Author: Henry Allen
Tall, lean, stooping persons, dark complexion, sanguine choleric temperament. Oversensitiveness; all the senses more acute, sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch (Bell., Cham., Opium). Unusual activity of mind and body. Full of ideas; quick to act, no sleep on this account. Ailments: the bad effects of sudden emotions or pleasurable surprises (Caust. - exciting or bad news, Gels.); weeping from delight; alternate laughing and weeping. Pains are felt intensely; seem almost insupportable, driving patient to despair (Acon., Cham.); tossing about in anguish. Sleepless, wide-awake condition; impossible to close the eyes; physical excitement through mental exaltation. (Compare, Senecio, for sleeplessness form prolapsus, uterine irritation, during climacteric.). Headache: from over-mental exertion, thinking, talking; one-sided, as from a nail driven into the brain (Ign., Nux); as if brain were torn or dashed to pieces; worse in open air. Hasty eating and drinking (Bell., Hep.). Toothache: intermittent, jerking, relieved by holding ice-water in the mouth, but returns when water becomes warm (Bis., Bry., Puls., Caust., Sep., Nat. s.).
Worse: Sudden mental emotion; excessive joy; cold, open air; narcotic medicines.