Posts Tagged ‘medicines’

Taking Medications at School

Monday, October 24th, 2011

With rates of chronic illnesses such as asthma and ADHD on the rise, many children require medications during the school day. But in a time of budget cuts, not all schools have a nurse supervising the prescription cabinet. Knowing how and when your child will be receiving medications is paramount in ensuring safety. (more…)

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Friday, August 12th, 2011

The most well-known medicines are known to produce some hundreds of symptoms. These represent a particular selection from the total number of symptoms which can be produced by the mind/body system, which is vast. Each individual medicine, however, does not produce a completely different set of symptoms, but a distinctive selection from the common pool — and there is much overlap between the sets. To make an analogy, we could imagine that each symptom was represented by a different playing card, so that there were the usual “picture cards” as well as cards numbered one to many hundred, instead of one to ten. The significant symptoms of the Coffea patient could be represented by a Queen, an Ace (representing the most marked and unusual symptoms). (more…)

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Thursday, July 21st, 2011

What Is A Medicine?

In order to understand fully what Hahnemann is saying here, we have to transform our concept of what a medicine is from the conventional to the homeopathic view. For hundreds of years, physicians have characterized medicines in terms of the desirable actions they have upon the body, of their capacity to oppose the undesirable malfunctions of the body found in a particular illness, and to directly counteract or reduce illness symptoms. (more…)