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Eastern Metropolitan Bypass Kolkata
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Ajoynagar Kolkata, West Bengal - 700075
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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
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Dr. Terry Wahl who defeated her multiple sclerosis by following principle of integrative medicine / functional medicine and nutrition. She defied her disease with this approach.

You can learn from her experiences.

Autism - How To Diagnose & Treat It Through Homeopathy?

Homeopath, Delhi
Autism - How To Diagnose & Treat It Through Homeopathy?

Autism is a condition that afflicts many children around the globe and continues well into adulthood, with far-ranging and lifelong repercussions. While there is no permanent cure for this debilitating condition, one can turn to a number of treatments and management methods in order to take care of the symptoms and suppress the onset of the same. Let us find out more about the causes of the condition as well as the diagnosis, diet and homeopathic treatment for the same:

Causes -

This is a neurological disease that children are usually born with. It may arise due to genetic or environmental factors. This is a complex ailment that has a bearing on the social and communication skills of the child and it affects his/her development as the child grows into an adult. Intake of drugs and other kinds of harmful medications during pregnancy are the most notable causes of this disease, while a faulty carrier gene could also bring on this condition in many cases. Exposure to many kinds of chemicals may also lead to the onset of this condition.

Diagnosis -

While there are no lab tests that can determine the presence of this condition, doctors usually conduct the diagnosis on the basis of the symptoms, including constant tantrums, repetition of words as well as slurring, and over sensitivity towards pain. Further, a clinical evaluation based on the milestones touched by the child in the development process will also be studied carefully in order to make the right diagnosis. Screening tests can help determine the presence of this condition.

Diet & Management -

There is a large body of medical practitioners who hold the belief that the diet of a patient can have a large bearing on how he or she reacts to autism and its symptoms. As per many medical studies, it is known that these patients are not able to digest gluten and casein very well, which is why they should eliminate the same from their diet. Therefore, the patients must stick to gluten-free food like rice, vegetables, corn, soy and even fruits. Further, they should even try to avoid casein-rich food like dairy.

Homeopathic Treatment -

These medicines should always be prescribed by a doctor. There are several types of medicines available to treat and manage the symptoms, especially if they arise due to genetic reasons. These may be prescribed for a period of six months to one year at a time, depending on the severity of the symptoms.

The Houston Homeopathy Method has been known to give relief to over hundreds of children suffering from this ailment. Constitutional homeopathy can also be used in such cases so as to bring some respite from the symptoms. Some of the most effective Homeopathic medicines for curing Autism are Stramonium, Tarentula hispanica, Calcarea carbonica, Natrum muriaticum and Carcinosinum.

My mother seems to having migraine. She is having severe headache in d temporal part. N feeling nauseous. She took crocin advance for d headache. please suggest me good to take away her headache.

MBBS, Diploma Emergency medicine
General Physician, Patiala
Sorry to hear about your mom for migraine you need to consider lifestyle changes don't skip meals don't go out in direct sunlight noisy places have good sleep for migraine medications I have to take full history before prescribing you can consult me online thanks.

Remedies For Migraine!

Diploma in Hospital Administration, Post Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management (P.G.D.H.M), Diploma in Herbal Beauty Therapy & Cosmotology, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Remedies For Migraine!

Migraine is a burning health problem of modern age affecting more than 1 in 10. It is a widespread, chronic and intermittently disabling characterized by recurrent headaches with or without aura.

In Ayurveda, this condition is referred to as ‘Sooryavarta’. Surya means ‘Sun’ and avarta means ‘affliction’ or ‘blockage’. It is caused by excessive stimulation of the brain and blood vessels.

What causes migraine?

The pitta dosha obstructs the flow of Vata dosha in the brain. This causes throbbing and pulsating pain and the pain increases with every pulse. Since the pitta is dominant in the afternoon, the intensity of the headache is at its peak and it slowly reduces by evening.

Some of the things you need to incorporate in your daily life in order to avoid migraine:

  • Drink a lot of water
  • Make improvement in the posture
  • Sit in the dark room
  • Get enough sleep but don’t oversleep
  • Stretch yourself and relax as much as possible
  • Hold an icepack on your forehead to reduce the pain
  • Exercise regularly
  • Try to avoid spicy food as much as possible
  • Wear sunglasses while you go out in the sun
  • Reduce the intake of tea and coffee
  • Drink milk with a pinch of cardamom, saffron or turmeric

Here are some of the easy home remedies to treat initial stage migraine:

  • Soak around 5-6 resins and almonds each at night and eat them in the morning. You can also drink the water in which they were soaked.
  • Take a teaspoon of coriander seed powder and mix it in a cup of water. Leave it overnight. Drink it the next morning on an empty stomach.
  • The fresh and tender leaves of jasmine or pomegranate are great to cure migraine. Crush the leaves well and mix with a pinch of salt to make fresh juice.
  • You can drop a few drops of paste of saffron and ghee into each of your nostrils and inhale deeply. This can give you amazing results and can reduce your intolerable pain.
  • Applying sandalwood on the forehead or a paste of black pepperrice with bhringraj juice on your forehead will do wonders to your migraine pain.
  • Take a fist full of doorva grass and blend it to obtain its fresh juice. Add a pinch of licorice powder to the juice and mix it well. Drink this solution in the afternoon continuously for a month. This will help in reducing the severity of the illness.
  • Drink Ginger Tea as it helps in coping with other symptoms of migraine-like nausea, vomiting, etc. Include 2-4 grams of ginger in your diet daily, as it is considered as a superfood and helps in promoting over health.
  • Inhaling Essential Oils like rosemary, lavender and jasmine helps reduce pain and ease the tension by attacking the triggers directly. Add 5-10 drops of the essential oil in hot water and take deep breaths so as to inhale the steam
  • Use Sesame oil as a nasal drop. It relieves the gases that are causing the head pressure and relaxes the body. Put around 4-5 drops of sesame oil in your nostrils once in a day and inhale deeply.
  • Apply Nutmeg Paste by adding crushed nutmeg powder with some water, and massage on your forehead. This can help in relieving a headache makes you calm, relaxed and helps you fall asleep.
  • Yoga can be of great help in calming the mind and relaxing the blood vessels.

Few therapies to treat migraine attacks as recommended by Ayurveda are:-


It is considered as the most effective way in curing migraines and mental exhaustion. In this certain herbs are mixed to form pastes, which are then applied on the head of the patients.  Before applying the herbal paste, a medicated oil is applied to the head and body. The paste is kept over the vertex (head), and is covered with the help of a plantain leaf for an hour. Then, the paste and oil are wiped off followed by a warm water bath.


In this ayurvedic therapy, a thin stream of warm oil is poured in a continuous stream over the forehead. When the oil is poured continuously, the pressure of the oil creates a vibration on the forehead, which allows our mind and nervous system to experience a deep state of mental rest. The feeling is almost similar to that of meditation.

Kavala Graha

Kavala Graha or oil pulling has a very powerful detoxifying effect, and its health benefits range from whiter teeth to increased relief from migraine headaches.


In this, the outer area of our head is covered by a leather cap. There is a hollow space inside the cap so that the medicated oil can be held in that gap for a certain period.

This therapy helps in curing diseases related to the brain such as migraine, throbbing pain, and depression.

Sneha Nasaya

In this ayurvedic treatment, medical oils such as shidbindu taila or anu taila are put in the nostrils in the same way as you put nasal drops. It helps in the treatment of the pain above the shoulder area.


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I have used nitrosun for 4 months and stopped since 15 days. Still I'm feeling all those side affects (dizziness, breathing problem, anxious, skin rashes, blurred vision, laziness, urination problem, confused etc. I have took 5 pills per day for 4 months please prescribe me the best medicine even I have stopped taking nitrosun but those side effects are not gone. How many days it needs to recover?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have used nitrosun for 4 months and stopped since 15 days. Still I'm feeling all those side affects (dizziness, bre...
Hi, Lybrate user, nitrosun is used for sleep disorder that might increase the risk of habit forming tendency if taken for a long duration. It should not be stopped, abruptly might cause withdrawal symptoms like convulsions, behavioral disorder, tremor, and anxiety with dizziness, need to be examined, locally. You can bank on homoeopathy for insomnia to get, a successful ,result tk, care.

Sleep Problems - Can Homeopathy Resolve It?

BHMS, MD-Homeopathy
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Sleep Problems - Can Homeopathy Resolve It?

Sleeping disorders or as some people call it, insomnia, is the condition where a person loses his night sleep completely or is able to sleep only for a few hours or minutes. They feel a sudden restlessness when they go to sleep, or they naturally do not get any good sleep. It is a known fact that sleep is a major necessity for any person since the hormone levels and other forms of bodily activities are regulated only if the person gets a good night's sleep. The body needs some form of rest after a long day, that is, the normal breaks that a person takes is not sufficient enough to keep him or her healthy, but a proper sleep for at least 6-8 hours is needed to keep oneself fit. 

Forms of sleeping disorders

Sleeping disorders can be of various types and they are not just only about the person's inability to fall asleep. Some common types of sleeping disorders are,

*  Loss of sleep due to excessive snoring
*  Sleep apnoea
*  Restless leg syndrome
*  Insomnia and sleep deprivation
*  Sleepwalking

These are the very common forms of sleeping disorders that can be seen in a person. All the disorders have one thing in common. They generally make the person feel tired all day long due to the complete or partial loss of sleep. At times, the break in the sleeping patterns can also be brought about due to jet lags or an uncomfortable travelling schedule. 


Sleeping disorders cannot be identified from day one. The slow build up of symptoms is the only clue to the fact that one is suffering from this condition. Some of the very common symptoms that would help the person to identify the problem are,

*  Loss of concentration during the day
*  Falling asleep during the day and during work
*  Irritable sensation all throughout the day
*  Loss of patience during work
*  Suddenly waking up in the middle of the night

Solution to the problem

The homeopathic remedies involve the use of natural herbs and their extracts. All these are recommended by the doctors in prescribed dosages. Some of the commonly used homeopathic remedies are,

*  Coffea: This particular herb is considered to be ideal for coping with sleeping disorders. This is more commonly suggested for people who find it difficult to fall asleep due to overexcitation, or else due to sudden mood swings. 
*  Chamomilla: People suffering from sleeplessness due to pain and irritation prefer this.
*  Belladona: This herb is used in cases where the person has trouble falling asleep due to nightmares or headache. 

I am suffernig from Seizures. I eat one zenoxa od 900 mg tablet (oxcarbazepine) everyday. What can be the long term side effects?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
It can cause dizziness, drowsiness, tired feeling, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, diarrhea,
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I am too much fatty and when I suddenly stand I feel like I am going to unconscious sometimes I unconscious and I eat 3 chapati in a day even that I have this much weight and I think so I am suffering from thyroid please doctor help me.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hello Lybrate-User, For your problems you will need to consult and take combination treatment. You can consult me at Lybrate. Till then start calotropis + focus v and phytolacca berry q 10 drops in water.

Hello Sir/Mam, I am taking livpil750+encorate500 in evening and livpil750+encorate300. I am facing the problem of swelling and skin rashes as red spot. Sir what is reason. What should I do in this situation?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi, lybrate user, Both the tablets are used a anticonvulsant cause dryness of skin , rashes with scalyou skin, needs interrogation , locally. Tk ,care.
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