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Case 108: The Businessman who Failed

Abstract: This case of a diabetic businessman underwent many personal losses like business failure, Sonís broken engagement and Daís divorce. Thus surrounded by problems, it took a heavy toll on his body, finally landing in a slip disc which improved rapidly with Homoeopathy.

Mr SM, 60 yrs old, Hindu, Vegetarian Self employed Married Gujrati, came on 14/ 02/2009 with the following complaints

CHIEF COMPLAINT

LOCATION SENSATION MODALITIES CONCOMITANTS
BACK, L4-L5
Since 2007, < in
2008 Dec for 1
month- bedridden
for a week




Left great toe
Slip Disc Pain3+, shooting
Left side pain in one spot







Gout, Pain and swelling
A/F Stroke in 2001
> Physiotherapy
< Standing
< Morning
> Afternoon
< Evening 7pm
> Heat
> Pressure
< Motion
< Walking3+>
Analgesics and
Physiotherapy
Tab. Lysoflam BD
Cap Rejunoron
Pregalin 75
EXTREMITIES, Knee
Since 10 days
Pain
Swelling
> Lying down
< Standing
> Knee cap
Analgesics
Anti-diabetics
Glimepride +
Metform
Cardace 5mg
Repace 50 mg
Tab. Neurobion
RESPIRATORY TRACT Since 8-9 yrs> Cough A/F Cold water  

PATIENT AS A PERSON
BUILT: Stocky and of medium ht. Loved: Chocolate3+, Ice-cream3+, Sweets3+,
Milk, Fried food3+, Spicy3+ moderate thirst 5-6gl/day
URINE: 2-3times/day ie Normal, but STOOL: 2/day. Recently unsatisfactory
PERSPIRATION: Earlier more but now has become scanty with HEAT IN Palms
OEDEMA: Since 3-4yrs, Lower lid swollen R>L
THERMAL: Hot. Fan likes, A/C better, Open air likes, Likes winter,
SLEEP: 6-7 hrs, Refreshing, Covering desires
MIND: Fastidious, Brooding, Fear of heights3+, Affectionate, Contradiction
aggravates, Excessive speech

LIFE SPACE INVESTIGATION
The pt was born in 1949 in Mumbai. He had has his formal education in Mumbai. Fa was flexible by nature and he did everything for his children to make them happy. He had a happy childhood. He had an arranged marriage in Mumbai in 1969. He had earlier wanted to become a doctor but the Fa was against this idea. He was too young and shy. Too timid in front of girls. Nevertheless he had a child in 1970 and he started working. During that period he had a very erratic lifestyle. He was in export business of Rice and his work involved lot of traveling in India as well as abroad. He would stay in Mumbai only for a week. In 1981 there was a loss in business and then the real struggle started. Next 1Ĺ yrs was very tough for him, but he was very strong. Wife is loving, disciplined and caring. He has 3 children. Eldest Da is divorced. Younger Da is studying. Son got engaged but the engagement was broken. He is very social and straight forward. He likes to be alone. Balanced. Feels hurt when someone does something bad. Though his memory is weak now but in school he was very intelligent. And he loves to talk even during the case taking.

REPERTORIAL TOTALITY

  1. Talking, excessive
  2. Fear, heights
  3. Fastidious
  4. Business, failure, A/F from
  5. Alone, ameliorates
  6. Independent
  7. Back, pain < Standing
  8. Back, pain < Evening
  9. Back pain > rest
  10. Gout

TREATMENT & FOLLOW-UP

DATE SYMPTOM REMEDY
14/02/09   Bry 200 7P; 1P=3
NIH Pills 3-3/7days
21/02/09 >50%.Back pain L5, Can now sit still,
Evening < L5, Leg swelling and Knee pain
L0
1st week
Bry 200 7P; 1P=3, SOS
NIH Pills 3-3/7days
2nd week
Thuj 200 1st dose
NIH 6P
NIH Pills 3-3/7days
02/03/09 65%> IN JUST 3 WEEKS. Now can travel in
bus or auto without trouble. (Reduce the
dosage)

1st week
Bry 200 7P; HS?SOS
NIH Pills 3-3/7days
2nd week
Thuj 200 2nd dose
NIH Pills 3-3/7days
19/03/09 >Back pain L5, Can sit still, Leg swelling+,
Knee pain +, Tab Lysoflam 1/d (Now that
the acute phase is better, move on the
constitutional.)

Kali-c 30 3P HS
Pla pills 3-3/7days
24/03/09 >Much better. Wants the same powder, NIH 200 5P HS
02/04/09 > 80%. 1st week
Kali-c 30 7P HS
Pla pills 3-3/7days
2nd week
NIH 200 7P
Pla pills 3-3/7days
09/04/09 > 80%. (No further >. Give the
Intercurrent).

Thuj 200 3rd dose
NIH 6P
NIH Pills 3-3/7days
17/04/09 7pm < L0, Leg swellingL5, Lt toe swelling
L3, Knee pain L3 (Mild increase due
to exertion. Cover that with the acute
remedy).

Bry 200 HS 7P
Calc-fl 2-2/7days
28/04/09 >. Thuj 200 4th dose
Kali-c 200 1P
Pla pills 3-3/7days
09/05/09 Pain >, no pain killer, swelling at night. Lt knee < climbing
1st week
Thuj 200 5th dose
Kali-c 200 1P
Pla pills 3-3/7days
2nd week
Kali-c 200 7P
Pla pills 3-3/7days
Rhus-t 30 SOS
05/06/09 Back L0, 1st week
Kali-c 200 7P
Pla pills 3-3/7days
2nd week
NIH 6P
NIH Pills 3-3/7days
19/06/09 >. No knee cap (Pt is well for last 6 weeks.
Just give the constitutional and ask him to report SOS)

Thuj 200 6th dose
Kali-c 200 1P
Pla pills 3-3/7days

Dr Sushma Jaiswal

Case 109: The Rain Havoc

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