Homoeopathy has been proven to have positive results on many patients diagnosed with Autism or autism spectrum disorders. This form of alternative medicine focuses on strengthening the body s ability to heal itself, improve gastrointestinal processes and stimulate the immune system. There is no one homoeopathic remedy for autism. The ideal remedy depends on a number of factors and must be individualized for each patient. For a doctor to prescribe the right medication, it is important to share all the patient s mannerisms even if they do not seem directly connected to the issue.
The effectiveness of homoeopathy in the case of autism treatment depends on
2 of 5
For homoeopathic treatment of autism to be effective, the doctor must be able to get an in-depth picture of the patient s physical and mental health as well as family history. He or she can then recommend the right medication and dosage for the patient. The extent of improvement varies from case to case. Some patients show rapid improvement while others make steady gains over months and years. This depends on the doctor s experience and skill, the severity of symptoms shown and the amount of permanent damage already done. Improvement is usually noticeable within a few days of commencing treatment
Homeopathic medication for Autism has side effects
3 of 5
Homoeopathy is a holistic form of medication that addresses the root cause of an issue. Homoeopathy has no side effects and hence can be safely prescribed to children of all ages. However, homoeopathy does not follow a one size fits all approach. Hence, self-medication should be avoided. Homoeopathy will also not interfere with any other forms of treatment. Hence, it is not necessary to stop other medication or therapy when taking homoeopathy. In certain cases, symptoms may worsen temporarily at the onset of homoeopathic treatment. This is usually due to an extra strong dosage and is nothing to worry about.
Homeopathic medication for Autism can be prescribed in the form of
4 of 5
Homeopathic medication is prescribed in forms that are easy to take. Small sweetened pills that have been soaked in liquid medication are the most popular form of homeopathic remedies. This form of medication is pleasant tasting. Strength of medication may be adjusted to suit the patient s sensitivity.
The dosage of a homeopathic remedy should remain constant throughout treatment
5 of 5
Just as there is no one remedy for autism, there is no fixed dosage for the homeopathic remedy being prescribed. The doctor will increase or decrease the dosage periodically depending on the patient s sensitivity to the medication and the changes being seen. In some cases, the medication itself may also be changed to address secondary issues. Dosage should not be changed without the doctor s advice.