The difficult breathing comes on with liver symptoms and pneumonia and chest troubles in general.

“Difficult respiration, with short fits of coughing.

Short, quick breathing.

Anxiety as if he must choke.

Difficult breathing; tightness over the chest as if breathing would be hindered.”

It has also nightly attacks of humid asthma. This is brought on from every change of the weather.

All its complaints are brought on from changes in the weather. He cannot stand weather changes, either too cold or too warm. Rheumatic complaints in the shoulders, hips and limbs, from changes in the weather.

With complaints of the liver, lungs and chest, there are coughs. They are spasmodic. The chronic cough is violent, spasmodic, dry, coming in paroxysms.

“Spasmodic cough, without expectoration.”

After it has existed a while there wilt be some expectoration.

“Repeated attacks of short cough: Short cough, with little grayish phelgm.

Rattling; fatiguing cough”.

Limbs: In the limbs there are rheumatic and neuralgic pains. Neuralgia of the limbs in general, most violent. Limbs feel heavy and stiff. Limbs flabby. Later the patients runs down somewhat, weak heart, weak circulation; dropsical conditions of the limbs. Great restlessness.

“Trembling and twitching of the limbs.



Indisposition to work.”

The neuralgias are more common in the head and face than in the lower parts of the body, in the limbs and in the extremities.

It has sharp, febrile attacks, such as found in pneumonia with chill and in inflammation of the liver. It has cured intermittent fever, coming in the afternoon and evening.

Itching of the skin. jaundice. It has cured old putrid ulcers.

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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