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Irritation of certain nerve endings or of the trunk or root of a sensory nerve causes a sensation of pain, which, in the main, is to be regarded as a salutary occurrence, directing attention to something that threatens the well-being of the body or some part of it.

Pain has not always the same quality, but in various instances may be described as boring, gnawing, cutting, stabbing, crushing, burning, throbbing, and so on. The special quality may give some hint of the cause of the pain, a throbbing pain being often associated with suppuration, for example, or a burning pain with herpes zoster.

The situation, even more than the nature of the pain itself, is usually of greater significance as a clue to the cause. There are instances, nevertheless, when the situation of the pain may give a misleading idea of the cause, unless the distribution of nerves is borne in mind. A pain in the temple, for example, may be caused by a carious tooth, as shown in the illustration under Neuralgia. This is known as referred pain, and visceral pain is of this nature. The organs are for the most part capable of being handled without pain, but, although irritation in an organ may not cause pain actually in it, pain may be experienced at some part of the surface of the body.

Irritation in the liver, for instance, may cause a pain at the back of the shoulder. The explanation of this is that sympathetic nerve fibers from the liver pass into the spinal cord in the posterior root of the nerve supplying the skin over the back of the shoulder, and in the root the impulse traveling up the former is transferred in some way to the fibers of the latter and carried to the brain, where it is interpreted as coming from the endings of the sensory nerve at the back of the shoulder.

Of course, should the irritation reach the surface of an organ and be communicated to the body-wall with which it is in contact, then pain is felt exactly over the organ and it is tender on pressure.

Different people manifest varying degrees of susceptibility to pain and of ability to bear it. Distraction of mind may cause insensibility to pain. People suffering from hysteria sometimes complain bitterly of pain, and this may be accompanied by extreme hypersensitiveness of the skin over the site of pain, the slightest touch being intolerable. This hyper sensibility is suggestive of hysteria, but not by any means conclusive evidence of it.

Pain has a wearing effect on the sufferer, and if sudden and very severe may occasion collapse. A remedy that relieves pain is described as an anodyne or analgesic. The causes and treatment of pain are discussed under such headings as Inflammation Neuralgia and Neuritis. The expression labor pain is used by the periodical attacks of pain caused by contractions of the womb in the process of child birth. See: Nerves..

Application and treatment:

Pain is readily removed with positive polarity from electromagnetic units applied to the area in pain. At times positive and negative polarity applied to each side helps.

Paralysis is the loss or impairment of motor function of the electronic body circuit mainly deficient in potassium (rice polishing) sodium (whey) and micro-powdered lecithin (25% of nerve sheath) and nerves are 50% sodium and 50% potassium. It is also caused by failure of the neural or muscular controls somewhere from the brain area to the muscles themselves.


A recall of great pain may induce paralysis. Symptoms: lung hot; may occur after high fever, cough, mental depression, thirst, urination in short spurts and reddish in color, tongue coating yellow but tongue itself red; pulse fast and fine. Damp Hot: face is pale, yellow, tired looking, urine cloudy, feet hot, cold brings temporary relief, tongue coating yellow and oily, pulse immersed and soft.