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What are the main differences between osteopathic and homeopathic medicine?

What are the main differences between osteopathic and homeopathic medicine?

Differentiation: Osteopathic physicians receive the "doctor of osteopathic medicine" (do). This involves physical body manipulation as well as all other "conventional" practices, and was founded by dr. Andrew still. Homeopathic medicine stimulates healing by using small doses of medicine, prescribed according to the principle "like cures like". Both try to relieve suffering & illness, & increase health. Read more

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What is the difference between homeopathic medicine and holistic medicine?

What is the difference between homeopathic medicine and holistic medicine?

Homeopathy: Homeopathy is a separate system of medicine, and is by definition "holistic" -- prescriptions are made for whole beings rather than parts. Homeopathy was developed by german physician dr. Samuel hahnemann, and is known for the principle of "like cures like, " and use of the minimum dose. Other holistic systems of medicine include acupuncture and ayurveda, but these have different backgrounds. Read more

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What are some good homeopathic medicine/remedies?

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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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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Can a homeopathic medicine overdose kill you?

Can a homeopathic medicine overdose kill you?

No: Homeopathic medicines are prepared in very dilute quantities, such that above the potencies of 12c or 24x, it's unlikely to find a molecule of the original substance from which the remedy was made. This is what some point to as the "nonsense" of homeopathy -- but dr. Hahnemann wrote of using a spiritual substance to deal with a spiritual, energetic aspect of the person (his or her healing system). Read more

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Any homeopathic medicine that would help me lose weight?

Any homeopathic medicine that would help me lose weight?

Yes, BUT: Homeopathic treatment looks at the whole being; treatment directed to the bigger picture. Still a role for looking at diet and exercise. Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best homeopathic medicine for cold & cough?

Can you tell me what is the best homeopathic medicine for cold & cough?

No 1 "best": There is no 1 "best" homeopathic medicine for cold ; cough, because there are many different types of colds ; coughs. Symptoms differ, or have peculiarities that distinguish one from another. Some find that the remedy oscillococcinum helps -- if taken at the first sign of cold or flu. Here's another reference with many more tips: http://tinyurl. Com/l9vs7wc. Read more

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Can you please describe the benefits and drawbacks of homeopathic medicine used to take care of Crohn's disease?

Totally safe to try: Homeopathy is the safest healing modality I know of & perhaps the only one that offers a potential cure; conventional treatments at best reduce symptoms & can have serious side effects. The main drawback is it's important to find a good homeopath to have a good chance for success. Homeopathy alone may not be enough- nutritional supplements, dietary changes & stress reduction are crucial. See comment:. Read more

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How they set potency in homeopathic medicine?

How they set potency in homeopathic medicine?

Homeopathic potency: My colleague's comments about this are unfortunately misleading. Homeopathic remedies are made meticulously in homeopathic pharmacies, as described in the homeopathic pharmacopoeia of the us. There are both dilution and succussion (vigorous shaking) steps in this process. These medicines are made to interact with your innate healing system, which responds according to correct prescription. Read more

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Is there homeopathic medicine for double vision?

Is there homeopathic medicine for double vision?

There are, BUT: For new onset double vision, you really need to see your eye doctor -- and possibly neurologist, depending on what other symptoms you might be having. Lots of things can cause this, & need checking for. Still, there are nearly 150 homeopathic medicines known for diplopia (double vision). Collaborating with your other physicians, it's possible that a skilled homeopath might be of help to you. Read more

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Is there a homeopathic medicine for double vision?

Is there a homeopathic medicine for double vision?

No: Double vision is always something that should be evaluated by your eye dr, especially if it is a new symptom. Depending on the cause of the double vision it could require anything from time, eye drops, special glasses, or surgery to repair. Read more

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Homeopathic medicine to aid withdrawal from seroxat?

Homeopathic medicine to aid withdrawal from seroxat?

No: Homeopathic medicines are not given to combat side effects of medications or withdrawal from seroxat (paroxetine). Instead, they are given to address the disturbance in your healing system that produced your original symptoms (panic, etc, according to your additional info). Work with an expert homeopath on this. There are 3000+ known homeopathic remedies, and it takes skill to apply them well. Read more

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Is there any homeopathic medicine for herpes genitalis?

Yes, several: Herpes genitalis has some helpful conventional treatments, and also multiple homeopathic ones. To find the homeopathic medicine most applicable to you, a comprehensive homeopathic assessment is needed first. Natrum muriaticum, graphites, sepia, silica, thuja, and petroleum are a few -- each has a very different clinical picture. (hence the need for personal visit.) http://tinyurl. Com/mleqwyo. Read more

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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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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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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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What legit site can answer question about a homeopathic medicine?

What legit site can answer question about a homeopathic medicine?

It depends: It depends on the nature of your question, but some info on individual homeopathic remedies can be found on www. Abchomeopathy. Com. For more inclusive information about homeopathy itself, you can check out www. Nationalcenterforhomeopathy. Org & www. Homeopathyusa. Org. If it's a so-called "homeopathic medicine" that has multiple remedies in it, you might find something on www. Naturaldatabase. Com Read more

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What is homeopathic medicine yelo tab 40.? I don't know the exact spell but it is written like that on thebottle please help me out. Thank you

What is homeopathic medicine yelo tab 40.? I don't know the exact spell but it is written like that on thebottle please help me out. Thank you

Need more info: I am a homeopath but have never heard of this. To have any chance of helping I would need to know the exact spelling as well as the name of the company that makes it. Any other information on the label? Where did you get it? Read more