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Homeopathic remedies of Anemia

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Anemia is a condition in which concentration of red blood cells or hemoglobin (the oxygen carrying pigment) is below normal.
This reduction of blood cells may be caused by blood loss, increased destruction or decreased production.
Iron deficiency anemia – this is the most common form of anemia, iron is very essential for the bone marrow in the production of hemoglobin. Common cause of iron deficiency anemia is depletion of iron stores due to
Prolonged or heavy menses
Chronic blood loss due to an ulcer
Pregnancy
Deficiency of iron in diet
Colorectal cancer
Erosive gastritis
Loss of blood due to hemorrhoids
Symptoms of anemia
Weakness
Fatigue
Dizziness
Shortness of breath
Rapid breathing
Rapid heart rate
Lack of vital energy
Chest pain
Palpitation
Pale appearance
Low blood pressure
As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several remedies are available to treat anemia that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensations and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. There are following remedies which are helpful in the treatment of anemia:

• Acetic acid – anemia with pale face and marked debility, frequent spells of fainting, and vomiting. Profuse urination and sweat
• Ferrum phos – anemia due to lack of iron, it promotes synthesis of hemoglobin.
• Calcaria phos – anemia in children who are pale but flabby, frequent attacks of tonsillitis
• Kali carb – lack of RBC’s in blood, weakness along with menstrual disturbances at the time of puberty, milky white skin with great debility, bloated face, with swelling above eyelids.
• Lecithinum – remarkable remedy for the cases of anemia, increases the number of red blood corpuscles and amount of hemoglobin
• Natrum Mur – pale face with palpitation, excellent remedy for anemia especially after malaria.
• Calcaria Ars – improves the condition of anemia by enhancing the number of red bold corpuscles and hemoglobin in the short time period.
• Pulsatilla – well known medicine for iron deficiency anemia
• Arsenic album – anemia with great prostration, weakness and restlessness, after malaria
• Nux Vomica – anemia caused due to indigestion, especially in those people who have sedentary life habits or given to high living

Causes of Amnesia – Homeopathic remedy

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Amnesia- a disturbance in or loss of memory’”may be classified as partial or complete and as anterograde or retrograde. Causes of amnesia include Alzheimer’s disease, head trauma, hysteria, cerebral hypoxia, seizures, certain drugs etc. amnesia patient may get benefit from psychotherapy, psycho-pharmacological interventions, cognitive therapy etc.

Alzheimer’s disease: – Alzheimer’s disease usually begins with retrograde amnesia, which progresses slowly over many months or years to include anterograde amnesia, producing severe and permanent memory loss.

Cerebral hypoxia: -After recovery from hypoxia (brought on by such conditions as carbon monoxide poisoning or acute respiratory failure), the patient may experience total amnesia for the event, along with sensory disturbances, such as numbness and tingling.

Head trauma: – Depending on the trauma’s severity, amnesia may last for minutes, hours, or longer. Usually, the patient experiences brief retrograde and longer anterograde amnesia as well as persistent amnesia about the traumatic event.

Herpes simplex encephalitis: – Recovery from herpes simplex encephalitis commonly leaves the patient with severe and possibly permanent amnesia. Associated findings include signs and symptoms of meningeal irritation, such as headache, fever, and altered LOC, along with seizures and various motor and sensory disturbances (such as paresis, numbness, and tingling).

Hysteria: – Hysterical amnesia, a complete and long-lasting memory loss, begins and ends abruptly and is typically accompanied by confusion.

Seizures: – In temporal lobe seizures, amnesia occurs suddenly and lasts for several seconds to minutes. The patient may recall an aura or nothing at all.

Drugs : – Anterograde amnesia can be precipitated by general anesthetics, especially fentanyl, halothane, and isoflurane; barbiturates, most commonly pentobarbital and thiopental; and certain benzodiazepines, especially triazolam.

Remedy:

For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. There are some specific homeopathic remedies which are quite helpful in amnesia treatment.

Belladonna, Anacardium, Hyoscyamus, Digitalis, Arnica Montana, Plumbum Met, Mercurius, Kali Phos, Natrum Mur, Natrum Carb, Zincum Met, Hypericum, Veratrum Album and many other medicines.