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Pain at mid-day forces her to cry.



Pain at mid-day forces her to cry.

Headache accompanied by flatulence continuing until he can pass flatulence up or down.

Throbbing of occiput.



Type: Nervous.

Location: Forehead. Occiput. One side of head. Temples. Vertex. Brain.

Character of pain: Boring, digging, bursting, cutting, drawing, opening-shutting, pressing, stitching, tearing, throbbing, beating, pulsating.

Aggravation: Daytime; morning; motion; moving head; noise; flatulency.

Amelioration: Open air; while leaning against something.

Attending Symptoms: Cold sensation on head, as of falling of a drop of water.

Great fatigue after slight exertion.

Sleepiness during day and sleeplessness in night.

Great pain in small of back worse during scanty menses.

Cheeks red and hot.

Symptoms: Cold sensation at a small spot on the parietal bone and afterwards on other places as if a drop of water had fallen on it.

Great fatigue after slight exertion.

Sleepiness during day and sleeplessness at night from heat, he feels as if hot water were pored over him.

Feeling of a heavy weight on back part of head, shooting forward to temples, and vertex with sensation as if the top of head were opening and shutting, laterally, begins on waking, lasts all day; worse from noise, flatulency.

Great pain in small of back worse during scanty menses.

Sensation as if a drop of cold water falls on this or that spot of the skull; sleeplessness from general heat.

Headache as if there were a stone pressing upon it.

Sensation as if a heavy weight upon vertex.

Pressure and tension on the temples.

Compression in the sinciput from the margins of the orbit to the temples.

Congestion in the head with throbbing in the brain, cheeks red and hot.

Sensation as the scalp as if something were creeping on it.

Sensation as if drops of cold water were falling on the head.


Location: Deep in brain. Sides of the head. Neck. Occiput. Bones of the head. Forehead.

Character of pain: Drawing, jerking, gnawing, pulsating, throbbing, pressing, lancinating, burning, sore, bruised.

Aggravation: Morning; forenoon; afternoon; evening; night; night on waking; after bathing; binding up the hair; after eating; during menses; motion; moving head; sitting; standing; stooping; talking; washing head.

Amelioration: After breakfast; lying; rubbing; walking in open air; lying down.

Attending Symptoms: Constant expression of anguish in the face.

Feels hungry after cessation of pain.

Hair feels out when combing.


Incapacity of thinking.

Yellow appearance of objects.

Tenesmus and strangury in urinary organs.

Interruption of sleep at night.


Symptoms: Pains deep in the brain with constant expression of anguish in the face with eyes closed, or without expression when opened.

Burning in sides of head, ascending from neck with soreness and giddiness; worse moving, afternoon.

Feels hungry after cessation of pains.

Hair falls out when combing.

Soreness and burning in brain.

Heaviness in occiput with drowsiness and incapacity of thinking; worse while standing, sitting, better while walking, lying down.

Headache from washing or bathing.

Yellow appearances of objects.

Tenesmus and strangury in urinary organs.

Burning in brain.

Sensation as if boiling water in brain.

Pressive lancinations in the head which disappear on walking.

Acute drawing pains in the head with vertigo.

Congestion in the head.

Throbbing in brain and heat which ascends to the head.

Drawing, jerking and gnawing in the bones of the head.

Headaches as if hair pulled.

Hair standing on end.

Headache as if coming from the nape of the neck and wishing to escape by the forehead.

Location: Forehead. Over eyes. Occiput. One side of head. Temples.

Character of pain: Bursting, cutting, drawing, pressing, shooting, sore, bruised, stitching, tearing, throbbing, pulsating, aching.

Aggravation: Evening; draft of air; coughing; after eating; from becoming heated; looking upward; motion; moving head; moving eyes; noise; during pregnancy; raising head; lying; upright erect position; stooping; cold weather.

Amelioration: Walking; lying with head high; motion.

Attending Symptoms: Nose bleed in bed.




Loss of memory.

Hot face.

Red cheeks.

Face red though cold.

Symptoms: Morning headache in chubby, children with nosebleed in bed.

Headache as if skull would split when moving head, walking or coughing.

Bursting pain and throbbing in head better lying with head high.

Hemicrania stitching and aching pains in vertex with nausea and vomiting.

Weak memory.


Brain symptom after measles.

Hysterical headache.

Absence of perspiration.

Attacks of semilateral headache pressive and shooting with nausea, vomiting, and loss of memory, aggravated by movement of eyes.

Pulsative headache.

Bursting headache worse coughing, hot face, red cheeks.

Face red though cold.

Headache in temples and forehead above root of nose with stitches over eyes and in ear.


Type: Menstrual.

Location: Forehead. Left side of forehead. Over eyes; Over right eye. Occiput. One side of head. Right side of head. Temples. Vertex.

Character of pain: Boring, digging, burning, bursting, cutting drawing, dull, jerking, pressing, stitching, tearing, throbbing, beating, pulsating, darting.

Causes: Menstrual suppression.

Aggravation: Morning; morning in bed; morning on waking; afternoon; evening; night; after midnight; cold air; open air; bending head forward; binding up the hair; becoming cold; darkness; before eating; after eating; pressure of hat; before menses; at the commencement of menses; during menses; after menses; noise; odors of dirty clothes; reading; after sleep; after stool; touch; vaults; cellars; walking; damp cold weather; wine; writing; suppression of menses; debauch; damp weather.

Amelioration: After eating; pressure; hard pressure; lying; walking in open air.

Attending Symptoms: Nervous or scrofulous constitutions.


Confusion of senses.

Changeable mood; great prostration and debility.

Earthy coloured face with copper coloured spots on both the face and body.

Feeling in the vertex as if pressed asunder; must hold it together.

Sensation as if something lay above the eyes on account of which she could not look up.

Headache from menstrual suppression.

Headache as if the head had been blown to pieces.

Headache at right, has to sit up and hold head with both hands to prevent it from falling to pieces.

Heaviness in cerebellum; worse in cold air; in morning; in forenoon; better after dinner.

Feet weary.

Mind dull and confused as after a debauch.

Sensation of tornado in head, roaring in head, deafness, hearing weak and confused, he cannot tell from which side the sound comes.

Darting pains through head.

Weakening night sweats on thighs.

Headache in morning as after a debauch.

Headache at vertex as if skull torn open.

Headache in the open air and aggravated by damp weather.

Heaviness especially in occiput with bewilderment.

Pressive headache even after a meal, forces the closing of the eyeballs.

Tension of the skin of the forehead and of the crown of the head.


Type: Gastric. Catarrhal. Menstrual. Periodical.

Location: Bones. Forehead. Over eyes. Occiput. One side of head. Right side. Left side of head. Vertex.

Character of pain: Boring, burning, hammering, cutting, cramping, darting, stabbing, drawing, nail-like pressing, shooting, sore, bruised, stitching, stunning, stupefying, tearing.

Causes: Debauchery, loss of sleep.

Extension: Extends from nape of the neck to the brain.

Aggravation: Morning; noon; afternoon; evening; evening in bed; night; cold air; loss of animal fluids; ascending steps; bending head backward; binding up the hair; during climaxis; from becoming cold; getting cold on head; taking cold; combing the hair; suppressed coryza; coughing; darkness; after eating; from fat food; from flatulency; pressure of hat; becoming heated; during inspiration; intoxication; jar; lying on painful side; lying on right side; lying; after measles; before menses; mercury; during menses; on cessation of menses; motion; moving head; noise; sexual excesses; onanism; after sleep; loss of sleep; late hours; night watching; after siesta; sneezing; spirituous liquors; in a small spot; cold weather; damp cold weather; wine; wrapping up head; touch; exposure to sun; summer; straining eyes; stooping; changes of weather; washing head; warm room; walking; touching the hair; any overindulgence.

Amelioration: Open air; pressure; lying; standing.

Attending Symptoms: Great mental confusion.

Disgust for fat food and milk which cause flatulence, belchings, offensive flatus; flatulence, insatiable thirst for cold water.

Trembling of the jaw.


Altered taste in mouth, bitter or sour.

Impaired appetite.


Heart burn.




Symptoms: Bad effects from debauchery and all kinds of dissipation.

Headache in the morning when the patient awakens from sleep, dull, pains at the back part of the head, with great mental confusion.

Hammering and buzzing in head as if a hornets nest abided there, worse in warm room.

Pains from occiput through base of brain into and over the eyes with dull heavy aching.

Burning pain in epigastrium.

Disgust for fat food and milk which cause flatulence.

Belchings and borborygmi offensive.

Congestion of head from overheated rooms, heat on top of the head during climaxis.

Headache with trembling of the jaw.

Nocturnal headache.

Cramp-like tension in the brain.

Heaviness of the head.

Pressive headache, especially above eyes in the temples and in the occiput.

Drawing pain in the head commencing at the nape of the neck, with nausea.

Shooting in the vertex.

Beating and pulsation in the head, especially in the evening, or after meal, congestion of blood and heat or burning sensation in the head.

The headache frequently extends from the nape of the neck to the brain and is sometimes aggravated by a meal.

Acute tractive pains in the teguments of the head especially in the occiput and in forehead, often commencing in the limbs.

Aches from any overindulgence.

Hair feels sore, falls off easily.

Hat pressed upon head with a heavy weight.


Type: Neuralgic. Migraines. Menstrual. Periodical.

Location: Forehead. Temples. Brain. Occiput. Whole head.

Character of pain: Pressive, dull, heavy, band-like.

Aggravation: Noise; walking across room; every month; during menses; after menses; before menses.

Amelioration: Fresh air; green tea; while smoking; pressure; tight band; cold hand; bending head forward.

Symptoms: Headache better by green tea, while smoking.

Orbital neuralgia over right eye.

Tight feeling as if compressed by a rubber-band.

Dull heavy pain running from forehead to occiput.

General mental and physical attitude.

Dull heavy pain through temples with band-like constriction over head.

The whole head feels hot.

Brain appears compressed as in a tight bandage worse by noise, walking across room; better in fresh air.

Monthly headache, before, during or soon after menses.

Periodical sick headache as if enclosed in tight hand.

Dull frontal headache as if an India rubber band were stretched tightly over forehead from temple to temple better by pressure.

Headache better green tea, while smoking, tight band, cold band, bending head forward.


Location: Over left eye. Temples. Occiput. Behind eyes.

Character of pain: Pressing, drawing, tensive, severe crushing.

Causes: Uterine or spinal trouble.

Aggravation: Stooping; light; noon till night; before menses; during menses; in nervous women.

Attending Symptoms: Insomnia, flow of menses scanty in nervous women, uterine trouble.

Spinal trouble.

Symptoms: Headache with sensation of pressure over left eye; worse from stooping, from light, from noon till night.

Severe pains by spells in the temples as if they would be crushed together.

Occipital headache with disposition to throw back the head to relieve the tense drawing feeling; worse before menses, during menses.

Insomnia, flow of menses scanty.

Headache from uterine or spinal trouble.


Type: Gastric. Rheumatic. Nervous. Catarrhal. Chronic.

Location: Bones. Brain. Forehead. Left side of forehead. Over eyes. Occiput. One side of head. Right side of head. Left side of head. Temples. Right temple. Vertex.

Character of pain: Boring, digging, burning, bursting, crushing, cutting, darting, stabbing, drawing jerking, nail like, pinching, plug-like, pressing, shooting, sore, bruised, stitching, stunning, stupefying, tearing, pulsating, beating, throbbing, tensive, pain as from as abscess.

Causes: Caused by or following disappearance of skin eruptions.

Aggravation: Day time; morning; morning on waking, forenoon; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. afternoon; 4 p.m. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. evening; night; before midnight; cold air; draft of air; open air; after bathing; bending head backward; coffee; taking cold; coughing; after eating; after epileptic attacks; fasting; pressure of hat; looking fixedly at anything; looking upward; after meat; before menses; during menses; motion; moving arms; moving head; noise; during pregnancy, reading; upright; erect position; excessive pollutions; shaking head; sitting; after sleep; in a small spot; stepping heavily; after stool; stooping; straining eyes; smoking tobacco; walking; walking in open air; warm room; cold weather; dry cold weather; writing.

Amelioration: Cold air; open air; cold application after eating; frowning; stooping; walking in open air; washing head with cold water.

Attending Symptoms: Nausea.

Noises in head.


Blindness which does not diminish as the headache increases.

Symptoms: Pain in right frontal eminence.

Sensation of empty space between forehead and brain.

Headache with vertigo, blindness which does not diminish as the headache increases and sensation as if falling to the left when looking up or backward when stooping.

Nightly headache of a tearing or grinding nature with noises in the head.

Tightness and stitches from the lower part of the forehead to vertex.

Constant succession of shocks and jerks in head during rest or motion.

Sensation in the integument of the head as if it were too tight.

Involuntary nodding of the head when writing.

Headache caused by or following disappearance of skin eruptions.

Attacks of headache with nausea;.

Headache in the morning sometimes on waking with sensation as from a bruise in the brain.

Nocturnal pain in the head as if from an abscess in brain.

Dull and pressive headache which occasions gloominess and if felt chiefly on the forehead.

Digging with sudden shocks in head.

Tightness and shooting in the head.

Sensation of torpor in occiput.


Type: Migraine. Neuralgic. Periodical.

Location: Forehead. Over eyes. Over left eye. Left side of head. Occiput. Temples. Vertex.

Character of pain: Stitching, pulsating, throbbing heating, distensive, bursting.

Aggravation: Noon; evening; 7 p.m. night; open air every other day; at 11 a.m. morning; daily at the same hour; before a storm; 9 a. m.; working on black.

Amelioration: Cold application; motion.

Attending Symptoms: Head seems numb.

Head feels as if swollen.

Tinnitus aurium.

Objects seem red at night and yellow during day.

Symptoms: Sick headache every other day at 11 a.m.

Neuralgic distensive headache as if the skull would burst, worse morning and heavy feeling over whole brain, attacking supra- orbital nerve and eye, worse on left side; the eye burns as if it were on fire.

Head feels as if swollen.

Attacks come daily with clock-like regularity.

Tinnitus aurium.

Objects seem red at night and yellowish during day.

Intense frontal headache sharp pains from above eyes to temples and occiput, worse before a storm.

Pain across eyes from temple to temple.

Headache worse during night, in open air.

Pain over whole right side of face coming on about 9 a.m.

Crazy feeling from pain across forehead, worse working on black.

Whole head seems numb with headache.

The pains are of a shooting character and located in orbital region.

Headache especially deep in orbits obliging him to shut his eyes and extending to the occiput.

N C Das