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The Healing Process – The Homeopathic Consultation (Part 2)

I want to continue talking about the homeopathic consultation. As I wrote in Part 1, it is always finding out about the person, and then giving them the homeopathic remedy that is similar to what they are experiencing. In this post, I want to talk about the healing process, the course of treatment.

The Course Of Treatment

Quite often over the course of treatment, more than one homeopathic remedy will be needed. The treatment starts with one homeopathic remedy, which is similar to what the person is experiencing. Follow up appointments let us see how the person is moving through their treatment. This first homeopathic remedy may be used for awhile. Or, after a period of time, 15 days, a month, several months time, another homeopathic remedy may be needed. As the person is moving and healing other rock-layers-3578_1280symptoms, older symptoms and states emerge. A different homeopathic remedy will be needed at this time. In a way, it is like one layer is exposed, and heals, and other layers emerge, going deeper to the core of the person. It is a process of healing.

A Patient

I want to tell you about a patient I have worked with for the past 18 months. I gave her several homeopathic remedies over this period of time. She initially came to see me because she had been in an accident. She suffered a head and brain injury. She was going for western medical treatment, and was doing well with it. She also wanted homeopathy to be part of her care. Her injury situation was more than a first aid situation. My job was to find out about her – what was bothering her and how she was experiencing it.

The first homeopathic remedy helped her a lot. She was feeling better, and was able to do more of the activities that she had found difficult to do after the accident. She was able to use technological devices better; focus and stay on task longer without feeling discomfort; and was experiencing less discomfort, brain fog and dizziness. And she continued to keep improving.

During this period of time, she was starting to go through menopause. The homeopathic remedy helped her through this as well, although the menstrual and menopausal symptoms were not the reason why she had come in for homeopathic treatment. To me, this shows how homeopathy is truly a holistic medicine, and addressing the whole person.

About 9 months into her treatment, at one of the follow up appointments, what she was saying that bothered her was completely different from what had bothered her before. Now, she was feeling very out of control, and that it was easy to be controlled by external things and other people. She described it as if she was being sucked dry, penetrated, and engulfed. She expressed this in a very emotional way, and said this is something she has experienced before in some of her relationships. This was a new picture of her, a new layer. I gave her a different homeopathic remedy. She did well with it.

About 6 months after that, again she was talking differently. What was bothering her now was her neck and shoulders. This was something she has experienced off and on most of her life, although, after having been in the accident, the neck discomfort was not upper most for her. In fact, she didn’t bring it up until later on, until she was doing better from the accident. I gave her another homeopathic remedy that addressed this new layer.

How Healing Occurs

This patient is a good example of how healing occurs, showing that there are different layers to a person. What was bothering her the most after the accident was the difficulties she was having from the head and brain injury – functioning, discomfort, and pain.  As this was doing better, another layer emerged. This layer sand-spiralhad an emotional feeling of being engulfed. As this was doing better, the discomfort and pain in her neck and shoulder emerged. In a way, we go backwards when we heal. We go from the newest to the oldest. This is a one of the Directions of Cure that Constantin Herring wrote about.

I give this example of this woman to show you that very often more than one homeopathic remedy is needed over the course of treatment. Healing is a process. There might not be one homeopathic remedy that is the end all for someone, but several homeopathic remedies may be needed that help move the person towards health. Each homeopathic remedy being a major part of the person’s healing. That is  why, it is a course of treatment, and happening over a period of time.

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I would be happy to talk with you about a course of treatment for you. I can be reached through this blog and through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com.

 

 


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Homeopathy – Healing The Whole Shebang

tree-309046__180Homeopathy is truly a holistic form of medicine. Homeopathy focuses on and treats the whole person. I wrote in an earlier post about my mulberry tree in my backyard. I used the tree as an analogy to wholeness. You can read that post here.

What brings someone in for homeopathic care is usually a specific reason – a physical complaint, an emotional issue, a lingering affect from an accident, an ongoing response to something, or just doesn’t feel right. In addition to hearing about this specific health concern, the homeopath is also finding out about the whole person. The specific health concern is often a reflection/a manifestation/an expression of the whole.

Wanting The Whole Shebang

I often say that I want the whole shebang in a healing for the patient. What I mean is that medicine-wheel-401408_960_720there is a healing for what brought the person in, AND there is a healing in the person themselves as a whole. This could mean that other health concerns that may bother the person are better; the person is eating and sleeping better; and there is a shift in the person’s mindset. The person has a better sense of themselves, and becomes more of who they truly are, not being held back by limitations, either physically, emotionally, mentally or spiritually.

A Good Example

Recently, I had a very good example of this – a healing of the wholeness.

A patient who has been seeing me for over 6 months for homeopathy, recently told me that her gynecologist had noted that she is moving through menopause in a very timely way. A blood test had been given to my patient, and the results from this test showed that she was almost through the process of menopause. (I didn’t know that they had this kind of test.)

My patient comes in regularly for follow up appointments. Together, we have seen how she has been moving forward in her health. What brought her initially in for homeopathic care is much better. And she has remarked that other health issues and how she has approached situations in her life are better as well. She had specifically commented in one of the follow up appointments, before she had had the appointment with the gynecologist that I mentioned above, that her last menstrual period had occurred with no significant discomfort or excessive bleeding. She had experienced these kinds of symptoms before, during her period, and before having started homeopathic treatment.

I was not surprised to hear what my patient’s gynecologist said, nor about how my patient was experiencing her menstrual cycle. I was not surprised to hear that the healing that my patient was experiencing had not only been for what brought her in to homeopathy, but also was helping her in many ways. The healing was healing the whole of her. This is what you want.

My patient also added that her gynecologist was interested in knowing more about how homeopathy is helpful and healing. And that perhaps she would let some of her other patients know about homeopathy.

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I would be happy to talk to you about your heath concerns. I invite you to either contact me here through this blog or through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com. I offer a complimentary 15+ minute Get Acquainted Call. Also, I work with patients outside of the San Diego area through the use of Skype.

 

 


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A Woman’s Cycle

Over the years, I have seen women of all ages – young girls to women in their 80’s – for various health concerns. I have observed that for a lot of these women, the complaint that brought them in for homeopathic care, was related to their cycle in some way. For instance:

  • Their complaint was worse during their menstrual cycle.
  • Their complaint began when they started or ended having a menstrual period – puberty or menopause. (Very often, I have heard from a woman that her complaint started when she was going through puberty.)
  • Their complaint was in response to using birth control medication. (Birth control changes the hormonal balance in a woman’s body.)
  • Their complaint may be exasperated during pregnancy.

From this, I observed that a woman’s cycle – her monthly cycle, the hormonal changes she young womanexperiences, the cycle of reproduction – is very important, and very much part of her case when having homeopathic care. In this cycle, there are changes that occur to her body, to her reproductive life, to her emotional life, and to her mental life. These responses and changes are all important.

Some Of The Women I have Seen

1. A woman in her 20’s, who experienced severe cramping during her menstrual cycle. She had considered using birth control medication to ease the pain and the discomfort. But she had decided to use homeopathy instead.

2. A woman who had used birth control medication since her teenage years, decided not to use it anymore. After stopping the birth control, a skin eruption developed in her groin area, which was extremely uncomfortable. Over a year or two, she saw several different doctors of different specialties for help. The treatments that were given did not help in the long run. She decided to seek out homeopathic care. With a healing from homeopathy, the skin eruptions subsided and disappeared.

3. A woman who was planning to have another child, came to homeopathy for help for a particular on going health concern. She was taking daily medication for this concern, but did not want to increase the medication in a future pregnancy, as she had had to do in an earlier pregnancy. With homeopathy, the remedy not only helped with the health concern, but also helped with morning sickness, and when she became ill during the pregnancy, such as with a cold, cough and flu symptoms.

4. A woman in her early 50’s was experiencing hot flashes at night and during the day. She would wake frequently two womenduring the night, which affected how she felt during the day – a feeling of not been rested. She also felt very emotional and would easily come to tears. This would happen often at work. Her menstrual cycle was becoming less regular. Homeopathy helped with the hot flashes. She felt more rested and was calmer emotionally.

5. A woman who experienced vaginal dryness and pain while having sexual relations with her husband came for homeopathic treatment. She was very unhappy in her marriage. With the healing from the homeopathic remedy that was similar to her (Like Cures Like), she was able to make changes in her life that led to a more fulfilling life.

6. An older woman who was experiencing a lot of fatigue, found it difficult to do her daily activities. With the homeopathy remedy that fit her, her energy returned.

7. A woman who experienced headaches very frequently, noticed that the headaches were worse right before she started her period. At these times, she became quite incapacitated, making it difficult to take care of her children. With homeopathy, the headaches decreased, and she was able to be fully involved with her families activities.

8. A woman had started homeopathic care, from which she felt calmer and was better able to manage her life and her business. She became pregnant soon afterwards. The homeopathic remedy continued to help her through her pregnancy, especially when she was experiencing morning sickness.

Homeopathy To Heal

Homeopathy is truly a holistic form of medicine. A woman’s cycle is a very important part of her whole being. Homeopathy is helpful for a woman at whatever age she is, and for whatever part of the cycle she may be experiencing some difficulties – puberty, menstrual issues, fertility issues, pregnancy, during the birth, postpartum, menopause, and her life after that.

If you, or a woman that you love, are experiencing an ongoing health concern, I invite you to contact me, to see how homeopathy can be of help to you, or to her. Either contact me here on this blog, or through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com.