Case Study


A case of chronic headache treated with Sanguinarum Nitricum-Dr. Meghna Shah (BHMS, FCAH)

A case of chronic headache treated with Sanguinarum Nitricum Dr. Meghna Shah (BHMS, FCAH) Edited by- Dr. Alifiya Dedanwala A 37-year-female consulted Dr. Meghna Shah on  27th November 2018 via skype for chronic cluster headaches; manifesting once every 2 years lasting for a 1-1 ½ months. And this is the year she was expecting another episode. She’d get 3-4 attacks each day, with pain lasting for 1-1 ½ hours each time. The pain was almost paralyzing her from performing any activity. She’d feel debilitated, as though eyes were pulled out and a hammer striking at......

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A CASE OF MIGRAINE TREATED WITH OPIUM-Dr. Shekhar Algundgi MD(Hom)

A CASE OF MIGRAINE TREATED WITH OPIUM Dr. Shekhar Algundgi MD(Hom) Edited by- Dr. Alifiya Dedanwala A 33 year old female consulted Dr. Shekhar Algundgi for Migraine at ‘the other song’ International Clinic of Advanced Homeopathy on 28th June 2016. Her complaints started since 1 year. It started with vomiting followed by vertigo cumulating into headache. It was better after sleep. Her headache increases and decreases on its own on a daily basis. She has difficulty in breathing with suffocation during the attack. She also has palpitations and anxiety accompanying the headache. Her pain revolves......

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CASE OF AUTISM TREATED WITH OPIUM - DR. RAJAN SANKARAN MD(Hom)

CASE OF AUTISM TREATED WITH OPIUM RAJAN SANKARAN MD(Hom) Edited by- Dr. Alifiya Dedanwala A 4 yr old boy suffering from Autism was brought to Dr. Rajan Sankran of the 18th march 2015. He came with delayed speech and autistic behavioral traits. His CARS (Childhood Autism Rating Scale) was 30. His hearing ability was fine. He attained milestones on time. He started holding his head and turning on time. He had short span of interest, even while watching videos- he would keep flipping. If he liked something, he watched it very often e.g. spider man,......

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Insight into Lesser known remedies of Papaveraceae family with a case of Migraine treated with Sanguinaria Canadensis  Dr.Gaurang Gaikwad (BHMS)

Insight into Lesser known remedies of Papaveraceae family with a case of Migraine treated with Sanguinaria Canadensis Dr.Gaurang Gaikwad (BHMS) Edited by- Dr. Alifiya Dedanwala I first came across Papaveraceae family while reading Farrington’s clinical Materia Medica. The manner in which the author analysed every remedy of the family and then clinically differentiated it with other remedies fascinated me to understand and apply it in practice. The following is a case of a 40 year old female who saw me for hypertension and migraine. Her headache originated from the occipital region extending to her right......

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Leap to the similimum introduction and case with follow up

Leap to the Similimum : Introduction and Case Dr. Divya Chhabra In Aphorism 7 Hahnemann speaks about the Totality of Symptoms being the outwardly reflected picture of the inner essence of the disease . So far , we have seen many methods using the outwardly reflected picture. But what if we prescribed on the inner essence of the disease itself? That would reduce error considerably. This inner essence of the disease, let us call ‘The State’. What is it? And how to reach it? Our functioning is controlled by the brain. The brain functions in......

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A case of Hidradenitis suppurativa treated with Hyoscyamus

Dr. Meghna Shah (BHMS, FCAH) The following is a case of a 27-year-old male diagnosed with a skin condition Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS). He consulted Dr. Meghna Shah on the 7th April 2018 via Skype. (*Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), also known as acne inversa, is a long term skin disease characterized by the occurrence of inflamed and swollen lumps. These are typically painful and break open releasing fluid or pus. The area’s most commonly affected are the underarms, under the breasts, and groin.) Below is a summary of his past complaints and few notable symptom from his case......

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A case of allergic cough treated with Capsicum

Dr. Amruta Hede (BHMS) A 55-year-old female consulted Dr. Hede for recurrent cough on the 29th September 2017. Her complaint started 3 years ago and she was advised inhalers for the same. Her X-ray reports state normal. Her cough is accompanied with bursting pain in the throat. She involuntarily urinates while coughing. The character of her cough is sudden and loud, paroxysmal for about 1-2 minutes. She is better after expectorating. Her cough is generally worse at night during sleep, change in weather from warm to cold and vice-versa, on exposure to air conditioning. Along with......

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A case of Asthma treated with Dulcamara

Dr. Meghna Shah (BHMS, FCAH) This is a case of an eleven year old girl suffering from asthma since childhood. She was first seen on 18th Feb 2009. Her complaints started at age of two and a half after change in residence where she developed severe allergies, red marks with swelling all over her body. She also got dysentery; mucoid stools at times greenish in colour. She had a phobia that someone was punching her for which she was treated with Homeopathy and soon they moved to a new house. After taking allopathic medicines, she’d......

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A case of Alopecia Areata treated with Capsicum

Dr. Aradhana Chitra (BHMS, CCAH) A 27-year-old female consulted Dr. Chitra for hairfall and balding in patches on 8th July 2015. (Following is the case conversation between the Doctor and the patient. The abbreviation D= Doctor, P= Patient. The case is edited for brevity and easy comprehension) D: Since when have you noticed the hair fall? What is exactly happening? P: The hair fall started during my Std 12th in 2002. But then it suddenly stopped after 2 years. But now again hairfall has started 3 months back. Hair loss is in patches and since 2 yrs......

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Case of a violent girl suffering from migraine and asthma

Dr. Rajan Sankaran Editing Team: Armeen Jasavala & Dr. Alifiya Dedanwala This is a case of an eighteen-year-old girl who consulted me on 23rd August 1996 with the following complaints: Sleepless from nightmares Dreams of scorpions biting her Dreams of snakes biting her and spiders Dreams of ghosts and spirits Dreams of violence, shooting, guns, wars, dead bodies Dreams of her death and of the death of her parents Dreams of a big yellow snake with a big hood covering the whole ceiling and coming towards her She also complained of migraines and asthma. Every day......

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