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What is homeopathic?

What is homeopathic?

Homeopathic: "homeopathic" means "similar suffering" -- taking a medicine that is similar to the suffering caused by one's disease in order to stimulate your own healing system in the way needed for healing. It is not just the medicine's manufacturing process, but also the way the medicine is prescribed -- through a thorough understanding of the person's experience of illness (including all symptoms). ...Read more

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What is homeopathy?

What is homeopathy?

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. ...Read more

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What is the point of homeopathy?

What is the point of homeopathy?

Homeopathy: The point of homeopathy is to restore the sick to health in the most rapid, gentle, and permanent way possible. The intent is to remove the illness completely -- providing relief from symptoms harmlessly, and with comprehensible principles. This is done by perceiving the patient's problem accurately, and prescribing a single medicine that matches the symptoms and catalyzes healing. ...Read more

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How does homeopathy actually work?

How does homeopathy actually work?

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. ...Read more

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Can homeopathy medicine control bp?

Can homeopathy medicine control bp?

Yes, esp. Combined..: Homeopathy can help most health problems, including hypertension, but will work far better combined with diet & lifestyle changes. And "help" is a key word- it often helps but is not always a cure. Treatment is highly individualized. An excellent article that discusses homeopathy for BP in context is: http://www. Alive. Com/articles/view/20015/take_the_pressure_off_hypertension_with_homeopathy. ...Read more

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Can a homeopathic overdose kill you?

Can a homeopathic overdose kill you?

No: There are no reports of any deaths from homeopathic medications. ...Read more

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What's a homeopathy? Is it usefull?

What's a homeopathy? Is it usefull?

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. ...Read more

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How can I take homeopathic medicines?

How can I take homeopathic medicines?

Homeopathy: Some take homeopathic medicines for acute, self-limiting conditions (cough, sore throat, earache, etc) by consulting homeopathy books and using remedies bought in health food stores. "homeopathic self-care" by the ullmans is a helpful guide. For chronic conditions you really need a professional homeopath who can assess your case ; work with you to find an effective remedy out of thousands. ...Read more

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Which type is silica x for homeopathy?

Silica: Silica is a mineral remedy from the 3rd row of the periodic table. It's sometimes needed in patients who have very low self-confidence, and who long to be seen in a special way by others. They may be very obstinate, yet extremely anxious about details. Silica can also help in certain kinds of pharyngitis, sinusitis, and abscesses. The "x" means a potency on the decimal scale, such as 12x. ...Read more

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Is homeopathic is best for apendicities?

Is homeopathic is best for apendicities?

A surgical disease: Acute appendicitis is an infection of the appendix and timely treatment with appropriate antibiotic may avoid urgent surgery, but otherwise it is considered a surgical disease--meaning you need surgery to correct it. I am not aware of any effective homeopathic remedy for this condition. If this is something you have now, please consult doc asap before complication kicks in. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is homeopathic is best for apendicities?

Is homeopathic is best for apendicities?

A surgical disease: Acute appendicitis is an infection of the appendix and timely treatment with appropriate antibiotic may avoid urgent surgery, but otherwise it is considered a surgical disease--meaning you need surgery to correct it. I am not aware of any effective homeopathic remedy for this condition. If this is something you have now, please consult doc asap before complication kicks in. Good luck. ...Read more

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How exactly does homeopathy claim to work?

How exactly does homeopathy claim to work?

Unknown: Homeopathy's exact mechanism for working is unknown. This is also true of many treatments used in conventional medicine. Some research implicates the model of epitaxy: the transfer of information, not material, from the surface of one material (usually solid) to another material (usually liquid) -- with homeopathic remedies. Human bodies contain at least 70% water, so this may be a testable idea. ...Read more

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What is phosphorus used for in homeopathy?

What is phosphorus used for in homeopathy?

Phosphorus use: I admire your interest for Health.
As per information drawn from standard homeopathic material medicas,
in Homeopathy, Phosphorus is used for
Pharyngitis
Bronchitis
Asthma
Pneumonia
Increased tendency to bleed and bruise
Food intolerances
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Hepatitis
Arthritis
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How to use homeopathic medicine berbris aqua?

How to use homeopathic medicine berbris aqua?

Consult a homeopath: Berberis aquifolium is recommended for acne and other skin conditions used both internally as a tincture
(often 10 drops 3x/day) and topically on skin, but how to best use it is individualized; ideally see a homeopath to learn the best way for you to use it. See http://abchomeopathy. Com/r.Php/berb-a
and http://www. Homeopathyandmore. Com/forum/viewtopic. Php? P=15259;highlight=. ...Read more

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Is homeopathic medicine ever actually helpful?

Is homeopathic medicine ever actually helpful?

Absolutely, yes: Depending on the condition and the experience of the homeopath you consult. Especially with something chronic, it isn't like just going to whole foods and picking something with a nice label. The homeopath needs to understand you and your problem as a whole. When prescribed well, the medicines are gentle yet effective. Http://homeopathyusa. Org/homeopathy-now. Html. ...Read more

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How is phosphorus which is used in homeopathy?

How is phosphorus which is used in homeopathy?

Phosphorus: Homeopathic phosphorus can be used in a wide variety of situations and symptoms. For instance, it can help certain people with anxiety disorders. Individuals needing phosphorus are often very bright, sensitive to others and to the environment, and very worried about their health. They may also have nosebleeds and recurrent respiratory infections. Just a start, here. ...Read more

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What is the name of ethanol used in homeopathy?

What is the name of ethanol used in homeopathy?

Alcoholus: Alcoholus is the name of the homeopathic medicine (remedy) made from ethyl alcohol. It was specifically made from wine. ...Read more

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What are some good homeopathic medicine/remedies?

There are thousands: There are 4000-5000 homeopathic medicines or remedies that have been used successfully for a wide variety of problems. They are selected by taking the person's case carefully and seeing what the main concerns or symptoms are, their patterns, their intensity, etc. If you can please narrow your question down a little, I might be better able to respond helpfully. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can aloepacia be treated completely by homeopathy?

Can aloepacia be treated completely by homeopathy?

In many cases but...: Western medicine does not have reliable treatments for most alopecia so homeopathy is well worth exploring.
Homeopaths often successfully cure alopecia but there are many possible remedies and only one is likely to be the one that will work, so it is important to find a skilled homeopath. If the first remedy you try does not work that means there is a better fit. See
http://tinyurl. Com/lalve59 ...Read more

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Are there any homeopathic cures for leukodystrophy?

Doubt it: I do not know of any effective homeopathic treatments for any illness, let alone one as serious as leukodystrophy. ...Read more

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What happens when someone takes homeopathic medicine?

What happens when someone takes homeopathic medicine?

It depends: If someone selects a homeopathic medicine haphazardly, possibly nothing may happen. If a well-trained homeopath takes the case and prescribes the medicine, it catalyzes relief from the symptoms that were bothering the person. Rarely, symptoms can temporarily intensify when the person's own healing system is stimulated. Over time, there is gradual return to health on all levels. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can take homeopathic medicines?

Find good homeopath: Many people initially learn about homeopathy through using acute remedies for muscle soreness, colds, coughs, etc. If you have a more ongoing health problem, you need a solidly trained classical homeopath to work with you and recommend the most applicable remedy for your case. You can find such professionals through organizations like: http://homeopathyusa. Org/ and http://tinyurl. Com/mlpksbt. ...Read more

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What is coffea cruda used for in homeopathic medicine?

What is coffea cruda used for in homeopathic medicine?

Coffea cruda: First - a disclaimer - I am not a homeopath. My understanding is that coffea cruda can be used for treatment of insomnia, headaches & sensory over-stimulation. ...Read more

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Homeopathy: does it have any value for curing illness?

YES: Yes, homeopathy has can be effective in first aid, acute, and chronic illness. It can be helpful when used in collaboration with conventional treatments, and can even be transformative in some cases. There are many illnesses for which conventional treatment has few or no options, yet homeopathy is both gentle and effective. See more at: http://www. Nationalcenterforhomeopathy. Org/. ...Read more

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Where is a good place to purchase homeopathic remedies?

Where is a good place to purchase homeopathic remedies?

Multiple sources: Depends on where you are, and how experienced you are in using homeopathy -- some remedies and potencies require a prescription. Health food stores often sell more common remedies. Homeopathic schools/clinics may also have medicinaries that sell some remedies. I buy most of mine from hahnemann labs in california, or helios in the uk. They are reliably prepared, and I trust the results. ...Read more

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Is it true that homeopathy medicines are made of herbs?

Is it true that homeopathy medicines are made of herbs?

Some, but not all: Some homeopathic medicines are made from plants. Some are also made from mineral and animal substances -- so all three major kingdoms are involved. Homeopathic medicines are prepared very differently from herbal tinctures, though. The process allows them to affect living systems at the level of energy -- which humans share with every other thing in the universe. ...Read more

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Which is best homeopathic medicine for increasing weight?

Which is best homeopathic medicine for increasing weight?

Overall health: As a system of medicine, homeopathy attends to the health of your overall system, and not just one symptom. A homeopathic evaluation considers all your symptoms, which collectively form a picture of the homeopathic medicine that can gradually help revitalize health. This may include normalizing weight, if you've lost a great deal of it in your illness. A feeling of well-being comes first, though. ...Read more

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How long on average do homeopathic remedies last/keep for?

For very long: Homeopathic remedies left from the time of the founder of homeopathy -samuel hanemann have been found to be still active. (that is about 200 years).
In general they are labeled to expire in several years, but that does not mean they are not effective after that. All that means is that they have been tested for that long.
(they didn't want to wait 200 years to complete the test). ...Read more

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What exactly is the worst thing homeopathy could do to you?

What exactly is the worst thing homeopathy could do to you?

Worst thing: The worst thing might be to have a homeopath who does not listen to you, and therefore cannot help you. Then you would continue to suffer your symptoms longer than necessary. Deep-acting remedies must also be prescribed carefully & for clear indications -- aggravations of symptoms can happen. Another problem can be a homeopath who does not refer you to conventional care when prudent. Be well. ...Read more

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Can I use homeopathic remedies along with western remedies?

Can I use homeopathic remedies along with western remedies?

In most cases, yes: Authentic homeopathic remedies do not interfere with conventional treatments, because homeopathy is intervenes on a different level. Some people confuse these with herbal medicines though -- & some of these can interfere with conventional medicines. Conventional medications like steroids and antibiotics can interfere with the action of homeopathic remedies. Need to follow your progress and see. ...Read more