therapeutic aggravation

therapeutic aggravation,

n transitory exacerbation of symptoms as a result of the use of a homeopathic remedy. This aggravation is often considered constructive because it indicates a positive reaction to the remedy. Also called
healing crisis, initial reaction, and
initial aggravation. See also aggravation; complication; symptoms, new; and secondary drug action.
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Likewise, it can suggest if any supporting nutrients might be necessary, the degree of impairment of organs by specific causes, including electromagnetic radiation, and which electromagnetic protective devices are effective or harmful even in the case of unlikely therapeutic aggravations, if these occurred due to an excessive mobilization of toxins, or patient incompliance with a treatment.