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Remedies For Never Well Since Terror

What remedies do you normally think of in a 'never well since' an extreme terrifying experience. Mental/emotional, where one feels their life was threatened, were under attack, going to die? And after, continue to feel very vulnerable, unsafe, lacking protection against outside world. Shaking / trembling for half an hour after (mental state of shock/fear). Numbness of parts, feeling like parts have disappeared or aren't there.
  homeopathyguy on 2006-11-08
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Aconite comes to mind first.
Sycotic last decade
Thanks Sycotic
homeopathyguy last decade
Then comes opium.
maheeru last decade
Dear homeopathyguy,

If associated with this fear or fright is the emotion of having been abandoned by the closest persons on whom one normally depends for security, then Stramonium too is a god remedy.A Stramonium fear will often give the person dreams or delusion of being alone in a jungle where wild animals can eat him/her.The person feels completely vullnerable to outside forces.With the kind of fear that you have described, i think Stramonium is a better fit.

An Opium fear manifests in terms of extra alertness.The person' sense of hearing specially, becomes extra sharp.Small sounds prevent him from sleeping.He wakes up from his sleep suddenly in a state of fright.

Aconite fear is basically a 'fear of death' which is clearly visible from the face.The person is very restless, the pulse becomes very fast etc.

rajivprasad last decade
Thanks Rajiv! Yes, definitely more of a feeling of vulnerability to spiritual forces. Delusions of not being whole, or as if not 'all' here. Body feels as light as air or immaterial, sometimes as if it would come apart. Definitely heightened senses like Opium, but was somewhat that way BEFORE the terror. Also increased sensitivity to geopathic stress. And definitely a feeling of being forsaken in there as well, or abandoned. Have always felt abandoned by God. Alone in the world. (Even before terror).
homeopathyguy last decade
Dear homeopathyguy,

I think here we are making a basic mistake of mixing the 'acute' and 'chronic' symptoms.To take care of the 'Never been Well Since' factor, it is better to see the nature of the fright and the new symptoms that have resulted from that.So, here we are taking a blind guess i suppose.Better to give the incident, the symptoms that developed since as well as the chronic symptoms for a better advice.

rajivprasad last decade
'Ailments: with insensibility and partial or complete paralysis; that originate from fright, bad effects of, the fear still remaining ( Acon. , Hyos. ); from charcoal vapors; from inhaling gas; of drunkards'

(about opium from Allen)

'Trembling of the whole body with external coldness and startings of the limbs.
Trembling of the limbs after fright.
Painlessness with most all ailments.'

(about opium from Lippe)

'Bad effects from catching cold, from anger, or from fright, especially with females during menstruation.'

(about aconite from Lippe)

'Great fear and anxiety of mind, with great nervous excitability; afraid to go out, to go into a crowd where there is any excitement or many people; to cross the street...'

'The countenance is expressive of fear; the life is rendered miserable by fear; is sure his disease will prove fatal; predicts the day he will die; fear of death during pregnancy'.

(about Aconite by Allen)

'Desires light and company; cannot bear to be alone ( Bis. ); worse in the dark and solitude; cannot walk in a dark room'.

(about Stramonium by Allen)

'Spasm from fright.
Suppression of all secretions and excretions..

Twitching in the limbs..

Sensation as if the limbs were separated from the body. '

(about Stramonium by Lippe)

Painlessness is also present in stramonium and its worse alone.
maheeru last decade
Dear Rajiv,

I Was messing around with metaphysical things, dowsing, working on psychic/intuitive powers and feel that I opened myself to some kind of entity or psychic attack. I had a sense of foreboding, that something was wrong, was kind of jumpy, on edge and had tingling throughout my body and just like that felt as if I was being sucked out of my body. Grabbed onto the wall, held tightly, kicking, screaming. Thought for sure I was going to die. Extreme terror. After that, the new symptoms I've never had before were extreme lightness of body, feeling like I was going to die (before that, always thought about death a lot and great fear of death, but not sensation of death) feeling like I'm going to come out of my body. I was afraid to goto sleep at night for the first couple days. Had all the lights on in the house. Didn't like to be alone. Sensations of rocking as if on a boat that's on rocky water or as if on an airplane experiencing turbulence started a couple weeks after. Found that eating helps to a degree, helps me to feel more physical. So began stuffing myself even when not really hungry to keep myself feeling more physical, grounded, and has helped with the feeling that my body is disappearing. Sensation of electrical current going through body, particularly in head and feet.
homeopathyguy last decade
Maheeru thanks so much for the indepth listing!

Aspects of stramonium you mention fit very well.

I also forgot the sensation as if my head was cut off or not attached to my body. Have also had this with the legs. Feeling as if the head isn't even there sometimes. The day after the terror, had moments when laying down, couldn't even feel part of my leg, like it wasn't there.
homeopathyguy last decade
Dear homeopathyguy,

With the kind of sensations you described: of feeling being sucked out of body; of not being grounded in the body; etc. etc. also point to Cannabis Sativa and Cannabis Indica.

I think since fear of death being an important element here, first thing to do is to take a couple of doses of Aconite may be 1M or 10M on two successive days.Then wait for a few days.Then take Stramonium 10M one dose.Give it at least a week to work and then come back with how you feel.

Here, Opium may not be indicated as 'apathy' or 'dullness' on the one hand or extreme alertness on the other hand is normally found in the picture.

All the best.

rajivprasad last decade

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