Apart from the physical changes, girls of this age start to think and feel differently. They make close relationships outside the family, with friends of their own age. As they become more independent, they want to try out new things, but often realize that they do not have any experience to sort out their problems when things get out of control. This may produce a variety of emotions – feeling very mature at one time, very young and vulnerable the next.
Prepare your daughter for her first menstrual period. Severe discomfort or pain (called dysmenorrhoea) can be easily treated with homoeopathic medicines. A warm bath or a hot water bottle to the abdomen may help menstrual discomfort.
During adolescence hygiene is very important to remove oils and body odor. They must be told the importance of washing their face, underarms, pubic area, and feet daily.
Hygienic care revolving around the monthly cycle needs to be conveyed. Girls must learn how to anticipate and prepare for their menstrual cycles so they won’t be caught by surprise. Daily bathing and special padding must be undertaken for this cyclical phase of their development.
Adolescence (Latin adolescentia, from adolescere, to grow up) is the period of psychological, social, and physical transition between childhood and adulthood. This article is mainly for the parents of adolescent girls. Some teenagers might also enjoy reading it. Most of these girls respond to reassurance, a good balanced diet, moderate exercises and constitutional homeopathic drugs like Pulsatilla, Natrum muriaticum, Kali carbonicum, Graphites and Lycopodium.
It is a disorder where the uric acid is not metabolised well. The serum (blood) level of this normal substance is high. The higher levels allow the uric acid crystals to get deposited in and around the joints. This causes severe pain, swelling and redness of that area. The crystals can also get deposited in the kidneys to form uric acid stones. Homoeopathy is known to control the uric acid diathesis and is also useful in acute attacks. The following homeopathic drugs are important aids in the treatment of gout……………………
After Dr. Vijay Vaishnav’s inspiring Grand Rounds lecture on asthma and homeopathy in April 2001, seven students and two faculty from NCNM (National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, USA) organized an eight-week rotation at Shree Mumbadevi Homeopathic Hospital in Mumbai, India………….. For each of the NCNM students involved, this rotation was an opportunity of a lifetime!
This is the current name for the syndrome characterized by debilitating fatigue and a variety of associated physical, constitutional, and psychological complaints.
Women are twice as likely to suffer from it as men are. The patients are usually in the age-group 25-45 years, though cases in childhood and middle age are described.
Homeopaths believe in treating the patient who has the disease and not the disease in the patient. Hence, homeopathy is more likely to help such cases. The constitutional remedy selected on the basis of a detailed history and examination would bring the patient back to normal activity.
The Biochemic System of Medicine is an off shoot of homeopathy. Dr. Wilhelm Schuessler, a German homeopath, developed it. He believed that disease is caused by the deficiency of inorganic salts in the human organism………… This article is for women who are experiencing the most eventful months in their life. Pregnancy, though a physiological state, can leave a woman with either pleasant experiences, or bitter experiences- if she develops some complications.
Psoriasis is a common, inflammatory disease of the skin. Its cause is unknown, but it is genetically determined. It is often familial, but does not appear to be inherited in any regular dominant, sex-linked or recessive way. The disease has been found to be of greater frequency in men than in women. It is less common in African and Asian groups.
Puberty in girls is the period of transition from childhood to adulthood. There are profound biological, morphological and psychological changes that lead to full maturity and eventually fertility. In a short time, the child takes on an adult like physique.
Constitutional homeopathic treatment given at puberty would thus go a long way in preventing disease and maintaining the physical and mental well being of the patient.