Homoeopathy, a therapeutic system used for over 200 years, works on the principle that 'like cures like' However, homeopathic medicines are given in highly diluted forms and are therefore extremely safe. Homoeopathy does not have side effects, is non addictive, treats holistically and is relatively inexpensive.
From the last few years the number of people using homoeopathic medicine has increase tremendously. But there are still many misunderstanding about homoeopathic medicines and the way in which it works. I have tried in an easy way to explain you how these medicines can be used safely and effectively. For minor complaints these medicines can be used safely at home if the problem is reoccurring again and again then you must consult homoeopathic doctor.
Homoeopathy is holistic form of medicines. In treating the diseases it takes into account the mental and physical symptoms of an individual.
Homoeopathic medicine work by helping the body's defense system to help itself.
Homoeopaths classify illness as acute or chronic:
Acute disease is self-limiting, such as cold, which has sudden onset, definite rapid course and ends in death or recovery within a moderate period with or without treatment.
By contrast, Chronic disease such as asthma etc has an imperceptible onset, slow and indefinite progress until the whole individual is destroyed if not treated properly in time.
Homoeopathic remedies stimulate the vital force to get rid of diseases, helping it to return to its healthy state. To ensure that the vital force responds in the most effective manner, homoeopath must choose a remedy that matches as accurately as possible the disease picture. This is why a homoeopathic assessment takes into account a person's character, stress levels, life style, level of exercise, diet, food preference, family medical history and the effects of general factors such as the weather, to provide a unique symptoms pictures. Pin pointing the strengths and weaknesses of an individual enable a homoeopath to prescribe the best remedy and to decide which potency is suitable.
Homoeopathy in many cases can prevent or delay Surgery. Surgery is recommended when absolutely necessary in helping patients with structural problems, congenital abnormalities, correction of valve Mal formations in heart, stenosis in gut. In trauma it required for restoring badly injured patients to normal life. Surgery can be avoided by Homoeopathic treatment in following problems: