Magnesium Muriaticum: painful menstruation, insomnia, constipation

Magnesium Muriaticum, or Magnesium Chloride, is prescribed in cases of insomnia, constipation, painful menstruation and hepatic, or liver, dysfunction.  

A Magnesium Muriaticum individual is sensitive to the cold, anxious, and has a delicate nature, they are restless, dissatisfied and pacifistic. This dissatisfaction results in the individual developing a bitter character over time.

They always try to keep the peace, want others to be happy, and they are very sensitive.

They have a great sense of duty, taking on more than they are able; a situation that eventually leads to stress, and creates anxiety, nervousness and insomnia.

Insomnia, or sleeping without feeling rested, creates anxiety and fatigue and is one of the most important problems facing this medical field.

In general, these people are sensitive to conflicts; they tend to have a bitter character, and can develop liver diseases. And so, Magnesium Muriaticum (Magnesia muriatica) individuals are prone to liver dysfunction.

Characteristics of Magnesium Muriaticum

In a phase of imbalance, this sensitive, peaceful person who feels bound to their duties and who has sleep disturbances, becomes introverted, bitter, nervous and anxious.

They are unable to relax. With a tendency towards liver dysfunction, when they wake up they are already physically and mentally tired.

They suffer from constipation; with small, hard stools that are difficult to expel, which look similar to sheep droppings.

Magnesium Muriaticum: menstruation with spasmodic pain

Women with a Magnesium Muriaticum personality have erratic period pain, which is abundant but of short duration, and the blood is blackish.

They can improve the pain by pressing hard. They usually have headaches before menstruation.

They may experience small jolts or sensations that feel like small electric shocks, especially when going to bed, but the pain improves by strongly pressing the painful area.

Magnesium Muriaticum: worse when going to bed

It is worse at bedtime, at the moment they close their eyes, and also with salt, salty foods or swimming in the sea, a sea breeze makes them feel exhausted.

The Magnesium Muriaticum condition is also worsened by drinking milk, and for babies upon drinking milk while they are teething.

It improves when getting up, going outdoors, with movement, and pressing firmly on the area. Though these individuals can be chilly, their feet are warm and they pull the covers off them.

They have a craving for sweets, fruits and vegetables.

Clinical indication of Magnesium Muriaticum

Characteristic constipation.

Painful menstruation, with back pain, that worsens at night and improves with pressure on the area.

Spasmophilia (see Magnesium Carbonicum)

Daytime sleepiness and insomnia at night

The lack of taste and smell, in case of rhinopharyngitis, needs to be addressed

Comparing Magnesium Muriaticum and Magnesium Carbonicum

Patients with a Magnesium Carbonicum personality are more reserved from the start than those with Magnesium Muriaticum traits.

Neuralgia appears especially on the left side in Magnesium Carbonicum patients. In Magnesium Muriaticum individuals, it shows on the right.

There is an alteration of all five of the senses. With the Magnesium Muriaticum condition the taste and smell are mainly altered.

Individuals with the Magnesium Carbonicum condition have an aversion to vegetables; however, people with a Magnesium Muriaticum personality have a liking for them.

With both remedies, there is a tendency towards liver disorders.

It seems to be more indicative of the Magnesium Carbonicum condition in those children who do not grow due to liver problems, especially if they have white, like gypsum, or yellowish stools.

Children with a Magnesium Carbonicum personality have a specific type of weakness that prevents them from keeping their head upright.

See Magnesium carbonica.

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