Archive for November, 2013

Homeopathic remedies and treatment for abdominal pain

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Abdominal pain is a feeling of discomfort along with pain in the part of the body between lower chest and pelvis. The abdominal cavity consist various structures like stomach, liver, gall bladder, small intestine, large intestine, pancreas, kidney, cecum, appendix, ureter, spleen and also possesses abdominal muscles. There are several causes of abdominal pain in different part of the body.
Peptic ulcer – Mucosal ulceration near the acid bearing regions of the gastrointestinal tract, pain characteristically sharply circumscribed to an area about 1 inch in diameter between xephoid and umbilicus.
Cholecystitis – Attacks of epigastric pain with tenderness over gall bladder.
Carcinoma of pancreas – mid gastric pain, steady and dull or paroxysmal colicky pain
Carcinoma stomach – Daily discomfort along with pain in the abdomen
Acute appendicitis – Severe colicky pain initially felt in umbilical region and after few hours the pain localizes to the right iliac fossa.
Acute pancreatitis – Severe backache and tenderness in the epigastrium
Irritable bowel syndrome – Post prandial type of pain which is related to meal
Hiatus hernia – Causes epigastric pain.
Abdominal angina – Due to chronic intestinal ischemia in which there is post prandial pain usually cramping and radiates to the back.
Carcinoma colon – Pain in the right side below the level of umbilicus
Bilateral salping – Oophoritis – pain in both side of lower abdomen
Torsion of the ovarian cyst – Produces very severe abdominal pain.
Other causes – Include gastroenteritis, meckel’s diverticulitis, intestinal obstruction, ulcerative colitis, porphyria, pneumonia, indigestion, ruptured spleen, ectopic pregnancy, hepatitis, endometriosis, gastritis etc.
Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat pain but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person.
Some useful medicines are given below for the treatment of abdominal pain:
Nux vom – One of the best remedy for abdominal pain especially due to indigestion
Colocynthis – Abdominal pain which is better by bending double or by hard pressure.
Pulsatilla – Abdominal pain which is caused after taking rich food, pastry
Natrum carb – Abdominal pain which is relieved by eating
Cuprum met. – Violent spasms which is aggravated by cold drinks.
Croton tig – gripping pain in abdomen which is associated with profuse watery diarrhea
Chamomilla – Spasmodic abdominal pain especially after anger
Dioscorea – Pain in umbilical region which is better by bending backward
Belladonna – abdominal pain due to intestinal obstruction
Mag phos – violent, spasmodic pain which is better by hot application..
China off – Epigastric pain associated with distension and fullness specially after eating

Homeopathic remedies for dandruff and hairloss

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Dandruff is the shedding of dead skin cells from the scalp. As skin cells die a small amount of flaking is normal. Some people, however, experience an unusually large amount of flaking either chronically or as a result of certain triggers which can also be accompanied by redness and irritation. Dandruff is a common scalp disorder affecting almost half of the population at the post-pubertal age and of any gender and ethnicity. It often causes itching. It has been well established that keratinocytes play a key role in the expression and generation of immunological reactions during dandruff formation. The severity of dandruff may fluctuate with season as it often worsens in winter.
The biggest advantage of using homeopathic remedies for dandruff is that it provides a holistic approach to healing as it treats not only the symptoms but also the root cause of a disease or disorder, with hardly any side-effects.In case of dandruff, the homeopathic remedies can be customized to suit the specific requirements of a case.
Homeopathic Medicines
Mezereum 200: Five pills four times a day, helps in getting rid of dandruff. Indicated for dandruff when it is severe, the hair gets entangled and scabs are formed on the scalp.
Calcarea Sulph 200: Five pills four times a day has been found to be very effective, specifically indicated when dandruff is yellowish in colour.
Arnica 200: Five pills four times a day, is recommended for damaged cells, caused due to hard brushing, combing, pulling of hair, tight buns and resulting in dandruff.
Physical or mental stress can cause temporary hair loss. The reason for this is that the hair follicles enter the telogen phase prematurely, this causes them to stop growing new hairs and to shed hairs.
Many drugs can also cause hair loss. Here are some drugs which may cause hair loss – Anti cancer drugs, Epilepsy drugs, anti-acne drugs, Lipid-lowering drugs (clofibrate, bezafibrate), ACE inhibitors for blood pressure, Drugs for treating gout , Anti malarials (chloroquine)
Some disorders of the skin, for example psoriasis, tinea infection, lichen planus on scalp may cause hair loss.
hormonal changes by far have the biggest impact on hair loss. These can affect both men and women. Men generally have hair loss concentrated in a specific pattern from the front through to the crown. Women tend to have thinning throughout their head without being in any specific pattern. This type of hair loss is caused by the androgen DHT, or Dihydrotestosterone.
If iron in the body is low then this may cause hair loss also, this is generally more a problem with women. Both an overactive thyroid and an underactive thyroid can cause hair loss.
Homeopathy has natural treatment for Hairloss without any side effects.
Homeopathy addresses the defective immune response, family history or genetic predisposition, nature and intensity of the disease as well as systemic, emotional and numerous other factors commonly affecting hair loss. Not only it is effective but safe too without any side effects.

‘Gall bladder stone’ treatment by Homeopathy

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Gall bladder stones are crystallized cholesterol or some pigments in the gallbladder. It is very common (affects 11% of general population) in women. It’s a disease of fat, fair female of forty. Gallbladder is a small sac situated just under the liver and it produces bile juice that is essential for proper digestion of fats. The bile juice contains cholesterol, water, bile salts and a pigment called Bilirubin. When the proportion of these contents is altered in the bile juice, gallstones start forming.
The two basic types of gallstones are: Cholesterol gallstones: Made up of cholesterol (accounting for about 80% of cases) and Pigment stones: Made up of the bile pigments.
The following are some of the symptoms of Gall Stone: Obesity, It’s twice common in females than males, People over age of 60 years are at higher risk, Fasting, diabetes, rapid weight loss can also lead to formation of gallstones in some cases, Many patients having gallstones may not have any complaint. However, some may experience pain in the upper abdomen radiating to the back. The pain may last up to 2-6 hours.
When the stones are of a smaller size, homeopathic medicines will help in possibly dissolving the stones. Homeopathy medicines are effective in reducing pain as well as chronic inflammation of gallbladder (cholecystitis) associated with the condition. Homeopathy also helps to control further stone production activity.

Cure ‘croup’ by homeopathy

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Croup is breathing difficulty accompanied by a “barking” cough. Croup, which is swelling around the vocal cords, is common in infants and children and can have a variety of causes. Croup, also known as laryngotracheitis, is an inflammation and narrowing of the larynx (voice box) and the trachea (windpipe) caused by an infection.
Aconite is always the remedy in the beginning of croup, be it spasmodic or membranous in character. The child is suddenly aroused out of sleep gasping for breath. There is a most anxious distressed countenance, hot skin and much restlessness and tossing about. The cough is of the driest kind, loud and barking, no expectoration. If however, the remedy be continued a little while a little expectoration will appear and with it relief. Crop brought on by exposure to dry, cold winds calls for Aconite. The remedy should not be stopped too soon; if so the trouble will return the following night. The breathing is loud, especially the inspiratory effort. Ferrum phosphoricum often acts well in the beginning of croup. It may be distinguished from Aconite by the absence of anxiety and restlessness so characteristic of the latter drug Aconite croup comes on very suddenly. Veratrum viride is also a very useful remedy at commencement. The anxiety of Aconite is absent.
Spongia is the great homoeopathic croup remedy, but it always comes in after Aconite. The breathing is harsh, sawing and hard as if the patient were breathing through a sponge. Hard barking ringing cough with scanty expectoration; in fact, it seems to get tighter and tighter every minute and almost threatens suffocation. It is worse before midnight, and it is especially well indicated in light complexioned children with blue eyes. It corresponds m;ore closely to the spasmodic form of croup than to the membranous.

Perfect ‘Acne’ care by homeopathy

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Acne is an inflammation of the skin in which the secreted sebum gets collected in the pores of the skin and gets trapped there. That causes the skin to elevate in the form of a breakout. It may or may bot have a head. If its acne, it will most likely have a white head and is painful to touch. If its a pimple, it is not painful unless it is too severe. Pimple is also a form of acne. Any breakout on the skin can be termed as acne and then, acne is classified into various categories depending on its size and severity.

Pimples are generally milder than a full-blown acne attack. But, the reason for both the skin conditions is same – clogged pores. And, why are they common in oily skin types? Because, the skin secretes more sebum and is more likely to have deposits of sebum on the skin. So, keeping the skin clean is one of the carnal rules of skin care. If you find that your skin suffers regularly from breakouts, you should consult a dermatologist and use prescription products as they have chemicals which are better at cleaning the pores and keeping them unclogged.

Salicylic Acid is one of the common ingredients of such products. And, many people use aspirin tablets at home in their DIY’s. I would like to reiterate the fact that only 2% concentration of salicylic acid is advisable for the skin at max so if you are one of the people who uses full dosage of aspirin for face, please refrain from doing that. You are damaging your skin instead of helping it. Do not do it further, as homeopathy treatment can prevent this kind of diseases. Homeopathy offers natural, effective remedies to treat acne. The main goal of the treatment is to control new lesions from forming, heal existing lesions, minimize the psychological embarrassment and stress and prevent scarring.

How to prevent hair loss by Homeopathic treatment

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

A proper homeopathy treatment can be proved most beneficial for the treatment of any type of hair loss as homeopathy treats the root cause of any health disorders. Hair is made of a type of protein called keratin. Most people lose about 50 to 100 head hairs a day. These hairs are replaced — they grow back in the same follicle on your head.
Many health disorders likes tinea infection on scalp, lichen planus of scalp, psoriasis can causes hair loss. A proper homeopathy treatment can cure such diseases permanently and as well helps to treat the hair fall effectively. The important point in homeopathy treatment that it treats the person as a whole so make the person healthy not only to any specific body part but to the whole person and more over without giving any drug side effects. But homeopathy does not have any specific medicines for any specific ailments. The medicines are selected on totality of symptoms basis. So a well qualified and experienced homeopath can give a better treatment for any health issues.
Hair loss due to any mental and physical stress can be well treated by proper homeopathy treatment as homeopathy medicines gives good impact on psychological and spiritual level thus helps to maintain a healthy mental condition and indirectly regulate to maintain a healthy balance of stress hormones in our body. Over secretion of stress hormones can put bad impact over the hair follicles. Some women after child birth or during approach of menopause experiences of massive hair fall result from hormonal changes. Any hormonal treatment in those cases will not give the satisfactory results to check the hair loss. But well selected homeopathy medicines in this case not only be able to check the hair loss problem but also be helpful to cure all other associated problems as well. In addition to a good homeopathy treatment a healthy nutrition habit is also highly required for a healthy hair and hair follicle. A low protein and iron deficient diet can make your hair weak and thin. So a well balanced natural diet is strongly advisable for healthy hairs Many drugs like anti cancer drugs (chemo therapy) and so many other drugs have strong side effects on the body including hair follicles. So they destroy the healthy atmosphere of the hair follicles and cause the immature massive hair loss. A proper homeopathy treatment can neutralize the toxic effects of those strong chemical drugs and also helps to accelerate the body’s auto detoxification process thus can be proved beneficial to check such type of drug induced hair loss. The homeopathy treatment not only check the hair loss ailments but also treats the person as a whole so make the person healthy as well.

Homeopathy for Backache

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Pain in the back anywhere below the ribs and up to the hips is called low back pain. It is a condition that affects over 90% of the population at one time or the other. Next to common cold, it remains the most common reason why people seek medical help.
Many people who experience low back pain do not meet up with a doctor since it usually resolves on its own. They may suffer from any dull aches to sharp pains or even numbness. The pain characteristically lingers on for a day or two before it gradually subsides. In many, the pains keep recurring in varying intensities.
Studies have shown that back pain is the single most reason cited by employees for taking maximum number of ‘sick leaves’. Stresses and strains of daily living and overuse and misuse of the muscles of the back are the commonest causes of backache.
Lumbago is defined as mild to severe pain or discomfort in the area of the lower back. The pain can be acute (sudden and severe) or chronic if it has lasted more than three months. Lumbago often occurs in younger people whose work involves physical effort and is not uncommon in people of retirement age.
In the majority of cases, it is impossible to identify the exact cause of backache. In about 25 per cent of cases, however, it is possible to identify the cause. Often, these patients are suffering from conditions like a slipped disc, osteoporosis (brittle bones), deformation of natural spine curvature (scoliosis) or more rarely, skeletal damage due to tumours or infection. Muscle spasm produced by faulty posture, injury or strain can itself cause pain.