miasm

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Noun1.Miasm - an unwholesome atmospheremiasm - an unwholesome atmosphere; "the novel spun a miasma of death and decay"
ambiance, ambience, atmosphere - a particular environment or surrounding influence; "there was an atmosphere of excitement"
2.miasm - unhealthy vapors rising from the ground or other sources; "the miasma of the marshes"; "a miasma of cigar smoke"
air pollution - pollution of the atmosphere; "air pollution reduced the visibility"
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Proceso Sanchez Ortega, famous for his work in miasms. We were invited to sit in on a case, along with several of his students.
In London, Sydenham left a very clear description of a measles epidemic which struck the city in 1670 but, unlike Fracastero, he attributed it to toxic miasms (vapours) arising from the ground, and not person-to-person spread.
Some of the subjects covered are: how choices between remedies are made, what miasms are, what potency to use, how homoopathy works with allopathic medicine, when to consult a professional homoopath and many more.
When the individual physician asserted the role of miasms in the creation of disease, he placed himself within a long medical tradition rooted in Hippocrates's treatises on illness, and within a contemporary professional community.
It was not that long ago that all infections were thought to be spread by miasms, those putrid vapors emanating from decomposing organic matter and environmental filth.
[6][7][8] "Hahnemann believed the underlying causes of disease were phenomena that he termed miasms, and that homeopathic preparations addressed these.
The concept of miasms is explained in the context of relapsing conditions.
Causes include unrelenting stress, PTSD, sexual and physical abuse, Lyme disease, chronic viral illness, parasitic diseases, inherited genetic weakness such as MTHFR, homeopathic miasms, environmental illness, heavy metal toxicity, root canals with infected teeth, bad diet, and nutritional deficiencies.
Miasms, or inherited constitutional weaknesses, provide a means of grouping remedies to make prescribing more accurate and less time consuming.
The wife of famous Indian homeopath Rajan Sankaran (both are from Mumbai) uses a strong emphasis on the five senses and doesn't work with miasms, kingdoms, or levels, and doesn't mix homeopathic systems.
She currently practices in Port Townsend, Washington, with a focus on the treatment of chemical, drug, vaccine, and radiation miasms, in addition to other common nonphysical causes of physical illness.