HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES IN OBSTETRICS. Ignatia gives relief to nausea with some of the same symptoms as Natrum mur. but there is hysteria present. Also, twitching and cramps which are severe and may disturb the sleep at night. Worse from pressure and from slightest contact, also from tobacco smoke. Longs for all kinds if indigestible things rather than her ordinary diet. Craving for acids.
The elimination of waste products from the kidneys is to be especially watched, as well as seeing that a sufficient amount of urine for the twenty-four hours is passed. When there is pain over the kidneys, soreness on pressure or when stooping, frequent urination of small amounts of dark colored urine, eye-lids oedematous, think of Apis.
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In attacks of indigestion with flatulence, white-coated tongue, sluggish action of the liver, usually the patient has been indulging in too much pastry or sweets. There are light-coloured evacuations, dry and hard or pasty. Or following indulgence in carbohydrates the bladder may be irritated and frequent urination with burning has been relieved by Kali mur.