CFS, joints, headache.Patient ID: Sex: Woman Age: 37 years Nature of work: administrator Habits:
Describe your main suffering and from how long? Chronigue fatigue symptom, CFS. It all started when I was pregnant with my 11 years old boy. But there has been periods of time when I have been feeling better. But 1,5 year ago I had an infection with fever and throat pain and after that my joints are aching and sometimes they are swollen. I have been eating rhus tox 6X for three months and CM for one month and my joints are better. I am extremely exhausted some days and better some days. I have headache especially in the mornings. My greatest wish is to get help in finding my constitutional remedy and hopefully get a longlasting relief…
Exact location? Exhausted, joints, headache.
Any cause which you feel for this ailment? I have been working hard to help my boy that has ADHD and maybe that is why I am so tired.
What other physical sufferings do you have in your body? I have sometimes constipation and then I feel worse both tired and aching joints. If I am not constipated I have diarrhea in the mornings, I feel better when the stool is loose.
What mental sufferings / feelings do you have associated with your physical sufferings? I feel that I am in a heeling process probably due to the homeopathic remedies I have been taking. It,s like many old stuff is coming to mind and a lot of old feelings to deal with. I feel like I am cleaning my inner space up…I have a lot of suppressed anger that comes up. I have a lot of issues from the childhood that makes me suffer. I have been very irritated before but that has been much better. My mood is much happier. Now I am just so tired, I am so tired I can hardly get up from bed. Everything is very hard to do, I have to force myself to do the housework and so on…I am so tired…
When did it all start? Well, I seem to have a weak immunsystem since I was a child and I get very easely tired and exhausted, not much energy. I am a very happy and openminded person. I like people and like nature, animals and flowers. I am very positiv, and have a lot of ideas but not so much energy to do things.
What are the things which aggravate or ameliorate your suffering? Cold and windy weather. I just can´t bear it. My hands and feet are very cold. I f I am hungry I feel very bad, have to eat often.
When do you feel better, during hot weather or cold weather, humid or dry weather? I like hot weather, I don´t like when the weather is changing, pain in the joints due to weather changes. The wind is the main problem, I like cold weather if it is not windy.
What do you crave for in food items and what are your aversions? I crave sweet, sugar and coffea. I like warm and saucy food, hot soups. I don´t like fruit so much.
How is your thirst: Less, Normal or Excessive? I think normal but somedays v ery thirsty in the mornings.
How if your hunger: Less, Normal or Excessive? I need to eat often, I get anxious when hungry.
How is your bowel movement and stool type (Constipation etc.)? Depends on what I am eating, if I don´t eat a lot of fibre I get constipated and then I feel very bad. I also get constipated when I am anxious and if something unusual happens. I need to follow routins. Usually I have diarrhea in the mornings.
How sleep, how are your dreams? I have nightmares often. It´s almost always about some terrible things that have happened in my life. I have some themes: When I was a little baby my mother and I had to run from my father that was very violent. We packed our things and ran from home. I was very scared and I am dreaming about this packing and escaping a lot. I also was engaged with a man 20 years ago that was very violent and I dream a lot of him. That he is hunting me and that I am escaping from him. I am very frightened when I wake up. I also have dreams about that someone is hunting me and my children. I am very scared of that someone is going to hurt my children. I have a lot of nightmares about dangerous men that is taking my children and we have to escape from then. I am saving my children in my dreams, and wakes up totally exhausted.
Do you have any strange, peculiar or unusual symptom or feelings? Gets very tired of being with people, needs to be alone with family and to have a calm environment.
What medications have been taken earlier? I have tried a lot of remedies the last 8 months. I have not written down exactly for how long and so on but here is a brief description. Kalium phos 6X – this I ate for at least three months and this made me feel much better mentally. I am now more stable psychologically and I am not so anxious anymore. Very good! I have eaten as I sad before Rhus tox 6x and some CM. It helped at first but it seems to get worse now in my joints. I think the problem is coming back again. It helped a little bit for a while. Ihave also taken ignatia CM 3-4 times and I think that this wasn´t good for me. I got very dizzy, spiritually opened and dreamt a lot of strange dreams. I now know that you have to be very careful with especially the high potencies. I now eat only Natrium phos 6X but I have not noticed any changes. I have also been taken some complex remedies with hepar sulf for my red throat and this has helped me very much.
How do you look like (Appearance (fat, thin, smart, tall, lean etc)? I am very thin and quit tall. Light hair with blue eyes. I am a positive, and happy person. Very communicative.
If your are female how is your menstrual cycles and from how long (normal, irregular, painful, clotted, colour etc.) It always comes at the same time, very regular, it is very small amount and is dark colour and clotted. I sometimes have bog problems with PMS. Very irritable and angry and after a few days I cry a lot. But the last months this has not been the case, maybe due to homeopathic remedies…
Family history - What major diseases are running in your family? Fibromyalgia, ADHD, cancer, a lot of nervous and mental diseases.
Any other information? I feel as a weak person. I get easy colds and they last for weeks. I always seem to have low energy. My greatest wish is to get help in finding my constitutional remedy and hopefully get a longlasting relief…
Tintintin on 2007-05-22
I also have a TMJ disorder with radiating pain in the face, jaw, and neck,
· jaw muscle stiffness,
· limited movement or locking of the jaw,
· clicking, popping or grating in the jaw joint when opening or closing the mouth,
Thankyou very much for your time and effort1
sincerely Mrs Pia
Tintintin last decade
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