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Which one is safe..........?

What u want suppression or total cure....?

 

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yes there are negative and positive faces for both pathies,Now a days lot of research going on in homeopathy to knowthe action of homeopathic medicine. but homeopathy is superior to allopathic science. as you are treated illiterates with the name of specialties it seems allopathy is dominant  most  of the educated who have reason gifted mind are turning towardshomeopathic treatment

I've never seen homeopathy as a science. By that reason, there's nothing to discuss, unless you are discussing about beliefs and faith, and I never discuss on religions.

http://ushahomeopathy.comHomeopathyhttp://homeoresearch.blogspot.comThis is not religion Homeopathy, when you don't know the scientific aspect of a particular event do you call this is belief. till you know the Truth you may call it is something god. But if you knowthe action of Homeopathic medicine you will never call is belief.

HOLISTIC HEALTH CARE SERVICE

We, present day healthcare providers, do not call our system of medicine – ‘Allopathic medicine’, as we do not inflict pain to the ailing human body to distract his mental attention from the pain of the disease to a doctor-induced pain. This was a common practice of witch-doctors of old age. We prefer to call our system as – ‘Modern medicine’, or ‘Evidence-based medicine’. Think about a patient who is suffering from excruciating pain at right upper part of his abdomen due to infective inflammation of his Gall bladder; to treat such patients an allopath used to press a red-hot iron on that spot of the abdomen of the patient; a practitioner of modern medicine would surgically remove painlessly that no-more-working-normally organ of the body. So, it is better not to call modern treatment modalities as ‘Allopathic medicine’. Modern medicine has done excellent job in preventive and curative aspects of healthcare service. Many viral diseases and most if not all bacterial diseases are now amenable to treatment with inventions of modern medicine. Preventive vaccines against many diseases have been invented. Life expectancy at birth was 35 years in 1947 in India, now it is near about 70 years. This is due to prevention and cure of many epidemic diseases. Patients of Diabetes, Hypertension etc are living longer productive life than before due to invention of many new effective-and-safe treatment procedures. So, in this modern era no one could discard modern scientific medicine. Modern medicine is not based solely on materialism. We accept the fact that mind and body of a patient act in unison; and mind regulate all functions of the physical body through ‘Psycho-Neuro-Humoral’ axis and ‘Psycho-Neuro-Immune’ axis. Practitioners of modern medicine try to cure both the physical and psychological aspects of a patient.

Medical scientists of ancient India propagated this idea of holistic approach to healthcare service. They advocated physical exercises (different postures, movements, dances, games etc) to strengthen external and internal organs of our body. Breathing exercises (Pranayan), contemplation, meditation, religious rituals, spiritual practices were prescribed to empower mind and to enlighten soul of an individual. Time-honored practices of intake of healthy foods, herbal medicines and above exercises have immense beneficial effects on the mind-body system of man; we get both preventive and curative benefits. Modern scientific studies have proved this fact. No sane practitioner of modern medicine disrespect, discard, disdain this wisdom of ancient people. Modern evidence-based medicine and ancient healthcare practices have their own pros and cons – bright sides and dark sides; but these two systems are not mutually exclusive; these two are complementary to each other. We call ancient wisdom as ‘CAM’ – ‘Complimentary and Alternative Medicine’. Many well conducted studies have proved beyond all reasonable doubts that simultaneous use of these two systems of medicine in patients ushers in significantly better results. A patient of Osteoarthritis (commonest disease in India) gets very good results if he practices Yogic postures along with intake of modern safer painkillers. Patients of psycho-somatic disorders (in fact, all human diseases are psycho-somatic; mind and body never exists in isolations) get good results if they practice meditation along with intake of anti-psychotic drugs.

The electric pump that lifts water from ground level to third floor of my house has three components – robust mechanical parts, elaborate network of finer copper wires, flow of electrons from the mains through those wires. Likewise, a human being is a three-in-one system. We have tangible physical body consisting of organs of sensory perception and organs of actions. We have a subtle organ named – ‘Mind’. Third component is our Soul or Body-bound Consciousness or our Being or Spirit or Jivatma. Our Body-bound Consciousness is part of Universal Consciousness or Parmatma. Universal Conscious is the most subtle truth about the universe. It is the seed from which all animate and inanimate objects of the physical universe germinated; it is the ‘Singularity’, and ‘Singularity’ is the ‘Pre-Big-Bang’ state of the universe; it is the cause of the creation of basic building blocks (Energy, Matter, Space, Time) of the tangible universe; ever-immutable infinite Paramatma creates finite objects of the physical universe, and these created objects are ever-mutable over time. Whole universe is a vast system with gross and subtle entities; and we, all animate and inanimate objects, are minute parts of that system. Newtonian physics, Theory of relativity, Quantum mechanics, String theory etc are minor details about the created tangible universe. Paramatma or Universal Consciousness is well beyond all these constructs of human mind.

Perfect state of functioning of my pump is possible only when all three components of it are working in sync. Likewise, a human being is in good health when internal and external organs of his tangible body are functioning in well-coordinated manner, when his mind is free from unnatural undulations, and his mind is pollutant-free (Pollutant – Lust, Anger, Fear, Cruelty, Envy and other negative thoughts); and his mind is conveying vital energy or ‘Chi’ from Paramatma through Jivatma of that individual to the ‘Psycho-neuro-humoral’ axis and the ‘Psycho-Neuro-immune’ axis of his tangible body.
06 05 2010
Arun Kumar Laha
laha.a53@gmail.com

This post is absolutely excellent

All systems are safe if it is handled properly. Injudicious use of any medicine can definitely harm the patient. In Homeopathy also suppression is possible by frequent repetition of a partially similar remedy instead of giving the similimum. Of course, palliation is necessary for incurable cases. The diseases are not different entities, they travel from one system to other. Hence, suppression can definitely shift the disease to a vital organ and will take the life of the patient.

Regarding Homeopathy: Homeopathy is a science of therapeutics based up on certain principles derived from pure experimentation and observation.

indeed sir....................itz a misconception that alternative medicine dont hv side-effect...............as to,if used for prolonged period than required.....dosage not used moderately............our part of medicine also can hv adverse-effect......!!nevertheless...........alternative medicine....r gaining popularity for.......treating chronic ailments.....more efficiently....for treating the root of disease......for b'ing gastric-friendly..........comparatively!!

With the rise of popularity in alternative medicines, one of the biggest current debates is the efficacy of homeopathic medicine when contrasted with what we consider traditional, or allopathic medicine. While both schools of medicine have the common goal of healing the sick, both achieve that goal by different means.


Beliefs

  • Most practitioners of allopathic medicine attempt to treatment an illness by targeting the part of the body affected. They identify the causative agent of the illness, such as a virus or bacteria and treat it. Homeopathic doctors believe that emotional and psychological stress causes the body to become more susceptible to disease and attempt to cure these breaches in the immune system. While allopathic doctors treat only the sickness, homeopathic doctors adhere to an order that is holistic.

Medicines

  • Allopathic doctors rely heavily on medicines manufactured by pharmaceutical companies. These medicines are strongly based on biological chemistry and most are man-made. Homeopathic doctors use natural cures such as herbs and tonics. Allopathic doctors tend to be more aggressive in their use of medicine. Homeopathic doctors believe that only one dose of medicine is enough to cure the disease and that overdosing on medication causes further sicknesses. They are also proponents for the smallest dosage needed.


Surgeries

  • Allopathic doctors that surgery is required for serious conditions. By removing the causative agent, such as a tumor, from the body, the disease will be cured. Homeopathic doctors almost never engage in surgery unless the tissue has undergone irrevocable changes or it is a congenital defect attacking the patient.

Origins

  • Allopathic medicine is based on the principles of the ancient Greeks such as Hippocrates. Homeopathy is based on the beliefs of German physician Samuel Hahnemann. Homeopaths believed that allopaths practiced medicine based on opposite results, rather than taking a holistic approach. In the 19th century, the word allopathic was a disparaging term. Some people still prefer the term "conventional" over allopathic. In the United States, it is also known as "regular" medicine.

Controversy

  • Both schools of thought believe the other is not beneficial to patients. Those who believe in homeopathy think the use of drugs to cure disease doesn't really fix the problem in the patient and that pharmaceutical medicine actually makes people sicker. Allopathic doctors believe that the medicines employed by homeopaths have no effect outside of a placebo. They also point to numerous clinical studies that produced results claiming homeopathy does nothing to help sick people.



One thing for sure cure is a rarity in this modren world

Next  question is which medcine is safe ....both medciens are safe if proper protocols are followed

Infact there no exact protocols for homoeo practice and protocols are ignored in allopathy both things are dangerous

still lot to be proved in homoeo to eastablish as full fleged medcine..as i think research stopped where kent and hahnemann had left

And other thing allopaths are trained being unware of alternative medcine capabilities and homoeo people are trained less competative when compared with allopathic colleagues   .....

as far as i can say at this stage .....allopathy is a life saving medcine

homoeo is life quality increasing medcine....

both should work in coordination to give patient a positive health.....

finally the proper tratment is what the patient deserves...

homeo should do lot more to reach equal status with allopaths ..because they are advancing in fields of biomechanics and bioengineering which will rule in near future....

The proposition ''suppression or total cure' is false. Homeopathy has no unwanted effects but its only 'effect' is placebo, which conventional medicine has also. If you woke at 3.am with vomiting, raised temperature and severe pain in the RIF who would you call? A homeopath or your conventional doctor? No brainer. Homeopathy is effective in non life threatening conditions where the power of the mind can induce therapeutic change. Its horses for courses. 

Let me answer your question with a question. Which one has the more evidence-based support? The answer to that question should provide the most reliable answer. Anecdotal support is no support scientifically.

What a nice discussion..Interesting too to learn from you..Out of curiosity, here is what i can share..i just googled to be clarified..

 Originally Posted by wikipedia, Allopathic medicine

Some medical dictionaries define the term Allopathy or Allopathic medicine as the treatment of disease using conventional evidence-based medical therapies, as opposed to the use of alternative medical or non-conventional therapies.[1][2]

The term allopathic, an adjective, is used in medicine to distinguish one form of medical practice, medical tradition, or medical profession from another. The term was coined by the founder of homeopathic medicine, and was used through the 19th Century as a derogatory term for the practitioners of orthodox medicine.[3] The meaning and controversy surrounding the term can be traced to its original usage during a heated 19th-century debate between practitioners of homeopathy, and those they derisively referred to as "allopaths."
Originally Posted by wikipedia, Homeopathy

Homeopathy (also homœopathy or homoeopathy; from the Greek ὅμοιος, hómoios, "similar" + πάθος, páthos, "suffering" or "disease") is a popular alternative medicine that is controversial because of its lack of scientific plausibility and confirmation. Homeopaths contend that remedies for diseases can be created by taking substances which cause symptoms similar to that disease and repeatedly diluting and shaking them hard between each dilution. According to homeopaths the 'therapeutic powers' of the substance are retained by the diluent (water, sugar, or alcohol), but that the dilution removes any toxic effects. The end product is so diluted that it is indistinguishable from pure water, sugar or alcohol by laboratory tests but is still claimed to have an effect on consumers. Standard science labels this a placebo effect.[1][2][3][4]

Homeopathy was created by Samuel Hahnemann in the late 18th century.[5] The therapeutic applications of the remedies used in homeopathy are recorded in homeopathic materia medica, and practitioners select treatments according to a patient consultation that explores both the physical and psychological state of the patient.

Thanks for the clash of brains in here..

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