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Flu – Taking Care Of Yourself

Wishing you all a happy HOLIDAY SEASON!

At this time of year we start to hear about the flu. We are also hearing about a new variant of the coronavirus.

Homeopathy has always been helpful for someone who has the flu. It also has been helpful for people who have come down with any of the strains of the coronavirus. Historically, homeopathy has been helpful during pandemics. This was so during the 1918- 1919 Spanish Flu.

Usually, when there is an epidemic, and also during a flu season, specific homeopathic remedies are used for the particular strain of flu or for the epidemic at that time. This has been so with the coronavirus epidemic that we have been going through, whether it is with having come down with the virus; having lingering, long haul types of symptoms; or experiencing side effects from the vaccines.

Taking Care Of Yourself 

It is always good to take care of yourself. Taking care of yourself can mean a lot of different things:beach-690125_960_720

  • Using different healing modalities  – chiropractic, acupuncture, Chinese medicine, homeopathy, vitamins, western medicine.
  • Exercising – going for walks or hikes, yoga, swimming.
  • Being in nature. (I love the beach.)
  • Pursuing activities you love.
  • Eating good, organic, nourishing foods.
  • Sleeping well and feeling rested.
  • Laughing and smiling.
  • Being with people you love.
  • Checking in with yourself. Being aware of your thoughts and feelings.
  • Having a spiritual practice. This can be a lot of different things, even some of what is listed above.

“HEY SLOW DOWN”

Sometimes, though, even with taking care of yourself, you may become ill. It is okay to be sick. I think we have come to the thinking that being sick is not good. When we are sick or not feeling well, it is our body, our vital force, telling us “Hey, slow down. I am making you slow down.” When we are sick, we do slow down, rest and take the the time to care for ourselves.

Our bodies have a wonderful ability to heal itself. Sometimes we need a little help. Homeopathy assists the body in its own healing. The symptoms that a person is experiencing is the way the person is trying to heal themselves. Sometimes the person gets stuck in these symptoms. The homeopath uses the symptoms as a guide to help select the homeopathic remedy that fits the person, that is similar to the person. This is Like Cures Like or The law of Similars, which is one of the main principles of homeopathy. The given homeopathic remedy stimulates the person’s own healing, getting them unstuck. Sometimes a series of homeopathic remedies are needed, using one at a time, as the person moves through the healing process. 

Guest On Live Stream

I was a guest on Helene Stelian’s Facebook Live Stream through her  Page – Empowering Women in Midlife.  Here is the link to the YouTube video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CePZyXFxax4

Homeopathy To Heal

If I can be of help to you or a loved one regarding the flu or any other health concern, I invite you to contact me here or through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com. I offer a complimentary 15 minute Get Acquainted Call. I see people in person and virtually, in and out of the San Diego area.


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Health – Being Who You Are

This is a post I wrote over 5 years ago. I have changed a few things in it. I wanted to share it again with you. 

I want to wish you all a wonderful Happy Thanksgiving. I am very thankful for all of you who are interested and want to know more about homeopathy. 

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One day, when I was sitting in my consultation room, I heard a sound outside the patio door. I looked outside, and there in the mulberry tree was a little bird. It was a bird I had never seen before. It was maybe 7 inches long. It’s back had a black and white pattern. It’s head was bright red. It was pecking at the tree. It walked from one place to another, pecking. I watched the bird for awhile. I had had the tree cut back recently, which I do every year, so the tree was very bare and open. That is why I could see the bird so clearly.

ladder back woodpeckerI immediately looked on the internet to see what kind of bird it was. It was a Ladder Back Woodpecker, which is native to the southwest. The black and white pattern reflected a ladder, in a way. The next day, the bird or its friend, came back, pecking on my tree.

I was thinking as I was watching this bird, that it was doing what it knows how to do. It was being itself – looking for food, and perhaps it found some food, and then moving on to find more. It was being who it is.

What We Want

That is really what we all want –  we want to be who we truly are – to love, to be loved, to do work that we enjoy, to enjoy our lives, to enjoy our relationships with friends and family. And to be healthy so we can do and be these things. To be who we are.

A health issue may make it difficult for a person to take part in their life. These are some of what may bother people to the extent that it affects their life. They can’t truly be who they are.

  • Feeling tired all the time.
  • Needing to know where the bathrooms are located when she goes out, because she has chronic diarrhea.
  • Needing to watch very strictly what he eats.
  • Not having an appetite and feeling nausea all the time.
  • Continuing to experience pain and discomfort in his hands since an accident.
  • Ongoing flare ups of breathing difficulties.
  • Feeling anxious and fearful for herself and her loved ones.
  • Constantly scratching his arms.
  • Skin eruptions.
  • Being very sensitive to sounds.
  • Experiencing headaches.
  • Feeling fearful.
  • Lingering effects from a trauma or illness – a fall; an emotional upset or loss; surgery; the flu or coronavirus (long haul): a vaccine reaction.

Healing – Being Who You Are – Being You

With homeopathic care, the whole person is healing. The health issue that brought the person in for homeopathic care is better, AND, the person is feeling better in themselves.

One woman came to homeopathy because she was experiencing flutterings of her heart. These became less, and she was feeling more energetic. She was able to do more activities during the day and had more energy to do these activities. She said she was feeling like herself again. I could see this in her face.

It is not that the person is changed when having homeopathic care; it is that they can be more of who they are. They are no longer feeling bogged down and hindered with a physical, emotional, mental or spiritual health issue, which has been limiting how they live their life and how they interact in the world. As they are healing, they become more of themselves, just as the bird was pecking on my tree, being who he was, the person is being who they are.

Homeopathy To Heal

I invite you to contact me and schedule a complimentary Get Acquainted Call to see if homeopathy is a fit for you or a loved one. You can  contact me here or through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com. I see people in person and virtually. I am in the San Diego, California area.

 


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Families Using Homeopathy In Their Health Care – And A Live Stream

Families Using Homeopathy

I enjoy working with families, often starting off with one member, usually one of  the children, and then seeing a sibling, the mother, the father and sometimes a grandparent. Working with the  families on chronic health issues, acute issues, like colds, and flue, and first aid, like sprains and falls. 

Families can be any groupings of people, maybe not related by blood.   family in a car-932245_1280

Homeopathy becomes part of the families health care team, along with western medicine, acupuncture, chiropractic care, Chinese medicine, and other healing modalities. I often receive a phone call from families I work with when something comes up regarding the health of a family member. They want to know how homeopathy can help this family member a this time. Homeopathy can be used along with other healing modalities. 

Some of the health issues I have seen when working with families:

  • mothers/females – women’s issues, birth, breastfeeding issues, post-partum, on-going chronic conditions, flus and colds, sprains, fibromyalgia, sleep issues, anxiety/depression, sensitivity to sound, vaccine reaction.
  • babies/children – teething, colic, ear infections, stomachaches, vaccine reactions, fears, anxiety, autism spectrum, fears, skin eruptions, colds, coughs, broken bones.
  • fathers – depression, men’s issues, headaches, flus and colds, skin eruptions.
  • grandparents and other family members – many of the health issues I have listed here and in prior posts.

Live Stream

I feel excited to be a guest on the Facebook Live Stream event Conscious Parenting With Holistic Tools talking about homeopathy and it use in families, for parents and children. The host of the page is Alyssa Guastella Knapp. The Live Stream is being held on Friday, November 12th at 10am PST.  The link is below if you would like to join the Live Stream and also to see this page. If you cannot attend at the time, I think it will be available to view on Alyssa’s Conscious Parenting With Holistic Tools page. I hope to see you there.

This is a link to the page. You may need to scroll or click on event.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/573919870527791

This is the link page to the event. You may need to scroll.

https://www.facebook.com/events/890617348325281?ref=newsfee

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If I can be of help homeopathically for you or a family member, I invite you to contact me. I offer a complimentary 15 minute Get Acquainted Call to see if this is something you would like to pursue as part of your health care. If you don’t see the health issue listed here, please contact me anyway. I often see people that have an unusual health issue. You can contact me here or through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com.

 


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Helping Women – And A Link To A Facebook Live Stream Talking About Homeopathy And Women’s Health Issues

Live Stream

I feel excited to be going live on Hélène Stelian’s Women on a Mission! I’ll be sharing Healing With Homeopathy. Please join Hélène’s Facebook group today at this link (and make sure to answer the first membership question for admission): https://www.facebook.com/groups/empoweringwomenmidlife

By doing this, you’ll be able to join me live on November 5th at 10am PST in the group and have access to the replay.

I will be talking about homeopathy, and how it can help women in their health.

My Practice

In my practice, I see women of all ages and for various health concerns. There usually is some specific reason that brings the woman in to see me – a physical complaint, an emotional issue, an ongoing health concern. In addition to this specific reason, there is her, the woman, and how she responds and feels on all levels (physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually) to what has happened in her life.

Homeopathy addresses the whole of her. Through listening, observing, witnessing and understanding what is at the core of what is bothering her, a homeopathic remedy is given that is similar to what she is experiencing, to the totality of her. The homeopathic remedy stimulates her own healing process, strengthening her vital force or immune system, healing the specific reason why she came in, and also healing the totality of her. Often, a series of homeopathic remedies are needed, using one at a time.

Some Of The Health Concerns Women Experience

I am asked so often, “I have this, can homeopathy help me?” I say yes, and I need to know more about you. (You have read this in previous posts.) I am listing here, by categories, what I have been asked. Often it is a symptom(s). Symptoms are not separate. It is the totality of the woman who is addressed, and the totality heals along with the symptom(s).

  • menstrual issues – cramps, PMS, bloating, headaches, late periods, heavy flow, clots, peri-menopause, menopause, hot flashes, insomnia, other symptoms related that may come up or are exasperated during the menstrual cycle
  • digestive issues – bloating, constipation, diarrhea, food allergies and sensitivities, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease
  • urinary tract issues
  • sleep issues – insomnia, frequent waking, difficulty falling asleep, nightmares
  • pain – muscular, arthritic, nerve, acute or chronic, from an old injury
  • headaches – migraines, allergies, seasonal
  • anxiety, depression, ongoing grief, fears, phobias, focusing issues, memory issues
  • skin eruptions – eczema, psoriasis, acne, rosacea, warts
  • respiratory – asthma, shortness of breath, coughs
  • allergies – food sensitivities, runny nose, coughs
  • emotional states – sadness, anger, outbursts, fears, anxieties
  • autoimmune illnesses – chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, polymyalgia
  • lingering affects from an illness or flu
  • acute illnesses – stomachaches, ear infections, runny noses
  • “this is bothering me”

An Observation

It may be that we women always have a cycle. Whether we are actually menstruating, or not menstruating. Whether we are pregnant, or have gone through menopause. This “cycle” time may be when a symptom, a feeling, a thought, a state of being, a health concern, or what bothers us, is more prevalent or more intense than usual.

Healing With Homeopathy

I offer a complimentary 15+ minute Get Acquainted Call. Either contact me through this blog post or through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com. I would be happy to talk to you. I see people of all ages, babies through older adults,  for all sorts of health issues people experience today. I see people in person in the San Diego area, and virtually in and out of the San Diego area.

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Next week, I will give you the link to a Facetime Live Stream I am doing with Conscious Parenting With Holistic Tools with Alyssa Guastella Knapp, talking about homeopathy for families – children and adults. 

 


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I Have Seen Three Cases Of Warts This Year – And Sharing A Podcast With You

This year I have seen three children who have had warts. Each of them needed a different homeopathic remedy. Here is the link to the post I wrote in February about a boy who had warts.

I want to share with you another boy who had warts. He has been a patient of mine for a couple of years. He had done very well with homeopathy. Recently, warts had developed on his fingers and toes. It bothered him a lot that he had the warts. I took the case, finding out how he experienced the warts, and gave him the homeopathic remedy that fit what he was experiencing. It was a different homeopathic remedy from what the boy in the link I shared with you had needed.

About a month later, his mother emailed me that the warts on his finger had fallen off and the one on his toe seemed smaller. He had noticed these changes and showed them to his mom. He felt very happy that the warts were going away. His mom also noticed that his “crazy” appetite had lessened. 

I have seen another case of a child who had warts. She has needed a different homeopathic remedy than these two boys. natural blue stone

I write often how homeopathy looks at each person, finding out how they experience what bothers them. Yes, all three of these children were experiencing the same thing, warts, but the other pieces of their totality was individual to them, and helped in the choice of the homeopathic remedy that was needed and fit them.

Each of the homeopathic remedies used for these three children are listed under the rubric Skin, Warts in the homeopathic repertory. There are over 150 homeopathic remedies listed. 

It always gets back to the individual and what they need. It wasn’t just about warts.

PODCAST

Recently, I was a guest on the podcast show ALTERNATIVE HEALTH TOOLS.  My podcast is 148 Homeopathy To Heal. It is about 48 minutes long. The conversation was wonderful. The host asked me about homeopathy helping a certain health issue. She remarked that this health issue was not written about on my website, blog or newsletter, thinking that perhaps homeopathy wouldn’t be helpful for it. I said yes homeopathy could be helpful for it.

I was very glad she had asked about this. I thought perhaps other people may have had the same thought – that if they didn’t read about what was bothering them in my information, they might think that homeopathy could not help them. I invite you to ask me.

The link to the podcast is below. If you have been reading my blogs/newsletters, you have read some of what I am saying in the podcast. Please feel free to share the podcast with others who may be interested. Thank you. I will be a guest on two upcoming Facebook live shows in the near future. I will keep you posted. 

https://www.alternativehealthtools.com/homeopathy-to-heal-featuring-pam-klein/

It I can be of help to you or a loved homeopathically, I invite you to schedule a 15 + minute Get Acquainted Call to see if homeopathy is something you would like to pursue. It is always good to know you have choices. You can contact me here on the blog or through my website www.homeopathtoheal.com.  I work with people in person and virtually, in and out of the San Diego area.

 


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There Is Hope For A Healing

I read my posts often and see that I repeat myself, writing the same things over and over again. It is getting homeopathy out to people. And I probably will continue doing that.

What I really want to say, in addition to staying in touch with you, is …

To tell you that you have choices regarding your health care. 

That homeopathy can be part of your health care. It can be one of your choices, and work with other healing modalities you may use.

That a healing can happen, not just a maintaining.         im - possible

That it takes time. Healing is a process.

That you can be heard.

That we are all individuals, and experience what bothers us, uniquely to us.

That it is not a one size fits all.

That I often see people who have tried other healing modalities, and are not feeling better. At this time, they come to homeopathy.

That there is hope.

Over these last 18 months, almost 2 years now, what has grounded me during this time, is my knowledge of homeopathy. I feel, I know, that homeopathy can help and heal so many of the health issues that people experience today, including the coronavirus and some of the repercussions from it. Maybe I am naive. I think rather I am hopeful and I have confidence in homeopathy. I want to get homeopathy out to you, and out to the world.

If I can be of help to you or a loved one, of any age, regarding a health issue, please contact me here or through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com. I offer a complimentary 15+ minute Get Acquainted Call to see if this is something you would like to pursue. I see patients in person and virtually. 


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Wanting To Be Heard

Wanting to be heard.

I am always reminded of this. With my patients. With my interactions with people. With myself.

We want to be heard. Sometimes we want to be agreed with, to be acknowledged, to be validated, to say out loud what is going around in our heads. to share, to just say.

When I said this to a friend, that I want to be heard, she said we want to be loved. hearts transparent

And we want a safe place to be heard.

When I meet with a patient, finding out what is bothering them, taking their case, many people talk. They usually talk about a lot of things, in addition to what brought them in to homeopathy.

Wanting to be heard:

  • A patient’s mother said to me that this is the first time someone agreed with her that there is a connection between the brain/mind/head and the gut. Her son was my patient.
  • Another patient said, this is the first time a health practitioner has really listened to what I am experiencing with my health.
  • Another asked me how do you feel about this? I answered, you are taking care of your health, and doing what you feel is right for you. I think what the person was really wanting was to open a conversation about something that was bothering them, which was how their family felt about their choices about health, not that she necessarily wanted my opinion.
  • A patient told me when she said to her husband go see Pam, it was not just for his health concern, but for someone to listen to him.
  • A man was telling me about a painful event in his life. He was filled with so many emotions, expressed on his face, through his gestures, and his words.
  • Many times a patient is given a name or a diagnosis to what they are experiencing. They have used different healing modalities, yet are not feeling better. In the homeopathic process, THEIR particular symptoms are heard, along with the general symptoms of the name/diagnosis. I would like to say that they are being heard, not the name/diagnosis.

At the beginning of the appointment, I always ask first, why are you here? What is bothering you? Often, the name or the diagnosis is stated, then the symptoms, and then more about how they experiencing this health issue. These are some of the health issues (the name or diagnosis) that have brought people in for homeopathy: warts, eczema, depression, grief, anxiety, stomachaches, nausea, hormonal issues, menstrual issues, painful to hear sounds of any kind, shingles, fatigue,sinus pressure, coughs, and flus.

I invite you to contact me about a health issue you or a loved one may be experiencing, to see if homeopathy is a healing modality you would like to pursue. You can contact me here on this blog or through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com. I offer a complimentary Get Acquainted Call.


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What is this LIKE CURES LIKE That I keep Writing About?

What is this Like Cures Like or Law of Similars, that I keep writing about? What is this giving the similar to what the patient is experiencing in the form of a homeopathic remedy?

Onion

Think how it feels when you are cutting, peeling, or slicing an onion. Your eyes start to tear, to burn and to sting. You wipe or rub your eyes, sometimes using a cloth, trying to get out whatever is in them, if there is anything. Your nose may also start to run or onion 2drip. Other people may say you are crying. You say you are crying. It doesn’t feel like it does when you are crying. Yes, there are tears, but this is not how you feel when you cry. Your eyes don’t usually sting or burn when you are crying.

If someone is experiencing these kinds of symptoms that I described above when they have a cold or an allergy, the homeopathic remedy Allium cepa may be helpful for them. Allium cepa is made from the red onion.

It doesn’t matter if it is a cold or an allergy. It is the symptoms of the burning, the stinging, the tearing, the runny eyes and nose that are guiding the homeopath to the homeopathic remedy. In this case, guiding them to Allium cepa. The name, whether it is a cold or allergy, doesn’t mean anything. It is the symptoms that are the guide.

The example of peeling an onion is used very often to explain Like Cures Like.

Symptoms

The symptoms are the pieces of the total picture of the person. Homeopaths use the symptoms as a guide to what homeopathic remedy is needed for the person; matching the homeopathic remedy to the symptoms that make up the totality of the person. This is Like Cures Like. You can see why the homeopath needs to know a lot about each person, so the similar, the similar homeopathic remedy, can be given.

The symptoms are the way the vital force, the immune system, the chi, of the person is trying to heal itself. Giving the similar in the form of the homeopathic remedy assists in the person’s healing process.

When I meet with a patient, I am finding out about them, about their symptoms. This can be for any health issue that a person comes to homeopathy for – such as menstrual difficulties, anxiety, depression, digestive issues, skin eruptions, fears, headaches, allergies, sore throats, ear infections, autoimmune issues, to list just a few. And then giving the similar in the form of the homeopathic remedy, Like Cures Like.

Coronavirus

Over a year ago, I wrote several blogs on how homeopathy can be helpful with the coronavirus. I want to mention this again. Homeopathy is helpful: 

  • if someone comes down with the coronavirus
  • is having “long haul”, lingering types of symptoms
  • has a “breakthrough” infections
  • has had a vaccine and is experiencing side effects from it, soon after or continuing over a period of time.

Homeopaths all over the world are helping people using homeopathic remedies that are similar to what the person is experiencing, in regards to the coronavirus. Again, this is Like Cures Like.

We don’t hear about how homeopathy is helpful in mainstream news. I want you to know that there are ways to help yourself and your family. And homeopathy can be used along with other healing modality treatments.

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I invite you to contact me to find out how homeopathy can be part of your healing process. I offer a complimentary Get Acquainted Call to see if this is fit for you. Either contact me here through my blog, or through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com.


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An Emotional Event In Our Life Can Bring On Symptoms

An emotional event is a trauma. I have written about physical traumas, and how homeopathy can be helpful after an accident, injury, surgery, fall, dental work. Homeopathy is also helpful after emotional traumas.

An emotional trauma could be a loss, an abuse, a bullying, a fear, a regret, a feeling of shame, a feeling of guilt, a cookie heartfeeling of not carrying out what they believe is their responsibility, a feeling that they need to be perfect, to name a few. A person may develop some physical symptoms after experiencing an emotional upset or scare. Sometimes these emotional upsets are ongoing, and sometimes it is a one time occurrence.

Some of the physical symptoms can be stomachaches, headaches, nausea, difficulty concentrating, difficulty sleeping, menstrual changes, skin eruptions, obsessive behaviors, phobias, fears, anxiety, depression, nightmares, sore throats, breathing difficulties, earaches, colds, flus, autoimmune disorders, and more.

Two People

One night, when my youngest son was about a year old, there was a loud clap of thunder. It sounded as if it was right outside our window. He started to cry. I was holding him and comforting him. He was crying and was scared from this loud noise. A week later, he developed a cold and a fever. I remembered back to the fright that he had experienced from the thunder. I gave him a homeopathic remedy which helped with his cold, the fever and the fright. The loud thunder was so frightening to him. After being so afraid, he become sick with a cold and a fever. This was the emotional event.

A patient lost a very close family member. She was able to function, to work, and to live her life to a point. She expressed that a times she no longer wanted to live. She was in a lot of pain. She told her story of what had happened, filled with so many emotions. Physically, she was experiencing stomach pains, wanting to eat a lot, having headaches, and feeling paralyzed. She felt hopeless. A homeopathic remedy was given to address the emotions and the physical symptoms she was experiencing.

I often ask my patients when I meet with them, did anything happen right before you became sick or started experiencing these symptoms? I ask this question not just when someone has an acute illness like a cold or fever, but also when someone as chronic health issues that they have been experiencing for awhile. Sometimes I don’t need to ask the question, people just tell me what happened to them. 

The patient and I together are witnessing the pieces that make up the whole of them, the totality of them at this time. Totalities can change. The emotional state is a piece, a part of the totality. The homeopathic remedy that is similar to this totality is given to assist the person in their healing.

If I can be of help homeopathically to you or a loved one, please contact me here or through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com. I offer a complimentary Get Acquainted Call to see if this is a fit for you. If you know of anyone who may be interested in this information, I would appreciate you passing it on to them. Thank you.

 


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Starting A New School Year – How Will it Be?

With the start of a new school year, there are often different feelings that come up. It is natural to have feelings about a new situation and wondering how it will be. With the start of this school year, 2021, students of all ages, preschool through graduate and parents too, may be having more feelings of trepidation, uncertainty, fear, anticipation, anxiety, performance anxiety, embarrassed, worry about safety and health than usual. There may also be feelings of excitement, finally, and yay back at school.

I think for any child, and parent, there is a mixture of feelings. Wondering, how will this school year be?

I want to add that these kinds of feelings may also be experienced by people regarding their jobs. They may be starting a new job or going back to work after having been working at home.

Sometimes people – children, teenagers, adults – develop physical symptoms from having an upsetting experience or from anticipating something that may happen. The physical symptoms could be stomachaches, headaches, nausea, diarrhea, difficulty concentrating, difficulty sleeping, menstrual changes, skin eruptions, obsessive behaviors, phobias, fears, nightmares, sore throats, breathing difficulties, earaches, colds, flus, and more.

The emotional state and the physical state of a person are connected. Each are pieces making up the totality of the person. Homeopathy looks at the totality of the person.

ANXIETY

I want to specifically address anxiety. Several mothers I talked to recently suggested that I write about this regarding college age students. A thank you to these two mothers for the suggestion.

anxiety word

Very often, people who say they are feeling anxious are given a prescription medication. The prescribed medication may be relieving for a period time, but it is not healing, at the core. We use the words “anxiety” and “anxious” a lot. It is a BIG generic term/label/diagnosis, and it is treated in a generic way too, not looking at the individual and what they are experiencing. Homeopathy looks at the individual and what they are experiencing.

To read the entire blog post that the above paragraph is from, click on this link.

To ask and seek out help is a very positive, constructive action to take whether for yourself or a loved one.

I invite you to contact me here or through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com. I offer a complimentary 15+minute Get Acquainted Call to see if this is a fit for you. If you know of anyone else who may be interested in reading this post, I appreciate you passing it on to them.