A 46 year old male presented on 5/19/2011 with dysphagia & odynophagia. His weight was 117 lbs, 20 lbs below normal weight. His profession is fashion designer. For l year he had been experiencing pain when swallowing saliva.
First consultation May 19, 2011
* Ailments from disappointed love
* Desire for mental exertion at night
* Mania alternating with depression
* Feels full of poison
* Pain after attempting to eat
- Pain after swallowing liquids
- Food stays in throat
- Feeling cold
- Feeling weak
- Legs shaking
- Crawling sensation from hips down legs
- Stomach pain under ribs
- Extreme nervousness
- Waking up into an aggravation at 4:00 am with throat pain
After several visits to medical practitioners and having a feeding tube put in
to provide nutrition and prevent malnutrition and dehydration he saw no improvement in his overall health and continued to decline.
5/19/2011 The first prescription, based on the symptoms above was LM1 Lachesis.1 tsp. ½ cup water 1 tsp after 2 succussions every 3 days. n May 29, he reported pain in throat softening, sweating more (exteriorization). Dreams of eating food.
Second consult 7/21/2011 Progress stopped on Lachesis LM1 I and I decided to
prescribe Medorrhinum 30. 1 tsp diluted in ½ cup water, 2 succussions, every 3 days.
- Sleeplessness throughout night
- Numbness in extremities
- Crawling sensation through spine and rectum
- Restless and Fidgety
- Highly sexual
- Throat pai
8/20/2011 Improvement in numbness, improvement in crawling, Throat improving, eating improving. Eating eggs, yams, occasional cake
3rd Consult 9/20/2011
- Severe insomnia
- Severe phobias about health
- Nerve pain
I decided to prescribe 30c Syphilinum based on the above symptoms 1 tsp in ½ cup water, 2 succussions, every 3 days.
10/18 Sleeping much improved – sleeping from 2:00 am to 8:00 am, improvement in pain, numbness is gone, eating solids, including meat and sandwiches. Depression somewhat better, prophetic dreams, crying in sleep, heart palpitations.
10/25 Based on those remaining symptoms I prescribed LM2 Lachesis, 1 tsp. In ½ cup water, 2 succussions, every 3 days
2/26/2012 Patient has gained 20 lbs since 5/19/2011. He is eating steak, turkey, ham, bologna. Still some crawling in skin, sleeping 12 hours a day. Throat is sore.
Based on symptoms I went back to LM3 Lachesis
5/31/2012 One year after initial consult patient is continuing to sleep well and eat all foods. He is feeling happy and continuing to pursue his passions and work.
I prescribed LM4 Lachesis to continue the healing.