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Homeopathy to suffice WHO's goal of good health!

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But what is Health?

The video and the article explains Health.

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What is the definition of health? What is physical, social, mental, spiritual well being? Do you know? Here is a video in which Dr. Ashutosh Pradhan explains about it in very simple language which also has been covered in the article below the video.

 

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According to World Health Organization (WHO) health is physical, mental, social, being and not merely absence of a disease or infirmity. Quite often when we say, "Touch wood I am healthy", this saying has to do with absence of disease. Are we enjoying health at mental, social, and spiritual levels?

 WHO

When we talk of disease at mental level, it is considered as the person has psychiatric illness. If that is the reality, then what are the parameters of being in health on the mental, social, as well as according to me on spiritual level? To my opinion only being in a state of health as specified is not enough and the individual should also be satisfied with what state he is in. Completely being in a state of health additionally being satisfied is what Quality of Living is all about!

The basics of mental health refer to a person who enjoys balance between: love, hate, anger, envy, jealousy, emotion, and fear. In addition to this, the person should not be at 'war' with himself.

 One who is suffering from stress has imbalance of either of these parameters. A person needs to be स्थितप्रज्ञ ('sthithapradnya' balanced state of mind) state of mind to enjoy mental health. However, this does not indicate that do not enter in a situation that leads to emotional turmoil. To be in good health you need to have equal 'doses' of love, hate, anger, envy, jealousy, emotion, and fear.

 It is now a well-proved fact that mind plays pivotal role in all diseases. When we say disease, it is 'dis'-'ease', which means not at ease. As the term denotes the disease, start at the mental level first and evolves itself to the physical level. The one who has ill health at the level of mind experience illness few days/months/years from that point of living.

 The physical health describes a person in complete sense of well-being, energy and not suffering from constipation, or complaints related to urination, his breath having sweet smell. He should not be aware of any of the normal bodily function. His skin should have a healthy shine.

 Spiritual health indicates healthy principles of life. This does not necessarily mean that the one who read or participates in religious activities is spiritually healthy. All the principles should be applied in day-to-day life.

 The global scenario today is doctors are interested in super specialization. A day will come when we may have right ear specialist or a left ear specialist. Very few physicians perceive the integrity of a person as a whole. However, no one treats mind as an organ in management of a disease or an illness. Homeopathy considers mind as an organ. Yet, body and mind are one and the same. All the homeopathic medicines possess a unique behavioral pattern. Though not always homeopathy, yet the one, who accepts mind as an organ, can unlock the dead lock of any disease.

WHO was founded in 1946 with an objective to achieve highest possible level of health by all people. The constitution of WHO defined health in 1946. The wording of which was further refined in 1948. After 1948 there have been no change in the definition of health. As per the constitution the WHO's main objective of WHO is to achieve highest level of health as defined in it's constitution. However, it is a time proven fact that only homeopathic science has potential to restore a sick to highest level of health as defined by WHO.

We as Homoeopaths, support WHO to achieve the target of Health. Do you?

Homeopathy – Nanomedicine - Mechanism of Action of Homeopathic Medicines

By

Dr. Ashutosh Pradhan

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Keywords: homeopathy; nanomedicine; mechanism of action; nanoparticles; homoeopathic; cure; primary action; secondary action; neuropeptides; immunopeptides; molecules; emotion; stress

Summary

 Homoeopathy is an individualistic medicine. 

The research done by Dr. Candace Pert concludes that there is a communication between human mind and cells. The neuropeptides and immunopeptides / neuroimmunopeptides are the messengers of this communication1. The emotions experienced by human beings can directly impact the cells of human body either causing disease or keeping the human cells in the state of health. Thus through the research done by Dr. Candace Pert the Mind and Body link is established on the basis of molecular research done in her laboratory. 

Thus when we homeopathic physician capture the patient’s minutest Mental / Spiritual / Emotional details of the patient we cover the disordered cell / organ / part of the body automatically as the human cells / organs / parts in general the physique is in sync with the mental / emotional / spiritual state of the individual. Once we arrive at the key details from the patient we select a homeopathic remedy that is indicated for the same behavioral pattern as well as the same pathology of the patient. A remedy selected on the patient’s individuality cures the patient completely and the cure lasts longer even though the patient is exposed to the same trigger factor or allergen3.

Prashant Satish Chikramane, Akkihebbal K Suresh, Jayesh Ramesh Bellare, and Shantaram Govind Kane from Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, published their research paper4 - Extreme homeopathic dilutions retain starting materials: A nano particle perspective which stated that the original source molecules are retained by the homeopathic medicines as nano-particle. Which states that homeopathy is a nanomedicine.

In yet another scientifically structured research study5 Bell I. R. et al have arrived at a clinical outcome that proved the homeopathic principle Similia Similbus Curenter (similar medicines to kill similar disease by creating a pseudo disease to stimulate vital force to instigate cure) through the clinical outcomes of the study. The study reveals: Homeopathic remedies are remedy source nanoparticles and/or remedy-modified silica nano particles that act as environmental stressors to mobilize hormesis and time-dependent sensitization via non-pharmacological effects on specific biological adaptive mechanisms.

We homoeopathic physicians ask the patient to keep the medicated homoeopathic globules (nanoparticles4, 5) in the mouth or below the tongue (sub-lingual) as it acts best. The nanoparticles have capability to cross the blood brain barrier6.

The central nervous system (CNS) centers in communication with the cells of the body through neuropeptides / neuroimmunopeptides sends stimulus to restore the sick to the healthy state of being. Such a communication along with healthy state of being creates an electromagnetic resonance around the individual as well as the cells. The CNS communication along with the electromagnetic resonance in homeopathy collectively labeled as the vital force. Since the process of entry into the organism through nanoparticles which are non-pharmacologic in nature the patient does not experience a sense of being sick and the first thing what is experienced by the patients is the sense of well being followed by total complete cure of chief complaints pertaining to the local cells / organs / parts of the body.

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Homoeopathy is an individualistic medicine. We homeopaths do take case histories for an hour or more which varies from patient to patient. During the case we collect pivotal information about the patient’s emotional / mental make up, stress experienced by him / her during the life circumstances. We consider the patient as an individual right since the childhood and in pediatric cases right since the mother’s history during pregnancy, the kind of stress she experienced during pregnancy. We study deeply the impact of the mother’s stress on the foetus and assess the immune status of the infant as per the emotional turmoil experienced by the mother during pregnancy. All these aspects of case taking help us identifying the individuality of the patients.

Now let’s learn more about the research done by Dr. Candace Pert in linking emotions to the cells of the body. Molecules of Emotion: Why You Feel the Way You Feel is a book authored by Dr. Candace Pert1. Cell receptors are the interface between emotions and tissue1. The cell’s brain is the receptors that float on its membrane. A neuron (nerve cell) may have millions of receptors. Dr. Candace Pert has spent her life as a scientist researching the receptors that are located on the cells. She explains how they work. A receptor is a single molecule made up of strings of amino acids, like beads on a necklace, perhaps the most complicated molecule. The 20 known amino acids make up protein and are manufactured in the ribosomes found in every cell. A receptor vibrates and hums as it changes shape, waiting to pick up messages that diffuse through the fluids surrounding the cells. A ligand is the chemical key that fits in the receptor, in a process called binding. About 95% of ligands are peptides, and smaller strings of amino acids. Examples of amino acids are2: Epinephrine, Melatonin, Triiodothyronine (T3), Thyroxin (T4). On the other hand examples of peptides are2: Amylin, Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH), Angiotensin, Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH), Calcitonin, Cholecystokinin, Corticotropin Releasing Hormone (CRH), Erythropoietin (EPO), Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), Gastrin, Glucagon, Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH), Growth Hormone, Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG), Insulin, Oxytocin, Parathyroid Hormone (PTH), Prolactin, Renin, Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), and many others. The peptides are neurotransmitters such as serotonin, usually secreted in the brain to carry information across the neuronal gap (synapse – a gap between two neurons). The chemical exchange of information molecules takes place through out the nervous system as well as the cells on other organs of the body. It allows the different systems to communicate with each other (for example the communication between Endocrine System, Central / Peripheral Nervous System, and Immune System).

The limbic system encircles the top of the brainstem, the source of emotions. The brain’s food is glucose, carried in the blood, which fuels the neurons to secrete messenger chemicals (neurotransmitters and neuropeptides) and the glial cells to work on the nerve endings in an “ongoing sculpting of connections.” Dr. Pert coined the phrase “molecules of emotion” in response to her finding that 85 to 95% of the neuropeptide receptors are found in the emotion centers (limbic structures). They include the amygdala, hippocampus, and limbic cortex. Since the 1920s, researchers were able to stimulate strong emotions by electrically stimulating the limbic cortex over the amygdala. Dr. Pert’s group of scientists discovered that high concentrations of neuropeptides exist in most locations (“nodal points”) where information from the five senses enters the nervous system. Receptors are also found on immune cells for almost every peptide found in the brain. Thus the immune system can send and receive information from the brain via the peptides, and the brain is another nodal point in the network. “Using neuropeptides as the cue, our body-mind retrieves or represses emotions and behaviors,” since change at the receptor level is the molecular basis of memory. Memories are stored in the body, as well as the brain, especially in the receptors between nerves and cell bodies called ganglia. We pay attention to some information and ignore the rest, as otherwise we would be overwhelmed. Dr. Pert deduces this means memory processes are emotion-driven and that emotions are peptide ligands. “Peptides are the sheet music containing the notes, phrases, and rhythms that allow the orchestra—your body—to play as an integrated entity.” Memory and performance are, therefore, influenced by mood.

“Emotional states or moods are produced by the various neuropeptide ligands, and what we experience as an emotion or a feeling is also a mechanism for activating a particular neuronal circuit—simultaneously throughout the brain and body—which generates a behavior.” Dr. Pert believes there is one kind of peptide for each emotion, just as endorphins are the mechanisms for bliss and bonding. We can consciously influence what goes on in the body, as by visualizing increased blood flow into a body part to increase oxygen and nutrients to nourish the cells. Dr. Pert believes “repressed emotions are stored in the body—the unconscious mind—via the release of neuropeptide ligands, and that memories are held in their receptors.” Emotions, then, “are at the nexus between matter and mind, going back and forth between the two and influencing both.” The immune system is composed of the spleen (the brain of the immune system), the bone marrow, the lymph nodes, and various white blood cells. Dr. Pert speculates that meridians may be the pathways followed by immune cells. Some of the immune system cells create antibody molecules to engulf bacteria, virus or tumor cells. Scavenger cells (macrophages which begin in the bone marrow as monocytes) clean up the debris after invaders are killed. Macrophages also repair and heal tissue. Interferons, similar to antibodies, fight invaders, but they’re peptides made by white blood cells called lymphocytes (Some are B cells, others are T cells). Dr. Pert and her team found receptors on immune cells for almost every peptide found in the brain. Immune cells make and secrete neuropeptides, the same brain chemicals that control mood. The immune system can send information to the brain with immunopeptides and receive it through neuropeptides which hook up on receptors, the basis for the new study of psychoneuroimmunology. The brain, glands, and immune system are linked in an intelligent information network of neuropeptides and receptors which create emotions. This means “emotion-affecting peptides, then, actually appear to control routing and migration of monocytes, which are very pivotal to the overall health of the organism.” For example, in cancer, neuropeptides (which affect mood and behavior) signal the cancer cell receptors and cause them to grow and travel. Thus, cancer can be fought with peptides to block receptors, as when taxofilen is used against estrogen-dependent breast cancers. Viruses use the same receptors as neuropeptides to enter a cell. Even if we don’t understand the details of the interaction between emotions and cell receptors, it’s important for healers to know the connection exists and that it can be influenced consciously.

The research done by Dr. Candace Pert concludes that there is a communication between human mind and cells. The neuropeptides and immunopeptides are the messengers of this communication1. The emotions experienced by human beings can directly impact the cells of human body either causing disease or keeping the human cells in the state of health. Thus through the research done by Dr. Candace Pert the Mind and Body link is established on the basis of molecular research done in her laboratory.

We homeopaths take all emotional / mental aspects / symptoms into consideration to individualize a patient. Even if a twin comes to us for treatment of simple cold the individuality of each of the twin is equally important to us. Thus when we as a homeopathic physician capture the patient’s minutest Mental / Emotional / Spiritual details we cover the disordered cell / organ / part of the body automatically as the human cells / organs / parts in general the physique is in sync with the mental / emotional / spiritual state of the individual as elaborated by Dr. Pert in her research. Once we arrive at the key details from the patient we select a homeopathic remedy that is indicated for the same behavioral pattern as well as the same pathology that of the patient. A remedy selected on the patient’s individuality cures the patient completely and the cure lasts longer even though the patient is exposed to the same trigger factor or allergen3.

However, there are chemists who questioned how the homeopathic medicines can act when the medicines do not include original source molecule based on the Avogadro’s number. The laws of chemistry state that there is a limit to the dilution that can be made without losing the original substance altogether. This limit, which is related to Avogadro's number, corresponds to homeopathic potencies of 12C or 24X. Dr. Samuel Hahnemann himself realized that there is virtually no chance that even one molecule of original substance would remain after extreme dilutions. But he believed that the vigorous shaking or pulverizing with each step of dilution leaves behind a "spirit-like" essence "no longer perceptible to the senses" which cures by reviving the body's "vital force." Modern proponents assert that even when the last molecule is gone, a "memory" of the substance is retained. This was the scene till 2010 when Prashant Satish Chikramane, Akkihebbal K Suresh, Jayesh Ramesh Bellare, and Shantaram Govind Kane from Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, published their research paper - Extreme homeopathic dilutions retain starting materials: A nano particle perspective which stated that the original source molecules are retained by the homeopathic medicines as nano-particle4. Which states that homeopathy is a nanomedicine. Which entrusts the status claimed by Dr. Ashutosh Pradhan in his article – Homeopathy – Science of the Eras to Come, as till recent times we have not heard or consumed any medicine labeled as nanomedicine. However, after the IIT Bombay research paper4 was published revealing that the homoeopathic medicines contain nano particles of the source material, homeopathy became the first nanomedicine globally. It is very surprising to note that Dr. Samuel Hahnemann was the first allopathic physician to have been developed nanomedicines though ignorant of the fact or the label “nano”. What lacked was the scientific linkage between the mechanism of action of homoeopathic medicines and homoeopathic cure. To endorse with the views expressed in the article published by Chikramane P. S. et al many new studies were conducted to prove time and again that homoeopathic medicines include nano-particles of the source medicines, endorsing homeopathy’s nanomedicine status.   

In yet another scientifically structured research study5 Bell I. R. et al have arrived at a clinical outcome that proved the homeopathic principle Similia Similbus Curenter (similar medicines to cure similar disease by creating a pseudo disease to stimulate vital force to cure the individual) through the clinical outcomes of the study. The study reveals: Homeopathic remedies are remedy source nanoparticles and / or remedy-modified silica nano particles that act as environmental stressors to mobilize hormesis and time-dependent sensitization via non-pharmacological effects on specific biological adaptive mechanisms. Both trituration milling in lactose; and succussion in glass with ethanol / 99% alcohol as a diluents and plant-tincture biosynthesis methods generate the initial nanostructures. The nanoparticle nature of remedies distinguishes them from conventional bulk form drugs in structure, morphology, and functional properties. Furthermore, remedy source nanoparticles, especially in interaction with nanosilica, have the capacity to initiate bottom-up self-assembly of biomimetic nanostructures using crystalline or biological, e.g., DNA, proteins, collagen, and templates.

The clinical outcomes depend upon the ability of the organism to apprise the original high level stressors that caused disease and the subsequent low level remedy nanoparticles as novel and salient foreign stressors. Factors identified as biological threats will signal the need for time-dependent, sensitized compensatory adaptations (hormesis) in components of the allostatic stress response network. Which in simple words means that homeopathic medicines – nanoparticles can create similar sickness as that of sickness created by the stressor to stimulate the vital force to take care of the natural disease as an action by the vital force on the disease force and not directly by the medicines on the disease force, which in homeopathic terms is called as homeopathic cure by secondary action. Primary action in homoeopathy is considered action of the medicines on the disease force and secondary action is action of the medicines on vital force and vital force acting on the disease force as it is “trained” to act is the fashion / manner so as to cure the disease. Once the vital force has been “trained” to act against the disease force it stores the “training” in its memory and every time the disease force of similar fashion arises the vital force takes the curative action resulting in permanent cure of the disease for which a precise homoeopathic remedy is prescribed.   

The cumulative impact of allostatic overload from multiple different stressors led in the past to a pattern of specific dysfunctional adaptations in the stress response network underlying the emergence of disease/s. The cross-adapted / cross-sensitized homeopathic remedy - nanoparticles take advantage of the priming effect of the prior high level stressors that originally caused the disease. The remedy nanoparticles, as a low level stressor, then elicit reversal of direction in the pre-established, disease-related maladaptive patterns. The net outcome is improved resilience to stress, with restoration of normal homeostatic function, resolution of disease, and an emergent sense of global well-being.

Again, “stress” refers to biological, infectious, chemical, physical, electromagnetic, nutritional and / or psychological types of environmental stimuli that the organism recognizes as a novel threat to its survival, immediately or in the future. The high or low intensity of the stressor determines the direction of the adaptations it initiates, but it is the encroachment of the stressor on the organism that mobilizes cell changes. In short, perceived or experienced novel threat is more important than dose level to trigger adaptive responses. Dose comes into play to modulate the direction of the responses via priming from past cellular activity history, and current cell damage in the body’s stress response pathways.

Within the organism as a complex adaptive system or network, causality for these events is indirect rather than direct, distant in time and space to the original administration of the homeopathic dose as a small but salient stimulus or stressor. The organism carries forward the work of healing as a nonlinear, amplified dynamical adaptive response. It is because of the nature of classical homeopathic prescribing, i.e., selection of a single remedy administered intermittently, at widely-spaced intervals of time in pulsed acute dosing regimens that the treatment system is safe and beneficial.

Thus we learnt from the above study by Bell I. R. et al5 how the homeopathic cure takes place by the principle of similia similibus curenter using a single remedy administered in a controlled way - intermittently at widely-spaced intervals of time.

We homoeopathic physicians ask the patient to keep the medicated homoeopathic globules (nanoparticles4, 5) in the mouth or below the tongue (sub-lingual) as it acts best. The nanoparticles have capability to cross the blood brain barrier6. The medicines are absorbed from the mouth as well cross the neuronal barrier to enter into the peripheral nervous system of the patient. Once the nanoparicle / nanomedicine enters the peripheral nervous system of the patient through neuropeptides and immunopeptides / neuroimmunopeptides it reaches the central nervous system primarily amygdala, hippocampus, and limbic cortex to relieve the peculiar imbalance on the emotional / mental state that has given rise to the disease the patient is suffering from. The central nervous system (CNS) centers in communication with the cells of the body through neuropeptides / neuroimmunopeptides / electromagnetic resonance sends stimulus to restore the sick to the healthy state of being. Such a communication along with healthy state of being creates an electromagnetic resonance around the individual as well as the cells. The CNS communication along with the electromagnetic resonance in homeopathy collectively is labeled as the vital force. Since the process of entry into the organism through nanoparticles which are non-pharmacologic in nature the patient does not experience a sense of being sick and the first thing what is experienced by the patient is the sense of well being followed by complete cure of chief complaints pertaining to the local cells / organs / parts of the body.  

References:

  1. Dr. Pert C. Molecules of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1999, www.candacepert.com
  2. List of Human Hormones – Wikipedia accessed at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_human_hormones on May 10, 2017.
  3. Clinical Homoeopathic Experience of Dr. Ashutosh Pradhan (since 1993) and Dr. Anjali A. Pradhan (since 1998). www.drpradhan.com, www.healthiance.com
  4. Chakramane P. S. et al. Extreme homeopathic dilutions retain starting materials: A nanoparticulate perspective. The Faculty of Homeopathy: October 2010; Volume 99; Issue 4; Pages 231–242 can be accessed at: http://www.homeopathyjournal.net/article/S1475-4916(10)00054-8/abstract
  5. Bell I. R. et al. A model for homeopathic remedy effects: low dose nanoparticles, allostatic cross-adaptation, and time-dependent sensitization in a complex adaptive system. BMC Complement Altern Med. 22nd October 2012; 12: 191 can be accessed online at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3570304/
  6. Li X et al. Nano carriers for drug transport across the blood-brain barrier. J Drug Target. 2017 Jan;25(1):17-28. doi: 10.1080/1061186X.2016.1184272. Can be accessed online at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27126681  

Homeopathy - Science of Eras to come

April 10

Being a hardcore scientist, I never believed small sweet white pills can cure illnesses, its His philosophy which when practiced yielded clinical outputs with efficiency more than one.

It's his vision of cure which is still the same for centuries to come where generations of antimicrobial have become obsolete.

I look not only towards patients but even to pity issues raised by people with an unprejudiced vision which is fine tuned by His philosophy.

Being a scientist by nature I simply cannot ignore positive (curative) clinical outputs patient after patient, simply because principles of modern physics and chemistry are incapable of explaining cure where His logic can explain me why the pills cured patients.

It's only His courage 'dare to be wise' gave me strength to face the criticism of so called modern scientists.

He is none other than Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, the father of great science - Homoeopathy.

All those who are trying to invent a logic of homoeopathic cure to camouflage the gaps in modern physics and chemistry celebrate 10th April the birthday of Dr. Samuel Hahnemann.

Dedicated to memories of Dr. Samuel Hahnemann.

By - Dr. Ashutosh Pradhan

 

 

Introduction

When we read controversial reports in news papers calling homoeopathy hoax, placebo therapy, hope therapy and so on I feel pity on the pseudo scientists who compile and publish such reports in the mass media. All those who are threatened with the fact that despite of spending 10+ clinical years they could not cure a chronic disease as against that a homeopath could cure a chronic disease. With that threatened sense I suppose such pseudo scientists conduct flaw-full clinical studies and come out with such pseudo-papers which the blind mass media pick up to give glorified viewership to satisfy allopathic giants. Such reports are insulting to patients who have been relieved of their chronic suffering with a potent, scientific homeopathic system. Such reports do not insult homeopaths at all. I sincerely request all such who are involved in doing such pitiable acts to spare mankind as without homeopathy the suffering would increase manifold. Yet I have full respect for the modern science and allopathic treatment. I feel each sciences has its pros and cons and should respect each other and be allowed to take maximum benefits by patients to relieve their sufferings rather than criticizing on other pathy. This article is to throw light on such psudo-scientific reports that are insulting patients who have been cured with homeopathic treatment.

 

My Story – journey from wrong perceptions to reality  

“Being a hardcore scientist, I never believed small sweet white pills can cure illnesses, its His philosophy which when practiced yielded clinical outputs with efficiency more than one.”

 

While taking admission to the medical college way back in 1986 the sick thought I had in my mind was that will take admission to the Homoeopathic Medical College and after completion of the course, I will practice allopathy. I use to stay on the hostel at Dasara Chowk, Kolhapur since being born and brought up at Vile Parle, Mumbai, India. After completion of first year appeared for the First BHMS university exam. During the vacations post-university exams I came back to home. At home wall painting work was going on and two three painting workers were busy painting the walls of our residence. Since I was a new ‘intruder’ they were curious who I am. When introduced by my parents as a medical college student one of the workers approached me for taking treatment for chronic pain in abdomen at the epigastric region (pit of the stomach). I told him that I am just a first year student and he should see a gastroenterologist. He told me that he has seen all specialists, super-specialists, alternative therapist, and done all sorts of treatment including application of bibba. Bibba application is in rural areas of India they make a hard seed hot and apply the hot seed to the painful area. A weird way of treating pain, yet it prevails. I was in a fix now, as he was curious to take homeopathic treatment since he has heard about homeopathy for the first time. I felt very safe as I was convinced that homeopathy do not work and I am safe giving him ‘placebos’ in the form of a homeopathic drug. Yet I thought will give him a remedy as far as scientific I can at the first BHMS level. With that wrong perception about homeopathy that the potent medicines are simply placeboes I prescribed him a homeopathic remedy to be consumed for five days. After giving him the remedy I left for Kolhapur as we had results to be declared and came back after 4 days. The moment he saw me he hold my feet and started respecting me as his God since the remedy had cured him. I was very much disturbed why such an elder person him holding my feet and respecting me so much just because the white tiny sweet pills looking like sago cured him of the chronic pain he was suffering from for so many years put together. The incidence was a big crackdown of the wrong perception I had about homeopathy.

 

Being scientist from heart I started thinking, if I can treat successfully one chronic pain sufferer with limited first BHMS knowledge of Homeopathic Materia Medica I had I should not ignore this outcome and must investigate all the literature on homeopathy. My task to criticize homeopathy for the sake of creating a platform to practice allopathy after graduation became tough. Started reading homeopathic philosophy voraciously. The target was by hook or crook criticize homeopathy left and right and start allopathic practice. In the mean time the clinics at CPR Hospital started and got a chance to go through the prescriptions, allopathic management of chronic diseases. Attended clinics / OPD / IPD of doctors qualified as MD, MS, MRCP, DM, and so on. While I was reading homeopathic philosophy and simultaneously witnessing the dead end treatment offered by highly qualified yet rational allopathic doctors working a Honarary at CPR and Savitribai Hospital Kolhapur realized there is no dead end in Homeopathic Treatment. Fortunately the homeopathic philosophy never gave me loose ends to start criticizing homeopathic system left right. It was then I realized the powerful system that has full potential to cure chronic diseases to relieve sufferings of the mankind. The first painter worker at first BHMS level was an eye opener. Changed my decision after passing out and started homeopathic practice.

 

While I was in 12th standard in 1985-1986 I have learnt concept of efficient machine which says that higher efficient is the machine when the calculated efficiency nears 1. The formula given for calculating efficiency was:

 

Efficiency of a Machine = Output divided by Input

 

In case of homeopathic treatment what I have observed in my rational practice since 1993 is that the out come of the homeopathic treatment is more than the input. For example one of my patients who were suffering from piles, fissure and fistula was advised to undergo surgery. Since fistula is a structural disease where an additional canal from anus to the perineum is created and the discharge drains out of the opening even I felt that it needs to be operated what dynamic homeopathic remedies has to do with a surgical disease. Yet it was the first patient a decade back who wanted me to treat him homeopathically despite of knowing my opinion that a surgical disease needs surgery, who gave me courage to treat a surgical disease. And to my surprise he was completely cured of the disease. In such cases when I compare the cost and risk of surgery to which the patient might have been exposed is saved with homeopathic medical treatment. Many such cures lead me to say that the efficiency of homeopathic treatment is more than one, if I have to apply concepts of Physics to homeopathy.

 

Dr. Samuel Hahnemann’s Vision

“It's his vision of cure which is still the same for centuries to come where generations of antimicrobial have become obsolete.

 

I look not only towards patients but even to pity issues raised by people with an unprejudiced vision which is fine tuned by His philosophy.”

 

Dr. Samuel Hahnemann 1755 – 1843 wrote the theory of chronic diseases and wrote homeopathic philosophy. However what he wrote during his time may be called as homeopathic treatment algorithms in today’s time. In practice we could still relate his theory / philosophy to patients of modern times. As against that we witness generations of antimicrobials being prescribed by our allopathic counterparts. The recent threat of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis is a classic example of failure of antimicrobials / antibiotics. Such failures of the so called scientific and so called evidence based science lead us to conclude that its not the external cause that needs to be treated but the internal weakness in terms of low immunity needs to be effectively cured.  

 

Science and Pseudo-Science

“Being a scientist by nature I simply cannot ignore positive (curative) clinical outputs patient after patient, simply because principles of modern physics and chemistry are incapable of explaining cure where His logic can explain me why the pills cured patients.

 

It's only His courage 'dare to be wise' gave me strength to face the criticism of so called modern scientists.

 

He is none other than Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, the father of great science - Homoeopathy.

 

All those who are trying to invent logic of homoeopathic cure to camouflage the gaps in modern physics and chemistry celebrate 10th April the birthday of Dr. Samuel Hahnemann.”

 

Right since my childhood delivery of a scientific innovation always fascinated me. I feel very pity at the reports that are published in mass media by the pseudo scientists against homeopathy. I really feel astonished that why such people are deliberately ignoring the homeopathic cures? Just because the modern physics or the modern chemistry talking in terms of molecules, nano particles is not able to explain medicinal properties in the homeopathic remedy? I feel if we relate this to the fact that the then world did not questioned Isaac Newton that the concept of gravity is hoax simply because we can not see gravity with either by naked eye or through a mechanical gadget. Similarly why these so called scientists are ignoring experiences of 1,00,000+ patients who have been cured with homeopathic treatment. Just because their protocols fail to document? Why can’t they accept the fact that they need to develop yet another machine / gadget to document medicinal powers of homeopathic medicines. Its not failure of homeopathic system but rather it’s a failure of modern physics and chemistry that it has come to a dead end that its not able to answer that why are the homeopathic medicines curing chronic diseases patients after patients. On the other hand the logic written in homeopathic philosophy by masters such as Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, Dr. J. T. Kent and so on can easily tell us how the patient is going to respond to the homeopathic medicine. Hence my advice to all pseudo scientists is to do not ignore the fact that patients have been cured with homeopathic treatment and keep exploring the gadget that can capture the medicinal activity of homeopathic medicines. It will be a true exploration for the best interest of the human suffering.

 

It’s the beauty of Dr. Hahnemann’s vision that he knew all the time such pseudo-scientist are going to have hue and cry against homeopathy, hence he gave courage to homeopathic scientists with his line “Aude Sapere” which means dare to be wise. This line gives a lot of courage to a true homeopath to sustain the false criticism and keep delivering cures after cures for chronic diseases leading to suffering of the mankind.  

 

I respect all those who are practicing homeopathy and are trying to bridge the gaps in modern science that is unable to explain and record the homeopathic medicinal activity yet we practicing homeopaths have huge compilation of cured case who are enjoying absolute health and are not require to take any medicines what so ever to achieve highest productivity in their day-to-day living.

 

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Homoeopathic Medicines during Journey

Always before traveling try to fore see ailment you may suffer on your vacation trip. Such clairvoyance will avoid spoiling your vacation. Try to take care so as to prevent common ailment you may come across while on vacation traveling. This article will prepare you for the same.

Homeopathic Medicines during Journey (Tour & Traveling)

Motion Sickness

Self-help

  • Susceptible persons must avoid consuming excess food before embarking on a journey.
  • They should sit in the direction in which the car or train is moving.
  • They should place themselves, where there is adequate ventilation.
  • They should avoid unnecessary anxiety or tension before leaving on a journey.
  • If there is vomiting, the patient should have sufficient water.

Homoeopathic Management

  • Cocculus: It is indicated in persons who complain of nausea, giddiness and fainting, particularly while traveling by road or by air. It is to taken in its 200C potency, four hourly during the journey.
  • Nux Vomica: It is indicated in patients who complain of nausea and vomiting while traveling, due to persistent indigestion. It is to be taken in its 200C potency, every two hours till the patient feels comfortable.

 

Injuries
Injuries always strike suddenly. One moment every thing is fine, the next moment, a person may find himself slipping down the stairs, or tripping over rough objects while walking and land up with an injury. Victims include all age groups, from small children to adults. The injuries may range from a minor bruise to a disabling fracture.

Self-help

  • Always carry a first-aid kit.
  • Rest the injured part and clean the adjacent area.
  • If the wound is bleeding, an attempt should be made to arrest it by applying pressure or tourniquets.
  • Do not use rusted instruments for cleaning.
  • In case of burns, immediately keep the affected part under running water.

Homoeopathic Management

  • Calendula: This is homoeopathic antiseptic and can be used in the form of mother tincture, as a local application on the open wound. It helps in fast healing of the wound.
  • Arnica: This remedy should be taken after any blunt injury. Where there is no bleeding. It should be taken in its 30C potency every half hour, until the patient feels comfortable. This remedy also takes out the patient from shock of the injury.
  • Ruta: This is an excellent remedy for sprains. Twisting an ankle or arm may damage ligaments or muscles and cause severe pain. This medicine should be taken in its 30C potency, two to three times a day, until the pain has subsided.
  • Ledum Pal: This remedy is the homoeopathic anti-tetanus. It is indicated in injuries caused by sharp objects or by rusted instruments e.g. splinter in the finger. The pain is better by applying cold applications. It is to be taken in its 30C potency, twice a day, for a three to four days.

 

Diarrhea
Diarrhea is the most common health problem in travelers. There may be a low-grade fever along with diarrhea. In a majority of cases, the symptoms subside within three to five days, but in severe infections, the quantity and frequency of stools may increase leading to dehydration. In such cases, it is better to seek professional advice.

Self-help

  • Avoid having contaminated food and water.
  • Take bed-rest.
  • Drink plenty of fluids in the form of water, coconut water, rice-water canjee or arrowroot canjee.
  • If required, oral rehydration therapy should be given. In a glassful of water, one teaspoon of sugar and a pinch of salt are added and patient is advised to sip it at regular intervals.
  • Once the frequency of stools is reduced, then buttermilk, over-ripe bananas, apples, soft rice and curds can be taken.
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Homoeopathic Management

  • Ars Album: It is indicated in diarrhea and vomiting, especially when food poisoning is suspected. These are associated with coldness of extremities, restlessness and weakness. It should be taken in its 30C potency, hourly until the symptoms subside.
  • Aloe Soc: It is indicated, where there is a great urgency to pass stools and the stools are mucoid, with great heaviness in the abdomen. It is to be taken its 30C potency, three to four times a day, till the patient feels comfortable.
  • China: It is indicated in those patients where weakness is the predominant feature, and the stools are attended with passing of flatus and a low-grade fever. It is to be taken in its 30C potency, every three hourly, until the patient is comfortable.

 

Therefore, friends, this time when you are traveling, do not forget to carry your homeopathic medical kit along with you. However, it must be noted, that these medicines are not a substitute for a doctor. These medications are recommended in cases where the doctor is not easily available.  


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