Category Archives: Homeopathy
Free Your Nose from Allergy and Sinus Symptoms
Allergy symptoms and sinus problems plague our society with debilitating sinus infections, sinus headaches, which can also be tragically combined with sneezing from pollen or pet allergies. It’s a swirling pool of symptoms that cause suffering for millions of Americans throughout the year complaining about chronic Rhinitis, itchy eyes, unrelenting sneezing, sinus headache and pressure, which for many lead to sinus infections.
An acupuncture treatment start catalysts of helpful naturally occurring chemicals reach significantly higher levels in your body and keeps them going for about thirty plus hours. Now that’s a natural remedy!
The word homeopathy comes from the Greek words homos (similar) and pathos (suffering). Homeopathic medicines, or remedies as they are often referred to, belong to a pharmaceutical system that prescribes extremely small doses of substances derived mainly from the plant, mineral, and animal kingdoms. Homeopathic medicines are prescribed based on the discovery that whatever symptoms a substance causes in large doses (toxic effect) will help to rally the body’s natural healing response in people with similar symptoms or suffering when given in very minute doses (nontoxic). Homeopathic medicines help boost your body’s ability to heal itself Continue reading
At FirstHealth of Andover, we have some useful time-tested solutions for you. Therapies used frequently this time of year, acupuncture, herbs and homeopathy, have been extremely successful in treating allergy sufferers. Free of side effects, acupuncture has been a treatment of choice for many of our patients—and for good reason. In 2002, a research study from the American Journal of Chinese Medicine demonstrated that acupuncture is an effective and safe alternative treatment for the management of seasonal allergic rhinitis in 26 allergy sufferers
Another natural approach that FirstHealth offers is homeopathy. For many people, homeopathy can be the best hope for ridding allergy symptoms, also without side effects. Unlike conventional pharmaceutical medications, homeopathy can stimulate your own body’s immune system in order to change the way your body responds to allergens, instead of merely suppressing the symptoms they cause. Homeopathic remedies are safe, gentle, and do not interact with other medications you may be using. Continue reading
In a recent study, 75 children (aged 18 months to 6 years) with middle ear effusion and pain and/or fever for no more than 36 hours, were randomized to receive individual homeopathic medicines or a placebo (Jacobs et al). Daily scores showed a significant decrease in symptoms at 24 and 64 hours after treatment in the homeopathic group (P<0.05).
An earlier nonrandomized open trial conducted in Germany investigated the homeopathic treatment of AOM (Friese et al). In this study, 103 children who were treated with individually prescribed homeopathic medicines were compared with 28 children who were given antibiotics, decongestant nose drops, or other conventional drugs. The children who were treated homeopathically experienced ear pain for 2 days while the children given conventional drugs felt pain for 3 days. After one year, 70.7% of the children given homeopathy experienced no reoccurrences of ear inflammations, while 56.6% were symptom free. Continue reading