Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Irritant Contact Dermatitis (eczema) & Homoeopathy

Mr. X, 35Y, was
Admitted with eruptions & swelling of face, burning, itching sensation, with increased thirst, it was sudden after hair cut.
HEAD - HAIR - cutting hair - ailments after: Bell 3, glon 2, kali iod 1, phos 2, sepia 2 (CR)
Belladonna, 0/1, 3 times in water, was prescribed on the basis of A/F hair cut, sudden onset, increased thirst, etc during treatment. When cause was analyzed we came to know that patient applied hair dye after hair cut. The cause is hair dye which has caused irritant contact dermatitis. Therapeutic diagnosis was on the basis of causation i.e. ailments after hair cut; Nosological diagnosis was irritant contact dermatitis. The patient recovered with in 48 hour with Homoeo medicines as shown in visuals.

Disc prolapse & Homoeopathy

Herniated disc is referred by many different names like lumbar disk disorders, lumbar disk disease, low back pain, sciatica, intervertebral disk disorders, back pain, sciatic nerve, disk herniation, disk bulge, disk protrusion, disk extrusion, disk sequestration, herniated disk(3). Approximately 25% of the populations between the ages 40 to 50 have shown evidence of a disc prolapse / herniation on MRI scan, most of which were asymptomatic at the time. The diagnosis of disc herniation is therefore a clinical one, relying mainly on the history of pain and neurological abnormalities the age group most commonly affected is adults aged 25-45 years with the male-to-female ratio approximately

Homoeopathic medicines are very effective in treating Disc prolapse, in my study I could get good results with only homoeopathic medicines. Work absence has drastically come down in effected people.
Reference - my articles published in homeopathic Links, Vol 21, Winter 2008

Homoeopathy,Myths and Facts

Myths and Facts about Homoeopathy.
Is Homoeopathic medicine act slow?
No, time taken according to the depth of the disease.
Can Homoeopathy treat any thing and every thing?
Like any other systems of medicine, Homoeopathy has its own limitations
Is Homoeopathy first aggravates the disease and then improves?
It does not happen to all cases and always, if the chosen remedy matches the patient’s need.
Are there any dietic restrictions while taking these medicines?
It is myth regarding restriction in diet like onion, garlic, perfume, pan and tobacco. Homoeo medicines have been used on patients who are habituated to coffee and betel. But with certain medicines when given, such restrictions are must. Otherwise the action may be nullified. Asking not to use pan, or cigarette are on the other hand are safe and healthy restrictions.

Is it a fact that Homoeopathic medicines have no side effects?
It is a fact that homeopathic medicines have no side effects. The homoeopathic remedy is chosen because it matches as closely as possible with the totality of symptoms of the patient.
Can the medicines be taken safely during pregnancy?
The safety of homoeopathic medicines is well known; still it is advised to take the opinion of a qualified Homoeopathic doctor in such situation
Are homoeopathic medicines safe for children?
Yes, they can be given safely to even to the youngest infant.
Can animals be treated with Homoeopathy?
Homoeopathy is as effective for animals as it is for humans.
Can homoeopathic medicine be taken with ordinary drugs?
Always follow your doctor’s advice as stopping some medicine may be harmful and taking some other medicines may also be detrimental
Is Homoeopathy safe?
Homoeopathic medicines are not harmful because they are so greatly diluted. They are safe, non-toxic and non-addictive. They are prepared in laboratories licensed by the Department of Health, to stringent standards of quality.
Is Homoeopathy acts slow?


Sunday, February 1, 2009

Psychological Illnesses & Homoeopathy

Homoeopathic medicines have a good say in various psychological illnesses, what with the incidence of these problems increasing day by day. Most of the precipitating causes contributing to these problems are upcoming examination tension, a new job, loss of job, marriage, and divorce, financial & family problems. Apart from these are some health problems which are quite complicated to be tackled by conventional system of medicine. In such cases, homoeopathic medicines can solve the problem if the treatment is planned in a systematic way with good case taking.

For more details ref my article in Asian Journal Of Homoeopathy , vol.2No,4(5)Nov 2008-Jan 2009.