have told my mental sufferings.

4. What exactly do you feel when you are at your worst?

I lay down on bed with all of the windows closed & life seems a burden.

5. When did it all start? Can you connect it to any past event or disease?

It started almost 10 yrs ago.

6. Which time of the day you are worst?

Morning.

7. What are the things which
aggravate your suffering and which are those which
ameliorate the same?

Hot weather & sunshine.

8. Do your think your sufferings have relation to any external stimuli (like, change of
place) or any internal biological changes in the body, like, menses (in females)?

NO.

9. When do you feel better, during hot weather or cold weather, humid or dry weather?

I feel better at cold weather. Cant tolerate hot weather.

10. Describe your general mental set up? Are you Moody, Arrogant, Mild, Agreeable
Changeable, Nervous, Suspicious, Easily offended, Quiet, Arguing, Irritating, Lazy etc.

I'm very polite but nervous.Often very irritating mood.

- How do you feel before or during a thunderstorm?

I like thunderstorm.

- Do you like being consoled during your tough times?

No.
- Are you sensitive to external stimuli like smell, noise, light etc?

I cant bear loud noise or noisy places,Hates lights,likes dark.

- Do you have any typical habit or gesture like nail biting, causeless
weeping, talking to one self etc?

No.

- How do you feel about your friends, family, your children and especially your
husband / wife?

I'm caring to themselves.

11. What are your fears and do you dream of any situation repeatedly?

Nothing special.

12. What do you crave for in food items and what are your aversions?

I crave for sweets.

13. How is your thirst: Less, Normal or Excessive?

Normal

14. How if your hunger: Less, Normal or Excessive?

Normal

15. Is there any kind of food which your body can’t stand?

No.

16. Is your sweat normal or less or more? Where does it sweat more: Head, Trunk or
Limbs?

Sweat more on head.

17. How is your bowel movement and stool type?

Bowel regular,Stool normal.

18. How well do you sleep? Do you have a particular posture of sleeping?

I have to take sleeping pills for sleeping. Sometimes 2-3 pills.

19. Do you think you are able to satisfy your sexual desires in general?

No.

20. How do you think you are different from others, if at all?

I dont think so.

21. What medications have been taken earlier by you to treat the diseases and do you
have any particular symptom surfacing after the medication?
I have taken antidepressants & sleeping pills for last 10 yrs or so. If I stop medicine I relapses.

22. Nature of work, what do you do for living?

I'm an accountant but right now jobless due to poor health.

23. What major diseases are running in your family?
nerve disease,depression.

24. Describe, how do you look like? Describe your overall appearance

I'm male 35.Height 5'6',weight 54 kg. Very simple to look. Have spectacles.
 
brajagopal 7 years ago
Alumina 30 three times daily for 5 days and then morning dose for 3 days report for furher advise .pl donot worry .
 
akshaymohl 7 years ago
Thanks Akshaymohl.Is Dr. Anuj Srivastav agree with it ? I want to check with him because he started the conversation with me. Pls. dont mind
 
brajagopal 7 years ago
I'm waiting for Dr. Anuj Srivastava to reply me.
 
brajagopal 7 years ago
Pl ignore this advise ..I usally donot interfere .Sorry Dr Anuj.
 
akshaymohl 7 years ago
Bump post to the top of forum
 
simone717 7 years ago
please answer the u/m qstns.i will keep on asking till the time i am satisfied.


is your sweat normal or less or more? where does it sweat more: head, trunk or
limbs?

sweat more on head.do you wet the pillow at night?



19. do you think you are able to satisfy your sexual desires in general?

no.why ?

. what do you crave for in food items and what are your aversions?

i crave for sweets. any problems after eating sweets?


do you add additional salt to your food?

any aggravation from conversation?

does the presence of others aggravate your symptoms?

do you feel nervous in company?

do weep when alone?

any trembling?

why do you think ,you have started having these problems?
calamities at home,business breakdown,etc etc?

any numbness anywhere?

is music tolerable?

any itching any where,any skin disease which has been suppressed using ointments?

is warm milk ok with you/?

are you comfortable urinating in presence of others like in cinema halls?

can you pass stool easily if you have a perception that people are in and around your room?
 
anuj srivastava 7 years ago
please answer the u/m qstns.i will keep on asking till the time i am satisfied.


is your sweat normal or less or more? where does it sweat more: head, trunk or
limbs?

Sweat more. Head & face specially.

sweat more on head.do you wet the pillow at night?

No.

19. do you think you are able to satisfy your sexual desires in general?

no.
why ? I have sexual weakness.

. what do you crave for in food items and what are your aversions?

i crave for sweets. any problems after eating sweets?

No.
do you add additional salt to your food?
No.
any aggravation from conversation?
No.
does the presence of others aggravate your symptoms?
Sometimes.
do you feel nervous in company?
Sometimes
do weep when alone?
No.
any trembling?
No.
why do you think ,you have started having these problems?
calamities at home,business breakdown,etc etc?
Nothing special.
any numbness anywhere?
No.
is music tolerable?
No. Only soft music is acceptable.
any itching any where,any skin disease which has been suppressed using ointments?
No.
is warm milk ok with you/?
Yes.
are you comfortable urinating in presence of others like in cinema halls?
No.
can you pass stool easily if you have a perception that people are in and around your room? No.
 
brajagopal 7 years ago
do you look your age or appear many years older to what your age is.?

(SLEEP AND DREAMS)

- State when and under what circumstances you are abnormally drowsy or sleepy?
- State when and under what circumstances you have yawning is it painful or spasmodic?
- State all troubles of symptoms occurring before, during or after sleep of just when falling to sleep?
- State all troubles that come on when you awaken and how you awaken, what awakens you during the night?
- Are you a sound, deep or a light sleeper?
- What causes the sleeplessness?
20
- When and under what circumstance are you sleepless?
- What seems to keep you awake when first going to bed or when awaken during night?
- Do you awaken often during the night?
- Is the sleep restful and refreshing?
- How do you feel when first awaking and on first arising in the morning?
- Do you take a nap or sleep during day?
- Are you easy or hard to awaken?
- Do you sleep quietly or toss or roll about in bed during sleep?
- Do you like to sleep with the head high or low?
- Do you have night mares? Describe of what?
- Do you snore loudly?
- Do you moan, scream or make other noise during sleep?
- Have you grating or grinding of teeth during sleep?
- Do you dream much? Do you remember them?
- Do the dream trouble you after waking?
- In what part of night do you dream?
- Do you dream the same dream over the same night or later?
- Are the dreams confused, pleasant, horrible, frightful, disgusting, disagreeable, vexation, vivid?
- Do you dream of accidents, animals, cats, dogs, blood, business, church, death corpses, dancing, danger, drinking, drowning, eating, falling, fire, flying, fruits, ghosts, horses, houses, being hungry, lighting, misfortunes, money, murder, of people, robberies, sexual pleasure, shooting, sickness, snakes etc.
- Do you have day dreaming?
MENTAL SYMPTOMS
- How is your memory?
- For what is it poor?
- At what time is it poor?
- Do you remember what you read?
- Do you read with interest and pleasure?
- Can you apply you mind easily?
- In what way is your disposition changed during sickness?
- Are you mild, easy, gloomy, hopeless, obstinate, irritable, snappish, petulant, “real ugly” or sullen, cheerful, happy or in what way is the disposition affected?

Do you answer the questions of others promptly or slowly?
Do you comprehend easily?
Do you have anxiety, apprehension of the future, aversion to people, company or things, bashful, desire for company or solitude; desire for death; confusion of mind, delirium, discontent, disgust, dread of future; of people, of animal or things, any peculiar feeling, mind full of crowding ideas, ill humor, impatience, indecision, indifference, jealousy, too easily exited to tears or laughter,
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laziness, loquacity, disappointed love, melancholy, easy to be offended, feel like quarreling, sadness; scolding, screaming, sighing, taciturnity (silent mood), persistent thoughts, or crowding of ideas aversion to work, play or anything else?

How does the future look to you?

Have you any delusions of any kind, or do you imagine you see things that have no existence, that you family has turned against you, that a man is under the bed or in the house, that someone is following or hounding you, that you are rich or poor, or will die in the poor house, hear voices or that you are called or anything else in this line?

(Note: - Be very careful to give all these symptoms fully as they are very important. The questions and languages here used are merely suggestive, being intended to lead you to give all you symptoms. The whole of this questionnaire is merely suggestive & it is not intended that the patient be restricted to the language or symptoms of this questionnaire. Give your case in your own language carefully and cully making on endeavour to make it as exhaustive as possible by including all the freak symptoms also).

SENSATIONS
(Note: - Sensations are also important and should be especially noticed. For sensations of pain, of all kind see section 5. The special sensations may occur in any part of the body, or internally or in the head or extremities. Give the sensations in your own language to express it. No matter how simple or even ludicrous, it is necessary to give it.)
Examples: - It may be like a mouse or bug crawling; like wind blowing into the ears or eyes; as if someone was pulling a hair; as of a blow on the of a band or cord around the head; as though you had a cap on or hat; as a plug in the ears or some other place; as if another person lies along side of him, or that one limb is double; as if abdominal muscles were pushed out by arm of a child ;
as if boiling lead were pushing through rectum ; as if anus would fly to pieces during stool ; as if moisture, or a drop were running through the urethra back ; as if the year was grasped by an iron hand ; as if claws were grasping the bowels; as of a splinter in the throat or flesh like a string of thread on the tongue or in the throat; as if joint were dislocated; as; as if legs were made of wood.

(Note: - These are merely illustrations, a few which have occurred to other person, and are given that you may understand what is meant by sensations. Always give the locations as well of the sensations.)

BETTER OR WORSE
(Note 1 :- This section refers to each disease, each sickness and to every symptom. No matter what the trouble may be it is necessary to be refer to this section. Be sure that the aggravation or amelioration you notice is from the course given.)
(Note 2 :- The time of an aggravation or amelioration refers to the year, the month, the week, the day, the night, or the hour.)

- State at what time your troubles or any single symptoms, is made better or worse.
- State what season of the year, what time in the month, whether the phases of the moon cause either, what part of the week, what hour of the day or night the trouble or single symptom comes on or is made better or worse.
- Is there any position which you may assume that causes a particular trouble or any single symptom to be better or worse? It may be when you first lie down; or after lying down awhile or rising after sitting or on sitting after standing, walking; walking much; walking in the house or in the open air, or in the cold air ; or at night; running, running rapidly or slowly; when stooping over, after
stopping, or on rising from stooping; leaning the head backwards, forwards; to one side or leaning the head on the table or the hand; lying with head high or low; lying in some particular position ; crawling on the hand + knees or some other or many possible positions.

- Does anything cause the trouble or a single symptom to be better or worse ? It may be reading ,writing , music ascending or descending the stirs or a hill, biting the teeth together ,blowing the nose , before or after one of the meals, breathing, breathing deeply, when chewing food, when eating or drinking, closing or opening the eyes , looking up, down or sideways, from heat, cold, from warm or cold air heat of stove or sun, dry or moist air going into the air or going into the warm, sunlight or lamplight from excitement, fight, grief, grief, sorrow fasting, some kind of food or drink
motion or quiet, when nose is discharging or is dry, from gratification of passions , scratching, rubbing, beginning of sleep, during a storm, thunder storm, snow storm, swallowing food, during of saliva, talking, singing, hearing other talk or sing, music touch, turning over in bed, covering up or uncovering, wet dry, windy or cloudy weather.
(Note 3:- The above is given to impress on the mind the great importance of noticing what may seem to be little things.)
 
anuj srivastava 7 years ago

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