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Symptoms from patient's history reappear Remedy is acting but potency now too crude Stop and wait

or increase potency of LM

Response Evaluation Action

Response

Improvement with no problems Remedy is acting Continue remedy as long as the patient improves increasing potency as necessary

8. Return of old Symptoms

Evaluation

1. Amelioration without aggravation
Action

a) New, unfamiliar symptoms occur which are not in the remedy picture b) New, unfamiliar symptoms occur which are all in the remedy picture a) Changed disease image b) Accidental proving a) Select the correct remedy b) Reduce dose or frequency. If new symptoms remain, increase potency of LM

Response

Response

Some or all presenting symptoms re-appear The remedy has overcome the disease

Evaluation

7. New symptoms appear

2. Continued amelioration with eventual return of presenting symptoms

Evaluation

Cure imminent Aggravation at the end of treatment

Action

Action

Reduce dose then stop remedy Remaining symptoms should disappear

Aggravation of presenting physical symptoms Definite emotional improvement Remedy acting Dose too high or potency too low Reduce dose. If aggravation persists then increase potency of LM

Remedy Responses (LMs)
Response

Response Evaluation

Like scenario 2 but after stopping remedy symptoms persist Original disease not fully overcome Continue with remedy Consider increasing the potency or frequency of remedy

Evaluation

6. Intensification of physical symptoms with emotional improvement at beginning of treatment

3. Remnants of the disease persist after treatment

Action

Action Response

No improvement after a while on LM1 a) The remedy is wrong

Patient feels worse at the beginning of treatment Presenting symptoms are worse Aggravation Dose/potency incorrect If symptoms subside then patient needs no more remedy If symptoms persist then continue remedy double diluted If symptoms still persist, re-prescribe or increase potency Stop remedy

Response Evaluation Evaluation

b) There is a block to the remedy maintaining cause/obstacle to cure c) Lack of reaction in Vital Force If a) Find a better remedy

5. Intensification of symptoms at beginning of treatment
Action

4. No amelioration occurs
Action

If b) Remove the maintaining cause/obstacle to cure and continue the remedy If c) Increase the potency or frequency of the dose to try to stimulate the Vital Force

Roger Knight - roger@rogerknight.info. Adapted from Crossroads to Cure by Nicola Henriques