Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. The bacteria can be spread through the coughs and sneezes of an infected person. Initial symptoms are similar to the common cold; however, after the mild cough will turn into prolonged coughing episodes that are followed by high-pitched whoop sound. Other symptoms may include upper respiratory tract inflammation, spasmodic cough, tickling in the throat, thick and sticky mucus, difficulty breathing, sneezing, lack of appetite, weakness and exhaustion, pancreatic endocrine dysfunction (hypoglycemia, diabetes), allergies, palpitations, joint pain and stiffness, seizures, spasms, paralysis, blood sugar abnormalities, seeking reassurance, perfectionism, feeling powerless and unprotected, and inability to manifest or finish plans.
Candida Albicans is an opportunistic fungus that is a common member of the human gut flora. It is the cause of Candida Related Complex, and many undesirable symptoms, including yeast infection, fatigue, brain fog, mucosa, fungal overgrowth, genital itching, weak immune function, dizziness, hypoglycemia, allergies, digestive problems, chronic bladder inflammation, frequent cold sores, and low body temperature.
Lyme disease is a serious illness caused by the bacteria Borrelia which is spread by infected ticks. Symptoms of Lyme disease may include immune deficiency, flu-like symptoms, swollen lymph nodes, gastrointestinal distress, severe fatigue, inflammation, muscle pain and weakness, muscle twitching and cramping, nerve damage and loss of neurological function, and sleep disorders.
Polio, also known as poliomyelitis, is a viral infection caused by the poliovirus which attacks the nervous system. The virus is usually transmitted through contact with infected feces and lives in the infected person’s throat and intestines. Polio primarily affects young children. Symptoms of polio include flu-like symptoms, disabling fatigue after slight exertion, headache, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, neck stiffness, muscle pain, muscle weakness and atrophy, paralysis, brain and nerve inflammation, immune dysfunction, palpitations, low blood pressure, light-headedness, cold intolerance, sleep apnea, sleep disturbances, restless legs, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue syndrome, blocked life force, lack of assertive and defensive strength, fear of everything that is uncertain and uncontrollable, impaired judgment, and blocked self-expression.
Mumps is a contagious infection caused by the mumps virus. The virus primarily affects the salivary glands and is commonly transmitted via infected saliva or nasal secretions. Symptoms of mumps include swollen/painful salivary glands, fever, headache, body aches, fatigue, loss of appetite, muscle pain and weakness, inflammation, testicular affections, pancreatic and kidney dysfunction, hearing loss and deafness, stiff neck, toothache, joint pain, miscarriage, infertility (men), chronic fatigue, juvenile diabetes, pain while chewing or swallowing, fear of failure, hiding behind a cheerful/successful mask, and cheating to succeed.
Shingles, or Herpes Zoster, is a disease caused by the reactivation of the varicella zoster virus within a person’s body. This is the same virus which causes chickenpox. Even after the chickenpox infection is over, the virus may remain inactive in your nervous system for years before reactivating as Shingles. Shingles is characterized by red rashes and painful skin blisters in localized area. Other symptoms may include fever, chills, headache, exhaustion, nausea, nerve inflammation, sensory loss, facial paralysis, multiple sclerosis, muscle weakness, emotional and stress sensitivity, mood swings, and fatigue.
Star of Bethlehem is one of the remedies in the traditional crisis formula. It is the remedy for the after-effects of shock, such as is caused by unexpected bad news or any unexpected and unwelcome event.
It can be used just as well for the effects of a shock received many years ago, even very early in childhood. This is also the remedy for that sense of emptiness and loss that sometimes occurs when a loved one dies or moves away. Star of Bethlehem is a comforting remedy to take in such circumstances.
Suggested to help people deal with traumatic experiences.
Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic disease caused by the toxoplasma gondii. The infection usually occurs by eating undercooked contaminated meat, exposure from infected cat feces, or mother-to-child transmission during pregnancy. Toxoplasmosis may be used to help with eye affections, flu-like symptoms, central nervous system inflammation, anxiety, impaired judgment, risk-taking behavior, detachment, manipulative tendencies, the need for security and control, changeable mood, and " cat people".
Medorrhinum is a remedy used to help with various types of arthritis including osteoarthritis and may be used to treat back pain, shoulder pain, pain in the legs, ankles that turn when walking, and burning pain in hands and feet. Medorrhinum may also be used to help with weak immune system, chronic pelvic disorders, pain in the ovaries, painful menstruation, painful sex (women), stomach ulcers, tissue changes, cysts, polyps, enlarged prostate gland, colic of the kidneys and abdomen, chronic eczema, gallbladder and liver complaints, muscle and nerve pains, diabetes, sleeplessness, fear of abandonment, incapacity for a balanced life, inability to sit still, extreme mood shifts, irresponsibility, self-centeredness, arrogance, and superficiality.
Ignatia is a homeopathic remedy that is derived from the St Ignatius bean. It belongs to the family Loganaceae, which also produces the remedies Nux vomica, Gelsemium and Spigelia. Ignatia may be used to help with conditions brought on by emotional upset such as grief, shock, fear, anger, depression, embarrassment, or ridicule. This remedy is often recommended for people who are suffering from a romantic disappointment or the loss of a spouse, relative, friend, or pet as it helps the person bear the grief and suffering common to emotional upset. Additionally, ignatia may be used to help with for exhaustion, hypersensitivity of the senses, migraines, irregular menses, spasmodic pain, gastrointestinal inflammation and colic, hemorrhoids, rectal prolapse, accumulation of gas and belching, and acid reflux.