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Hi,

Could someone please tell me the typical characteristics of a Calc Carb person?

Calc Carb is to be used for the treatment of eczema in this case.

Many thanks for any responses!!
 
  stickyfingaz99 on 2006-01-27
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
Based substantially on the description in Bailey, I consulted with my Calc Carb cat and asked her what her complaints were. This is what she told me:

The timid oyster, safe inside her shell
Don’t mess with the routine she knows so well

More likely a lady, pleasingly plump,
Who redefines what’s food then can’t take a dump

Fat, fair and flabby, a sight to behold
The hotter the better, she’s always so cold

Simple in thought, nothing too profound
A homebody at heart, simple pleasures abound

Gossipy, nurturing, passive, complacent
She’s eager to please, keeps her loved ones adjacent

Stubborn and plodding and apprehensive
Easily offended but quick to forgive

Thirsty and hungry a common condition
Lying around is her favorite position

No exertion for her, too physically weak
Calcium carbonate is what she must seek
 
Daisy43 last decade
Daisy,
Thanks for quick response.
I like the format of the reply - a poem. Excellent!!


Any more characteristics of a Calc Carb person?
 
stickyfingaz99 last decade
Just saw this post regarding characteristics of a Calc Carb person:

http://www.abchomeopathy.com/forum2.php/49205/

What does Prof Kent say about a Calc Carb persona?

Thank.
 
stickyfingaz99 last decade
Kent tends to go on and on...

http://homeoint.org/books3/kentmm/calc.htm
 
Daisy43 last decade
Wow, that was a very long lecture by Kent!!

Has anyone had any experience treating Eczema using Calc Carb?

Thanks.
 
stickyfingaz99 last decade
Must be the following things
Anxiety future about
Fear poverty of
greed , cupidity
avarice
Passion, money making for
Calc carb patient says- Dr. today you give medicine for pain. For the actual sickness I will come to you later on.
Why he says like this?
because in his mind he has a strong fear of Poverty. He puts his health of stake. In his mind he has a strong Mania created by fear of poverty and fear of starvation. This mania is industrial mania for work.

This medicine will work in every where skin, blood, every organ. It is a our one of polycrest remedy.
If your mental symptom is correct then it will work nicely otherwise it will not work.
 
deoshlok last decade
Must be the following things
Anxiety future about
Fear poverty of
greed , cupidity
avarice
Passion, money making for
Calc carb patient says- Dr. today you give medicine for pain. For the actual sickness I will come to you later on.
Why he says like this?
because in his mind he has a strong fear of Poverty. He puts his health of stake. In his mind he has a strong Mania created by fear of poverty and fear of starvation. This mania is industrial mania for work.

This medicine will work in every where skin, blood, every organ. It is a our one of polycrest remedy.
If your mental symptom is correct then it will work nicely otherwise it will not work.
dr. deoshlok sharma
 
deoshlok last decade
Thanks for the reply Dr. Deoshlok.

I have read alot about Calc Carb and other remedies for treating eczema.
I feel I closely match the characterstics of a typical Calc Carb person.

Saying this, would you recommend I take Calc Carb to cure my eczema? What dosage would you recommend?

Thanks again!
 
stickyfingaz99 last decade
Do not take this remedy frequently. Once a week maximum. It proves itself easily.
 
samnbudsmom last decade
Samnbudsmom,

Thanks for the advice. Would you be able to recommend a dosage? 30c perhaps?

Thanks.
 
stickyfingaz99 last decade
If you are that sure you are Calc Carb, then why not one dose of 200C and then wait a month.

I don't remember the name, but there is an excellent paperback devoted to just homeopathic treatment of eczema. Might be worth purchasing.
 
Daisy43 last decade
Daisy43,

Thanks for the dosage advice. With the potent doseage of 200c, should I expect alot of aggravation? Could you also tell me why wait as long as a month after one dose?

Regarding the book, if you do remember the name, please post the name here.

Thanks for the help, much appreciated!
 
stickyfingaz99 last decade
Did a quick google search for the book.

Is the book you referred to earlier called 'The Homoeopathic Treatment of Eczema' by
Robin Logan?

Thanks.
 
stickyfingaz99 last decade
Sticky, yes, that is the book.
 
Daisy43 last decade
Sticky, I'm probably speaking out of turn here. I hope one of the experts pipes up.

I understand Calc Carb to be fairly long acting and with the potential to aggravate if taken too frequently.

My own eczema, once the right remedy was found, went away after a single 200C dose. It was my constitutional and doesn't show up on the regular lists.

Maybe what you need to do is to post why you think you are Calc Carb.
 
Daisy43 last decade
Thanks Daisy. I shall order the book.

I've read a few posts by yourself in this forum, and I believe you were once an eczema sufferer. If you don't mind, could you please share you experience?

Thanks very much!
 
stickyfingaz99 last decade
Sticky, I can thank my homeopath for the answer. I never would have stumbled on it on my own, and it was at the end of lengthy treatment for other issues.

At one point, when we were both becoming very frustrated, and knowing I had developed an interest in homeopathy by then, she asked if I had any thoughts about it. My short list at that time was Graphites, Sulphur and one other I don’t recall. She was adamant I was not the Sulphur type and although I might improve briefly she thought for sure it would be followed by an aggravation. Since then, because Sulphur is so commonly recommended for rash, I have been leery of the simplistic approach to eczema treatment, but which I mean going with what statistically has tended to be the most useful to others for rash only and ignoring the larger picture. We did try Graphites. At the time my situation was complicated by a concurrent case of poison ivy in the same area I had the eczema (which produced the honey discharge associated with Graphites). Graphites did seem to help initially, but then it came back or got worse, I don’t recall.

One thing the remedies which did not work or which we did not try had in common is that the location of the remedy’s rash was not associated with places where I had it. I think that might be an important point to keep in mind. My rash was entirely limited to my legs and arms, and almost all of it was my lower legs. So, “scalp”, “crook of the elbow”, places like that simply did not match closely enough.

It was a manganum derivative (not strictly manganum) which eventually worked for me. Many of the manganum remedies are very new and information, and for that matter the specific remedy, is difficult to come by. My homeopath pegged me early on as a mineral remedy and that is all she has ever tried on me. Jan Scholten’s book, Homeopathy and the Elements, is a very pricy source of information.

I have the Logan book but I haven’t delved into it very far because I didn’t need to, but it may well prove useful to you. It has been well recommended. It still doesn’t list all the possible remedies for eczema.

I don’t know if any of this helps. Eczema is difficult enough for a dispassionate experienced homeopath to treat in someone else. I would think it would be nearly impossible to treat oneself, at least if it were an uncommon remedy or you needed other remedies ahead of that one. You do want to be careful not to suppress your condition, although relief from the eczema may be worth it.
 
Daisy43 last decade
Thanks very much for that Daisy. It was quite inspiring and gives me hope finding a cure for my eczema.

There was a homeopath I visited several years ago, but all that I got from the treatment from him was severe aggravations but no relief. I gave up that treatment, as it was the most miserable few months of my life.
I have been using cortical steroids to control my eczema since then, but am now aware of the harmful effects of suppressing the condition. It has been 2 months since I greatly reduced the cortisone, around the time when I learnt the harm these cortical steroids do to one's body.

Recently, I decided that I should take the treatment into my own hands...especially after my previous homeopathy experience.
So I have been doing my own research for about 2 months now, looking at several different complimentary therapies for eczema. Homeopathy seems to be the most successful and popular in treating and curing the condition.

I feel that Calc Carb may be beneficial to me, and I shall post why shortly.

Once again, thanks for sharing your experience here...it has definately given me hope in finding a solution with homeopathy!
 
stickyfingaz99 last decade
The following is why I think I’m a Calc Carb person:

- Always thinking about the future.
- Ambitious and hardworking (but recently have been distracted as my eczema has worsened and I am always thinking about it – focused on finding a solution to this)
- Look for quick fixes to problems
- Plump
- Constipated
- Recently have become cold (past 6-7 months), especially my hands, feet and nose. My partner has also noticed this sudden change. Was never like this before.
- Sometimes sweat even when I am cold.
- Straightforward thinking, don’t like complications
- Stubborn
- Enjoy relaxing around the house.
- Cold at every change of weather (runny nose)
- Deep seated eyes with dark rings around
- When I was child I had a craving for indigestible things, especially chalk and sand.
- Belch and burp often
- Ravenous hunger, always hungry and thirsty. Sometimes greedy as a result of my ravenous hunger.
- Cannot bear tight clothing, especially around my waist.
- Have a large belly (it has reduced in past month as I have cut out a lot of things from diet that I feel may be causing my eczema)
- Eczema much worse during winter
- Developed a craving for sweets and chocolates (one of the things I have cut out from my diet in the past month).

The main things I have cut out from my diet are dairy products, wheat, chocolates, sweets, tomatoes, citrus.
After a month since cutting these out of my diet, I have seen a slight improvement in my eczema now. I also try and eat more veggies, salads and fruits now.

Abit about my eczema now:
I have had this terrible condition since I was 13 years old – I am now 24.
All the areas of my skin with folds are affected by eczema – elbows, front of elbows, wrists, knees, front of knees, feet, ears, forehead and neck. The itching I get is unbearable and end up scratching really intensely, tearing my skin. On the worst affected areas, it become moist (sweaty) after scratching. It also seems to get worse during the winter months.
I have been using cortical steroids to control the eczema since then, but am now aware of the harmful effects of suppressing the condition. It has been 2 months since I greatly reduced the cortisone. Maybe another reason why my eczema has worsened recently.

So, with the above information about my character and my condition, could you say I am a Calc Carb person? If not what remedy would you suggest for me?

Thanks very much in advance for any help, will be much appreciated!
 
stickyfingaz99 last decade
Then I'd recommend getting Philip Bailey's Personality Profiles ($17 paperback). It does a great job of the mental side of CC and a number of other major remedies, and it might help you narrow down your choices. Besides, it is fun to read. My cat really was the poster child for Calc Carb. However, there was quite a while I thought she was Silica instead.
 
Daisy43 last decade
Just read your description now. You do sound a lot like what I associate with CC, but I'm not familiar enough with the other possibilities.

The nutshell description is "fair, fat and flabby". Some people can be fat and fit. CC isn't always overweight, but if so, it should be a flabby, out-of-shape kind of fat.

My cat had a bowel problem called "megacolon". A lethal constipation where things just stop moving. There were a number of things, that one included, that I think went quite deep to some kind of possible calcium metabolic dysfunction. The last suggestion I was given (before she died), by a cyber homeopathic vet, was to try the Schussler 12 tissue salt combination, which has I think 3 calcium products. It is supposed to be safe enough to take every day. I don't know if calcium is implicated in eczema, but if you are CC, it might be worth keeping in mind.

If I remember, I'll check tonight to see what logan has to say about eczema.

Good luck!
 
Daisy43 last decade
(I mean, what Logan has to say about CC for eczema...)
 
Daisy43 last decade
Shall check out Bailey's Personality Profiles.

I shall keep the Schussler salts in mind, and do some reading on that.

Yes, please do let me know what Logan says about CC and eczema.

Thanks again!
 
stickyfingaz99 last decade
Logan's book is a wealth of information, including recommendations on a dosage regime. Here is some of what he says about CC:

One of the most commonly indicated remedies for eczema with itching that is not worse at night.

Characteristic Eczema Symptoms: Eruptions on the occuput, scalp and flexures. Crusts and scabs with bland pus. Eruptions worse from washing. Worse in winter. Cracking that is worse in winter. Bleeding after scratching. Eruptions may be in patches, vesicular, crusty, dry and desquamating. Milk crust. Eruption in and around umbilicus.

The Itch: Not usually intense itching. Itch worse in the morning in bed. Itch on perspiring parts - must scratch until it is raw. Itch can be better, worse or changing place on scratching. Worse after bathing.

... and much more.
 
Daisy43 last decade
Thanks for that Daisy.

Now not sure if Calc Carb is for me.
My eczema is relieved when I bathe. I really enjoy bathing in very warm water as I find it soothing.
Also my itching tends to be worse at night in bed. I assume this is because of getting warm in bed.

But the following syptoms does match CC:
Eruptions on scalp, flexures.
Worse in winter.
Bleeding after scratching.
Must scratch itch, until raw. Itch area continuosly changes.

So can anyone recommend Calc Carb for the treatment of my eczema? Or do my symptoms point to another remedy?

Any help will be much appreciated! Thanks.
 
stickyfingaz99 last decade

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