Kents New remedies, Clinical Cases, Lesser Writings, Aphorisms and Precepts [Clinical Part] by Kent J. T.

Serious Disorders Removed a Cardiac Patient

Last modified on May 23rd, 2016

Serious Disorders Removed a Cardiac Patient

When Mrs. A. C. C. first presented herself at the office she was thirty-one years old and very nervous.

Jan. 16, 1909. Very tired. Headache begins in forehead and extends to occiput. Almost continuous past three months. Confused with it. Menstrual period seven to fourteen days late. Flow scanty; very dark or watery. First part clotted, dark. Odour putrid. Has been of this character from the beginning. Vagina ulcerated sensation during coition. Clothes bands around the waist occasion pain. Aching through all the body; sharp pains; (<) when rising in morning and in forenoon.

Eyes-sore sensation; pain in motion. Worked hard all summer. Thirsty continually; drinks small quantity, frequently. Appetite best for breakfast. Chilly usually. Feet always cold; never too warm. Heart-pains; stops beating, then the sharp pains appear. Pain (<) hurrying. Aches and tumbles, from exertion and ascending stairs. Nausea and vomiting if eats one mouthful too much. Easily excited. From riding in cars. Likes warm room and warm clothing. Disturbed by little screams of the baby. Very nervous from noises. Flatulence very slight. Desires sweets not acids. Very active; unable to sit still a minute. Quick- motioned. Sleeps easily; can sleep any time of day or night. Naja 10m. Sac. 1. powders one each night.

Feb. 11. Better in general. Head aches only when tired; eyes less pain; less chilly; no heart-pains. Weak. Sensation as if heart ceased beating. Empty sensation in stomach. Naja 10m. and Sac. l. powders.

Mar. 23. Much improved generally. M. flow dark and thick, more copious. Vagina much less of ulcerative sensation during coition. Naja 10m.

Apr. 28. Menstrual period only a few days late. Discharge scant, dark; less putrid. Soreness in vagina nearly entirely disappeared. Never weighed more than 107 lbs. until now; weighs 129 lbs. Naja 10m.

About the author

James Tyler Kent

James Tyler Kent

James Tyler Kent (1849–1916) was an American physician. Prior to his involvement with homeopathy, Kent had practiced conventional medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He discovered and "converted" to homeopathy as a result of his wife's recovery from a serious ailment using homeopathic methods.
In 1881, Kent accepted a position as professor of anatomy at the Homeopathic College of Missouri, an institution with which he remained affiliated until 1888. In 1890, Kent moved to Pennsylvania to take a position as Dean of Professors at the Post-Graduate Homeopathic Medical School of Philadelphia. In 1897 Kent published his magnum opus, Repertory of the Homœopathic Materia Medica. Kent moved to Chicago in 1903, where he taught at Hahnemann Medical College.

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