Nitro-glycerine was discovered by Sobrero, in 1847, but none could be obtained for physiological experiment until Morris Davis, a Philadelphia chemist, in the same year, after long and laborious trial, under direction of Hering, succeeded to produce the substance in sufficient quantity for proving. It was extensively proven here and abroad (See Allen's Encyclopaedia, vol. 4, p. 425), and the symptoms have received abundant clinical verification.
Mania, Field, B. J. H., vol. 16, p. 519; Loss of location, Cochran, Hah. Mo., vol. 3; Affection of brain, Lippe, Raue's Rec., 1874, p. 63; Hyperaemia of brain, Mossa, Raue's Rec., 1874, p. 62; Congestion to head, Okie, B. J. H., vol. 11, p. 287; Congestion to head, (2 cases), Okie, B. J. H., vol. 11, p. 288; Cerebral congestion, Battman, B. J. H., vol. 23, p. 436; Congestion to brain, Coxe, N. A. J. H., vol. 6, p. 76; Symptoms of cerebro-spinal meningitis, Smith, N. E. M. G., vol. 9, p. 492; Cerebro-spinal meningitis, Von Tagen, Raue's Rec., 1874, p. 66; Vertigo, Gardiner, N. E. M. G., vol. 9, p. 394; Sunstroke, For. N. E. M. G., vol. 9, p. 394; Von Tagen, Organon, vol. 3, p. 106; Effects of exposure to sun, Small, N. E. M. G. vol. 9, p. 394; Campos, B. J. H., vol. 11, p. 287; Sun-headaches, McClatchey, Hah. Mo., vol. 6, p. 36; Headache, Neuralgia, Field, B. J. H., vol. 16, p. 336; Headache (2 cases), Vinal, B. J. H., vol. 7, p. 421; Raue, B. J. H., vol. 11, p. 288; Hering, B. J. H., vol. 11, p. 287: Hirschel, N. E. M. G., vol. 9, p. 433, Battman, N. E. M. G., vol. 9, p. 487; Geist, N. E. M. G., vol. 9, p. 441; Berridge, N. E. M. G., vol. 9, p. 439; A. J. H. M. M., vol. 4, p. 47; Thayer, N. E. M. G., vol. 9, p. 536; Willard, Raue's Rec., 1874, p. 258; A. H. O., vol. 10, p. 477; Boardman, A. H. O., vol. 13, p. 216; Fehrman Med. Inv., vol. 8, p. 190; (4 cases), Coxe, N. A. J. H., vol. 6, p. 76; Headache after hemorrhage, Nicholls, N. A. J. H., vol. 5, p. 439; Headache in a chlorotic patient, Menz, N. E. M. G., vol. 9, p. 489; Hemicrania, Field, B. J. H., vol. 16, p. 520; (6 cases), Lichtenfels Eichorn, N. E. M. G., vol. 9, p; 482; Supra-orbital neuralgia, Field, B. J. H., vol. 16, p. 520; Paralysis of auditory nerve, Coxe, B. J. H., vol. 11, p. 291; Facial neuralgia (3 cases), Brady, Nankivell, N. E. M. G., vol. 9, p. 531; Toothache (3 cases), Field, Nankivell, N. E. M. G. vol. 9, p. 532; B. J. H., vol. 16, p. 335; (2 cases), Gaillard, Raue's Rec., 1870, p. 138; Aphasia, Burnett, Raue's Rec., 1874, p. 61; Suppression of menses, Hah. Hospital, B. J. H., vol. 11, p. 291; Climacteric complaints, Raron, Raue's Rec., 1874, p. 237; Congestion of blood to head during pregnancy and during menses, Hering, B. J. H., vol. 11, p. 288; Convulsions after labor, Battman, B. J. H., vol. 23, p. 435; Palpitation of heart (2 cases), Dunham, B. J. H., vol. 11, p. 287; Hah. Hospital, B. J. H., vol. 11, p. 290; Neurosis cordis, Kafka, Raue's Rec., 1874, p. 165; Acute rheumatism in left knee, Benson, MSS.; Nervous affections, Nankivell, Am. Hom. Rev., vol. 3, p. 465; Neuralgic affections, Brady, B. J. H., vol. 18, p. 137; Neuralgia, Field, B. J. H., vol. 16, p. 519; Convulsions, Wesselhoeft, Raue's Rec., 1871, p. 185; Paralytic symptoms, Hawkins, Raue's Rec., 1874, p. 271; Effects of violent jarring, Wesselhoeft, N. E. M. G., vol. 9, p. 493.
Loses senses, sinks down unconscious; congestion alternately to head and heart.
Recognized no one; repulsed her husband and children; raved, screamed, and wished to rush from house; jumped out of bed, but fell because her knees gave way.
She could not remember which side of the street her house was on.
Well-known streets seem strange; way home too long.
Loses his way in the known streets.
The chin feels too long.
Loss of location; commenced about ten years ago; loses himself, even when walking in streets that he has traveled in for years; all right in regard to everything else.
Long forgotten old offenses come back to him.
Frantic; attempted to jump from the window. ~ Headache.
After an attack of epilepsy patient awoke in a state of violent mania, struggling with great violence; eyeballs projecting, mouth half open, looked as if he were contemplating some afflicting sight, while he rapidly reiterated an unmeaning monosyllable, doe-doe-doe, in a painfully plaintive voice.
Unusually bright and loquacious, with great flow of ideas.
Great mental agitation; attempts to run away; attempted to spring from window.
During intermissions of pain, she shudders and weeps bitterly.
Disinclined to speak; would scarcely answer.
Fear; throat feels swollen; chest as if screwed together; apprehensive of approaching death; fears she has been poisoned.
Bad effects of mental excitement, fright, fear, mechanical contusions and their later consequences.
Heaviness in head, principally in forehead.
Fullness in head, as if all blood had mounted to head; very disagreeable sensation, but without pain.
Fullness in head, as if brain was expanding itself, were moving in waves.
Sensation in head as if he were hanging with head downwards, and as if there was a great rush of blood to head in consequence.
Determination of blood to head sometimes preceding apoplexy, also for that which often occurs in softening and tumors of brain.
Could not allow his head to be on a level with his body, but must have it elevated, it felt full, could not see objects distinctly; dizzy.
Giddiness when the head is moved.
Confusion and vertigo; after stooping.
Throbbing, pulsation and confusion of all senses; sensation of balancing, requiring a constant effort to keep head erect, which inclined to droop as on going to sleep.
Undulating sensation in head.
Head feels larger.
Vertigo; confusion, faintness, black spots before eyes; agg. stooping or moving head; agg. in open air; with headache; with nausea; in sunstroke; after a violent fall on head; when rising in morning.
Congestive vertigo; forerunner of apoplexy; intoxication and heaviness of head, with bending head forward; reeling, trembling, falling; headache; heat in head; redness of face; photophobia; injection of conjunctivae; flickering before eyes; buzzing in ears; pulsation of carotids; agg. sitting up.
Nausea, then unconsciousness, with convulsive action of facial muscles; face pale, breathing stertorous, feeble pulse.
Sinking down unconscious, with congestion, alternating to head and heart.
Syncope, nausea, face pale or livid; beating in head.
Severe pain in forehead; throbbing in temples, agg. from walking.
Dull headache in forehead over eyes; agg. by use of eyes and mental effort; becomes a throbbing pain after rapid motion, felt both front and back of head; action of heart very easily excited.
Tensive pain over eyes and nose, also behind ears, followed by choking sensation about throat.
Headache beginning at root of nose.
Crushing weight across forehead.
Piercing pain from within outward, towards middle of forehead, more upward.
Pain in vertex and sides of head, as if pressed together.
Headache in forepart of head with nausea; in left side, with vomiting.
Throbbing in front of head.
Painful pulsation from forehead to vertex.
When walking every step is felt in neck, when moving the head.
Great heat and congestion in head with severe pains in forehead, throbbing in temples.
Pain in forehead, agg. shaking head.
Dull headache in forehead, with warm sweat.
Front of head and vertex excessively hot.
Feels as if ice-cold sweat were on forehead, which, however, is not there.
Head felt throbbing and bursting, especially above ears and at temples; choking sensation, as if ligature were tied around neck, which prevented blood from returning from head.
Throbbing in whole head, especially in temples and over eyes, with excessive heat in head; agg. morning; amel. sitting still and lying, also by pressure upon it.
Pain most intense from 5 to 10 minutes, during which she shudders and weeps bitterly; during intermissions throbbing in temples; while pain is raging, sight impaired.
Violent pressing pain in temples, which went undulating and raging throughout whole head, especially at last in region of saggital suture.
Neuralgia, nervous temperament; sudden pain starting from decayed inferior molar tooth and concentrates in temple; head feels heavy but cannot lay it on pillow.
Stitches in temples or right side of forehead.
Pressure and throbbing in temples.
Pressure and pain from within out in both temples.
Fullness in head, feels pulse in head, especially in temples, could count the beats.
Sharp, piercing pain in left temple, daily for several months.
Temporal and carotid arteries beating violently.
Throbbing in temporal arteries, and sense of constriction about neck.
Throbbing in temporal arteries, which were raised and felt like whip-cords.
Heat in head, with throbbing.
Flushes of heat and congestion to head.
Suddenly sensation as if whole head were crowded with blood.
Constant sensation of fullness in vertex, increasing all the time as if something were pumped in.
Sensation of weight, or painful fullness at vertex.
Brain feels as if too heavy and too large for skull, with raving headache.
Sensation as if skull were too small; as if brain were attempting to burst it.
Cracking sensation in brain, obliging him to hold on to head during every movement, to prevent an apparent threatened rupture of cranium.
Feels every pulsation in head.
Shocks in brain, synchronous with every pulsation of arteries.
Intense throbbing pain over whole head, flushed face.
Painless throbbing in head, extending under frontal bone to temple.
Throbbing: in temples; in vertex; in occiput; in whole head.
Most violent throbbing, tearing pains, before, during, after or instead of menses.
Old nurse with chronic heart disease frequently suffered from severe headaches in attacks that lasted all day, especially during wet, dull weather; the pain is tearing, and extends from nape to vertex, where it is throbbing; agg. from motion or stooping; amel. lying still; full sensation like rush of blood in nape, neck and head.
Throbbing beginning in left breast, suddenly darting up into head, throbbing as if something were moving in waves to head, agg. from motion.
Throbbing headache, with vertigo and flushes of heat to the face and head; she felt as if sore inside of her head when she moved it.
Headache in vertex and crown, like waves rising and falling; excessive, so that she longs for death, with small, weak pulse.
Brain as if moving in waves.
Undulating, dull pain in middle of brain.
A lady could not lie upon back or either side, because “the pillow would beat;” she could not remember which side of street her house was on.
Pressive, throbbing headache, with obvious enlargement of cutaneous veins of head and face.
Pulsating headache, with sensation of soreness when moving head, and drowsiness with vertigo after stooping.
Headache on top of head, which, without being throbbing, increased and diminished just as waves rise and fall, yet it was not an undulating pain, and in these fluxes and refluxes it increased to such a terrible height that death would have been welcome to her; cold water gave some relief.
Racking pain with raving, heat in head, redness of face, red, protruding eyes, wiry pulse of 92.
Head began to throb, and for an hour all arteries in head felt as distinct as though they had been dissected out, and were on exhibition; head was full of blood; motion agg. throbbing and pain; this condition lasted all day.
Children scream with pain in head, exclaiming, “My head! my head!”
Holds head with both hands; presses sinciput.
Burning pain in middle of head after brain fever, amel. by pressure; every excitement causes it.
Pain deep in brain, shaking is without influence.
Sore and bruised feeling in brain, agg. when shaking head.
Face purple, vertex hot, bloodshot eyes, knew no one.
Headache with red face, accelerated pulse, sweat on face, unconsciousness; amel. in open air, after sleep, after vomiting.
Sensation of soreness through whole head, is afraid to shake head; it seems to him as if head would drop to pieces.
Congestive headache, sensation of fluttering in head, sensation of constriction in vessels of head, expansive pressure, flushed face, drowsiness, venous congestion to abdomen.
Congestion to head in pregnant women, with pale face, loss of senses, and falling down unconscious, cold sweat.
Frequent congestion to head in an old woman, causing a sensation of coldness.
Congestion to head alternates with congestion to heart.
Hyperemia from excessive cold or heat.
Habitual hemicrania; as if focus of right eye were suddenly displaced; sees everything half light and half dark, with a sensation as if he must die, nausea, is obliged to sit down, dimness before eyes like a cloud, followed by most violent headache, with repeated vomiting, after which it grows better.
Hemicrania from excessive use of wine.
Eyeballs protrude during headache; red capillaries in eye, as if injected.
Feels deadly sick with headache, like sea-sickness.
Headache: with heat in face; with nausea and vomiting; with increased secretion of urine.
Violent, heavy beating in head, from back to front, as if it would crowd everything out at forehead.
First, pain in occiput, then in vertex.
Headache beginning in occiput and spreading from there over whole head.
Pressure and throbbing extends to back of neck.
Congestion to occiput like pressure; such excessive determination to occiput that it seems as if he would lose his reason.
Congestion to head, sudden, violent; throbbing felt with every pulse, at every step, or jarring; blood mounts from neck, throat or chest; from occiput toward eyes.
Flushes of heat rising from chest to head, then throbbing in head.
Pain, heat and fullness in head ascend from chest, neck or back part of head.
Pains seem to ascend from chest and neck to occiput; pain the whole length of spine; oppression of chest; blindness, with faintness and nausea; congestion to head with sense of expansion; can't bear heat about head. ~ Cerebro-spinal meningitis.
Violent throbbing headache with sense of expansion; blindness with faintness and nausea; pale face; pain through whole length of spine.
Great rigidity of occipito-frontalis.
During day a cataleptic state of occipito-frontalis muscle, and a degree of obtuseness of brain.
After overheating, with copious sweat, headache.
The rays of the sun on his head were not to be borne, and his head would not allow the hat to touch it.
Headache begins with warm weather, and lasts all summer, increases and decreases every day with the sun; great sensitiveness to rays of sun, and to pressure from covering of head.
After working in sun; throbbing headache gradually growing more severe; fever; face yellowish-red; eyes staring, dull, glassy, pupil contracted; pulse small and quick; would not speak, would scarcely give a reply; frequent retching.
Headaches produced by powerful rays of sun.
Troubles of head in type-setters, and in men who work under gas-light steadily, so that heat falls on head; bad results from sunstroke; can't bear any heat about head; can't walk in sun, must walk in shade or carry an umbrella; can't bear heat from stove.
Headache on damp, rainy days, after taking cold, much sitting and mental exertion.
Apoplexia serosa with small, thread-like, very quick pulse.
Hydrocephalus; cri encephalique.
Symptoms of cerebro-spinal meningitis, with confusion and loss of memory; in one case temporary blindness; intense pain in cervical and occipital regions, and in eyes; tingling pulsation in fingers; irregular pulse; tightening around neck.
Headache worse: from shaking or jarring head; stooping; bending it backwards; after lying down; when ascending steps; in damp weather; in sun; while working under gas-light; after overheating, with copious sweat; from touch of hat; cold water (even causing spasms); reading; writing; wine.
Frightful headache, runs about room with head pressed between hands; as if head would burst; sometimes knocks head against wall; pulse hard, full, quick; face red; occasionally violent shoots in head making him cry out; jerkings through body.
Headache of a chlorotic patient, pain so intense that she attempted to spring from window.
Violent headache after romping, overheating, sweat and taking cold.
Violent congestive headache, eyes painful and bloodshot; never relieved under 24 hours; had taken cathartics; these attacks every twelve or fifteen days for many years; found her lying on a bench holding head with both hands; face and head very hot; eyes much inflamed; vertigo preventing rising; urine high-colored, with a reddish sediment, and mucus of dirty, reddish-yellow tint; moaned much, and complained that brain was forcing itself out front; that it was too large and had grown.
Violent headache; face flushed and very hot, whole head extremely hot; eyes much inflamed and with a wild expression; trembling of knees and lower extremities; slight quiver in wrists and hands, only now and then perceptible; pulse only 86, but full and tense.
Congestion to head, as if warm water were running upwards from nape of neck; turns very red in face and then pale; very little headache but a painless throbbing; frequent attacks during day, agg. in morning when moving; conjunctiva injected, cannot see well, like a mist before eyes; hot feet.
Some months after being violently jarred by being thrown from carriage, a sensitiveness of upper part of back and neck came on, painful to touch, or from lying upon it, with swelling, heat; sharp, cutting pains into occiput, and from across shoulder-blades to anterior part of chest; when lying down she had frequent attacks of constriction around neck, as if it were gripped by a hand; agg. from wine.
Congestive headache, pain beginning in forehead and sides of head, slowly passing to vertex and occiput, when it becomes a throbbing pain, agg. from motion and least noise, from lying with the head low and after sleeping; amel. from application of cold water and from external pressure; vertex burning hot, likewise the upper part of back; face bluish, with a heavy, stupid expression; lips swollen, frequent deep inspirations; pit of stomach sensitive to touch; frequent and profuse flow of pale urine.
Headache; every pulse is felt, as if head would burst; stupefaction; sunken eyes; bluish pallor under eyes; red eyes, with photophobia; optical illusions; lightning; black spots before eyes; blindness; in ears, pain, fullness, pulsation, ringing, deafness; face pale in spite of high fever, or red and hot; temporal arteries pulsate violently; heart beats strong and laborious; pulse mostly accelerated, often changing suddenly to slow, and back again; nausea, vomiting with the headache; sudden spasms. ~ Meningitis.
Hyperemia of brain caused by influence of excessive cold or heat.
Burning pain in cerebrum and violent chills, vertigo in morning; agg. from light; had been exposed to sun till sparks flashed before eyes, and a sense of heaviness and enlargement of head came over him.
Sunstroke: loss of consciousness, sensation and motion; countenance expressionless; pulse full, slow and intermittent; respiration slow and labored; pupils dilated, with eyes turned up; jaws firmly clenched; limbs relaxed and motionless; occasional muscular tremors.
Unconscious; excessive trembling and jactitation of muscles, more or less through entire body; jaws set; eyes relaxed; pupils dilated; skin cold, clammy, and covered with profuse sweat; pulseless at wrist and ankles; only a faint fluttering at breast; breathing rapid and almost imperceptible; did not respond to loud calls near ear, nor to gentle shaking; tendency to vomiting, shortly followed by vomiting of bile and mucus, succeeded by involuntary stool, with escape of much flatus and urine; could not swallow. ~ Sunstroke.
Sunstroke: vertigo, violent pain; pale face, feeble pulse; labored breathing, nausea; comatose; or, throbbing in head; face yellowish-red, or livid; eyes fixed; pulse full, slow; tongue coated, no appetite.
Severe headache, pulsation in temples, fullness and heavy aching on vertex; she had her hair cut off to within two inches of scalp, because heaviness and heat of it almost distracted her; pain agg. from least motion; has not slept for three nights; keeps eyes closed because light is disagreeable, though not painful; tongue coated heavily on back part; moderate thirst, putrid taste; perspiration alternately with chilliness; which causes her to cover herself up very heavily, till perspiration breaks out again; oppressed breathing caused by sense of weight in chest, and occasional light cough; pulse 106, small and empty; hands hot; aversion to food; on attempting to rise, such weakness of limbs she could not stand. ~ Affection of brain.
Threatened meningeal inflammation. ~ Yellow fever.
Flashes of lightning, sparks, mist or black spots before eyes.
As if focus of right eye were suddenly displaced; sees everything half light and half dark.
Letters appear smaller.
Objects dance with every pulsation.
Sensation of whirling, of confused vision, of objects dancing before eyes.
Black spots before eyes during headache, especially when turning quickly.
Dim sight with vertigo, or fainting.
Pupils contracted. ~ Sunstroke.
Pupils dilated; eyes upturned; sunstroke; eyes rolled outwards and up; convulsions.
Eyes dull, staring, sunken.
Red injected eyes during headache; reddened with wild expression.
Staring, wild look, protrusion of eyes.
Eyes very painful, bloodshot.
Face flushed, eyes inflamed.
Said her eyes were falling out.
Eyes feel as if some one were pulling them from within outward.
Drawing, pressing, aching, bursting pain in eyes; soreness, quivering and twitching.
In eyeballs: stitches; twitchings; soreness; pressure; pain as if protruding.
Pressing downward towards eyes.
Heat in eyeballs, lids and around eyes.
Beating over orbits.
Throbbing contracting the eyelids.
Supra-orbital neuralgia; pain usually commences at 6 A. M. and continues till 11 or 12.
Pain under left eye.
Ringing in ears; audible pulse.
Noise in left ear, as if it came from heart, every evening while reading, sometimes prevents falling asleep, but gets better during sleep.
Deafness, ears as if stopped up; deafness followed by blurred vision.
Heaviness, deafness, and sensation of being stopped up, in ears.
Hardness of hearing.
Paralysis of auditory nerve.
Stitches in ears; ears feel as if closed.
Throbbing piercing from within outward, in right ear.
Throbbing: above ears; from occiput to ears.
Sensation of fullness in and around ears.
Face flushed and very hot, especially about eyes and forehead, with headache.
Flushes of heat to face and head.
Heat in face with pulsations in head and palpitation.
Redness of face, especially upper part, with headache.
Unconscious with deep red or purple face.
Convulsions after delivery, with red face.
Face alternately flushed and pale.
Paleness of face with heat and congestion of blood to head and chest.
Paleness of face with congestion to head, in pregnant women.
Heat of face, with pallor and sleepiness.
Pale face: in sunstroke; after sweating.
Yellowish-redness of face during sunstroke.
Faceache: muscles twitch, even unconsciousness; breathing stertorous; agg. in heat of bed.
Sudden neuralgic pains from decayed tooth, concentrating in temple; head heavy, but cannot lay it on pillow.
Periodical attacks of facial neuralgia.
Tic douloureux, left side of face.
Sweat on face.
Cold sweat on face during congestion to head.
Itching, especially in middle of face.
Convulsions with frothing at mouth.
Burning in various small places on lips.
Lower lip feels swollen.
Numbness in lower lip; sensation as if swollen.
Strange sensation in chin; it feels as if it were being elongated to knees; was obliged to put his hand to his chin repeatedly, to convince himself that it was not the case; prover had considerably jarred and injured his chin by a fall twenty years before.
Special action on masseter muscles, region of mastoid process, and head.
Gnawing sensation in masseter muscles.
Pain and stiffness of articulation of jaw.
Jaws firmly clenched. ~ Sunstroke.
Throbbing pain in all the teeth.
Pulsating toothache with headache.
Pulsating, throbbing pains; teeth feel elongated.
Toothache from taking cold, after having been over-heated; beating of pulse felt in all the teeth, or a drawing; pain extending to whole right side of face, having waves of spontaneous exacerbation, without being influenced by anything in particular.
Toothache; after hitting, in chewing a hard substance, a bad tooth, a pain extends from that tooth into whole row of teeth, into whole right lower jaw and cheek, and here especially in nervus infra orbitalis, also into right ear, temple and parietal bone; pain is continual, with sudden spasmodic exacerbations; it has no rhythm, nor is it influenced by cold or warm air, rest or motion; gums swollen and sensitive to touch.
Pain in decayed teeth, left side, after falling asleep; pain felt only at night, awakens her; malar. bone sore to touch; pain under left eye and on side of neck.
Rooting pain in one upper and one lower molar tooth, right side; both were carious; they feel longer, the gums are swollen; pain extends into right temple, ear and parietal bone; nothing seems to influence the pain. ~ Toothache.
Sudden pain from decayed inferior molar, concentrates in temple.
Severe pain from decayed tooth, lasting several hours.
Stabbing pain in gums, right side passing to left, without ceasing in right; agg. from hot, amel. from cold applications.
Teeth decay: after mercury; menses scanty; following exposure to sun.
Taste: bitter, with nausea; aromatic; sweet; warm; leaves fatty taste.
Tongue milk-white, without coating; violent headache; wants head pressed or bound; cannot eat; very weak and miserable.
Tongue coated heavily on back part; putrid taste. ~ Brain affection.
Tongue feels swelled and raw, with spasmodic twitchings.
Tongue numb, as if burnt; prickling, stinging.
Difficulty in conversing, from diminished power of tongue and confusion of ideas.
Soft palate: dry; feels as if drawn up.
Itching of soft palate and throat.
Swollen sensation in fauces.
Throat feels as if swelling; full sensation in both sides of neck.
Constriction at top of larynx; in throat, as if throttled.
Tickling, heat and soreness in throat.
Nausea; with congestion; and retching, during sunstroke; with faint feeling; causing sweat, which relieves.
Nausea with, and caused by, headache, with colic; congestion of blood to head and chest, and pale face.
Faint, warm, sickening sensation in chest and stomach, resembling threatening of sea-sickness; also slight giddiness, especially on moving about.
Vomiting: spasmodic, in hydrocephalus; in sunstroke.
Gnawing in epigastrium.
Attack begins suddenly with violent pain in epigastrium.
Sensation of emptiness in pit of stomach.
Faint feeling at pit of stomach; also with throbbing there.
Sensitiveness of pit of stomach, especially on stooping.
Pain in pit of stomach, as if sore, when touched; agg. when stooping.
Respiration labored; pit of stomach the seat of distress. ~ Sunstroke.
Dull, heavy pain in stomach.
Stomach and head feel as if he had been out in hot sun.
Stools: loose, scanty, with much rumbling; copious, loose, dark, lumpy, with colic, heat in anus, nausea and sudden urging.
Diarrheic stools with rumbling and discharges of flatus, beginning in morning and lasting all day.
Diarrhea, with sudden cessation of menses.
Frequent passage of flatus during stools, with a loud, sharp noise.
Inclined to be costive.
After 10 in evening, an unaccustomed time, a hard and unusual stool, pinching in abdomen before and after it, till going to sleep.
During menses: congestion of blood to head and chest; headache; fainting.
Menstrual period three days every six weeks, accompanied by lumbar pain; pupils dilated; agg. at night; some relief from hot fomentations.
Menses had not appeared for six weeks; throbbing pains through temples and pressure and heaviness on head; feels sick; constipation; restless at night.
Intense congestion of brain induced in plethoric constitutions by sudden suppression of menses, or appearing in place of the menses.
Disturbances in intercranial circulation at time of menopause.
Instead of menses: headache; congestion to head; pale face: agg. in warm room, amel. when walking in cold air; diarrhea; fainting.
Before, during, or at end of menses, or when it does not appear at all, fullness in head, with or without redness of face and eyes, especially with throbbing, sometimes with excessive tearing, throbbing pains.
Headaches occurring after profuse uterine hemorrhage.
Flushings to head during climacteric period.
During climacteric: flushes of heat daily in frequent attacks, with pressure in head, nausea, loss of senses; cannot go alone in street; vertigo; swelling and numbness in feet.
Since first menses, congestion to head, with loss of consciousness; face became deep red or purple color; hands clenched, thumbs thrown into the palms; froth before mouth; attacks became more frequent and severe, so that instead of appearing only at times of menses, they had for several years occurred three or four times in twenty-four hours; menses scanty, constant fear of attack; agg. from mental or physical effort; after attack, palpitation violent, subsiding after an hour; constant sensation of tremulousness in cardiac region; pulse quick, small, irregular; heart's impulse increased, action rapid, irregular and tumultuous, blending of first and second sounds, so that they were indistinguishable; numbness in left extremities.
During pregnancy: headache; congestion of blood to head and chest.
Rush of blood to head in pregnant women, especially with paleness of face, loss of consciousness, falling down insensible, sometimes with cold sweat, especially in face.
Face bright red, unconsciousness, extraordinary full, quick pulse; strikes about her with hands and feet, can scarcely be kept in bed, throws herself wildly about, foams at mouth, eyeballs roll convulsively about, or stare straight in front, or are drawn upwards, convulsions last four or five minutes, during intervals turns about restlessly in bed; violent throbbing of heart and carotids. ~ Convulsions after labor.
Eclampsia: unconscious; face bright red; puffed; pulse full, hard; urine copious and albuminous.
Breathing: heavy, labored, stertorous; oppressed from feeling of weight; accelerated; must often breathe deeply; sighing.
Sensation of constriction and oppression of chest, with perceptible palpitation, compelling to draw deep breath.
Oppressed breathing, caused by sense of weight in chest; occasional light cough. ~ Affection of brain.
Constriction of chest; chest feels as if laced.
Pain in chest like tension, and frequent inclination to deep respiration.
Oppression of chest alternating with headache.
Congestion alternating between chest and head.
Sinking feeling in head and chest, as from working in hot room.
Sensation of flying heat, rising from chest to face and head.
Sharp, cutting pains across shoulder-blades to anterior part of chest.
Numb sensation moving upwards in chest and down left arm.
Sharp pains in the heart.
Fullness in the heart.
Violent action of heart, distinct pulsation over whole body.
Violent palpitation of heart, with throbbing carotids, pulsating headache in forehead and between temples.
Violent palpitation of heart; frequency of pulse; stitches in left hypochondrium; feeling as if she would die; numbness in whole left arm.
Violent palpitation; constant tremulous sensation in cardiac region; heart's impulse increased; pulse quick, small.
Palpitation of heart with heat in face, accelerated pulse and pulsation of carotid arteries.
After several minutes, violent and rapid palpitation, felt also in head like a hammer, especially when stooping, so that stooping seemed impossible to him; several times when stooping, stitching pain in region of heart, so violent that he feared to bend forward again.
Heart's action easily excited; violent palpitation, throbbing carotids, pulsating headache; agg. stooping.
Laborious action of heart; oppression; frequent pulse.
Pressure in heart, as if it was being contracted.
Sensation of fullness about heart, almost increased to pain; it seems as if it would rise to throat; pulse decreased.
In heart sensation of fullness, heaviness and heat, with labored beating of heart.
Blood seems to rush to heart and mount rapidly into head.
Alternate congestion to heart and to head.
Sharp pains in heart.
Severe stitches from heart extending into back, between shoulders.
Anxiety in precordia; weakness.
Purring noise in region of heart when lying; pulse intermittent; must have head high; agg. when lying on left side; amel. on right.
Blending of first and second sounds so that they were indistinguishable.
Accelerated pulse; beats increased.
Pulse accelerated while the headache lasts.
Pulse full, slow and intermittent. ~ Sunstroke.
Pulse accelerated to 100 by walking; soon fell to 38.
Pulse mostly accelerated, often changing suddenly to slow and back again.
Pulse: irregular, intermitting; quick, small, irregular, with violent action of heart; small and rapid; weak and slow; low and feeble, in sunstroke.
Arteries in head become distinct.
Throbbing of carotid arteries, both seen and felt.
Temporal and carotid arteries beating violently.
Plethoric female had, since she began to menstruate, attacks of blood to head alternately with rush of blood to heart, with pale or red face, five or six times in day; at same time she lost her consciousness and fell down; alternate palpitation and cerebral congestion, with loss of consciousness, convulsions and foam before mouth.
As an intercurrent remedy in angina pectoris, to prevent the organism from getting accustomed to the influence of Aur. mur.
The neck feels weak and tired, cannot support the head.
When lying down, sensation as if neck were grasped.
Constriction around lower part of neck.
Sensation of stiffness or tension about head and neck as if they had been laced in; clothing seems too tight, was obliged to ease his coat and necktie.
On neck sensation of fullness, tension, pulsation.
Nape of neck stiff, with headache.
When throwing back his head, he felt a pain like cramp in back of his neck, to the felt, in region of sixth and seventh cervical vertebrae.
Sensitiveness and pain in occiput, upper back and upper chest, coming on a few months after violent jarring from being thrown from a carriage.
Severe neuralgic pain in lower part of cervical region of spine and right arm.
Sharp cutting across scapulae.
Hot sensation down back; burning between scapulae.
Pain down entire spine, after constriction in chest; shiverings downward.
Old contusions and jars.
Arms: nervous, uneasy; heavy, as if circulation was checked; numbness, heaviness following throbbing; restlessness, weakness, want of circulation.
Numbness and sensation of weariness of left arm, so that it requires great effort to raise the arm; stiffness of middle joints of fingers.
Pain from shoulder to back of right hand.
Weakness of wrists after headache.
Quivering in hands and wrists during headache.
Hands clenched, thumbs thrown into palms. ~ Convulsions.
Beating of pulse is perceptible in all fingers.
Trembling of fingers.
Rheumatic pains in fingers of left hand.
On attempting to rise, such weakness of limbs could not stand. ~ Affection of brain.
Restlessness in limbs causes him to rise.
Jerking of limbs with loss of consciousness.
Limbs relaxed and motionless. ~ Sunstroke.
Thighs weak during headache.
Weakness and numbness of thigh.
Weakness of legs, knees and ankles give way.
The knees give (when getting up from bed) on account of headache; weakness of knee-joints afterwards for an hour.
Knocking of knees and thighs together during headache.
Acute pain in left knee on moving, seemed to be deep in joint, without much heat or swelling; sudden twinges or pricks, while at rest, is obliged to rise and straighten limb. ~ Acute rheumatism.
Cold feet, with nausea, palpitation.
While at rest pain in knee agg., must rise and straighten limb.
When lying down sensation as if neck were grasped.
Lying still: amel. headache.
Lying: on back or side causes “pillow to beat;” purring noise in region of heart.
Lying on left side: purring in region of heart.
After lying down: headache agg.
Must have his head elevated.
Cannot lay head on pillow, head is so heavy.
Sitting still: amel. headache.
Sitting up: vertigo agg.
Bending head backwards: agg. headache.
Bends head forward: from heaviness.
Stooping: vertigo; agg. headache; pit of stomach sensitive; stitching pain in region of heart; palpitation agg.
Motion: of head, giddiness; agg. headache.
Using eyes: agg. headache.
Restlessness in limbs causes him to rise.
Shaking head: agg. pains in forehead; agg. sore and bruised feeling in brain.
Turning quickly during headache: black spots before eyes.
Ascending steps: headache agg.
Walking: agg. headache; every step felt in neck; in cold air amel. headache; accelerates pulse to 100.
Knocks head against wall with headache.
Attempts to spring from window.
Runs about room: with headache.
Romping: causes headache.
Feeling as after inhaling ether.
Restlessness in limbs, must rise and walk.
Feeling as after fright, not mental, but bodily.
Sensation as of throbbing throughout body, with heat and sweat.
Painless pulsation all over body; circulation easily quickened.
Feeling of fullness throughout body.
Pulsations, tingling, thrills, and a peculiar sensation of warmth through body, extending from above downward.
Weakness as from loss of sleep.
Feeling of prostration. ~ Sunstroke.
Unconscious falling down, or fainting with consciousness.
Jerkings through body.
Convulsions: epileptiform, cerebral congestion, scanty or suppressed menses; hands clenched, thumbs in palms, face red, eyes rolled upward, then sopor; left-sided, with fingers spread; face alternately red and pale; each attack occurs regularly every three hours, begins suddenly with violent pain in epigastrium, upward in chest and down left arm, with uterine derangement. ~ Convulsions.
Strong, healthy-looking child subject to convulsions at intervals of a few months; attacks preceded by drowsiness, soon after which child fell into a convulsive state, with clenching and jerking upward of fists and legs; face red; eyes rolled outward and upward; then followed a soporific condition, lasting several hours, followed by another convulsion.
Great congestion of head and heart; during spasms he spreads his fingers and toes asunder.
Convulsions, especially left fingers spread apart.
Convulsions after mental or physical effort.
Epileptic attacks with aura epileptica.
Epileptiform attack in young lady aet. 20; congestion to head, loss of consciousness, jerking of limbs; no foam at mouth; dysmenorrhea with scanty menses.
Epileptic convulsions with congestion to head and heart.
Unable to speak, although usually a very noisy child; mouth drawn to left side; cannot protrude tongue in a straight line.
Loss of power to articulate, also has no memory for words. ~ Aphasia.
Effects of alcoholic stimulants, intoxication, delirium tremens, congestions, sleepiness and subsequent depression.
Spasmodic and neuralgic affections.
Drowsy, yawning; inclination to deep inspiration; face hot and pale.
Yawning with headache, congestion of blood to head.
Sleepiness early in evening.
Restless sleep; awakes with fear of apoplexy.
Dreams: confused; of homesickness, with tears; of comical heads.
Difficult to awaken.
Worse morning and forenoon: headache, languor, colic.
Worse afternoon and evening: headache; diarrhea.
Morning: on rising, vertigo; throbbing in head agg.; congestion to head; vertigo; cutting pains below navel wakes one: diarrheic stools.
During day: cataleptic state of occipito-frontalis muscle.
From 6 A. M. until 11 or 12: supra-orbital neuralgia.
After 10 in evening: a hard, unusual stool.
Night: pain in decayed teeth; must rise to pass urine, lumbar pains agg.; restless.
Children get sick in the night after sitting opposite an open coal fire, or falling asleep there.
Bad effects from having the hair cut.
Bad effects from being exposed inordinately to the sun's rays.
Open air: vertigo agg.; headache with unconsciousness amel.
Damp, rainy days: headache.
Wet, dull weather: attacks of headache.
Gas-light: causes headache.
Warm weather: brings back headache.
Warm room: headache agg.
Heat of bed: faceache agg.
Taking cold from overheating: causes headache.
Overheating: causes headache.
Hot applications: agg. pain in gums.
Heat: head will not bear it.
Cannot walk in sun nor bear heat from stove.
Rays of sun cannot be borne on head.
Bad results from sunstroke.
Cold applications: amel. pains in gums.
Cold air: amel. headache.
Cold water: agg. headache; causes spasms; amel. congestive headache.
Excessive cold and heat: cause hyperemia of brain.
Chill: after getting heated; alternates with sweat; with vomiting; head as if screwed up; in intermittent fever.
Chill after getting heated; drawing pain and heat in head, vertigo, buzzing in ears, flushed face.
Perspiration alternately with chilliness, which causes her to cover herself up very heavily, till perspiration breaks out again. ~ Affection of brain.
Flushes of heat; waves of heat upward.
Heat, especially in face, ascending from pit of stomach to head.
As if warm water were running upward from nape of neck.
Sensation of warmth throughout body.
Fever heat, and small, quick pulse. ~ Sunstroke.
Feeling as if perspiration would break out all over.
Sweat especially on forehead.
Cold sweat, especially on face, during congestion to head.
Perspiration principally on face, after sleeping.
Very profuse perspiration, especially on face and chest.
Perspiration in the hands.
Perspiration relieves nausea.
Sweat alternates with chill.
Typhoid fever; very violent headache; wants head squeezed; tongue is not furred, but as white as milk; can't eat, feels weak and miserable.
Frequent: congestion to head; constriction around neck after a jar; flow of pale urine; passages of flatus during stools; attacks of flushes of heat.
Gradually: headache growing more severe after working in sun.
Periodical attacks: of facial neuralgia.
Waves of spontaneous exacerbation: toothache.
Four or five minutes: convulsions.
From five to ten minutes: intense pain in head.
For an hour: arteries in head became distinct.
Lasting several hours: pain from decayed tooth.
Five or six times a day: congestion to head accompanied by unconsciousness and convulsions.
Every 3 hours: convulsions.
Lasting 24 hours: congestive headache.
Daily for several months: sharp pain in left temple.
All day: attacks of headache; congestion to head; diarrheic stools.
Every evening: while reading noise in left ear.
Every 12 or 15 days: attacks of headache.
For 3 nights: has not slept from headache.
Three days every six weeks: menstrual period.
All summer: headache agg. every day with the sun.
Every day during climacteric period: flushes of heat.
Right: stitches in temple and forehead; focus of eyes displaced; piercing, throbbing in ear; toothache, lower jaw and cheek; neuralgic pain in arm; pain from shoulder to back of hand.
Left: headache with vomiting; sharp pain in temples; pain under eye; noise in ear; tic douloureux of side of face; pain in decayed teeth; pain under eye and on side of neck; pain in hypogastrium; numbness in extremities; numbness down arm; stitches in hypochondrium; weariness and numbness of arm; rheumatic pains through fingers; pain in knee; convulsions on side; fingers spread apart in convulsions; mouth drawn to side in convulsions.
From right to left: stabbing pains in gums.
From within outward: piercing pain in forehead; pain in temples; eyes feel as if pulled; throbbing piercing in right ear.
From back to front: beating in head.
From above downward: sensation of warmth through body.
From left breast into head: throbbing moving in waves.
Rising and falling: like waves, headache; fullness in brain.
Alternating to head and heart: congestion.
Chin feels as if too long; chest feels as if screwed together; as if brain was expanding, were moving in waves; as if all the blood had mounted to head; as if he were hanging with head downwards; as if there was a great rush of blood to head; head feels large; as if head were pressed together; as if cold sweat were on forehead; arteries felt like whip-cords; as if whole head were crowded with blood; as if something were pumped into vertex; brain feels as if too heavy and too large for skull; as if brain were attempting to burst skull; as if something were moving in waves to head; as if inside of head were sore; as if head would drop to pieces; as if focus of right eye were suddenly displaced; as if he must die; red capillaries in eye as if injected; as if everything were crowded out at forehead; pressure in occiput, seems as if he would lose his reason; as if head would burst; as if warm water were running upwards from nape of neck; as if neck were gripped by a hand; as if some one were pulling eyes from within outward; noise in left ear as if it came from the heart; ears as if stopped up; lower lip as if swollen; teeth feel as if elongated; teeth feel as if loose; tongue feels swollen; tongue as if burnt; palate feels as if drawn up; fauces as if swollen; throat feels as if swelling; in throat as if throttled; pit of stomach as if sore; stomach and head feel as if he had been put out in hot sun; chest feels as if laced; palpitation in head like a hammer; as if heart was being contracted; as if heart would rise to throat; as if neck were grasped; as if head and neck were laced in; arms as if circulation was checked; as after inhaling ether; as after fright; weakness as from loss of sleep; as if screwed up during chill; as if warm water were running; as if perspiration would break out.
Pain: beginning at root of nose; in vertex and sides of head; in forehead; starts from decayed inferior molar tooth, concentrates in temples; in vertex and crown; deep in brain; in occiput; the whole length of spine; in ears; in eyes; under left eye; in jaw; from teeth to right side of face; in decayed tooth; under left eye; on side of neck; in pit of stomach; in left hypochondrium; in lumbar region; in chest; in occiput; upper back; upper chest; down spine from shoulder to back of right hand.
Intense pain: in cervical and occipital regions; in eyes.
Raging pain: in whole head; in saggital suture.
Violent pain: in epigastrium; in chest; in left arm before convulsion.
Violent shoots: into head.
Violent: headache; pain in epigastrium.
Severe pain: in forehead; in tooth.
Tearing pain: through head.
Sharp cutting: across scapulae.
Piercing pain: in forehead; in left temple; in right ear.
Racking: in head.
Cutting pains: into occiput; across shoulder-blades to anterior part of chest; below navel.
Acute pain: in left knee-joint.
Stabbing pain: in gums.
Sharp pain: in left temple; into occiput; across shoulder-blades to anterior part of chest; in the heart.
Stitching pain in region of heart.
Stitches: in temples; right side of forehead; in eyeballs; in ears; in left hypochondrium; from heart to back.
Bursting: in head; above ears; in temples; in eyes.
Cracking sensation in brain.
Burning pain: in middle of head, in cerebrum.
Rooting pain: in one upper and one lower molar tooth.
Pinching: in abdomen.
Pressing pain: in temples; in eyes.
Shoots: in head.
Neuralgia: in head; in eyes; in face; in lower cervical region; in spine; in right arm.
Crampy pain: in back of neck.
Drawing pain: in eyes; in teeth; in head.
Tensive pain: over eyes and nose; behind ears.
Shocks: in brain synchronous with pulsation of arteries.
Violent beating: in head.
Beating: in head; in temporal and carotid arteries; across orbits.
Throbbing: in head; in temples; in front of head; over eyes; in temporal arteries; under frontal bone; in left breast, then in head; back of neck; contracting eyelids; in ears; in all the teeth; heart and carotids; in arms; throughout body.
Pulsating: in head; in carotids; from forehead to vertex; in teeth; over whole body.
Painless pulsation: all over body.
Gnawing sensation: in masseter muscles; in epigastrium.
Aching: in vertex; in eyes; in teeth; in ear; in temple; in parietal bone.
Twinges: in left knee.
Tingling: throughout body.
Stinging: of tongue.
Prickling: of tongue.
Pricking: in left knee; in arms; in legs.
Violent palpitation of heart.
Thrills: throughout body.
Jerkings: through body.
Bruised feeling: in brain.
Rheumatic pains: in fingers of left hand.
Anxiety: in precordia.
Burning: on lips; between scapulae.
Sore feeling: in brain; in eyeballs; in roof of mouth; in throat.
Choking sensation: about throat.
Dull: headache; in forehead; pain in stomach.
Undulating sensation: in head.
Pressure: in temples; extends to back of neck; in eyeballs; in heart.
Heaviness: of head; in ears; in heart; in arms.
Oppression: of chest.
Tickling: in throat.
Fluttering: in head.
Flickering: before eyes.
Ringing: in ears.
Buzzing: in ears.
Confusion: of all senses.
Balancing sensation: in head.
Waves of heat: going upward.
Peculiar warmth: through body.
Heat: in head; in eyeballs; in lids; around eyes; in throat; in anus; in heart; in face; from pit of stomach upward.
Hot sensation: down back.
Warmth: throughout body.
Constriction: in vessels of head; around neck.
Congestion: in head; to occiput.
Tension: of head and neck.
Fullness: in head; in vertex; in ears; around ears; in the heart; in neck; throughout body.
Swollen: throat feels.
Bloated feeling: in extremities.
Expansive pressure: in head.
Uneasy feeling: in arms.
Sensitiveness of upper part of back and neck.
Restlessness: in arms; in limbs.
Twitching: of eyes; in eyeballs.
Quivering: of eyes; in hands; in wrists.
Trembling: of fingers; in limbs.
Crushing weight: across forehead.
Weight: at vertex.
Stiffness: of articulation of jaw; of neck and head; of middle joints of fingers.
Numbness: in lower lip; of tongue; in extremities; in chest; in left arm; in arms; of thigh; in left extremities.
Rigidity: of occipito-frontalis.
Faint feeling: in stomach; in chest.
Sinking feeling: in head and chest.
Tired feeling: in neck.
Emptiness: at pit of stomach.
Weariness: of left arm.
Weakness: in neck; in arms; of wrists; of thighs; of legs; of knee-joints; in middle portions of thighs and arms; in limbs.
Itching: in middle of face; of soft palate and throat.
Shivering: down spine.
Congestions; blood tends upward; vessels pulsate; veins (jugular, temporal) enlarged.
Seeming plethora, rapid deviations in distribution of blood; useful as a substitute for bleeding.
Bad effects from mental excitement, fright, fear, mechanical contusions and their later consequences; from having hair cut and exposure to rays of sun.
Sea-sickness, or bad effects of too much riding or driving.
Pressure: amel. headache; cannot bear weight of hair; clothing seems too tight.
Touch: pit of stomach sensitive; malar bone sore.
Reading: causes headache.
Old contusions and jars.
From hurting a bad tooth in chewing, toothache.
After jarring chin by a fall twenty years before, chin feels elongated.
Shaking or jarring: causes headache.
After being thrown from carriage: sensitiveness of cervical region; cutting pains into occiput through chest; constrictions around neck.
After violent fall on head: vertigo.
Florid, plethoric, sensitive women.
Nervous, sanguine, readily affected persons.
Girl, aet. 2, had convulsions, which yielded to Bellad.; paralytic symptoms.
SA. C., girl, aet. 8, bilious nervous temperament, high-tempered; occasional attacks of epistaxis; headache.
LS., boy, aet. 12, bilious nervous temperament, slightly lymphatic; headache.
Woman, aet. 17, healthy, but weak and thin; convulsions after labor.
Girl, aet. 19; palpitation of heart.
Girl, aet. 20, decayed teeth; toothache.
Man, aet. 24, epileptic eight years; mania.
Lady, aet. 25; congestion to head and convulsions during menstrual period.
Girl, aet. 26; suppression of menses.
Miss, aet. 28, subject to nervous headaches; headache from fright.
Lady, aet. 28, extremely nervous temperament; affection of brain.
Woman, aet. 28, weak from undue lactation and neglect of air and exercise; supra-orbital neuralgia.
Patient, aet. 30, has suffered since childhood; violent headaches.
Man, aet. 30, after having retired in ordinary health; aphasia.
BMS, aet. 32, large, full-formed man, bilious sanguine temperament; caught a violent cold by overheating and standing in a draft of air with his coat off; had drank large quantities of cold water; had eaten nothing in twenty-four hours; violent headache.
Mrs. M. J. C., aet. 35, bilious sanguine temperament; has had four children and four miscarriages; congestion to head.
Woman, aet. 35; congestive headaches.
Woman, aet. 36, dyspeptic; hemicrania.
Woman, colored cook, aet. 40, widow, one child, aet. 15; violent headache and congestion to brain.
Clergyman, aet. 44, large and fleshy, and in enjoyment of perfect health; loss of location.
Laborer in iron foundry; congestion to head.