BENEFITS OF HOMEOPATHY

  1. Homeopathy is safe & gentle: Homoeopathy is an ancient system in which medicine is chosen depending on the constitution of the individual. Homeopathic medicines are given in minimum possible dose which is just enough to sensitise the body to be safe & gentle. The medicine just give minimum impact on the vitality of the body so that there is cure of the disease without any side-effects. Thus homoeopathy is safe & gentle.

  2. Homeopathy has no side effects: Homeopathic medicines have no side effects and they just remove the disease very gently without any other problem. Homeopathic medicines are prepared from various sources by certain standardised method of potentization. The dose and selection of medicine is also done very carefully thus leaving no chance of any side-effect. Thus homeopathic medicines have no side-effects.

  3. Homeopathy gives long lasting relief: homeopathic medicines give long lasting relief even after the treatment has been stopped. It treats the patient completely and gives long time relief from ailments.

  4. Homeopathy don’t suppress the disease: Homeopathic medicines don’t suppress the disease to be treated but cure it. Homeopathic medicines treat the disease from roots and throw it out of the body so that the disease leaves the body once and for all. Suppression as is done in other systems of medicine just push the disease much deeper into the body though making it fine form outside leave the organism still ill from inside. Thus homoeopathy don’t suppress the disease but cure it.

  5. Homeopathy is for everyone: Homoeopathy is for everyone, every age group & gender. Homoeopathy can treat every case, every individual and is effective in treatment of every age group.

  6. In homeopathy there are no steroids/ hormones/ antibiotics: Homoeopathy contains simple medicines prepared by method of potentiation from various sources and doesn’t contain any steroid/hormone/topical application/antibiotics. We use simple similar medicine to treat the individual.

  7. Homeopathy is natural: Homoeopathy is a natural way to health healing the disease using medicines prepared from various sources by specific method of preparation. Homoeopathy acts by triggering the vitality of the body so that body can fight with the disease on its own in a natural way.

  8. Homeopathy is non-addictive: Homeopathic medicines are non-addictive, they act on the body with the minimum required dose leaving no chance of addiction. The medicines bring body back in the rhythm so that it can heal itself and the disease is cured permanently. Thus no one can get addicted to the medicines.

  9. Homeopathy boosts immunity: Homoeopathy boosts the vitality of the individual so that the body can become strong enough to fight with the disease itself, thus causing permanent cure and leaving body with more strength and immunity.

WHAT HOMEOPATHY IS NOT?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Various people have various views about homeopathy but its very important to understand about homeopathy. And more important is to know what homeopathy is not as misguidance and wrong perception is not good.

  • Homeopathy is not a bogus pathy: various people have various views about homeopathy. Some appreciate it but some make fun of it by calling it a bogus. But homeopathy is a science which has logical explanation to everything and is based on certain laws. Homeopathy is scientifically proven method of healing. Various researches has been done which are enough to prove the authenticity of the system.
  • Homeopathy in not slow in action: people think that homeopathic medicines act very slowly and takes long time to act. But people usually choose homeopathy for treatment of chronic/ old diseases which are running into the patient since months and years and they expect their disease to be cured in sometime only. A disease which has ruined the body of the person for many months or even years can’t be turned back to normal physiology within days. On the other hand if the person is suffering from any acute illness then the medicine would act acutely only and would show action within minutes. So the duration of action depends on the duration of disease.
  • Homeopathy is not a miraculous pathy: people think that homeopathy can cure any disease but like every other system we have our own limitations. We can’t cure cases in which pathology or destruction in the body has advanced to the irreversible level.
  • Homeopathy is not placebo effect: homeopathy has always been criticised for being based on placebo effect. Its not true as psychological effect can’t cure diseases.
  • Homeopathy should not be taken in emergency cases: homeopathy can’t be given in cases which require urgent intervention.
  • Homeopathy is not against surgery: homeopathy is not against surgery as we do ask the patient for surgery where is it required and is a necessity. We cant replace the importance of surgery with the medicines. Cases requiring surgeries are always referred to a surgeon but unnecessary surgery can be avoided by medicines where the case can be treated with medicines.
  • Homeopathy is not against allopathy: its not true. Like every other system we have our own scopes and limitations and would never ruin the case with the stubbornness. The cases which are treatable with homeopathic medicines are taken and not every case (incurable and those requiring allopathy).
  • Homeopathy gives importance to diagnosis: diagnosis is an important part of treatment as a good doctor would always keep the condition in mind and then would give the treatment. Diagnosis helps in adopting the plan of treatment so that the cases requiring emergency steps are not delayed in terms of intervention.
  • Homeopathic medicines are not based on just the personality and mind symptoms: but the total symptoms are collected during the case taking and then medicine is given. Even the pathology is also considered.

WHAT IS HOMEOPATHY?

Homeopathy is an ancient system of medicine which was founded by an allopathic physician Dr. Samuel Hahnemann in 1796.

Dr. Samuel Hahnemann was a German Physician who was dissatisfied by the ways of treatment used in modern medicine in his time. So he left the practise and started translating books.

On one fine day he was translating a book which stated that cinchona bark can produce malaria like symptoms and he tried the experiment on himself. He got the theory from it that since a drug can produce certain symptoms in a healthy person, it can cure the similar symptoms in a diseased also.

Thus the first law of homeopathy was formed (similia similibus curentur) which is similar cures similar.

Soon homeopathy emerged and now a days its is used as an alternative system of medicine worldwide and as a second mode of treatment after allopathy.

Homeopathy treats the person as a whole that is the totality of symptoms is treated and the person feels better with the medicine in every sphere be it mentally, physically or spiritually.

Homeopathy has very good scope in treatment of chronic and recurring diseases. Though its effectiveness in acute cases also can’t be denied.

Homeopathy stands out amongst all the other methods of treatment as in homeopathy the disease is cured and removed from the roots. For removing the disease minimum doses of medicines are given and the medicines have no side effects on the person also.

Just to name the medicines; homeopathy is very effective in treatment of all small and big diseases like- fever, cough & cold, tonsillitis, stye, chalazion, vitiligo, psoriasis, leucoderma, urticaria, eczema, skin allergies, sinusitis, acne, poly cystic ovarian syndrome, dysmenorrhoea, vaginal infections, infertility, joint pain, gout, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, dengue, chikungunya, hairfall, alopecia, dandruff, depression, personality disorders, autism, ADHD, OCD, irritable bowel syndrome, piles, fistula, fissure, warts etc.

Homeopathy is especially very good for children as they can be given the sweet pills (containing medicines) without any hassle and the child would take the medicines without any tantrums.

Homeopathy is a safe and gentle way of medicine to restore health.

TREAT ACNE WITH HOMEOPATHY

WHAT IS ACNE?


Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become  clogged with oil and dead skin cells. It often causes whiteheads, blackheads or pimples, and usually appears on the face, forehead, chest, upper back and shoulders. Acne is most common among teenagers, though it affects people of all ages.

Acne occurs when sebaceous (oil) glands attached to the hair follicles are stimulated at the time of puberty or due to other hormonal changes. Sebum (oil) is a natural substance that lubricates and protects the skin. Associated with increased oil production is a change in the manner in which the skin cells mature, predisposing them to plug the follicular pore.

The plug can appear as a WHITEHEAD if it is covered by a thin layer of skin, or if exposed to the air, the darker exposed portion of the plug is called a BLACKHEAD. The plugged hair follicle gradually enlarges, producing a bump. As the follicle enlarges, the wall may rupture, allowing irritating substances and normal skin bacteria access into the deeper layers of the skin, ultimately producing inflammation. Inflammation near the skin’s surface produces a pustule; deeper inflammation results in a papule (pimple); if the inflammation is deeper still, it forms a CYST.


So acne appears on the skin as

  • COMEDONES: these are occluded pores also known as blackheads or whiteheads
  • PIMPLES OR ZITS: these are tender red bumps
  • PUSTULES: (bumps containing pus)
  • CYSTS: (deep pimples, boils)

Risk factors

Risk factors for acne include:

  • Age: People of all ages can get acne, but it’s most common in teenagers.
  • Hormonal changes: Such changes are common in teenagers, women and girls, and people using certain medications, including those containing corticosteroids, androgens or lithium.
  • Family history: Genetics plays a role in acne. If both parents had acne, you’re likely to develop it, too.
  • Greasy or oily substances: You may develop acne where your skin comes into contact with oily lotions and creams or with grease in a work area, such as a kitchen with fry vats.
  • Friction or pressure on skin: This can be caused by items such as telephones, cellphones, helmets, tight collars and backpacks.
  • Stress: Stress doesn’t cause acne, but if you have acne already, it may make it worse.

Factors that may worsen acne

These factors can trigger or aggravate acne:

  • Hormones: Androgens are hormones that increase in boys and girls during puberty and cause the sebaceous glands to enlarge and make more sebum. Hormonal changes related to pregnancy and the use of oral contraceptives also can affect sebum production. And low amounts of androgens circulate in the blood of women and can worsen acne.
  • Certain medications: Examples include drugs containing corticosteroids, testosterone or lithium.
  • Diet: Studies indicate that certain dietary factors, including skim milk and carbohydrate-rich foods — such as bread, bagels and chips — may worsen acne. Chocolate has long been suspected of making acne worse. A small study of 14 men with acne showed that eating chocolate was related to a worsening of symptoms. Further study is needed to examine why this happens and whether people with acne would benefit from following specific dietary restrictions.
  • Stress: Stress can make acne worse.

SYMPTOMS & CAUSES


SYMPTOMS

Acne signs and symptoms vary depending on the severity of the condition:

  • Whiteheads (closed plugged pores)
  • Blackheads (open plugged pores)
  • Small red, tender bumps (papules)
  • Pimples (pustules), which are papules with pus at their tips
  • Large, solid, painful lumps beneath the surface of the skin (nodules)
  • Painful, pus-filled lumps beneath the surface of the skin (cystic lesions)

CAUSES

Four main factors cause acne:

  • Excess oil production
  • Hair follicles clogged by oil and dead skin cells
  • Bacteria
  • Excess activity of a type of hormone (androgens)

DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT


DIAGNOSIS

Visual appearance of the skin is enough for diagnosis.


TREATMENT

Treatment of acne includes:

  • Controlling the acne
  • Prevent scarring on the skin
  • Removing or fading the previous dark spots of acne on skin.

MANAGEMENT


  • Wash problem areas with a gentle cleanser: Twice a day, use your hands to wash your face with a mild soap and warm water. If you tend to develop acne around your hairline, shampoo your hair every day. And be gentle if you’re shaving affected skin. Avoid certain products, such as facial scrubs, astringents and masks. They tend to irritate the skin, which can worsen acne. Excessive washing and scrubbing also can irritate the skin.
  • Try over-the-counter acne products to dry excess oil

  • Avoid irritants: Avoid oily or greasy cosmetics, sunscreens, hairstyling products or acne concealers. Use products labeled water-based or noncomedogenic, which means they are less likely to cause acne.
  • Protect your skin from the sun: For some people, the sun worsens acne.
  • Avoid friction or pressure on your skin: Protect the acne-prone skin from contact with items such as phones, helmets, tight collars or straps, and backpacks.
  • Avoid touching or picking at the problem areas: Doing so can trigger more acne or lead to infection or scarring.
  • Shower after strenuous activities: Oil and sweat on your skin can lead to breakouts.
  • Lifestyle: Moderation and regularity are good things, but not everyone can sleep eight hours, eat three good meals, and drink plenty of water a day. One can, however, still control acne despite one’s frantic and unpredictable routine. Probably the most useful lifestyle changes one can make is to never to pick or squeeze pimples. Playing with or popping pimples, no matter how careful and clean one is, nearly always makes bumps stay redder and bumpier longer. People often refer to redness as “scarring,” but fortunately, it usually isn’t permanent. It’s just a mark that takes months to fade if left entirely alone.
  • Open the pores: safely removing blackheads during a facial can be beneficial.
  • Cleansing and skin care
  • Mild cleansers: Washing once or twice a day with a mild cleansing bar or liquid (for example, Dove, Neutrogena, Basis, Purpose, and Cetaphil are all inexpensive and popular) will keep the skin clean and minimize sensitivity and irritation.
  • Exfoliating cleansers and masks: A variety of mild scrubs, exfoliants, and masks can be used. These products may contain salicylic acid in a concentration that makes it a very mild peeling agent. These products remove the outer layer of the skin and thus open pores. Products containing glycolic or alpha hydroxy acids are also gentle skin exfoliants.
  • Reducing bacteria by using Antibacterial cleansers.
  • Reduce the oil: One cannot stop oil glands from producing oil. One should use toner to take care of the oil.

HOMEOPATHIC MANAGEMENT


Homeopathic medicines are very good for treating acne. There are many medicines which can take care of acne very well. A proper case taking can guide the homeopath to choose the best medicine for the patient.

Sulphur, pulsatilla, tuberculinum, sepia, natrum mur, arsenic album etc are few medicines which are used for the treatment of acne.


DO’S AND DON’TS


DO’S

  • Keep your face clean, wash it often
  • Use a toner
  • Use mild soap or face wash to clean your face
  • Use less oil based sunscreen
  • Take shower after exercise.

DON’TS

  • Don’t prick the acne
  • Don’t touch your face much with your hands
  • Avoid friction over your skin
  • Avoid much exposure to sun
  • Avoid chemical cosmetic products on your skin

ORAL ULCERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OVERVIEW

Canker sores or mouth ulcers are usually small, round or oval shaped, painful, red ulcers in the oral cavity on the mucous membrane.

Location may be inside of cheeks, floor of mouth, gums or tongue. The ulcers usually start appearing in childhood and resolve by thirties.

TYPES OF MOUTH ULCERS:

MINOR ULCERS are 2-7mm in diameter and usually resolve early within a fortnight.

MAJOR ULCERS are big, deep ulcers with irregular edged with punched out appearance and raised edges and take several weeks to heal causing much pain.

HERPETIFORM ULCERS are very small pinhead sized ulcers which appear in cluster and are many in number.

SYMPTOMS & CAUSES

Symptoms usually include presence of sore, round or oval shaped, white/grey at center and red at edges, painful ulcers.
If the ulcers are big and lasting since long time can cause fever also and some times enlarged lymph nodes too.

CAUSES

A sharp tooth or braces or ill fitting dentures may cause recurrent trauma in the oral cavity and can form an ulcer at the site of trauma.

Stress or tissue injury can also cause simple mouth ulcers which heal quickly.

Citrus or acidic food items can also cause mouth ulcers.

Nutritional deficiency of vitamin B12, zinc, folic acid can cause mouth ulcers.

Diseases like crohn’s disease, coeliac disease also have mouth ulcers.

Too much acidic regurgitation can also cause mouth ulceration.

Smoking can also cause mouth ulcers.

Chewing tobacco, Betel nuts, paan can also cause ulceration.

DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT

Typical appearance of the ulcers in mouth is enough for diagnosis.
Biopsy can be done in long standing ulcers to rule out malignancy.

TREATMENT
Treatment include receiving the pain by painkillers.
Removing the underlying cause.
Treatment of the underlying disease if sought for.
Removal of sharp tooth or denture and braces.
Advice on maintaining oral hygiene.
Supplements in case of deficiencies.

MANAGEMENT:
Advice on quitting smoking, tobacco chewing, paan, betel nuts etc.
Advice on maintaining the oral hygiene.
Ask patient to take simple food which is not too spicy, acidic or sour.
Ask patient to drink lots of water.
Ask the patient to use soft bristle tooth brush.
Give supplements in case of deficiency.

HOMEOPATHIC MANAGEMENT

Homeopathic management includes the above advise along with appropriate medicine based on the symptoms of the case.
Medicines like BORAX, NITRIC ACID, SULPHUR, GRAPHITES, MERC SOL, NATRUM MUR, SULPHURIC ACID etc are very useful in treatment of ulcers based on the symptoms.

DO’S AND DON’TS

DO’S
Go for a biopsy if the ulcers last for long time and is not healing.
Take normal healthy diet.
Drink lots of water.
Maintain oral hygiene.
Quit smoking, betel nuts, paan etc.
Take supplements in case of deficiency.

DON’TS

Don’t use hard bristle toothbrush.
Don’t eat much spicy, acidic, sour food.

TREAT ECZEMA (ATOPIC DERMATITIS) WITH HOMEOPATHY!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

OVERVIEW

Atopic dermatitis starts with dry skin that is often very itchy and scratching causes the dry skin to become red and irritated, inflamed. Over time, a recurring rash can lead to tough and thickened skin. The cause of it is unknown but it affects the skin’s ability to hold moisture.

In Atopic dermatitis skin typically appears as inflamed, itchy, cracked, rough with occasional blisters.

Atopy is a genetic disposition to form excessive IgE which leads to a generalized and prolonged hypersensitivity to common environmental antigens like pollens, house dust mites etc.

Atopic individuals manifest one or more groups of diseases including hay fever, asthma, urticaria, allergies.

Most people who have atopic dermatitis have a personal or family history of allergies, such as hay fever (allergic dermatitis) or asthma.

Things that may make atopic dermatitis worse include:

Allergen such as dust mite or animal dander

Harsh soaps or detergents

Weather changes especially dry and cold

Stress

An allergic reaction to certain foods such as eggs, peanuts, milk, wheat, fish etc

Skin infection

SYMPTOMS & CAUSES

COMMON FEATURES:
Itching
Dryness of skin
Roughness of skin.
Often scaling.
Pigmentation of the skin.

IN INFANTS:

Acute eczema involving the face and trunk.
Rashes usually appear on scalp and cheeks.
Rashes usually bubble up before leaking of fluids.
Extreme itchiness hindering sleep.
The diaper area is usually spared.

IN CHILDREN (2 YEARS TILL PUBERTY)
The rashes are usually seen in skin folds like back of knees, elbows, neck and back.
Itchy pigmented rashes are seen.

IN ADULTS:
Face and trunk is involved with lichenification (thickened skin) as common feature.
Dryness of skin is much marked with scaling.
Skin infections are common due to scratching.

CAUSES
Exact cause being unknown, eczema is thought to be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors.
A strong family history of atopy would increase the chances of eczema in the child.
Environmental factors which would precipitate the symptoms in atopic individuals include:
Irritants such as soaps, detergents, shampoos, disinfectants, juices, certain food items.
Allergens such as house dust mites, pollens. Mold etc.
Certain bacterias, viruses and fungi.
Extremes of temperature, humidity, sweating.
Eggs, nuts, sea food, wheat.
Stress.
Some women experience aggravation of her eczema around their menstrual cycle.

DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT

Diagnostic criteria for eczema is:

Itchy skin with atlas three of the following:
History of itch in creases/ skin folds (cheeks in infants and toddlers)
Dryness of skin.
Visible flexural eczema (cheeks, forehead, outer limbs)
Onset in first two years of life.

TREATMENT
Treatment for eczema includes care of the skin.
Lotions that can keep the skin moisturized would help in reliving itching and keeping the texture Fine.

MANAGEMENT:
Advice patient to bath with Luke warm water that is not too hot or too cold.
Ask patient to keep the rashes hydrated by applying lotion soon after bathing so that moisture is locked in the skin.
Ask patient to avoid wearing synthetic or irritating clothes.
Ask patient to wear cotton clothes along with the undergarments.
Advice patient regarding soaps and body wash. Mild soaps should be used and detergents should be avoided for washing clothes.
Scratching or harsh rubbing should be avoided.
Avoidance of triggers and factors which make eczema worse should be avoided.
Clip short the mails to avoid trauma by scratching.
Allopathic medicines include lotions, corticosteroids and antihistamins.

HOMEOPATHIC MANAGEMENT
Homoeopathic medicines like graphites, sulphur, natrum mur, staph, anthracinum, silicea, psorinum etc have wondrous results in treatment of such cases depending on the case and the patient.

DO’S AND DON’TS

DO’S
Bath with lukewarm water.
Avoid triggers.
Keep skin moisturized.
Clip short nails.
Apply moisturizer after bathing.
Use mild soaps.
Wear cotton clothes.

DON’TS
Don’t bath with too cold or hot water.
Don’t scratch.
Don’t rub harshly.
Don’t wear synthetic clothes or undergarments.
Don’t use harsh soaps and detergents.

TREAT URTICARIA WITH HOMEOPATHY!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

OVERVIEW

Urticaria is a vascular reaction of the skin affecting the dermis and epidermis layer of the skin characterized by weals(hives) or angioedema (swelling) or both and appears as well circumscribed raised areas of erythema and edema with much itching.

Urticaria may be acute (< 6 weeks duration, often gone within hours to days) or chronic (> 6 weeks duration, with daily or episodic weals).

Urticaria usually occurs following an infection or as a result of an allergic reaction to any medicine, insect bite, food. Other triggering factors for urticaria include stress, cold temperature, hay fever, asthma, heat, perspiration, scratching etc. Sometimes there is no noticeable triggering factor seen.

SYMPTOMS & CAUSES
WEAL
REDNESS
ITCHING
BURNING
SWELLING

CAUSES
Weals are due to release of chemical mediators which activate sensory nerves and leakage of fluid in surrounding tissues. Allergy IgE mediated also causes urticaria.
Cause for various kind of urticaria depends on the type of urticaria. For example:-
Certain medicines like aspirin, ibuprofen, penicillin etc may cause allergic reaction in the body and may induce urticaria.
Certain food items like sea food, certain dry fruits, nuts, eggs, cereals may also trigger urticaria.
Scratching and striking on skin may also trigger urticaria in individuals affected with dermatographism. Some may have urticaria after slapping also.
Some may develop urticaria after sustained pressure on certain areas where there is pressure for long time. For example at the waist line.
Cholinergic urticaria may be seen during sweating, exercise, hot environment, emotional stress.
When the skin is exposed to extremes of cold temperature then also urticaria may be seen.
Solar urticaria is seen in exposed parts of the body on exposure to sun.

DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT
Allergy tests may help in getting the cause of the urticaria but not in every case.
Appropriate clinic history with symptoms help in diagnosis of urticaria.

TREATMENT
Anti allergic drugs are usually given to suppress the urticaria along with steroids which have side effects of their own.

MANAGEMENT:
Avoidance of the triggering factors is advisable.
The patient is advised not to scratch the weals.
Homeopathic medicine should be given which would help in permanent relief of the symptoms without any side effects.

HOMEOPATHIC MANAGEMENT
Homoeopathy has great results in treatment of urticaria. Medicines like apis, sulphur, natrum mur, urtica urens etc are few medicines which are effective in treatment of urticaria depending on symptom similarity of the patient and the medicine.

DO’S AND DON’TS
DO’S
Avoid the triggers.
DON’TS
Don’t scratch the weals.

 

URINARY TRACT INFECTION

 

 

 

 

 

 

URINARY TRACT INFECTION

OVERVIEW

Urinary tract infection is infection in urinary tract at any point (kidneys, ureter, bladder, urethra) by microbes and bacterias are the most commonly seen microbes but in few cases fungal and viral microbes may also be seen.

The infection may be seen in upper urinary tract that is kidneys and ureter or lower urinary tract that is bladder and urethra.

Women are more prone to have urinary tract infection then men. Women are more affected because:

  • Female urethra is close to anus.
  • Female urethra is shorter than male urethra.
  • Sexually active women are more prone to have UTI.
  • Birth control methods which involve invasion in the vagina also increase the chances to have recurrent UTI.
  • After menopause women lacks estrogen which causes dryness which increase possibilities of infecton.

SYMPTOMS & CAUSES

Symptoms if the upper urinary tract that is kidneys and ureter are infected are:

  • Pain and heaviness in flanks is felt which may involve the back also.
  • In case of severe infection high fever is also seen.
  • nausea/ vomiting along with pain.

Symptoms if lower urinary tract that is bladder and urethra are involved are:

  • Burning micturition that is burning sensation while passing urine.
  • Frequent urination with urge to urinate again and again.
  • Pain in lower abdomen. It may be experienced as pain in anus in men.
  • Hematuria that is blood in urine.
  • Urine may appear turbid.
  • Offensive urine.
  • Painful urination.

CAUSES

UTI is most commonly spread from the gastro intestinal tract and the bacteria E coli from the gut is the common causative factor.

Fungal and viral causes are also seen.

DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT

Along with the symptoms urine routine and microscopic analysis is enough to establish diagnosis.

TREATMENT

  • Treatment usually include antibiotics.
  • Advice on maintaining hygiene is given.
  • Proper hydration would help.

MANAGEMENT:

  • Plenty of water would help excreting the bacteria by diluting the urine and frequent urination.
  • Food items that cause dehydration such as coffee, alcohol, carbonated drinks should be avoided.
  • Hot water bottle would relieve the pain in abdomen.
  • Proper hygiene should be maintained.
  • Ask the female patient the clean the area from forwards to backwards.

HOMEOPATHIC MANAGEMENT

Homeopathic management includes medicines along with the above mentioned advices.

Homeopathy has many Wonderful medicines which would help in treatment of UTI without any side effects and permanently also.

Medicines like CANTHARIS, SARSAPARILLA, BENZOIC ACID, NITRIC ACID, SEPIA, APIS MELLIFICA, PULSATILLA, MAG PHOS etc work very nicely depending on the symptoms of the patient.

DO’S AND DON’TS

DO’S

  • Drink lots of water.
  • Drink coconut water and fresh juices.
  • Maintain hygiene.
  • Clean the area from forwards to backwards.
  • Take homeopathic medicines.

DON’TS

  • Don’t dehydrate yourself
  • Don’t take coffee, alcohol, colas much.
  • Don’t clean your area from backwards to front.

TREAT ASTHMA WITH HOMEOPATHY

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASTHMA

OVERVIEW

Asthma is a respiratory disorder in which there is chronic inflammation of the tracheo-bronchial tree with hyper-responsiveness causing symptoms-

  • Wheeze (scratchy or whistling sound while breathing)
  • Cough
  • Chest tightness
  • Dyspnoea (Difficulty in breathing)

In asthma the air passages through which air come in and go out are inflamed and swollen. The muscles around the airway tightens when there is exposure to triggers. The airways then start producing extra mucus, which makes it difficult to breathe.

Asthma can be activity related also and people develop symptoms of asthma while exercising which is known as exercise induced broncho-constriction or exercise induced asthma.

Asthma can be allergic also as people with allergies or with family history of any allergy are prone to develop asthma and thus it is known as allergic asthma.

People with certain occupation in which inhalation of fumes, gases, dust, other harmful industrial substances develop industrial asthma.

Asthma can develop at any age and can be seen in children also as early as before age of five years.

PREDISPOSING FACTORS OF ASTHMA:

  • Recurrent infections in childhood
  • Exposure to allergens like house dust mite, household pets, indoor pollution.
  • Dietary deficiency of anti-oxidants
  • Exposure to pets in early life.

Factors which may protect against asthma:

  • Those who live on farms are less common to suffer from asthma.
  • Predominance of lactobacilli in gut flora.
  • Childhood infections like paracites; can prevent asthma.

TRIGGERS FOR ASTHMA ARE:

  • Allergens like house dust mite, animal dander, molds, pollen, cockroach droppings.
  • Tobacco smoke.
  • Air pollution, strong odors, fumes.
  • Exercise.
  • Medicines like aspirin, NSAIDS, ibuprofen etc.
  • Anxiety
  • Emotional stress
  • Flu
  • Exposure to cold, dry air
  • Change of season
  • Humidity
  • Acidity.

SYMPTOMS & CAUSES

Symptoms of asthma typically include:

  • Wheezing which is a scratching or whistling sound during breathing.
  • Coughing as a reflex to constriction of the airways and to spit out the mucus formed in the airways
  • Chest tightness
  • Difficulty in breathing

CAUSES

The exact cause of asthma is not known that why few people suffer from asthma and others don’t but there is a combination of environmental and genetic factors which cause asthma.

But atopy (IgE levels are high) cause sensitization and exposure to allergens is an important risk factor.

DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT

Diagnosis of asthma is madly a lung function test, medical history and a physical examination.

Often while testing the patient is better by bronchodilators.

TREATMENT

  • Educate the patient about the triggers and ask him to avoid them.
  • Inhalers and bronchodilators are given but should not be taken often.
  • Homeopathic medicines are best especially in case of children.

MANAGEMENT:

  • Educate the patient.
  • Early diagnosis is good.
  • Counsel the patient.
  • Look for the triggers of asthma and avoid them.
  • Eat healthy nutritious diet.
  • In case of exercise induced asthma avoid rigorous exercise.
  • Maintain a dairy for your doctor about your flare ups.
  • Take homeopathic medicines.

HOMEOPATHIC MANAGEMENT

Homeopathic medicines have been shown much better results in treatment and management of asthma especially in case of children.

Homeopathic medicines can not only increase the frequency of bouts but improve the quality of life as well.

Medicines like ars alb, pulsatilla, rumex, lobelia, sepia, medo etc are very good depending on the case.

DO’S AND DON’TS

DO’S

  • Maintain a flare ups diary.
  • Eat healthy diet.
  • Do yoga.
  • Do breathing exercises.

DON’TS

  • Don’t expose yourself to triggers again and again.
  • Don’t panic in case of stress and anxiety.

HOW HOMEOPATHY HELPS GETTING RID OF MIGRAINE !!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREQUENCY- once you start taking the medicine, it would help decreasing the frequency of the attacks. The frequency of the headache would start decreasing and you would start noticing that you are experiencing headache much less then before.

INTENSITY- the intensity of the headache in migraine is very high thus affecting the daily chores of the patient. With the medicine the intensity of headache would also decrease and the patient starts experiencing better health.

NO SIDE EFFECTS- the homeopathic medicines have no side effects thus anyone can take the treatment without any fear of having the side effects of the painkiller.

TRIGGERS OF MIGRAINE- migraine usually have triggers which initiate the headache. The homeopathic medicine would help the patient in getting resistance to those triggers slowly thus removing the chances of headache on exposure to those triggers.

CAUSE- the homeopathic medicine would also take care of the cause also like anxiety, hormonal imbalance, disturbed sleep pattern.

Thus homeopathy is better system to treat migraine.