Distension

Last modified on January 3rd, 2019

Distension

 

This is a frequent symptoms of weak digestion, and where there is other symptoms the case must be considered as a whole. When it is the chief or only symptom, after the diet has been attended to, and the dress-for modern dresses are made to compress the lower ribs and deprive the stomach and liver of the space they require (see under CLOTHING)-a remedy may be selected.

Medicines.-(To be taken an hour before food.)

Carb. v. 6.

-When the distension and distress are high up in the body, affecting the chest, the flatulence passes away by the mouth.

Lycop. 6.

-Distension more in lower part of the body, flatus passing downwards. See also FLATULENCE. DIZZINESS.- See GIDDINESS.

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John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke MD (1853 – November 24, 1931 was a prominent English classical homeopath. Dr. Clarke was a busy practitioner. As a physician he not only had his own clinic in Piccadilly, London, but he also was a consultant at the London Homeopathic Hospital and researched into new remedies — nosodes. For many years, he was the editor of The Homeopathic World. He wrote many books, his best known were Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica and Repertory of Materia Medica

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