Symptoms as Defenses III
As mentioned in previous posts of Symptoms as Defenses, the immune system is quite a tricky thing. That is why anyone who has gone to a homeopathic practitioner knows that the homeopath asks many questions about the person’s chief complaint, minor complaints, and various other physical and psychological symptoms. Homeopaths take pride in their serious interest in and use of the idiosyncratic characteristics of each per son. The questions that homeopaths commonly ask include: Is there a time of the day that you feel best or worst or that any specific symptom occurs? How does weather affect you? How do you feel at the seashore or in the mountains? Are there any foods that you crave or to which you feel averse?