Many of you must have undergone restless days and nights feeling helpless as your child suffers with repeated cold, cough, breathing difficulty, fever, earache, etc. This probably was followed by a course of antibiotic, cough suppressant, a decongestant or maybe a dose of acetaminophen.
HOMEOPATHY FOR CHILDREN
Many of you must have undergone restless days and nights feeling helpless as your child suffers with repeated cold, cough, breathing difficulty, fever, earache, etc. This probably was followed by a course of antibiotic, cough suppressant, a decongestant or maybe a dose of acetaminophen. Your child recuperates only to relapse again shortly after. Now what? Another round of antibiotics? More medications?
While the role of conventional treatment is greatly valued in the world, many parents have become aware that in the long run these quick fix medicines cause more harm than good. Although momentarily it may free your child of the ailment, repeated use of suppressive approach over time, can exhaust the child’s dynamism and incapacitate the immune system.
Homeopathy is an effective, safe, and nontoxic alternative to the harsh drugs that are often given for simple acute conditions. This modality stimulates the natural tendency of the body to heal itself. In Homeopathy tiny doses of natural substances are used to promote the body’s own healing powers. Homeopathic remedies work with the body in favor of health restoration as opposed to the suppressing of symptoms. Unlike other health modalties, Homeopathy views an individual’s susceptibility as the true cause of illness, and works on strengthening the individual making them less susceptible to viruses, allergens, bacteria, etc. Homeopathy treats the person and not the disease. Majority of the common childhood ailments can be speedily and effectively treated with Homeopathic remedies. The Homeopathic approach is growing in popularity as an ideal for babies and children, as it is a gentle, natural, yet highly effective system of Medicine. This makes Homeopathy safe to use when many other types of treatments may not be recommended in newborns, infants and during pregnancy. Children respond very well to Homeopathic remedies. The mildly sweet pills, powders or liquids are easy to dispense and are more palatable than many Conventional medicines. Homeopathc remedies are safe to use in young children, including newborn babies. Homeopathy is a natural system of medicine that uses minute doses of carefully selected ingredients made from plants, mineral sources and many other natural substances, to enhance the body’s natural healing processes. Its strength lies in its marked effectiveness as it takes a holistic approach towards the sick individual through promotion of inner balance at mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical levels.
Homeopathy recognizes the inseparability of body and mind, treating the patient as a whole and not just the disease. Homeopathy believes in a Holistic, Totalistic, and Individualistic approach and works on the principle of “Similia Similibus Curenter” which means, “Let Like be cured by Like”, derived from the Natural Law of Nature. So when the pathogenesis of the medicine matches with the total picture of the diseased person, this medicine is called the “Similimum” which certainly leads to cure. Unlike any other system of medicine, the remedies used in Homeopathy have been previously proved on healthy human beings therefore their actions and reactions are fully known to the Homeopaths. This makes Homeopathy the true and rational art of healing.
To summarize, here are some of the reasons why every parent should consider Homeopathy for their children:
• Homeopathy is a safe, natural and effective system of Medicine for all acute and chronic ailments of childhood.
• Unlike conventional drugs, Homeopathic remedies are nonaddictive, have no harmful side effects, do not affect digestion, do not lower resistance power, do not produce allergies and does not harm if has to be taken for long-term.
• Also, children being more susceptible, respond quicker to Homeopathy.
• Contrary, to the common misbelief, Homeopathy is fast acting and restores health rapidly.
• Homeopathic treatment being based on the ‘Constitutional Approach’ treats the disease at the root level, hence enhancing the resistance power of the child, who habitually has recurring infections due to a lowered resistance power, therefore preventing them from frequent illnesses.
• Homeopathic pellets being sweet in taste, is accepted readily by children, without a fuss.
• It is so easy and safe to take, that it can be given even to a newborn.
• Children on Homeopathy rarely need antibiotics. They get sick less often, are less likely to relapse or develop complications and they recover faster due to the immune boosting approach.
• No drug interactions. Homeopathy can be used along with other medications.
• Homeopathic remedies are very inexpensive, hence, the treatment is cost effective.
All health-conscious mothers today must know which all diseases can be treated by Homeopathy. It is impossible to enlist all those innumerable conditions where Homeopathy is found effective. The ones listed below are some basic ailments that most kids go through. Besides the below-listed conditions one must think of Homeopathy for any resistant, difficult disorder.
• Infections: such as Cough & Cold, Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Measles, Chickenpox, Mumps, Skin boils, Gastroenteritis (Diarrhea & Vomiting), Kidney & Urinary Tract infection, and many more.
• Allergies: Homeopathy has exceptional treatment for Asthmatic Bronchitis with wheezing, cough and breathlessness. It can help avoid strong and harmful medicines like steriods. Besides the respiratory allergy, Homeopathy works miraculously for skin allergy, Eczema, Urticaria, food-allergy, etc.
• Tonsillitis: Homeopathy can help avoid surgery in acute as well as recurring attacks of tonsillitis.
• Mental Disorders: Homeopathy has a very unique line of treatment for various emotional disorders like hyperactivity, restlessness, violence in children. It can also help children with a cynical mind, innumerable passions, such as rage, jealousy, anxiety, fears, inferiority complex, timidity, lack of confidence, depression etc. the imprints of which are carved permanently in the delicate mind of the child, influencing the child’s character and personality morbidly, resulting in various malfunctions and behavioral problems.
• Some more children disorders, where Homeopathy works wonders are: Infant colic, Fever, Teething problems, Vomiting, Dysentery, Nephrotic Syndrome (Kidney disease), Growth related problems, Convulsions (Epilepsy), Eczema, Jaundice, Meningitis, Fungal infections, Warts, Hairloss, Growing pains, Poor concentration, Arthritis in children, Psoriasis, Leucoderma (white spots), Thyroid problems, Bed wetting, Migraine, Autism, etc