HOMEOPATHY

What is Homeopathy? A medical system that stimulates the body's own healing responses while respecting nature’s laws and the wisdom of the body. The key premise is everyone has vital force energy that if disrupted or out of balance creates health problems.   A key philosophy of homeopathic healing as a natural health therapy falls under the principle of ‘like cures like’, or Law of Similars where the body’s own healing response is activated. Simply stated substances which cause symptoms can be taken in small amounts to treat the very same symptoms.  It has been written that homeopathy is a natural health therapy that works by mimicking specific symptoms, rather than suppressing them as do allopathic medicines.    Another philosophy of homeopathic practitioners is to treat the person, not the disease. Homeopathic practices are used throughout the world and can be coupled safely with conventional medicines with no side effects as homeopathy healing is non-toxic.   The founder of homeopathy is said to be Samuel Hahnemann, a German who established the fundamental principles of both the science and art of homeopathic healing over 200 years ago.  He is also called the ‘father of experimental pharmacology’.  Homeopathy became a popular healing method during the 1800’s with the first schools opening around 1830, followed by dozens of homeopathic institutions throughout Europe and the United States.  By the beginning of the 20th century, there were thought to be over 15,000 homeopathic practitioners in the United States alone.  However, homeopathy healing had many vocal critics throughout the mid 1800’s in both the U.S and Europe.  By 1920, according to Wikipedia, the last homeopathic school in the United States had closed.  Homeopathic practitioner numbers continued to dwindle until the mid 1970’s when homeopathy and homeopathic products experienced resurgence.  Today you can find homeopathic healing products in most large pharmaceutical chains.   According to HomeopathyResource.com, 20% to 40% of physicians throughout Germany, United Kingdom, France and Holland regularly use homeopathy healing with their patients.  Homeopathic services are reimbursable under national health plans in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Austria and India where over 100,000,000 use homeopathy as their only form of medical care.   We hope you have learned more about Homeopathy as a natural health therapy. For more information, visit the Homeopathic section at All Things Healing online regularly.

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Bharti Nathani, BHMS received her Bachelor’s in Homeopathy Medical Science and Surgery from Gujarat, India. After Graduation, she spent few months as an Assistant Professor ...
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by Dr. Shreya Deshpande, Online Homeopathic Consultant

Hair fall is one of the commonest symptoms with which patients present to us. Sometimes it is an associated symptom of some other major disease symptom or it is the disease per say. I have not observed any age limit for this problem. Rather, the age limit is decreasing sadly day by day for hair problems...

 

Editor´s Note from Bharti Nathani: In this article, Dr. Deshpande has discussed one of the most common problems, "Hair fall", or the lose of hair.  Everyone of today's generation wants good, shiny and thick hair!  This article shares how Homeopathy can help.

 

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by Prof. George Vithoulkas

I do believe that you all agree that research in Homeopathy is not only necessary but also very urgent.

It is a fact that several good research papers have been published so far but still there is a cry for more and more papers...

 

Editor´s Note from Bharti Nathani: Lots of researches were done by founder of Homeopathy Samuel Hahnemann before introducing Homeopathy to the world And Even Now Lots of researches are going on for the existence of Homeopathy. Here is the Article on Guidelines Concerning Research in Homeopathy by Prof. George Vitholkas. So go ahead and read it.

 

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"Homeopathy and Chinese medicine are two examples of possible alternative approaches to disease that do not treat the illness as an enemy and therefore do not create new diseases.”

~ Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth, Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose.


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Editor´s Note from Bharti Nathani: Here are some of the excellent remedies for teething in chidren given by Mirando Castro,Here she has beautifully explained which remedies suits to teething children and behaviour of teething babies.

 

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by Robert Medhurst

The principles that underpin homeopathy were laid down clearly by the founder of the art, Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, in his Organon of Medicine(1). In a footnote to Aphorism 260 of the sixth edition of this venerable work(2), he outlines the factors that are likely to adversely affect the activity of the Similimum, or remedy whose proving picture best matches the presentation of the patient...

 

Editor´s Note: Robert's article serves as a reminder to both homeopathic practitioners and clients that attention must be paid to factors that can potentially antidote the positive action of a homeopathic simillimum or adversely affect the properties of the remedies themselves. While there remains some debate on these issues, homeopathic remedies appear to be fairly hardy although some degree of caution in the handling of remedies is probably the wise course.

 

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by Renita Herrmann CCH, RSHom (NA), MS

It’s about time I address the issue of menopause. Many women call or come in to my office with problems associated with the end of menses. Menses in homeopathy is very close to the vital force; although we can live without reproducing (as in the decision or event we do not have children, or the loss of female reproductive organs through hysterectomy), it is part and parcel of who we are...

 

Editor´s Note: Individualized homeopathic treatment should be a first line of defense for a woman experiencing menopausal symptoms. Renita explains some of the physiological processes that occur during menopause but, like she says, every woman experiences the transition in a unique way and should be treated as a unique person.

 

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Editor's Note: Lee Formica gives us a brief introduction to treating infertility with Homeopathy, based on the highly successful protocol developed by fellow Aussie homeopath Liz Lalor. No, you didn't hear it wrong, those success rate numbers are accurate!

 

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by Ian R. Luepker, ND, DHANP

As a practitioner working with children who struggle with psychological and behavioral issues, I am very interested in understanding what most helps children survive difficult, even traumatic, childhoods. Beyond surviving, I'm even more interested in what helps children to become confident, autonomous and successful adults...

 


Editor's Note: Dr. Luepker specializes in treatment of children with disorders on the Autistic spectrum. With his extensive experience he gives us a clear case of childhood depression treated with homeopathy.

 

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by Amy Lansky, PhD

Sometimes it sure gets frustrating! Almost every day I hear or read the same old refrains:

* “There is no evidence that homeopathy works.”
* “Homeopathy is just the placebo effect.”
* “Homeopathy is dangerous...”

 

Editor´s Note: In this article, Amy makes a convincing argument that Homeopathy is serious science with plenty of research evidence to back it up. Furthermore, she examines how the so-called 'quackbusters'--whose mission in life is to destroy Homeopathy's credibility--are simply too ignorant of the facts or too fearful to be taken seriously. Amy provides some great links to delve further into the research supporting the validity of Homeopathy.

 

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by Robert Medhurst

Homeopathy has an important role to play before, after and, in many countries around the world, during surgery. Despite the fact that here in Australia the surgical facilities are generally quite good, we’re still confronted with a small but nonetheless consistent number of patients who require assistance with concerns that arise prior to the surgical event and the complications that can arise after the process has been completed...

 

Editor´s Note: Robert's list of pre and post-surgical remedies is a great resource to have in any surgical situation. Homeopathy can play an important role in making the experience less traumatic as well as hastening healing and addressing the many after effects of surgery.

 

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by Louise Mclean, LCCH.

Throughout all the discussions and media attacks on homeopathy during the last few years, one thing has never been mentioned and that is the extraordinary effectiveness of homeopathic medicines to treat symptoms relating to psychological problems...

 

Editor´s Note: Dont take anti-depressants and tranquillisers. Homeopathy is genuinely there for people who want to avoid anti-depressants

 

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by David Johnson, CCH

This client was a 46-year-old female when she was first seen February 1, 2005. Her dear friend and companion had recently died, and her affect was very sad and flat. Medications included Trazodone, Clarazapate, Toprol, Azmacort and Serevent...

 

Editor's Note: Although it would seem self-evident, this history is another example of how the client is the very best source for understanding the problem they're experiencing. In this example of "sensation case-taking", the person is so attuned to the state of her "dis-ease" that she describes and leads the homeopath to the source of her remedy in nature.

 

 

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Understanding Health and Dis-ease

by Judith Hanna Doshi MA, CCH (Cand)

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself how healthy you really are? How often do you find yourself reaching for anything that will give you fast relief for your symptoms? Do you wonder whether managing your symptoms in this way qualifies as being in good health, as conventional medical thought would have us believe? What in fact does being truly healthy look like? In this article I will present an alternative view of health and disease, inspired by the principles of Homeopathy, that will hopefully get you thinking about the way you approach your own health...

 

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