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A 41-year-old member asked:

what is homeopathy?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
System of thought: This is a largely independent system of medical thought that originated in the US shortly after the American Revolution. While the original idea focused on low doses of a substance having opposite effects from a high dose, it has evolved into a complementary system of caring for the sick. Some say the key to its effectiveness is in the relationship with the practitioner. Won't cure cancer.

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A 53-year-old member asked:

Can homeopathy can help sle?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Yes!: Many doctors will be skeptical but i believe homeopathy can be of great value in sle. Sle is a complex illness. Western medical treatments may help but are not curative. The homeopathic literature (for example the journal homeopathic links in 1997) contains case reports of sle cases cured by homeopathy. If interested in this approach, seek care from a well-trained professional homeopath.
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Does homeopathy cure utricaracia ?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Possible....: Roughly 25% of modern pharmaceuticals are derived from plant/herbal sources....So it is possible if you got the right one...The problem is there few studies to tell you which are effective etc... Urticaria=hives and often causes cannot be found. It can disappear just as fast as it appears... Talk to your doc..
A 44-year-old member asked:

Is homeopathy effective for styes?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Yes, can be: Classical homeopathy can indeed help with stys. There are over 100 remedies that might be the one you need. A well-trained professional homeopath can select the most effective one for your case. In the meantime, you can apply warm compresses to your closed eye for few minutes 3-4x/day. See eye doctor if it's not resolved within a week, or you also have fever or vision problems.
A 44-year-old member asked:

How does homeopathy actually work?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Great question!: The current working hypothesis: homeopathic remedies gently stimulate your healing/restorative system in the specific way it's disturbed -- which can be perceived through the symptoms you have. If the remedy is close enough to this symptoms pattern, your system responds by correcting itself. Your symptoms gradually resolve, and resilience improves. Nanomedicine too: http://tinyurl.Com/l6jlgar.
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A 19-year-old female asked:

What's a homeopathy ? Is it usefull?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Homeopathy: Homeopathy is a safe, gentle, and natural system of medicine that works with your body to relieve symptoms, restore health, and improve resilience. It can be used in acute conditions like sore throats, earaches, and migraines, and in chronic ones like asthma, depression, and arthritis. Competence requires focused training, clinical mentoring, and ongoing practice. http://tinyurl.com/2aho5uo.

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