Classical Homeopathy FAQ
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Homeopathy FAQ and Interesting facts
Mahatma Gandhi, said "Homeopathy cures a larger percentage of cases than any other method of treatment and is beyond all doubt safer, more economical and the most complete medical science."
Over 300 million people around the world utilize homeopathic remedies. It is the second most widely used form of medicine for primary care in the world today.
The principle of “Like cures Like” is not unique to homeopathy. This general approach to remedies has been used by Mayan, ancient Chinese, Asian and Native American cultures.
The Mayo Clinic has recently published an article saying that in their professional opinion, “Homeopathic treatments work!”
Homeopathy FAQ 1
Who should see a Classical Homeopath?
Since Classical Homeopathy focuses on achieving optimal health and natural remedies have no side effects, everyone can benefit from homeopathy. Typically, people interested in achieving and maintaining balance through natural, holistic methods see classical homeopaths.
People of all ages and current health status gain benefits from homeopathy. It is an excellent aid through pregnancy, birth, childhood illnesses, puberty, menopause and maintaining vibrancy while aging.
Homeopathy FAQ 2
What about children, is homeopathy safe?
Homeopathic remedies are safe and very effective for children. Your child's natural immune systems development can be fostered with remedies.
Even children with heightened sensitivities respond well to homeopathic remedies.
Children today are suffering from heightened occurrences of asthma, allergies and ADHD. Finding natural cures for these symptoms avoids the downside effects of treatments with drugs.
Homeopathy FAQ 3
Do homeopathic remedies have side effects?
NO! That’s one of their key benefits. They react at the energetic level, not a chemical one.
Homeopathy FAQ 4
Does Classical Homeopathy always work?
A homeopathic remedy can have one of three results:
- It aids the body’s self-healing capabilities as intended.
- It does nothing (typically because the wrong remedy or wrong dosage was recommended)
- It may “prove”.
Proving means that the remedy will temporarily cause an increase in symptoms it is given to eliminate. Homeopathic remedies are discovered by giving them to healthy individuals to confirm the type of symptoms they will heal when properly prescribed to a person with an ailment. Proving in an ailing patient may suggest the need for an alternate remedy.
There are two situations where the homeopathic remedy will not work.
- When the patient has genetic abnormalities of the immune system, Classical Homeopathy may not be able to strengthen this system. In this case no self-healing can occur.
- When the patient makes life choices that continually expose themselves to the things that make them sick, remedies cannot overcome the bombardment. For example, if you smoke you will cough and get cancer regardless of any classical homeopathic intervention.
Homeopathy FAQ 5
How long does it take for the remedy to take effect?
This depends entirely on your health condition and the current status of your defense mechanisms. For chronic conditions, Classical Homeopathy is considered a long-term solution to achieving and maintaining a good standard of health. For certain acute symptoms the proper homeopathic remedy can start healing immediately and full effects are generally received in a day.
Homeopathy FAQ 6
What conditions are typically helped through Classical Homeopathy?
While homeopathic remedies treat the person and not the disease, people with many typical ailments have been helped as a result of homeopathic care:
Autism, ADD, ADHD, sleeplessness, chronic fatigue, allergies, skin disease, headaches, migraine,colds and flu, asthma,anxiety and panic attacks, behavioral problems, depression, menopause and menstrual irregularities, dietary issues, food intolerance, digestive disorders
Homeopathy FAQ 7
Can Classical Homeopathy work on ailments caused by viruses?
Yes. Classical Homeopathy helps strengthen your immune system. Homeopathic remedies can provide positive relief from symptoms of the common cold, flu, measles, viral hepatitis and meningitis.
Homeopathy FAQ 8
Can I take a homeopathic remedy if I’m on prescription medications?
Yes. Classical Homeopathy works at the energetic level and does not interfere with the chemical reactions of medications. Some prescription medications may hinder the effectiveness of the homeopathic remedies.
Homeopathy FAQ 9
How do you take homeopathic remedies?
Remedies come in one of two forms: small pellets or in a liquid. Duration and frequency depend on your condition, from only one treatment to multiple times a day for an extended period.
It is ideal for the remedy to be placed under the tongue, and if a pellet allowed to dissolve rather than be chewed. Whenever possible, don’t touch the remedy between the container and it’s consumption. (we recommend using the cap of the remedy bottle as a small cup.)
It is also recommended that nothing be in your mouth 10 minutes prior and after administration. Store containers in a cool, dark place.
Homeopathy FAQ 10
Why not just take the homeopathic remedies sold at health food stores?
Stores generally sell a small selection of lower potency remedies that are not generally used by experienced homeopaths. Classical Homeopaths select from over 3500 of possible remedies to discover the treatment that will be most effective for you.
While you may achieve positive results from store bought remedies for acute ailments, knowing the proper remedies and dosages generally requires the assistance of a homeopath.
Final FAQ 11
If Classical Homeopathy is so effective, why is it such a minimal part of the medical industry in the USA?
Money. Homeopathic remedies are relatively inexpensive and cannot be patented, as drugs can. Therefore there is little profit motive.
Seriously, the modern physician’s training is almost entirely in allopathic solutions (chemicals that suppress symptoms). Current growth of the alternative, natural, holistic approach in the US reflects the fact that across the globe Classical Homeopathy has been recognized as an effective treatment for centuries. Today more people are choosing natural approaches to better health.
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