Antibiotic Resistance is a global crisis – a slow-motion tsunami. Antibiotic resistance is as dangerous as terrorism. World’s 1st Antibiotic Awareness Week: 16-22 Nov 2015. WHO names 12 bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health. Use, Overuse and misuse of antibiotics. Use antibiotics wisely because it kills both good (microbial flora) and bad bacteria. The most common bad effect of antibiotic is diarrhea. Taking antibiotics after the infection has cleared up increases the risk of bacteria becoming drug-resistant. Use homeopathy in primary health care and save antibiotics for bigger battles.
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Arnica Montana, the queen of plants in Homeopathy, is one of the greatest medicine ever known to mankind. Arnica is the darling homeopathic medicine used throughout the world. It is used by homeopaths, herbalists, surgeons, physicians and physiotherapists. The medicinal uses of Arnica include bruising, pain (movement makes the pain worse), inflammation, injuries, trauma, Accidents, overexertion, fibromyalgia, soreness, tooth extraction, osteoarthritis, surgical condtions and DNA damage. As per CORE-Hom Database of clinical trials in Homeopathy, Arnica Montana is most often used remedy (n=103). Arnica is part of Relief-Aid for many athletes, sports doctor and coaches such as Jean-Marcel Ferret, James Ellington, Linford Christie, Annabel Croft, Jayne Torvill, Dr. Philippe Lageyre, Dr. Charles A Dixon, Zaheer Khan and Pierre Barrieu. Arnica gel was the first homeopathic product to be registered by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency in UK in 2006. Arnica has been awarded best homeopathic remedy by Vity Awards.
Adrenal glands are stress supervisors. They release anti-stress hormone Cortisol which suppresses the release of the body’s “feel good” hormone Serotonin, amplifying the anxiety and also augmenting depression, as well as Melatonin, the hormone related to sleep. Adrenal glands are responsible for the “fright, fight & flight” response of our bodies. It is these glands which feel the maximum punch of nervous tension. Adrenal fatigue is a collection of symptoms such as body ache, fatigue (not relieved by sleep), nervousness, sleeplessness and digestive problems. Nux vomica (homeopathic medicine) restores this miserably imbalanced state of affairs.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder = significant anxiety, fear, helplessness and horror after exposure to trauma. PTSD may develop when the event is so emotionally powerful, and so much adrenalin (stress-related horomone) is released. Homeopathic medicines for PTSD includes Aurum metallicum, Ignatia, Natrum mur, Phosphoric acid, Sepia, Staphysagria, etc.
Overweight is defined as body mass index (BMI) of more than 25 kg/m2. Obesity is defined as BMI of 30 or more. Obesity is generally caused by two factors: exogenous and endogenous. Over-nutrition is as much malnutrition as under-nutrition is. If you are high on emotions, you tend to eat more. Some of the commonly prescribed homeopathic medicines for obesity are Phytolacca berry, Fucus vex, Pulsatilla, Phosphorous, Calcarea Carbonica, Thuja occi, Kali carbonica, Graphites, etc
Homeopathic treatment of Respiratory diseases such as Pneumonia, Asthma, Croup, BronchitiBronchiolitis, Cor Pulmonale, COPD, Epiglottitis using medicines such as Borax, Senega, Natrum Sulf, Bryonia, Digitalis, Crataegus, Kali carbonica, Argenticum Nitricum, Baryta carb, Antimonium tart, Stannum met and Phosphorous.
Types of hypertension: primary, secondary, congenital, pregnancy-induced, white-coat, isolated and malignant. Grades of hypertension. Predisposing factors. Clinical manifestations. Complications. Prevention. Homeopathic medicines to treat hypertension. when high BP is associated with high blood sugar, high cholesterol and obesity, it is called metabolic syndrome.
it is essential for those who treat infants, to learn their language of pain and suffering, study and master their signs of distress and focus on studying their irritative and functional disorders that they tell by their gestures, symptoms and sounds. Mothers are usually the first one to know and inform others that there is something wrong with the child. The commonly prescribed homeopathic medicines are Borax (sore mouth), Nux vomica, Colocynthis, Magnesium phosphoricum and Carbo vegetabilis (colic), Belladonna and Chamomilla (earache), Podophyllum and Baptisia (diarrhea), Phosphorus and Aethusa cynapium (vomiting).
Plants and trees do get sick like we humans do. Take the help of Homeopathy to revive and energise them. Agrohomeopathy is a branch of homeopathy where homeopathic medicines including nosodes and auto-nosodes are used by farmers and gardeners on sick plants and trees and on the soil. It is an alternative to use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides in agriculture. The benefits of agrohomeopathy include improvement in soil quality, reduction in fossil fuels consumption and pollution, economic savings and preservation of natural ecology, thereby directly saving the environment. The environment goes green with homeopathy. The use of homeopathic remedies for plants was first mentioned and practised by Baron von Boenninghausen.
Zinc affects our sense of smell, the skin, the nervous system and mental faculties. Medical research shows zinc as a key element in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, prostate cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. Zinc participates in major biochemical pathways and plays multiple roles in the perpetuation of genetic material.Deficiency of zinc may lead to impairments of dermal, gastrointestinal, neurologic and immunologic systems. Zinc affects both specific and non-specific immune functions. High-protein foods contain high amounts of zinc. Zincum mettalicum is the homeopathic zinc.
Ankylosing Spondylitis means inflammation of the spinal vertebrae (sacroiliac joints) that restricts the spine motion/mobility. There is a genetic predisosition to it. Human Lymphocytic antigen (HLA) B27 is a confirmatory blood test for it. Symptoms are most marked in the early morning and after inactivity and are relieved by movement. The homeopathic medicines for the treatment of poker back includes Aesculus, Aurum met, Calcarea carb, causticum, colchicum, Cuprum met, eupatorium, fluoric acid, kali iod, medorrhinum, merc sol, etc.
The tongue is a muscular organ in the oral cavity. It is a mirror of the health of a person. The examination of the tongue (movement, moistness, colour, coating, papillae) provide some hints for the abnormal clinical conditions/diseases and remedial diagnosis.
The average human head has about 100,000 hair follicles. The major complaints about hair are hair fall, dandruff, alopecia aerata, premature greying of hair, brittleness of hair, split ends and dry scaly scalp. The pollution, late night sleeping, poor nutrition and stress are some other factors that have aggravated the hair problems in many. Some of the commonly prescribed homeopathic medicines for hair fall areFluoric acid, Phosphoric acid, Phosphorus, Graphites, Mezereum, Sepia, Silicea, Carbo geg, Natrum mur, Selenium met, etc.
The sports injuries lead to damage of soft tissues, fatigue, weakness, inflammation and infections. Homeopathic medicines speed up the healing process and get the sportsperson back to training more quickly. They are demonstrating with their performance that homeopathy is effective not only in preserving but also improving performance on-field. There is no risk of doping. The world anti-doping agency (WADA) considers homeopathic remedies free of restriction unless they have been produced from substances listed as prohibited. Homeopathic medicine is used by professionals such as Peter Billigmann, Jean-marcel Ferret, David Beckham, Marko Pantelic, Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfahrt, James Ellington, Linford Christie, Jim Rogers, Louise Hazel, Annabel Croft, Martina Navratilova, Boris Becker, Jayne Torvill, Elvis Stojko, Philippe Lageyre, Will Greenwood, Kate Schmidt, Zaheer Khan, Jose Maria Olazabal, Nancy Lopez, Sonja Johnson, Pat Riley, Arnie Kander, Paul O’Neill, Kelly Slater, David Moncoutié, Hermann Maier, Misty Hyman, Marie-Hélène Prémont, Daniela Gustin , Birgit Fischer and many more.
Upto the end of year 2010, there have been 53 studies published in 36 peer-reviewed medical journals (29 integrative, 1 homeopathy and 6 CAM journals) including 1 meta-analysis, 1 systematic review and 23 DBRPCT in evidence of combination remedies in homeopathy. These 53 studies on combination remedies are part of the total 299 human studies in evidence of homeopathy upto the end of 2010.
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Greetings to medical and health professionals, the scientific community, patients and to the general public spread across 7 continents – a wonderful “World Homeopathy Day” on 10th April 2019 on account of the founder and father of Homeopathy Dr. Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann’s 264th birthday (born 1755, Germany). Every year 10th April is celebrated all over the world as ‘World Homeopathy Day as a tribute to Hahnemann. Medical doctors and patients of over 42 countries are joining together on 10th April for celebrations. The week following the birth date of Hahnemann is celebrated as World Homeopathy Awareness Week. Samuel Hahnemann is the Father of Homeopathy, Father of Human Pharmacology, Father of NanoMedicine and the Father of Infinite Dilution concept in Chemistry. Chinchona bark was to Hahnemann what the falling apple was to Newton and the swinging lamp to Galileo.