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Hysteria is a mental disorder arising from intense anxiety. It is characterised by lack of control over acts and emotions, and by
sudden seizures of unconsciousness with emotional outbursts. It is often the result of repressed conflicts within the person. This
disease appears in both sexes, but it is far more common in young women between fourteen and twenty five years of age.
The symptoms of hysteria are heaviness in the limbs, severe cramps, a strong feeling of ascending abdominal constriction,
continual sighings, difficulty in breathing, constriction in the chest, palpitations, feeling of a foreign body lodged in the throat,
swelling of the neck and of the jugular veins, suffocation, headache, clenched teeth, and generalized and voluntary tensing of
muscles of locomotion.
|In severe cases, additional symptoms are noticeable; these may include wild and painful cries, incomplete loss of consciousness,
an enormously swollen neck, violent and tumultuous heartbeats, involuntary locomotor muscle contraction, frightening
generalized convulsions, and violent movement.
The physical symptoms include a weakness of the will, a craving for love and sympathy, and a tendency towards emotional
instability. Hysterical trances may last for days or weeks. A patient in a trance may appear to be in a deep sleep, but the
muscles are not usually relaxed.
The most common causes of hysteria are sexual repression, perverted habits of thought, and idleness. Heredity plays an
important part in its causation. A nervous family background and faulty emotional training when young are predisposing causes.
'The emotional situations may be caused by mental, strain, stress, fear, worry, depression, traumatism, masturbation, and
Natural Hysteria Cures with Bottle Gourd:
Bottle gourd is useful as an external application in hysteria. Macerated fresh pulp of this vegetable should be applied over the
head of the patient in the treatment of this disease.
Natural Hysteria Cures with Honey:
Honey is regarded as another effective remedy for hysteria. It is advisable to take one tablespoon of honey daily.
Natural Hysteria Cures using Rauwolfia:
The herb rauwolfia is very useful in hysteria. One gram of the powdered root should be administered with one cup of milk in the
morning as well as in the. evening. Treatment should be continued till a complete cure has been obtained.
Natural Hysteria Cures with Jambul:
The jambul fruit is considered an effective home remedy for hysteria. Three kilograms of this fruit and a handful of salt should
be put in a jug filled with water. The jug should be kept in the sun for a week. A women suffering from hysteria should take 300
gm of these fruits on an empty stomach, and drink a cup of water from the jug. The day she starts this treatment, 3 kg more of
these fruits, mixed with a handful of salt, should be put in another jug filled with water, so that when the contents of the first jug
are finished, the contents of the other will be ready for use. This treatment should be continued for two weeks.
Natural Hysteria Cures with Asafoetida:
Asafoetida has also proved beneficial in the treatment of this disease. Smelling this gum prevents hysterical attacks. If taken
orally, the daily dosage should be from 0.5 to 1.0 gm. An emulsion made up of 2 gm of the gum with 120 ml of water is a
valuable enema in hysteria, when the patient resists taking the gum orally.
Natural Hysteria Cures with Lettuce:
Lettuce is considered valuable in this disease. A cup of fresh juice of lettuce, mixed with a teaspoon of Indian gooseberry (amla)
juice, should be given every day in the morning for a month, as a medicine in- the treatment of hysteria.
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