The second part of the article for spasmodic retention of urine continues the exposure of the most prominent remedies for retention of urine due to spasmodic disorders or paralysis of the bladder.
Stoppage of urine may arise as a consequence from some urinary disorders caused by mechanical injury, inflammation of the kidneys, kidney stones, stricture of urine passages, inflammation of the bladder or of the urethra, paralysis of the bladder, enlargement of the prostate gland etc. The urine comes out in drops or doesn’t come out at all; there is violent burning pain in the urethra, swelling and heaviness of the bladder, frequent but ineffectual urging for urination, febrile symptoms. There may be present accompanying complaints from other organs and systems in the body, like headache, nausea, retching, vomiting, colic pains in the abdomen, distention of the abdomen, kidney colic and others.
Agaricus was introduced as homeopathic antipsoric medicine from Samuel Hahnemann in the second edition of his book ‘Chronic Diseases’ as of 1835. The remedy has several provings which show many symptoms in the brain, spine, head, eyes, heart, liver, gastro-intestinal and uro-genital system. It has deep profound action on the human organism, marked with many twitching, spasms, convulsions, dizziness and weakness.
The ability of the prescriber to notify those characteristics in his patient, which outline the miasm, the constitution, and the current active disease, is of utmost importance in the homeopathic case-taking.
One of the headstones in the homeopathic treatment is the determination of individual’s constitution. Constitution always matters in homeopathic prescription, even if the respective case has been treated from etiological, isopathical, miasmatical or pathological angle for identifying the right remedy. By knowing the patient’s constitution homeopaths have a basement for making a prognosis of the case development as well as for the further homeopathic remedies that might next be needed by the patient; that is especially valid in chronic cases.
This article dwells on the main types of bodily constitution and the respective groups of homeopathic remedies which are prone to act beneficially and curatively.
When in the nursery, the kindergarten, playground, school or in another type of closed child facility there is undergoing morbili infection among the children, it is wise to undertake homeopathic prevention for the healthy children, which are still not inflicted by the disease.
This is done by the use of homeopathic remedy Morbillinum.
In homeopathy there are some, so called, fast and slow remedies indicated in acute conditions – viral or bacterial. This article indicates those most frequently prescribed in acute infections, which can be used for self help. There are links to another articles on NRS, where those remedies are presented in more details.