Homeopathy - Fundamentals - week 1

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  1. The founder of Homeopathy
    Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843)
  2. Essay on a new principle to discover
    the curative properties of medicinal

    substances, followed by insights on
    principles accepted until today
    By Christian Samuel Hahnemann

    • In Journal of Practical Pharmacology and
    • Surgery – Iena University Library , 1796

    Edited by C.W. Hufeland
  3. ...Every efficient medicine has the
    power to induce a specific type of
    disease in the human body and, the
    more effective the medicine, the more
    characteristic, distinct and violent the
    disease...
    • Christian Samuel Hahnemann
    • (1755-1843)
  4. Any substance able to trigger, either in
    measurable, toxic or physiological doses or in
    infinitesimal dilutions in an apparently healthy, yet sensitive subject, a subjective and sometimes objective (lesion) clinical picture is capable, in adequate doses, according to the particular case, to cure in an individual made sensitive by his/her disease a similar morbid clinical picture, except for irreversible lesions.
    Homeopathic pharmacology

    Denis DEMARQUE - Homeopathy, medicine of experience
  5. Homeopathy practice

    a therapeutic practice

    based on

    a thorough and complete clinical observation

    leading to

    the use of homeopathic medicines

    derived from

    an original pharmacology

    stemming from an experimental validation
  6. SIMILITUDE
  7. Homeopathy, a potential therapeutic among others
    •  clinical observation

    •  diagnosing the disease, its clinical expression and the patient’s individual reactions

    •  prognosis

    •  taking into account the possibilities of all other potential therapeutics

    •  choosing the most suitable therapeutic

    • a reactional therapeutic

    • non substitutive

    • non coercive

    • • that stimulates, modulates or
    • triggers an individual and adaptive reaction
  8. Homeopathic medicines can be
    given
  9. alone, as first-line treatment
    – Ex: viral pathologies, stress, anxiety
  10. Homeopathic medicines can be given
    alone, as first-line treatment

    • associated with other medicines
    • (if necessary)

    • – Ex: treatment of an allergic terrain, treatment of
    • recurrent ENT infections
  11. Homeopathic medicines can be given
    • As a complementary treatment to other
    • therapeu:cs

    • – Ex: surgery, rehabilitation,
    • psychotherapy
  12. Homeopathy practice
  13. based on an application methodology
  14. 2 reactional clinical pictures
    Reaction # 1





    THE ONE OF THE PATIENT IN HIS/HER DISEASE

    Complete reactional clinical picture of the patient
  15. 2 reactional clinical pictures
    Reaction #2
    • THE ONE OF THE INDIVIDUAL DURING THE
    • EXPERIMENTATION

    Pathogenetic clinical picture of the Materia Medica
  16. Application Methodology
    Need for 2 requirements
    • 1 - Rigorous clinical observation
    • 2 - Reliable Meteria Medica
  17. Conditions for a homeopathic treatment
    Reversible lesion or functional syndrome

    Possibility for the body to react

    Existence of a substance that can:

    • • trigger a «similar suffering» in a healthy
    • individual
    • • trigger the curative reaction in the patient
  18. Semiology
  19. Area of the medicine studying the symptoms of diseases
  20. Homeopathic semiology and practice
  21. All changes occurring in the way an individual
    feels or acts because of his disease
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Weekend 1 of Homeopathy - History & Origin, similitude, application method. The materia Medica, Semiology, Manufacturing of homeopathic meds, Dosage, Apis, Arnica, Trauma, Aconit, Belladonna
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