Myths About Homeopathy

Homeopathy continues to grow as an established form of medicine. The percentage of people restoring to homeopathy is increasing each year. Howver, the use of homeopathy in treating certain diseases is debated. Few researchers have classified homeopathy medicine as “bunk”, here we debunk the most common myths related to homeopathy.

Myth #1: Homeopathic medicines are placeboes

Fact : Homeopathic Medicine is quite often classified as a secondary form of medicine, quite often termed as “placebo”. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized Homeopathy as an accepted system of medicine and the world’s second largest system of medicine. There have been many double blind trials conducted where the efficacy of Homeopathic medicines have been proved. It has proven through research and studies that there is a visible effect in the temperature of the patient on homeopathic medication. It has also been used by veterinary doctors who have reported significant improvement in the condition of the animals on homeopathic medication.

Myth #2: Homeopathy cures only chronic illnesses

Fact :Homeopathy is equally effective in both chronic and acute ailments. An acute condition slowly developes into a chronic condition without the right medication. At Dr. MAHESH PAGADALA's Homoeopathy we have cured major ailments from the very root of the disease and also patients in developed stage of a disease.

Myth #3: Homeopathy’s effects are gradual.

Fact : Homeopathy takes comparatively longer time in case of chronic illness such as asthma, bronchitis, arthritis, kidney failure, osteoporosis, high cholesterol, diabetes, blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, etc., in case of acute illnesses but it takes relatively less time( often just a few days) for visible relief. Also the time taken to heal depends on various factors such as the individual’s immune system, stress factors, lifestyle, habits and personality.

Myth #4: Homeopathic medicines is not advised for pregnant women

Fact : On the contrary, Homeopathy is the ideal medicine for pregnant women. In condition of pregnancy allopathic drugs can have possible side-effects on both mother and child, homeopathic remedies are ideal to address problems like nausea, anaemia, backache, cramps, morning sickness, heartburn, diarrhoea, blood pressure, emotional distress, etc, which usually occur during pregnancy. Also, since only tiny amounts of active ingredients are used, homeopathic medicines are safe for the growing baby as well.

Myth #5: Homeopathic medicines contain steroids

Fact : Homeopathic medicines are generally made of natural ingredients such as plants, animal products, naturally occurring elements, compounds and minerals etc. no side effect have been notably proven for homeopathic medicines, thus it is completely safe form of medication.