Niccolum Metallicum

Metallic Nickel, Niccolum

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HPUS indication of Niccolum Metallicum: Empty feeling
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Niccolum Metallicum may help, unprocessed Niccolum Metallicum may be best avoided.

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

  GENERAL

General

Periodical nervous sick headaches, with asthenopia, weak digestion, constipation. Catarrh. Suits debilitated, nervous, literary patients, with frequent headaches, dyspepsia and constipation.

Dose

Third trituration.

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  MODALITIES ETC

Worse

WORSE, periodically, every two weeks; yearly, forenoon.

Better

BETTER, in evening.

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  MIND

Mind

Aversions, dislikes; company

Behaviour; habits; holds head with hand; on coughing

Dazed

on stooping

Desires, wants; to kill; while talking

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anguish; late morning

anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)

evening

from contradiction

impatience

irritability

morning

late morning

evening

during headache

while talking

malicious

quarrelsome, argumentative

evening

unhappy; sadness, mental depression

morning

afternoon

evening

weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)

in sleep

on waking

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion

impaired thinking; confusion; morning

impaired thinking; dull, sluggish

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety

anxiety; on waking from nightmares (see dreams)

anxiety; with fear

anxiety; during fever

anxiety; from movement

fear

morning

afternoon

something will happen

of misfortune

Restlessness, nervousness

afternoon

evening

night

3 a.m.; everything feels sore, must move about

forcing out of bed

during period

walking

Talking, conversation; contradicts people

intolerant of contradiction

dislike of talking, desire to be silent, taciturn

talkative

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  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS

Vertigo

Morning

Morning; on rising

Afternoon

Evening

In open air

Open air

With nausea

On rising; from bed

from a seat

from stooping

While standing; with staggering

On stooping

While walking; while in the open air

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  HEAD

Cracking in cervical vertebrae when moving the head

Pressure on vertex, in morning; worse till noon and in warm room

Stitches

Objects appear too large

Migraine; first on left side

Twitching of upper lip.

Brain; brain feels loose

brain feels loose; as if brain moving within head; side to side

Congestion (see pulsation); fullness

fullness; morning

fullness; when stooping

fullness; forehead

Hot

afternoon

agreeable

in a warm room

forehead

afternoon

Movements in head

Prickling; temples; as with needles

Pulsating

morning

open air

Headache

Pain on top as from a nail

Heaviness (see pain; pressing)

pressing); morning

on rising

after rising

on waking

pressing); afternoon

pressing); open air

pressing); while lying down

pressing); painful

pressing); on rising

pressing); when standing up

pressing); on stooping

pressing); on waking

pressing); forehead

morning

late morning

afternoon

pressing); back of head (occiput)

Pain, headache

daytime

morning

on rising

until noon

on waking

late morning

air; open (see walking in open air)

on coughing

hammering pain

from certain movements; movement in general

from certain movements; from stooping

recurring headache

every fourteen days

pressure

pulsating

indoors; on entering a room

sudden pain or sudden increase of pain

walking; while walking in open air

walking; after walking in open air

warm room

extending to other parts; eyes

in forehead; right side

in forehead; morning

in forehead; hammering in forehead

in forehead; pulsating

back of head (occiput)

sides; one side

alternating from one to the other

sides; morning; in bed

sides; afternoon

sides; evening

sides; night

sides; sitting

temples; while sitting

top of head (vertex); morning; on rising

top of head (vertex); late morning

top of head (vertex); extending to other parts; forehead

boring, digging, screwing; morning

boring, digging, screwing; afternoon

boring, digging, screwing; forehead

boring, digging, screwing; back of head (occiput)

afternoon

bursting

sides

cutting, darting, stabbing; as if brain were cut to pieces, on stooping

cutting, darting, stabbing; on stooping

gnawing; back of head (occiput)

jerking; sides

piercing, stabbing (see cutting); as from a nail; top of head (vertex)

pressing (see bursting, pulling)

morning

as if in a vice

forehead; late morning

top of head (vertex)

shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); extending to other parts; different places

shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); top of head (vertex); extending forward

sore bruised, sensitive to pressure

morning

afternoon

on stooping

back of head (occiput)

temples

temples; right

temples; late morning

top of head (vertex)

top of head (vertex); late morning

top of head (vertex); afternoon

stitching, sudden, sharp

morning

afternoon

open air

when indoors

when stooping

forehead; sides of forehead; morning

side of head

side of head; daytime

side of head; morning

side of head; late morning

side of head; afternoon

top of head (vertex)

top of head (vertex); late morning

top of head (vertex); extending to forehead

tearing, rending

morning

afternoon

evening

intermittent

comes on suddenly

while sitting

stinging

extending to other parts; left eye, comes on suddenly

sides of head

temples; late morning

temples; late morning; while sitting

as if torn

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  EYES

Eyes

Lids; opening eyes difficult; morning

stuck together

morning

Discoloration; redness

redness; lids

Discharges of mucus or pus; corner; inner

corner; inner; morning

Dryness

evening

Eye feels hot

evening

Itching

Movement of eyeballs; turned

Pain; morning

bathing eye

comes on suddenly

burning, smarting, gnawing, biting

morning

on waking

washing

afternoon

afternoon; during period

evening

when changing eyes

cold bathing

during period

corner; inner

pressing

stitching, sudden, sharp; corner; outer

tearing

left

sudden

corner; inner

Intolerance of light (photophobia)

Swellings; morning; on waking

glands under eye lids

Tears

morning

evening

Twitching

corner; outer

Weak

evening

Vision

Colours and shapes in front of eyes; colours; blue

colours; blue; right eye

colours; halo of colours; around the light

colours; variegated

Objects seem distorted; objects seem large

Dim

evening

cold bathing

Double vision

Exertion of vision

Foggy; morning

Weak (see eyes, weak)

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  EARS

Ear

Noises in ear

evening

night

boring finger into ear

while walking

buzzing

chirping

humming

evening

ringing; boring

ringing; while walking

roaring

night

whizzing

Pain

extending to other parts; extending outward

boring pain in ear; right

boring pain in ear; tickling

pulling in ear

stitching, sudden, sharp

left

tearing in

Skin; out-breaks on skin; blotches

out-breaks on skin; behind ears; pimples

out-breaks on skin; in ear canal; blisters

hard tubercle; behind left ear

Twitching

Hearing

Impaired

evening

sudden

Lost, deafness

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  FACE

Face

Convulsions, spasms; jaws; joints of

Heavy feeling

Motions of jaw; tired feeling in the jaw

Lips; cracked lips

out-breaks on lips

burning

cold sores, herpes; around lips

pimples; lower

Pain

night

cold air

cold applications

jaw; joint

opening mouth

Skin; discoloration; pale

discoloration; red

itching (see skin)

out-breaks on skin

splits

cold sores, herpes

cold sores, herpes; cheeks

itching

Swelling

right

sensation of swelling

Twitching; lips; upper lip

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  NOSE

Nose

Nasal catarrh, with redness and swelling at tip of nose

Acute pain at root of nose, extending to vertex and through temples.

Catarrh

Dryness; inside

Inflammation; tip

Pain; burning, smarting

burning, smarting; tip

sore, bruised; inside

sore, bruised; root

stitching, sudden, sharp; root

tearing

root

Skin or lining of nose; discoloration; redness; tip

Swelling

tip

Discharge

Violent sneezing; stopped up

Running or blocked nose (coryza)

blocked

one-sided; right

night

night

dry; evening

dry; night

wet during the day

Sneezing

morning; 5 a.m.

without running or blocked nose

violent

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  MOUTH

Mouth

Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive

sour

Speech; difficult

Gums and teeth

Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; gums

Swelling; gums

Teeth; sensation of elongated teeth

looseness; sensation

pain

evening

night

heat; warm room

extending to other parts; ear

extending to other parts; ear; right

extending to other parts; eyes

corrosive

as if being bitten

as if being bitten; lower molars

as if being bitten; lower molars; right

as if being bitten; lower molars; with violent tearing in right ear

tearing

tearing; night

Saliva

Dryness

Saliva; mucus, slime; morning

Salivation

Tongue

Speech; difficult; heaviness of tongue

Tongue; stiff tongue

Taste

Saliva; sweet (see taste)

Taste; bad; morning; on awaking

bitter

morning

clammy; morning

like flour in morning

like meal

Teeth; from sour, offensive smelling water

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  THROAT

Throat

Sore, right side with great tenderness; Soreness to touch externally

Strangulated feeling.

Choking, constricting

afternoon

Dryness; airways

larynx

Inflammation

left

Irritation; larynx

trachea (wind pipe)

Mucus; thick

Pain

morning

evening

on speaking

swallowing; on swallowing

when talking

when touched

when yawning

larynx; while talking

rawness

sore

right

larynx

larynx; touch

sudden, sharp

morning

Roughness; from coughing

larynx

from coughing

Spasms, convulsions etc.

on swallowing

gullet

Swallowing; difficult

Swelling; tonsils

Tickling in the air passages; larynx

in trachea (wind pipe)

Voice; hoarseness

hoarseness; morning

hoarseness; evening

hoarseness; annually at same time

hoarseness; walking against the wind

lost

External throat; out-break on skin; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps)

pain; soreness

thyroid gland

sensitive to slightest touch

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  CHEST

Chest

Movements in and of chest; trembling

Oppressed feeling

afternoon

Pain; afternoon

evening

laughing

after rising; from stooping

when straightening up

sides; afternoon

1 p.m.

sides; laughing

sides; after rising; from stooping

burning; sides; on rising in bed

cutting (sudden sharp pain); evening

pressing

during cough

sore, bruised

afternoon

stitching, sudden, sharp

straightening up

while laughing

front part of chest; evening

breast; under breast; right breast

breast; under breast; left

back part

sides

sides; left

sides; afternoon

sides; afternoon; rising from stooping

sides; when laughing

sides; raising arm

tearing; sides; afternoon

Skin; out-breaks on skin; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps)

out-breaks on skin; arm pit

itching; afternoon

itching; gnawing, biting; cold

itching; scratching

itching; region of collar bone

itching; breast

Respiration

Hoarseness

Dry, hacking cough, with stitches in chest

Obliged to sit up and hold head

must put arms on thighs, when coughing.

Pain; when breathing in

when breathing; breathing normally

sides; breathing in

stitching, sudden, sharp; respiration

stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; when breathing in

stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; breathing deeply

Deep

Difficult (dyspnea)

with cough

while sitting

walking

Gasping; afternoon

Impeded, obstructed

Interrupted; evening, griping in groin region

coughing

Irregular

Jerking

Hiccup

Stomach; hiccup; evening

hiccup; evening; in bed

hiccup; in bed

hiccup; painful

hiccup; violent

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  COUGH

Cough

Daytime

Evening

in bed

Night; waking from the cough; until 4 a.m.

after midnight; until 4 a.m.

Asthmatic

Dry cough

evening

lying down

night; midnight

night; after midnight

until 4 a.m.

Hacking cough

Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages; in larynx

from irritation in air passages; in wind pipe

scraping

While lying down

evening

must sit up

Comes on suddenly

Racking

In series; like tick of clock in its regularity

Tickling; larynx

in wind pipe

Violent

night

Whooping

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  EXPECTORATION

Expectoration

White

Mucous

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  SKIN

Skin

Itching all over, worse on neck, not relieved by scratching.

Blisters; after scratching

Itching; gnawing, biting

Out-breaks on skin; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps); burning

Pain; gnawing, biting

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  BACK AND NECK

Neck

Cracking; neck

neck; rising from on stooping

Pain; neck; rising from stooping

burning; neck

pulling; neck

as if sprained; neck

stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; neck

Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples; neck

out-breaks on skin; pimples; neck; on scratching

out-breaks on skin; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps); neck

itching; neck

Tension; neck (see spasmodic pulling)

neck (see spasmodic pulling); on movement

Back

Pain; afternoon

during stool

in women; during period

extending to other parts; stomach

while sitting

lumbar (lower half of back)

afternoon

during period

during stool; soft stool

extending to other parts; stomach

spine; irritation

spine; extending to other parts; upper, middle region of abdomen

aching; lumbar (lower half of back)

morning

night

during stool

gnawing, biting; lumbar (lower half of back)

as if sprained; rising from stooping

stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting

daytime

afternoon

while sitting

during stool

extending to other parts; pit of stomach, while sitting

dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades; on movement

dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades; while standing

lumbar (lower half of back)

lumbar (lower half of back); afternoon

lumbar (lower half of back); during stool

lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; pit of stomach

lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; stomach

sacrum (base of spine)

coccyx (bottom tip of spine)

spine; extending to upper, middle region of abdomen

tearing; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades

on waking

Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples

out-breaks on skin; pimples; lumbar (lower half of back)

after scratching

out-breaks on skin; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps)

itching

lumbar (lower half of back)

Shivering

warmth of heater

Tension; before dinner

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  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

Acute gastralgia with pains extending to shoulder

Thirst and Intense hiccough

Sour, fetid secretions ooze from molar teeth

Diarrhoea and tenesmus after milk.

Bloated; during period

Emptiness

As if something were in abdomen (movements, lumps, etc.); movements in abdomen

movements in abdomen; during period

Abdominal muscles; twitching and jerking; sides

Noises from abdomen; rumbling; evening; 7 p.m.

Pain; late morning; during period

evening

in women; during period

before stool

groin region; during stool

sides; evening

sides; during stool

cramping, griping; afternoon

cramping, griping; during period

pressing; groin region; afternoon, 4 p.m.

pressing; groin region; during stool

pressing; sides; evening

pressing; sides; during stool

pressing; region of navel

cutting; morning

cutting; evening

cutting; during period

cutting; movement

cutting; while sitting

cutting; before stool

cutting; behind lower ribs

cutting; lower part of abdomen

movement

sitting

cutting; liver; evening

dragging, bearing down

sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; groin region

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); behind lower ribs

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); groin region

left

during stool

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); sides; left

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); sides; on lying on left side

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); sides; while sitting

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); sides; while standing

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); sides; during stool

Tension; during period

Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); night

urination; seldom

Stomach; appetite; lacking, no appetite; with hunger

constriction; late morning

desires, cravings; mustard

emptiness, weak feeling, faintness, hungry feeling; morning

emptiness, weak feeling, faintness, hungry feeling; late morning

disordered; without hunger

burping, belching; morning; on rising

burping, belching; late morning

burping, belching; bitter

late morning

burping, belching; fluid

burping, belching; sour; late morning

burping, belching; of water; late morning

fullness; after eating

sensation of movement in stomach

pain; morning; on waking

pain; late morning

pain; afternoon

pain; after eating

pain; burping, belching

pain; on waking

pain; burning; noon

pain; cutting

pain; gnawing, biting

late morning

pain; pressing; morning; on waking

pain; pressing; late morning

pain; pressing; afternoon

pain; pressing; burping, belching

pain; pressing; on waking

pain; sudden, sharp; late morning

pain; sudden, sharp; afternoon

3 p.m.

pain; sudden, sharp; extending to other parts; back

thirst; afternoon

3 p.m.

thirst; evening

thirst; night

thirst; burning, intense

thirst; unquenchable

Eating

Gastric; Gone, empty feeling in epigastrium, Without desire for food

Bloated; after dinner

Stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; without enjoying food (see aversion to food)

aversion to certain foods or drinks; all food; with hunger

aversion to certain foods or drinks; meat

aversion to certain foods or drinks; tobacco; smoking (his accustomed cigar)

burping, belching; after dinner

Nausea

nausea; morning

on rising

nausea; late morning

nausea; when burping, belching

nausea; in women; before period

Vomiting

vomiting; night

vomiting; bile; with headache

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL

Rectum

Constipation; difficult stool; soft stool

Diarrhoea; morning

after certain foods or drinks; milk

eating

in women; during period

Flatulence; afternoon

evening

during diarrhoea

odourless

offensive

Itching; after stool

Pain; burning; morning

burning; after diarrhoea

burning; during stool

burning; after stool

stinging; during stool

sudden, sharp; after stool

urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; morning

urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; after drinking milk

urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; during stool

urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; after stool

Urging, desire to stool (see pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); during stool

urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); after stool

Stool

Forcible, sudden, gushing

Hard

Mucous, slimy

yellow

Soft

Thin, liquid

normal consistency

Yellow

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  GENITALS ETC

Urine

Burning (includes hot)

Copious

afternoon

night

Scanty

Urethra

Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; burning; passage

pain; burning; passage; during urination

Male

Male; itching; scrotum; in spots

Female

Female; vaginal discharge; copious

vaginal discharge; after period

vaginal discharge; thin, watery

flatulence from vagina; during period

Genitals

Profuse leucorrhoea; worse, after urinating (Mag)

Male; erections; troublesome

erections; troublesome; morning

erections; troublesome; late morning

erections; night

erections; during supper

Female; irritation; itching

Menses

Menses late, scanty, with great debility and burning in eyes

mur.; Platinum Metallicum Plat.); also worse after menses.

Female; period; frequent

period; intermittent

period; late

period; painful; and difficult (dysmenorrhea)

period; scanty

period; short duration

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Cramps; foot; outside of

foot; outside of; sitting during period

toes

morning, in bed

Heat; hand

hand; evening; 8 p.m.

foot; evening; 8 p.m.

Heaviness; hand

hand; movement

lower limbs; evening

lower limbs; during period

leg; during period

foot

movement

Movements and positions; shuddering; hand

trembling; hand

trembling; knee

afternoon

trembling; foot

Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs; afternoon

upper limbs; while sitting

fingers; third finger

afternoon

fingers; fourth finger; afternoon

leg; left

while lying on back

leg; morning

in bed

leg; afternoon

leg; while sitting

Pain; shoulder; as of dislocation

elbow; rheumatic

elbow; extending to other parts; hand

hand; opposite side to thumb

night

fingers

rheumatic

knee; rheumatic

right

burning; fingers

burning; hip

noon

noon; after scratching

evening

evening; after lying down; scratching

gnawing, biting; shoulder

sore, bruised; upper arm

sore, bruised; hand

sore, bruised; thigh

middle of thigh

afternoon, while sitting

while sitting

as if sprained; shoulder

movement

as if sprained; elbow

stitching, sudden, sharp; shoulder

afternoon

stitching, sudden, sharp; hand; palm

stitching, sudden, sharp; fingers; tips of fingers

stitching, sudden, sharp; knee; outer side

while standing

stitching, sudden, sharp; knee; knee cap

right

afternoon

stitching, sudden, sharp; foot; sole

morning, on rising from bed

on stepping

stitching, sudden, sharp; foot; heel; left

tearing; upper limbs

while sitting

tearing; shoulder

afternoon; raising arm

tearing; upper arm; noon

tearing; upper arm; bone; noon

tearing; elbow

extending downward

extending to wrist

tearing; forearm

afternoon

tearing; hand; palm; opposite side to thumb

tearing; hand; movement

tearing; hand; while writing

tearing; fingers

first finger

second finger; between first and second joint

thumb

tearing; lower limbs

while walking

tearing; hip

extending to other parts; toes

tearing; thigh

twitching

tearing; knee

afternoon

extending to other parts; to thigh

extending to other parts; upward

tearing; leg

afternoon

afternoon; while walking

evening

extending downward

tearing; toes

night

rubbing

Pulsation, throbbing; hand; late morning

hand; writing

Skin; itching

itching; like insects crawling on skin; leg

itching; like insects crawling on skin; toes

night

itching; scratching

itching; upper limbs

itching; shoulder

itching; lower limbs

noon

evening

scratching

itching; hip

noon

evening

itching; leg

itching; foot; heel

left

itching; toes; third

scratching

itching; toes; fourth

scratching

itching; toes; fifth

scratching

out-break on skin; herpes

out-break on skin; pimples

out-break on skin; lower limbs; herpes

out-break on skin; lower limbs; itching

out-break on skin; lower limbs; pimples

out-break on skin; buttocks; herpes

out-break on skin; hip

herpes

out-break on skin; knee; pimples

out-break on skin; leg; pimples

Tension, tightness; foot; heel

foot; heel; putting foot down after rising from bed

Weakness; lower limbs

lower limbs; on climbing steps

thigh; during period

leg; calf

while sitting

while walking

foot

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  FEVER AND CHILL

Fever and chill

Evening

Evening; after lying down

With fever, but chill predominating

At certain time of day or night; from 6 p.m.; to 7 p.m.

from 6 p.m.; until 5 a.m.

Morning

in bed

Afternoon

after lying down

3 p.m.

Evening

on entering the room

8 p.m.

Night

Alternating with chills; shivering

In bed (see night and warmth)

Heat on rising from bed; and walking about

Fever without chill

afternoon; 3 p.m.

evening

night

With chill

Stages of chill, heat and sweat; heat followed by chill

chill, then sweat with heat

Warmth; warm room

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  GENERALITIES

Sleep and dreams

Dreams; anger (see quarrels)

anxious

confused

cutting

devils

drowning

mother had been drowned

of falling

from high places

into water

frightful

funerals

injuries; self-inflicted

men

murder

pleasant

quarrels

teeth; falling out

tombs; of living in tombs

not remembered

visionary

water

falling into water

her mother falling into water

Restless

Sleepiness, tiredness

late morning; while sitting

before chill

while sitting

Sleeplessness, insomnia

night; after midnight; 3 a.m.

Waking; 3 a.m.

frequent

Yawning

morning

afternoon; while sitting

before chill

Perspiration

Morning

Morning; in bed

Afternoon

Night; after midnight

Sensation as if about to perspire, but no moisture appears

After waking from sleep

Generalities

Morning

Afternoon

Evening

Open air

Eating and food; after eating

Pain; tearing; externally

Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); from becoming cold

Trembling; from fright

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

during period

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