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Homeopathy: Homeopathy is not a system of medicine intended to suppress. Its aim is to perceive the disturbance in the restorative system, and to assist it in correcting itself through deep-acting medicines ("remedies"). Symptom relief results. Allopathic medicines are made to suppress symptoms, if this is what you want -- unfortunately though, suppression may lead to more challenging issues in the future. ...Read more
Is there any side effects with this homeopathic drugs (1) baryta carb 30. (2) silicea 12x. (3) symphytum q?
No, but effects may:: With rare exceptions, homeopathic remedies are very safe and do not cause "side effects" but occasionally the effects of the medicines are an aggravation, which is a mild temporary worsening of pre-existing symptoms before you start feeling better. While this usually does not occur, when it does happen it is considered a sign that the remedy is having a positive effect on the patient. ...Read more
blanket statement N: Unlike allopathic medications, most homeopathic remedies do not cause persistent side effects, do not have any molecular densities to contribute to toxicity for the baby or mother, but the dose, and the frequency of dosing, requires sound judgment. If it can act effectively, the possibility of adverse reaction must be possible.... With proper supervision, generally safer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it safe to be taking Adderall or ritalin (methylphenidate) and a homeopathic drug for ADHD on the same day?
It depends: It depends on what you mean by "homeopathic drug." if it's truly a homeopathic remedy, and has been prescribed after a comprehensive homeopathic evaluation, it will not have any interaction with pharmaceutical drugs. However, some people think herbal medications (which can interact with pharmaceuticals) are the same as homeopathic medicines. They aren't, and i don't know which "drug" you mean. ...Read more
Homeopathic Sulphur: For the best results, you don't just look at a "personality" type to prescribe a homeopathic remedy. People have innate responses to experiences at much deeper levels, incorporating whole-organism patterns like global physicals and perceptive patterns. At the level of "personality, " sulphur has varying presentations -- from philosophical & intellectual, to practical idealist. Egotism too. ...Read more
Controversial: It is controversial, because there is no absolute guarantee of immunity even with standard immunizations. But for german measles, some use pulsatilla and the rubella nosode. For red measles (roseola): aconitum napellus, arsenicum album, morbillinum, pulsatilla, and varicellinium. Personally, i don't do this -- and treat homeopathically from what the patient actually presents. ...Read more
I take homeopathic oils for bulging disc pain in back one ingredient is "California Poppy" does this show up on a drug test??
Can't be sure: without knowing exactly how much is in the preparation. However, the guiding principal in homeopathic medicine is that "less is more." The amounts found in such remedies are usually extremely tiny, and in some cases you cannot even detect the substance, since they dilute the preparation over and over in its production to where there may only be a few molecules of the drug in it. So, it's unlikely ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None That Work: There is no proven homeopathic cure for this problem. Mediaction, sometimes spontaneous cures and surgery are the options. ...Read more
Homiopathic or natural remedies for add/adhd
please help me keep my son off drugs I am looking for some good homiopathic or natual solutions for ADHD in a 6 year old, otherwise healthy child.
I am stronly against any perscribed meds ie; ritalin, concerta
There are resources: Although I do not share your fear of stimulants, there are other approaches. Start with "addressing add naturally" by dr. Kathi kemper. At age 6, he might do well with a good behavior program. Check out the chadd.Org website for books about such treatments. "natural" remedies are unstudied and usually either ineffective or use high doses of caffeine; natural does not equal safe. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers