Dr. Deepak K Tibrewal MBBS, MF(HOM) LONDON.

Frequently Asked Questions?

1. What is Homeopathy?

Homeopathy is derived from "Homios" and "Pathy". That means similar system where "an illness can be treated by a remedy which when administered to a healthy individual, capable of producing similar illness".

2. Why Homeopathy is a good alternative to conventional medicine for many conditions like frequent cough & cold?

"Human being is more than some total of its parts". An individual suffering from chronic condition often has emotional stress, inherited genetic tendencies and has poor lifestyle with history of past illnesses. For a proper curative treatment all these are required to be treated. A good Homeopathic treatment will cover all these effectively.

In Homeopathy we follow these emphatically and our prescriptions are principally guided by them.

3. What can you treat with Homeopathy?

Homeopathy can be safely employed for a wide range of illness as first line of treatment. However for many conditions (Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, Cancers, Heart Disease, Convulsions etc.) it should play the role of complimentary medicine. We have a comprehensive list of the disease mentioned in Diseases & Treatment page.

4. Can Homeopathic and other system medicines be taken together?

Yes! Since they do not interact with each other as they neither compete for carrier protein nor have common metabolic pathways. In fact they do not have common receptor sites as well.

Then, how do they work?

Homoeopathic medicines directly influences central regulatory mechanism. However we cannot fully comprehend how this whole thing works with present knowledge of cell biology!

5. Can Homeopathic remedies be a substitute for Vaccines?

No they can not be a substitute for vaccines as no clinical trials have supported this theory.

6. Do you have any side effects in Homeopathy?

There is no toxic effect of Homoeopathic remedies. However in certain individuals it may aggravate an ongoing illness or replay an old illness, from a common perspective these may appear as side effects but these are transient and are completely reversible.

7. What are the various treatment modules in Homeopathy?

They are Constitutional, Curative, Palliative, Organ Specific etc.

8. What do you understand with the term Unicyst or Plurists?

Some time we have to give more than 1 Homoeopathic remedy and that is called as Plurists, on the other hand unicyst is 1 medicine at a time.

9. Is it true that upon taking Homeopathic medicine the problems first increases before getting cured?

It happens only in few percent people where the disease has been in an underdeveloped state. For most of the cases it does not happen.


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