HOMEOPATHY -WHAT IS IT?
Homeopathy is a safe and effective form of natural medicine, suitable for all ages including babies. The remedies are derived mainly from plants and minerals and they work by re-balancing the body thus encouraging it to heal itself. Homeopathy works on the principal of ‘like cures like’, meaning a substance which can cause symptoms in its crude form can then treat the same problem when it is diluted. In other words, and onion cause the symptoms of a runny nose and streaming eyes but when given in diluted form is very effective for treating colds and hay fever.
During the consultation a detailed medical history is taken of your symptoms, past and present, and also the health of your parents and grandparents to see if there are any inherent problems, I will also ask about your likes and dislikes with regards to food and if there is anything you are allergic to. The initial appointment will take an hour to an hour and a half. The follow-up consultation is usually 4 weeks later, but sometimes it is necessary to see a patient sooner depending on the severity of the symptoms.
A whole range of problems may be treated such as eczema, asthma, migraines, depression, anxiety, tonsillitis, irritable bowel syndrome, childhood illnesses and many more…..It is also very useful during pregnancy, labour and for the postnatal period.
WHAT IS IT?
You will be tested on food items and vitamins and minerals. The results are immediate and you will be advised on which food items to avoid and which ones you need to help with your symptoms.
This test is more comprehensive in that you will be tested on all food items and vitamins and minerals as above, but on a more intensive level; we will also check your internal