Homeopathic Medicine :: Zincum Metallicum – Zinc

Indicated principally in diseases of the brain and spine, especially when, in children, it depends upon the suppression of an exanthem or upon teething, and in adults when a neurasthenic state prevails, usually the result of anxious overwork. Thus it is employed in convulsions of children from irritation due to teething or eruptive fevers, in meningitis and in effusion within the brain, from the same cause or from tuberculosis; in the epilepsy of young children, in the headache of brain fag, including headache of overworked school children; in locomotor ataxia; in hysteria, especially when there is paralysis of the bladder; in spinal irritation and sciatica; in such functional disorders of the female generative organs as are accompanied by abnormal sexual desire, spinal irritation and restlessness, with inability to keep the feet still. Also used in varicose veins of the legs, lead colic, and other conditions associated with the nervous conditions belonging to the drug.

Seizures :: Information on seizure, convulsions

A seizure is a sudden change in behavior due to an excessive electrical activity in the brain. There are a wide variety of possible symptoms of seizures, depending on what parts of the brain are affected. Many types of seizures cause loss of consciousness with twitching or shaking of the body. However, some seizures consist of staring spells that can easily go unnoticed. Occasionally, seizures can cause temporary abnormal sensations or visual disturbances.

Diabetes :: Islet transplants results in patients with type 1 diabetes

Researchers from 12 medical centers in the United States and Canada, who have performed islet transplants in 86 patients with type 1 diabetes, published their results today in the first annual report of the Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry (CITR). The report (www.citregistry.org) analyzes many factors that can affect the outcome of this experimental procedure for people with severe or complicated type 1 diabetes.

Homeopathy :: Homoeopathy and its miracles – an alternative medicine

Homoeopathy (=homeopathy) is an alternative method of treatment, based on the nature?s Law of Cure, namely ?Like Cures Like?. A german scientist Dr. Samuel Hanhnemann in 1796 has been verified experimentally and clinically for 200 yrs discovered the truth of this law. Homoeopathy is the revolutionary, natural medical science. Homoeopathy is a gentle and effective system of medicine. The remedies are prepared from natural substances to precise standards and work by stimulating the body?s own healing power.

Sinusitis :: A Patient’s Guide to Sinusitis, Nasal Allegies, Polyps & Treatment

More than 37 million Americans suffer from chronic sinusitis, making it the most common chronic condition in the country. Millions more suffer from nasal allergies that can lead to sinusitis. If left untreated, it can lead to headaches, blood infections, meningitis, and neurological disorders.

Fever :: Homeopathy and Fever

Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms. Body temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or above is classified as fever. Normal body temperature varies amongst people, but the average is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (37 degrees Centigrade). If the temperature is 99 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit, this may represent a low-grade fever.

Meningitis :: Homeopathy and Meningitis

Meningitis is the inflammation of the meninges, the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis may be caused by a physical injury or trauma, a reaction to certain drugs or allergy, or more commonly, infection by certain viruses, bacteria, fungi, or parasites. This article chiefly focuses on meningitis caused by viral or bacterial infection. Most cases of both viral and bacterial meningitis occur in the first five years of life.