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Sulphur - Chest symptoms - Hahnemann

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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Sulphur in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.



There is always mucus on the chest, he has to cough slightly.

The chest and throat are full of mucus.

Tightness and a pressive squeezing all over the body, still more about the chest, as if external, attended with anxiety, in the afternoon and evening; after lying down, he perspired and felt quite free.

Tight sensation on the chest, as if something had grown fast there.

Oppression of the chest, on bending forward.

Weakness of the chest while talking.

Anxiety on the chest.

The whole chest feels tight.

Painful sensitiveness on the upper part of the sternum, also when touched, with oppression.

Tension in the right side of the chest and the right shoulder.

Pressure on the upper part of the sternum, when walking in the open air, it goes off when walking further.

Pressure across the middle of the chest, as after swallowing too large a morsel.

In the morning in bed, a pressure on the chest, continually augmenting; he had to rise, when it passed off.

Pressive pain in the sternum, while walking; he does not feel anything when touching it.

Pressure on the chest, with anxiety.

Sensation of heaviness on the chest, for several days, with dry cough.

Contractive pain about the chest.

Painful screwing together in the chest, frequently, while moving.

Violent occasional spasm in the chest.

Extremely violent pain, in the evening, as if some one seized the chest deep within, and was trying to twist it around and lift it out, or to crush it and tear it asunder.

Stitches in the chest, extending into the back (aft. 16 h.).

Stitches in the left side of the chest, when respiring, for several days.

Short stitches in the cardiac region.

Stitches in the cardiac region, or in the right side of the chest, at night, while lying on the back, at the slightest movement.

Stitches in the sternum.

Violent stitches from the right side of the chest through the scrobiculus cordis and the stomach.

A stitch from the right side of the chest, extending into the scapula (4th d.).

Lancinating, contractive pain in the muscles of the chest, which ache also when touched.

Shooting pain in the sacral bone, at every expiration.

Shooting in the chest, and in the muscles of the back.

Shooting or straining in the middle of the sternum, more externally.

Painful, frightening stitch into the right side of the chest.

Cutting, deep in the chest, with burning, after walking in the open air.

Startling cutting in the middle of the chest, down into the scrobiculus cordis.

Cracking in the sternum on moving.

Sensation of being heated, in the chest, in the morning on awaking.

Burning in the chest and intense warmth in the face.

Burning in the right side of the chest, quickly coming and going.

Burning and contraction on a small spot of the sternum, more on the outer side.

Sensation of cold in the chest and in the abdomen.

Sensation of cold in the chest, like a chilly tension.

A strange movement in the cardiac region.

Quick and severe palpitation, in the evening, when going to sleep.

Palpitation at any time during the day, without anxiety.

Palpitation with hardly any cause, without anguish, e.g. when lying down for the noon-day nap.

Violent palpitation at the moment of rising.

Palpitation every forenoon.

Pressure in the cardiac region, toward evening.

Sensation as if the heart had not room enough.

Sensation of hollowness in the cardiac region.

Much rush of blood to the heart.

Rush of blood toward the chest, in the morning on awaking.

Severe ebullition of blood toward the chest.

Violent ebullition of blood in the chest, like a boiling up, with qualmishness even to fainting and trembling in the right arm.

Pain in the chest, as if sprained, with tightness.

The chest is painful on moving the arms.

The right ribs are painful, especially when touched.

Pain in the sternum.

Shooting in the sternum, per se, and more yet when touched.

Shooting in the thoracic muscles, on moving the arm.

Pain in the upper part of the chest, as if he had fallen on it.

Bruised pain in the upper part of the chest, when touching it.

Burning deep in the middle of the right clavicle, extending into the sternum.

Itching on the chest.

Erysipelas on the chest; it is inflamed, becomes red, hot and hard with red radiation, starting from the nipple, and with stitches therein.

Twitching in one of the breasts, which swelled up, as if milk would shoot in.


Beating deep in the chest, at night.

Beating in the sternum, as from an ulcer.

Anxious beating of the heart.

Pulse 84 and after one-half hour, 73 beats (aft. 1 h.).

Pulse 84 and after one-half hour, 73 beats (aft. 1 h.).



Arrest of breathing, in paroxysms, partly when moving and walking, partly when sitting and lying down; he must then forcibly take a deep breath, when the asthma immediately vanishes.

Asthma, after taking a walk; he has frequently to take a deep breath, till evening (aft. 28 h.).

Short breath while walking in the open air.

Short breath from talking much.

Arrest of breathing, from pressure upon the chest.

Wheezing and rattling on the chest, relieved by expectoration.

Frequent stoppage and arrest of breathing, even to suffocation by day.

Arrest of breathing, also while speaking.

Failure of breath, suddenly at night, while turning over to the left side; it passed off on sitting up.

Frequent arrest of breathing, while sleeping; she had to be waked up to keep her from suffocating.

Suffocative fit at night while asleep, but without pain.

Just after falling asleep, at night, the breath failed; she was about to suffocate, started up with a loud scream, and could not get her breath; toward morning, violent palpitation; followed by an exhaustive sweat.

After walking twenty steps, her chest feels constricted, she would stand still, every now and then, to recover her breath.

Though not short of breath, it is impossible for him to take a very deep breath.

When he wants to take a deep breath, his chest feels contracted.

Asthma, in the morning, while fasting, until he takes something; the impediment to respiration seems to be in the scrobiculus cordis.

Tightness of the chest, with shooting in the left side, unaffected by breathing.

The breathing is quickened involuntarily, while stepping into bed and afterward.

Difficulty in breathing; he had to breathe deeply, more while sitting than while walking.

Feels fatigued in the chest, she could only breathe with difficulty.

Spasms of asthma, in the evening, in the warm room; she breathed with difficulty, and could not get air enough, with violent palpitation; worse from moving; it passed off from lying in bed.

Stitches in the back at every breath.

Constant shooting, extending into the left side of the chest, causing a scream, only transiently relieved by taking a deep breath.

Burning in the throat and hot breath in the morning on awaking.

Shocks in the left side of the chest, toward the heart, arresting the breathing, with great thirst.

Crepitating pulsation in the left side of the chest, while sitting and lying, this ceases on holding the breath.


Hiccups, in the morning fasting; also in the evening, continuing even in bed.

Eructation with hiccups, with pain behind the palate every time.

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