Homeopathy In Urticaria

What is Urticaria?

Urticaria also known as hives or nettle rash is a temporary skin condition characterize by irregular red patches over the skin with or without severe itching.

Urticaria generally occurs due to some allergic reaction to some particular food, additives, drugs or rarely due to some underlying systemic cause.

Urticaria can be localized to a body part or wide spread on body with swelling and redness. Urticarial rashes and symptoms can develop quickly and get resolve within 24 to 48 hours or can also persist for weeks to heal.

Who can get Urticaria?

Urticaria is more commonly seen in women and children compared to men but anyone can get affected by this condition. It is also more commonly seen in people with atopic conditions.

What causes Urticaria?

Though the cause of urticaria can be hard to identify in some of the cases, the most commonly seen triggering factors can be

  • Food: nuts, eggs, some fruits etc.
  • Medications
  • Insect bites or stings
  • Temperature stimuli as heat or cold
  • Skin contacts
  • Emotional stress
  • Underlying auto immune disorders
  • Idiopathic where no cause can be found

What happens in Urticaria?

During the reaction, histamine from the mast cells and other mediators are released causing increased capillary permeability and accumulation of fluid in the surrounding tissue under the skin causing swelling of the parts and the vasodilatation occurring causes redness of the parts.  The person having urticaria can experience

  • Irregularly shaped raised rashes over the body
  • Intense itch
  • Swelling of the parts

These symptoms can be very disturbing for patient. At times, the severe swelling of deep cellular tissue may lead to medical emergency. Acute Urticaria can lead to

  • Sweating and pallor
  • Hypotension
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Collapse preceded by bronchospasm causing obstruction of respiratory tract.

Investigations for Urticaria

In acute cases, diagnosis is usually been made clinically and on history and no particular test are been done. However in chronic recurrent cases, the doctor may suggest certain test as

  • Complete CBC and ESR
  • Thyroid antibodies
  • Ig E test for some antibodies
  • Test to rule out underlying viral infections
  • Biopsy and others

Treatment for Urticaria

Urticarial rashes can be controlled by

  • Avoiding the triggering factors
  • Itch relief
  • Conventionally drugs as antihistamine, cortico steroids, epinephrine are been used as needed.

Role of Homeopathy in Urticaria

Urticaria can be very effectively treated using homeopathic medicines. The medicines are been selected on the basis of symptoms similarity, causation and personility of the person. Homeopathy raises the power of body immune system for self healing to fight against the cause leading to permanent effective cure. Homeopathic medicines can be taken along with prescribed medicines which then can gradually be tapered under the supervision of the physician.

Common Homeopathic Medicines for Urticaria

Apis Mel: Nettle rash occurs especially when the weather is warm. Skin is sensitive after insect bites with swelling and edema. Skin is red and hot with burning and stinging pain of the parts.

Arsenic Album: Urticaria with great burning and itching of the parts, accompanied with swelling and edema, restlessness:  complaints are worse from cold and better by warmth.

Antim Crude: Urticaria with great itching leading to soreness of the parts. Sun heat can lead to itching and urticarial rashes; does not like to be washed in cold water

Natrum Mur: Large red rashes with violent itching, stinging and pricking sensation of the skin, urticarial rashes developing after exercise, at sea shore

Pulsatilla: Urticarial rashes after eating rich fatty food, summer rashes with itching more during night. Burning and itching of the parts accompanied with diarrhoea

Rhus Tox: Urticaria with intolerable itching of the skin. Small red rashes all over the parts. Complaints gets more in cold air, getting wet. Redness and swelling of the parts with great burning

Triosteum Perfoliatum: Hives from gastric derangements with redness of the parts accompanied with great burning and itching

Urtica Urens: Red blotches over the skin with great itch and burning. Burning stinging pain of the parts with edema. Nettle rash may alternate with joint pain.

For best results contact Anju Gupta of Homeopathy Health Care and we can help you to overcome the complaint of Urticaria. We serve you from three locations within GTA—Brampton, Etobicoke and Scarborough. Give us a call at 416-854-5941 and we will work with you to get relieve and lead a normal healthy life


Homeopathy in Trigeminal Neuralgia

What is Trigeminal Neuralgia?

Trigeminal Neuralgia is a chronic condition caused by trigeminal nerve pain. Trigeminal Nerve is the fifth cranial nerve carrying various sensations to the face and motor functions as mastication and swallowing. Its 3 divisions-opthalmic, maxillary and mandibular carries sensation to the entire face, eyes, mucosa of sinuses and cheeks

  • Ophthalmic branch carries sensation from brain to eyes, upper eyelid and forehead
  • Maxillary branch carries sensation from brain to lower eyelid, nose cheeks and upper lip
  • Mandibular branch carries sensation from lower lip, jaw, mucus membrane of mouth, throat

Trigeminal Neuralgia results in episodes of severe and intense electric shock like pain generally on one side of the face

Who can get Trigeminal Neuralgia?

Trigeminal Neuralgia  mainly affects women but can affect anyone. It is seen mainly in

  • Middle age people
  • Elderly people
  • Young people with multiple sclerosis

Symptoms of Trigeminal Neuralgia

Person suffering from Trigeminal Neuralgia may experience one or more of the following

  • Episodes of sharp, shooting electric shock like pain
  • The pain may last from few seconds to minutes
  • Pain may start at one point and then spread to other parts of face
  • Numbness, tingling, twitching of parts can also accompany the facial pain.
  • Pain may get trigger or start following the exposure to

Cold winds

Washing the face

Blow on face

Brushing the teeth


Talking and others

Why Trigeminal Neuralgia occurs?

Trigeminal Neuralgia can occur if

  • The myelin sheath protecting the nerve gets damage
  • The nerve is been compressed by adjacent blood vessels or by any kind of tumor
  • Nerve injury after dental procedures or any kind of oral surgeries

Diagnosis of Trigeminal Neuralgia

The diagnosis of Trigeminal Neuralgia is been made clinically based on symptoms. There is no test to diagnose the condition however Imaging test can be done to rule out any structural pathology in brain.

Conventional Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia

Conventionally Trigeminal Neuralgia is being treated with the help of anti convulsant drugs or anti depressant therapy. If that does not help, then other treatment options as surgery, Microvascular Decompression, Balloon Compression, Radio Frequency Lesioning, Glycerol injections can be used as a part of treatment.

Role of Homeopathy in Trigeminal Neuralgia

Homeopathic treatment is highly effective in treating Trigeminal Neuralgia and it is safe with no side effects. Homeopathic medicines can be taken along along with other prescribed conventional medicines. Homeopathic medicines are selected according to causation, symptoms similarity, personality of a person that can help to get rid of the pain very effectively and permanently. Some of the common medicines for Trigeminal Neuralgia are

Agaricus Muscarius: Tearing pain in the cheek with facial twitching and stiffness and coldness of the parts. Burning in eyeballs and lids with needle like pricking pain

Heckla Lava: Teeth carries or extraction of the tooth leading to facial neuralgia with marked inflammation

Mag Phos: Pulsating pain after exposure to cold wind. Pain after wisdom teeth extraction. Tearing pain aggravating in night and after exposure to cold. Right side of the face is mostly affected

Rhododendron: Severe jerking pain including whole pain from temple to chin. Pain feels better by eating and by warmth

Rhus Tox: Facial Neuralgia with pain in maxillary joints. Cheeks are sensitive to touch with chilliness of parts. Great restlessness and needs to move about.

Sanguinaria: Neuralgic pain extending in all directions from upper jaw with burning of the cheeks.

For best results contact Anju Gupta of Homeopathy Health Care and we can help you to overcome the excruciating pain of Trigeminal Neuralgia to lead a normal easy pain free life. We serve you from three locations within GTA: Brampton, Etobicoke and Scarborough. Give us a call at 416-854-5941 and we will work with you to get relieve of this pain leading a normal healthy life

Self Care in Trigeminal Neuralgia

  • Avoid any kind of stress
  • Avoid exposure to cold winds
  • Cover your head when going out especially in winter
  • Take soft diet and avoid hard chewing
  • Identify what triggers the pain and try avoiding it
  • Maintain good oral hygiene



Homeopathy in Bedwetting

What is Bedwetting/Enuresis?

Involuntary passage of urine during sleep is known as Bedwetting/Enuresis. Children under 4-5 years of age do not have proper bladder control and can lead to Bedwetting in sleep. Bladder control during the day can be achieved at an earlier age than 5 years in children. Bladder control during night varies in children but some factors can play part as

  •  It is more common in boys
  •  It depends on overall health of a child
  • Many a time, children of parents with same concern tends to wet the bed and complaint stops when the child reaches the same age as parents did
  • Bedwetting is also more commons in kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorders.

What are the types of Bed Wetting?

Bed Wetting can be

  1. Primary Bed Wetting
  2. Secondary Bed Wetting

Primary Bedwetting: The child does not wake up when the bladder is full and is not able to hold the urine for the entire night. These children may not follow the routine daytime toilet habits and ignores the call.

Secondary Bedwetting: The child remains dry at night for at least six months and the complaints of Bedwetting starts. it can be because of some underlying medical or emotional stress as

  •  Urinary Tract Infection
  • Any kind of structural or anatomical abnormality in the passage
  • Diabetes Mellitus increasing the urge and frequency to pass the urine because of high levels of sugar in blood
  • Emotional concerns as stress of any kind can also lead to Bedwetting in children.

Is Bedwetting treatable?

Apart from some underlying pathology, Bed Wetting can be completely treatable. Homeopathy has been proven very effective in treating Bed Wetting complaints. The medicines are selected based on personality of the child along with symptoms present. Some common homeopathic medicines that can relieve the complaints of Bedwetting are




Arsenic Album

Equisetum: this is a good medicine for children habitual of Bedwetting

Cina: Bedwetting along with warm infestation in children. The child has increas appetite and is very irritable.

Causticum: the child is weak with little control over the bladder and passes urine even when coughing or sneezing. Complaints occur more in winter than summer

Arsenic Album: Restless and Fastidious child that wets the Bed between 1-2 AM

Consult the homopath for best results


Homeopathy In Asthma

What is asthma?

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory lung disease characterize by episodes of wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and cough. The airways leading air in and out of the lungs gets inflamed and narrows the path of air into the lungs. The inflamed airway secretes mucus which may further narrows the path of air into the lungs.

Who can have asthma?

Though the exact cause of asthma is unknown it is believe that genetic and some environmental factors may lead to asthma. People having asthma may have inherited from the family. Asthma tends to run in the family. Some respiratory infections in early childhood can lead to asthma. Asthma is also commonly seen in kids prone to allergies, eczema or recurrent respiratory infections.

What are the types of asthma?

Some of the types of asthma are

  • Allergic Asthma
  • Infective Asthma
  • Psychological
  • Occupational Asthma

What are the symptoms of asthma?

Symptoms of Asthma can be

  • Breathlessness and wheezing on exertion
  • Chest tightness
  • Spontaneous cough and wheeze during the night or early morning
  • Productive cough with frank respiratory infection

What causes asthma?

The factors that triggers the episodes of asthma can be

  • Cold
  • Allergens from pollens, dust, animal fur and others can cause the episode of asthma.
  • Exercise
  • Viral infection as common cold
  • Environmental factors as dust, air pollution
  • Occupation
  • Drugs as some NSAIDS and some beta blockers
  • Emotions

What test are done to diagnose asthma?

Lung function tests, Allergy test, Chest X-ray are commonly done to make a diagnosis along with the presenting symptoms.

What is the role of Homeopathy in Asthma?

The prevalence of asthma has been continuously rising over the gradual period of years. Homeopathy works very effectively in treating asthma. Homeopathy takes into consideration the whole personality of a person. Appropriate medicines are been selected taking into consideration the personality of a person as well as on symptoms similarity. However medicines as Arsenic Album, Arum triph, Natrum Sulph, Blatta Orientalis, Griendelia are proven effective in many cases according to symptoms. Little self care along with Homeopathy can help a person to get relieved from the asthma in an effective way. Along with the Homeopathic medicine one should avoid the irritants causing asthma. People with asthma should eat a well balanced diet and stress should be avoided from life.


Homeopathy in Hair Loss and Alopecia


Hair loss and Alopecia is one of the common complaints seen now a days people are facing. Approximately 50 percent of us suffers from hair loss one or the other time during the life time. Hair loss is commonly seen in both male and female. Now a days kids are often seen with a complaint of hair loss too. Hair grows all over human skin except palm and soles. Hair is made up of protein called keratin, produced in hair follicle in the outer layer of the skin. Hair grows in a cycle of growth phase, rest phase and shading phase. More of a shading phase can lead to remarkable hair loss. On an average, approximately 50-100 hair loss per day is been considered normal however if the hair loss is consistent and more in numbers than it can be considered alarming.

What are the causes of Hair Loss?

Certain common causes that play part in enhancing the complaint of hair loss can be

  • Hereditary
  • Local fungal infection of the scalp
  • Mental Stress
  • Physical stress or truama
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Hormonal changes in female after child birth or menopause or after birth control pills.
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome because of hormonal imbalance can lead to thinning of hair
  • Nutritional deficiency like vitamin B deficiency, iron deficiency anemia, lack of protein in the diet
  • Overdosing of vitamin A at times can also lead to hair loss.
  • Thyroid dysfunction
  • Chemotherapy
  • Conventional medicines like blood thinners, antidepressant, anti hypertensive can also cause hair thinning.
  • Using any kind of chemicals, dyes, excessive heat can damage the hair roots and can lead to thinning of hairs.

What are the types of Hair Loss/Alopecia?

There are different types of hair loss. They can be

  • Androgenetic Alopecia: It is one of the most common type of alopecia seen. It is also known as Male Pattern Baldness or Female Pattern Baldness. Male Pattern Baldness is commonly seen by the age of 60 years. Can occur because of the hormonal changes and genetic factors. Male pattern baldness follows a pattern in which hair recedes at the temples making a M line over the forehead. Females can also have a similar male pattern baldness and it can run in family.
  • Telogen Effluvium: Thinning of hair is not even overall. Some areas over the scalp has more thinning than others. Physical stress or trauma can can change the hair cycle placing more hairs into shading phase and leading to this type of hair loss.
  • Alopecia Areata: It affects man. woman and children. Hair loss occurs in patches in a well defined circular area. If the hair loss spreads and covers the entire scalp it is called alopecia totalis. When the hair loss covers the entire body it is called alopecia univerdalis.
  • Scarring Alopecia:The hair follicales are been permanently damages and been replaced by scar tissues over a gradual period of time.There may also be severe itching with burning and pain of the parts with complete destruction of hair follicles.
  • Hair Loss due to cosmetic over processing: Many chemicals used in hair dyeing/hair coloring can lead to destruction of hair follicles. Repeated use of these chemicals over a prolonged period of time can damage the hair making them brittle and dry.

The complaint of hair loss can be effectively controlled using Homeopathic Medicines along with some self care. Constitutional Homeopathic medicines can help to get rid of this complaint effectively and permanently

Self Care Recommendations for Hair Loss/Alopecia 

  • Eat a diet high in fruits and vegetables as antioxidants present in them encourages hair growth  and protects the hair follicles.
  •  Biotin is needed for healthy hair and skin and  can also prevent hair loss. Good source of biotin include brown rice, green peas, lentils, oats, soybeans, sunflower seeds, and walnuts.
  • Lie with head low for fifteen minutes a day to allow the blood to reach your scalp.
  • Massage your scalp daily. Massage over the scalp is very important. Massage improves the blood circulation. There is continuous new growth of hair over the scalp and good blood circulation enhances this growth. The best way is 50-100 times hair combing per day.
  • Cover your hair when it is exposed to sunlight as long exposure to sunlight and seawater can damage the hair.
  • Avoid rough treatment. Do not use a blow dryer or other heated appliances on your hair. Let it dry naturally. Do not comb your hair until it is dry as wet hair tends to break off easily. 

Homeopathic Medicines for Hair Loss

Silicea: Silicea strengthens the hair and can be used as a growth enhancer. It makes the hair smooth and shiny.. Hair falling is seen causing premature baldness along with moist eruptions on scalp seen at times.

Kalium Carbonicum: Hair brittle and falls off easily. There is great dryness of hair. Hair loss from temple area and also from eyebrows and beards. There is itchiness of scalp with burning especially in morning and evening with oozing when the scalp is scratched.

Natrum Mur: Hair falls out from forehead, temples and also from beard. Scalp is sensitive to touch, Greasy scalp with dandruff. Hair loss due to hormonal imbalance or after emotional stress. Dandruff alternates with catarrh and loss of smell. There may be raw eczema with scabs and oozing the fluid from scalp making the hair worse.

Phosphorus : Hair falls in bunches and root of the hair turns grey. There is itchy scalp worse after scratching. Dandruff falls out in clouds..It enhances hair growth and promotes regrowth of hair.

Phosphoric acid: There is early graying of the hair. Very greasy hair with itchy scalp. Hair fall due to prolong grief or sorrow.

Thuja: Dry hairs that falls off easily. White scaly dandruff over the scalp. The scalp is very sensitive to touch or pressure. There are moist eruptions on occiput and temples, they are worse from touch and better by rubbing.

Graphites: Scalp feels bruised and cold. There is itchiness of the scalp and hair falls out from the sides of the scalp.

Carbo Veg: Hair falls out more from the back of the head.  The scalp is itching in the evening on getting warm in bed and painful to touch. hairs are sore to touch and painful



Suffering from Mood Disorders? Homeopathy has the solution for you.

Mood Disorders

Today in the fight of bread and butter everybody is stressed. Nearly 70-80% of all our complaints are stress related. This continuous stress in person’s life could lead to mood disorders. These mood disorders can be either

  • Unipolar disorder or a state of depression
  • Bipolar disorder or manic depressions
  • Panic and anxiety attacks

Who is more likely to get affected?

These disorders can affect the life of the person at any age but is more related to

  • Personality of the person
  • Major incidents in life
  • Business or financial setbacks
  • Loss of ambition
  • Loss of loved ones

What is Unipolar Disorder?

In unipolar disorder also known as state of depression, intense sadness is felt by the person strong enough to withdraw him from pleasures in any kind of activities with lack of interest. Emotional setbacks, distressing life events, hormonal changes, genetic factors or some side effects of drugs can lead to state of depression.

In unipolar disorder or in a state of depression the person has a constant

  • Feeling of sadness or hopelessness
  • Lack of interest in activities
  • Sluggish state of mind
  • Sleep disorders-lack of sleep or sleepy all the time
  • Complete loss of appetite or hungry all the time
  • Recurrent suicidal thoughts
  • Malaise and fatigability

What is Bipolar Disorder?

In bipolar disorder there are episodes of both mania and depression. These episodes can occur together or separately with some normal mood period in between. The person for a moment is very happy and in Euphoric state and in the other very sad and depressed.

In Euphoric state he can become

  • Hyperactive
  • More talkative than usual
  • Feel energetic and overconfident
  •  Impulsive and irritable

and then again in depressive phase he has

  • Sadness
  • Lack of concentration
  • Withdrawal from activities
  • Sense of worthlessness
  • Tiredness and fatigability 

What is Panic and anxiety Attacks?

Anxiety disorders are commonly seen in adults as well as children. Life style, personality as well as major emotional setbacks in life seems to play major role in developing anxiety disorder in a person. Before starting the new thing the person may starts experiencing anticipatory anxiety with

  • Trembling all over the body
  • Palpitation
  • Excessive sweating
  • Lack of sleep
  • Stomach upsets-diarrhea/ vomiting
  • Irritability

Many a times because of the anxiety the patients becomes so insecure that he starts doing the repetitive actions like

  • Checking the door again and again before going out
  • Repetitive hand was because of the fear of contamination

Role of Homeopathy in Mood Disorders 

Mood disorders can be very effectively controlled using homeopathy treatment. Homeopathy looks after the cause, setbacks that have lead to these conditions as well as taking into consideration the personality of the person the constitutional medicines are been administered that helps to get rid of the complaints and one can start feeling more relax and calm. Homeopathic Medicines like Ignatia, Natrum Mur, Argenticum Nitricum, Nux Vomica and others can be very effective according to symptoms similarities of a person. Consult a Homeopathic Doctor or Homeopath for best results.



Homeopathy in Osteoarthritis


Osteoarthritis is one of the leading cause of disability worldwide. It is the growing cause of functional limitations and impaired quality of life because of the pain. As we grow older, we start experiencing pain in body joints may it be small or big joints along with swelling. Inflammation of the joints is known as arthritis. There are many types of arthritis. The most common are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. 

What is Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is generally a chronic, degenerative condition and can affect any joint of the body. Any small or big joint in the body can develop osteoarthritis but majorly affected are knee, hip, neck, back, hands and finger joints. Changes occur in the bones, ligaments, cartilages, muscles leading to osteoarthritis. The cartilage and tissues around the bones began to break up affecting the bone surface due to injuries on a regular basis. Tissue and the joint damage leads to self repair process but when damage exceeds and cannot be compensated back symptoms related to osteoarthritis develops.

What are the symptoms of Osteoarthritis?

People suffering from arthritis can experience

  • Pain (intermittent or continuous)
  • Tenderness
  • Stiffness in the joint (mainly in the morning)
  • Swelling
  • Decreased joint movement
  • In later stages, immobility due to deformities

Pain and stiffness in the joint does not always corresponds to the structural changes of Osteoarthritis.

What are the risk factors of Osteoarthritis?

Individual risk factors varies according to the joint site affected. Important factors that can cause osteoarthritis.

  • Age
  • Improper diet
  • Obesity
  • Decrease muscle strength
  • Injury
  • Lifestyle
  • Infections of the joint
  • At times it can also run in the family.
  • Women suffer more from osteoarthritis than men.

Role of Homeopathy in Osteoarthritis :

Homeopathy identifies the cause of pain. Homeopathic treatment will raise the level of immunity leading to lasting results. It will also check further deterioration of the condition. After taking homeopathic medicines, the pains will reduce in intensity, frequency and duration. The stiffness and swelling will reduce and the degree of functioning and mobility will greatly improve. Homeopathy treats constitutionally and according to the symptoms similarities. Some of the common Homeopathic remedies that are proven effective are Rhus Tox, Arnica, Bryonia, Kali Carb and many, Consult the homeopathic doctor or homeopath for best results.

Other Recommendations:

Along with the Homeopathic medicines also try the following

  • Maintain regular weight
  • Get regular moderate exercise
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • During the pain first apply ice and then hot packs
  • Reduce weight if obese




Homeopathy in Multiple Sclerosis


Multiple Sclerosis is an auto immune disease of central nervous system affecting brain and the spinal cord. The myelin sheath covering the nerves gets inflamed leading to the condition.  Myelin Sheath protects and covers the neurons carrying impulses to and fro from the brain to carry out various activities. The inflammation causes the disruption in the nerve impulses to travel and carry out the activities. Substantial damage to the sheath can eventually lead to the damage of the nerve fibres.

Prevalence of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis affects 1 in 2000 of the population. There is low prevalence of multiple sclerosis in tropics compared to high prevalence in temperate zones of both hemispheres. People living near the equators are less likely to get the disease as compared to those living far from equator.

What are the clinical features of multiple sclerosis?

Multiple Sclerosis can affect anyone from age 15 years to 60 years. More women tend to suffer more than men. The physical signs depend on the area of demyelination with some signs occuring more than others reflecting the site of affection.  50-60% of the time multiple sclerosis may represent itself with weakness of the extremities, 25-30% of the time vision symptoms are presented, 5-10 % of the time sensory symptoms are affected and the rest chances are as other representation.Combination of sign leads to the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and not just one sign or symptoms.

  • Weakness or loss of control in one or more limbs
  • Muscle spasms
  • Tingling sensation in spine and limbs
  • Loss of sensations of the parts
  • Facial pains
  • Vision impairment
  • Ataxia
  • Speech difficulties
  • Sleep disorders
  • Fatigue and tiredness
  • Urinary incontinence-failure to store the urine or empty the bladder.

The signs and symptoms generally recovers within 3 months of the onset but reoccurrence can always occur. As the disease is progressive in nature eventually can lead to further worsening of symptoms.

 Risk Factors:

Some of the common risk factors closely relations to multiple Sclerosis are

  • Lack of Vitamin D
  • Smoking
  • Type 1 Diabetes or inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Close family member with similar condition.


Healthy diet is very important to prevent other health conditions. One should regularly consume low fat and high fibre diet. Lots of fresh fruits and vegetables should be consumed and junk food and sodas on a regular basis should be avoided.

Role of Homeopathy:

Multiple Sclerosis is a progressive illness. Early interventions through homeopathy in the early stages of the disease can stop or slow down the progression of the illness and further detoriation of the condition.  Constitutional medicines are been prescribed taking into consideration the mental and physical make up of the person.  Consult the homeopathic doctor  or homeopath for best results.



Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders

Work related musculoskeletal disorders is one of the serious rising concern all around the world  leading to short term or long term disabilities among people.

What is work related musculoskeletal disorders?

Continuous usage of body parts in repetitive motion over the period of time with no sufficient recovery time in between can lead to injuries of muscles, tendons, ligaments or nerves.  Frequent and repetitive activities in odd postures can cause musculoskeletal disorders painful at work or while at rest. Hands, arms, wrist, elbow, neck, shoulder, back, legs, hips, ankles, feet any body part can be affected depending on its usage.

Work related musculoskeletal disorders are also known as repetitive strain injuries or overuse syndrome.

Be it a high profile professional or a normal machine worker, some athlete or a chef all tend to suffer from musculoskeletal disorders in their course of career if proper management is not maintained.

What are some of the risk factors leading to musculoskeletal disorders?

Some common risk factors are:

  • Continuous repetitive tasks
  • Engaged in high force activities
  • Improper Ergonomics while working
  • Operating heavy loads
  • Physical environmental conditions.

What are some common types of musculoskeletal injuries?

There are many but some most common types of work related musculoskeletal disorders are

  • Tendonitis
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Tennis Elbow

What is Tendonitis?

Tendonitis means inflammation of the tendons. Repetitive work or injury with rapid movement can lead to tendonitis. Lack of synovial fluid can lead to depletion of lubrication resulting in damage and injury to the tendons because of friction.  There may be numbness, tingling, pain involving restriction of movements and weakness of grip eventually. The pain can occur in wrist, forearm travelling upwards to elbow and shoulders. People working on key boards, computers, playing musical instruments tens to suffer more from tendonitis.

What is Carpel Tunnel Syndrome?

Median nerve affection along with tendons can lead to numbness, tingling pain and weakness of the fingers of the affected are especially thumb, index finger, middle finger and half of ring finger . This mainly occur because of the repetitive movement of wrist especially flexion.  Carpel Tunnel Syndrome is more common in people working in production units as assemble workers, sewing, packaging, cleaning etc. According to workers-comp-news.com, operators, fabricators and laborers have the highest chance of getting CTS (36.7%)

What Is Rotator Cuff injuries?

Rotator cuff muscles and tendons stabilize the shoulder joint. Rotator Cuff injuries affect the tendons of the shoulder joint leading to pain and stiffness of the parts. There may be pain in the shoulder on top and at times radiating to outer and front of shoulder. The pain in shoulder at times can hinder the normal sleep. The symptoms of pain may get worse lifting the arm over head or away on sides, reaching behind the back of body to fasten the clothing. Rotator Cuff injuries are more prevalent in  females. People involved in heavy lifting, overhead working can lead to rotator cuff tendinitis. It can also be associated with co-existing medical disorders as diabetes mellitus, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis and others. Sports individuals involved in golf, swimming are at higher risk.

What is Tennis Elbow?

Tennis elbow affects the elbow tendon on thumb side or the arm. Repeated twisting arm movement can lead to tennis elbow. There is elbow/arm pain with difficulties in lifting items as groceries. Pain occurs when moving the wrist with force as lifting , opening jars, using brush etc. Tennis elbow mostly affects golfers, tennis player, basketball player, cleaners, gardeners, carpenters, mechanics and others.

These work related musculoskeletal disorders can be well treated using homeopathic medicines. Medicines are selected based on causation, sensation, location and modalities of the complaints along with radiation of the pain. Constitutional medicines are selected depending on symptoms and personality of the person leading to  cure. Homeopathy helps to heal the tendons and ligaments strain in proper and right form. Homeopathic medicines as Arnica, Bryonia, Rhus Tox, Calcarea Carb, Ruta, Colocunth, Causticum, Cuprum met, Mag Phos, Guaiacum are some of the commonly used medicines for musculoskeletal disorders.  Some self care is also important along with homeopathic medicines to heal the muscles faster.

Self Care

  • Restrictions of movements
  • Exercise regularly
  • Use proper ergonomics at work
  • Heat or Cold application on the affected part




Vitiligo or Leucoderma is a skin condition caused by loss of pigment cells of skin called melanocytes. Melanin is a pigment that gives color to the skin. Loss of pigments can lead to vitiligo. The lesions usually occur on face, hands, forearms or feet. 1% of the world’s population suffers from vitiligo and is more marked in dark skin individuals.

Loss of pigment cells can either be localized affecting only few areas of body or may affect unilaterally affecting one half of the body or bilaterally affecting both sides of the body.

What causes Vitiligo?

The exact cause of Vitiligo is not known but it could be

  • Autoimmune
  • Hereditary
  • Conditions as pernicious anemia affecting it
  • Thyroid dysfunctions
  • Emotional stress can also aggravate the condition.

Is Vitiligo Contagious?

Vitiligo is not contagious. In fact it is not a threat to health but can be a cosmetic concern for many people as it might affect the self-esteem.

Can Vitiligo be treated? 

Vitiligo can be completely cured using homeopathic medicines. Homeopathic medicines when selected on the basis of symptoms similarities can help to reduce the patches and can lead to regimentation of the skin. Homeopathic medicines like Arsenic Album, Arsenic Sulf Flav,, Argenticum Nitricum, Calcarea Carb,, Silicea and others are some of the common medicines for vitiligo but proper constitutional medicine when administered along with gives the best results in vitiligo.

Self Care

A little self care will always be beneficial

  • Eat colorful fresh fruits and vegetables to get good amount of antioxidant.
  • Eat a diet rich in omega 3 fatty acids
  • Avoid eating processed food.
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Manage stress
  • Get good amount of sleep.
  • Always wear proper clothing when going out in sun.
  • Try to remain in shade during the sunny hours
  • Apply sunscreen when going out in sun
  • .The exposed area should be protected from harsh chemicals and cleansing agents.