KALI CARBONICUM (Kali-c.) – کالی کاربونیکم – کالی کارب

 

SERIOUS, RIGID, DUTY-BOUND, COMPLAINTS <02:00-04:00 

 

MENTAL

RIGID, INFLEXIBLE, DUTY BOUND.

Aversion to being touched. Startled, frightened easily <when touched.

Fear of impending disease. Of being alone.

Irritable, shrieking at trifles. 

 

PHYSICAL

COMPLAINTS <02:00-04:00 a.m.

RESPIRATION ASTHMATIC / DIFFICULT, COUGH.

< 2 – 4 a.m., LYING, lying with the head low.

> LEANING FORWARD, sitting with head bent forward on knees.

BAG-LIKE SWELLING AROUND, UNDER and esp. ABOVE THE EYES.

SLEEPLESSNESS after midnight. Wakes up 2 or 3 a.m. and remains awake.

Sleep is light and unrefreshing, thinks he has not slept at all.

Worse from coition. Weak eyes after coition.

Back pain and sciatica worse turning in bed, almost impossible. Back pain extending to glutei muscles and thighs or hips. < night at 03:00, before, during and after menses, during labor, or walking. Back pain at 03:00a.m., driving him out of bed, must get up and walk. Has to sit bent, must walk bent. 

General weakness <after coition, after emissions, mental exertion.

 

MODALITIES 

DES.: sugar, sweets, sour.

AVERS.: bread, meat.

AGG.: 02:00 – 04:00 a.m., COLD (air, becoming), drafts of air, cold dry weather, emissions, touch, drinking cold drinks in hot weather or when heated.

AMEL.: warm (bed, stove, bathing, applications).


 

KALI CARBONICUM (Kali-c.) – Acute (Hussain Kaisrani)

All complaints are aggravated at 2-4 a.m. and from cold.

RESPIRATORY: dyspnea, asthma, pneumonia, cough which aggravated after midnight esp. 2-4 a.m., lying flat, becoming cold, exertion. Ameliorated on leaning forward with the elbows on the knees, lying propped up, sitting upright. Wheezing, rattling respiration. Vomiting on coughing. Profuse perspiration at night with respiratory complaints. Abscess in lungs.

THROAT: cough from a crawling sensation in larynx. Sensation of a foreign body in trachea. Dryness in larynx. Scratching in trachea.

CHEST: stitching, lancinating pain in chest aggravated when breathing deeply, cold air, touch and ameliorated when lying on painful side. Chest oppression and weakness. Congested, throbbing chest. Chest pain extending to shoulders.

EARS: tearing, stitching pain that extends outwards. Itching.  Purulent yellow discharges.

GASTROINTESTINAL: diarrhoea 02:00-04-00. Burning pain in abdomen with nausea and bad taste. Pain in right hypochondria extending to back. Pains are ameliorated on bending double.

APPEARANCE:  swelling of eyelids esp. the inner upper lid.

MUSCULOSKELETAL:   backache or sciatica. Cannot turn in bed, must get up first.  Aggravated at night (drives him out of bed), 03:00, when walking and ameliorated by motion, pressure, bending, lying.  Lumbago extending to thighs, hips, glutei muscles.

MODALITIES:

Aggravation: night 02:00-04:00, cold, drafts, warmth. 

Amelioration: leaning forward, bending double, pressure, motion, walking, warmth.