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Indications for use

Homeopathy can be used as the treatment of first choice in a wide range of conditions and can be a useful addition, or 'complement' in other situations. The following articles, originally published in 'Health and Homeopathy', the quarterly magazine of the British Homeopathic Association, provide information on what homeopathy can offer.

General

Babies and Children

  • Homeopathy for mother and baby
    First in a series of seven articles.  Includes information on how homeopathy can help new mothers and common ailments in babies such as teething and colic.
  • Homeopathy for toddlers
    Second in a series of seven articles. Includes information on how to treat small children for croup, temper tantrums and ENT problems.
  • Homeopathy for school children
    Third in a series of seven articles. Includes information on how to treat anxiety in school children and also addresses bullying and aggression.
  • Chronic ENT problems in childhood
    Article for readers new to homeopathy, addressing ear nose and throat problems in children, including sore throats, infections and tonsillitis.
  • Hyperactive child – how homeopathy can help with severe behavioural problems
    Article addressing ADHD in children, looking at the possible causes of hyperactivity and how homeopathic treatment can help.
  • Asthma
    Article looking at how homeopathy can help asthma; includes a variety of homeopathic remedies that can be useful.
  • Eczema
    Article advising on how homeopathy can help eczema in children, including case studies and information on research into atopic eczema.

Young people

  • Homeopathy for teenagers
    Fourth in a series of seven articles. Includes information on how homeopathy can help deal with hormonal changes, period pains and skin problems in teenagers.
  • Is it just a phase they go through?
    Article looking at unhappiness in children and teenagers, including shyness, irritability and moods and how homeopathy can help.
  • University challenge – remedies to help new students
    Article addressing how homeopathy can help teenagers leaving home for the first time. Includes remedies for parents and case studies.
  • Homeopathy for the 20s and 30s
    Fifth in a series of seven articles. Looks at potential conflicts (eg work/home, career/motherhood) for people in their 20s-30s and how homeopathic treatment can help.

Women

Men

Elderly

  • Homeopathy for arthritis and rheumatism
    Article discussing the different types of arthritis and rheumatism and how homeopathy can help. Includes case studies.
  • Homeopathy for the over 60s
    Seventh in a series of seven articles. How homeopathy can help the over 60s, including a look at prostate problems, isolation, grief and sleep problems.

Lifestyle

  • Addiction – Addictive personalities
    Article addressing addictive behaviour and the role homeopathy can play in its treatment.
  • Sports injuries
    Article addressing different types of sports injury such as muscle cramps, tennis elbow, Achilles tendonitis and painful feet and how homeopathy can help.

Health problems

Various articles above, and also:

  • Influenza
    Article addressing the causes of influenza and listing possible homeopathic treatments for the condition. Includes case studies.
  • Cancer - When orthodox medicine has nothing more to offer
    Article discussing the use of homeopathy in alleviating the side effects of cancer treatment and information on research into the use of homeopathy in cancer care.
  • Spotlight on: Circulation
    Article focussing on various conditions related to the circulatory system including varicose veins, hypertension, angina and heart failure and how homeopathy can help.
  • High blood pressure
    Article focussing on the causes of high blood pressure and the possible remedies, including homeopathic treatment.
  • Diabetes mellitus
    Article discussing the treatment of diabetes and how homeopathy can contribute to the management of the condition. Includes list of useful contacts.
  • Digestive disorders
    Article discussing the treatment of various digestive problems including heartburn, dyspepsia and wind. Includes case study.
  • Spotlight on: Respiratory system
    Article discussing various types of respiratory disorders and their homeopathic treatment, including viral infections, influenza, chronic bronchitis, asthma and pneumonia.
  • Hay fever
    Article addressing hay fever and rhinitis and the possible methods of homeopathic treatment that can be employed for alleviation of symptoms.
  • Spotlight on: Skin disorders
    Article discussing various types of skin condition and their homeopathic treatment, including eczema, psoriasis and acne.
  • Depression
    Article discussing how homeopathy helped a patient suffering with depression to recover.
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