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Diverticulitis occurs when infection develops from a hard piece of stool or undigested food that gets trapped in one of the pouches developed in your digestive tract. Symptoms include abdominal pain, fever, nausea, and a change in bowel habits. The mainstay of treatment for diverticulitis typically involves dietary modifications, antibiotics to treat the infection if present, pain management, and in severe cases, surgery may be required.
Risk factors: If left untreated diverticulitis may lead to abscess, fistula, bleeding hemorrhage, peritonitis, bowel & Intestinal obstruction
Top homeopathy medicines for Diverticulitis
Homeopathy medicines offer symptom-specific remedies like abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, and blood in the stool.
Colocynthis 30 is used to manage the complaint of abdominal pain in diverticulitis. The pain is present in the lower part of the abdomen. The pain may be colicky, cramping, griping, sharp, or cutting in nature. The abdomen may also be distended, sensitive, and painful to touch. Eating and drinking make the pain worse. Relief appears by bending over double or lying on the abdomen. Passing flatus may also relieve the pain.
Magnesium Phos 200 is a homeopathic medicine for diverticulitis where abdominal pain is relieved by warm applications and by applying pressure. The pain is cramping in nature and there is a lot of flatus present. People needing Magnesium Phos also feel better in abdominal pain by pressure. The abdominal pain may be accompanied by watery diarrhea.
Nux Vomica 30 is a homeopathic remedy for constipation arising in cases of diverticulitis. People needing Nux Vomica have a frequent, ineffectual urge to pass stool. Every time the person goes for stool only a little is passed, and the urge is renewed again. The stool is dry, scanty, and always unsatisfactory. It may also be blood-streaked sometimes. Abdominal pain may be felt before passing stool that gets better after passing stool.
Bryonia 30 for constipation in diverticulitis where the key feature is a hard, dry, tough, large stool. Sometimes stool is so dry and dark that appears to be burnt. The stool is passed with difficulty only after much straining. Burning at the anus may be felt. Pinching abdominal colic may also be present. Motion tends to worsen the abdominal pain where Bryonia is indicated.
Arsenic Album 30 for diverticulitis where nausea and vomiting are marked, it appears soon after eating or drinking. Vomiting is attended with excessive nausea. Along with these features, abdominal pain with anxiety and restlessness may be present. Sometimes watery and offensive diarrhea appears. Marked fatigue and weakness arise with the above symptoms
Ipecac 200 is an excellent remedy to manage constant nausea in diverticulitis. Nausea is extreme, distressing, and persistent in nature. Vomiting of white glairy mucus or watery fluid may arise, soon after which nausea reappears. Cutting and pinching colic in the abdomen is mostly present. The tongue is clean.
Nitric Acid 30 is an effective homeopathic remedy for diverticulitis where there is blood in the stool. The blood is bright red. The stool is hard, dry, difficult, and irregular and may alternate with thin, liquid stools. Splinter-like pain may be felt in the rectum during stool. The lower part of the abdomen is distended and painful to touch.
Aloe Soc 200 is a significant medicine for managing complaints of diarrhea in diverticulitis. The stool is frequent, thin, and yellow and may have undigested food particles. An urgency to pass stool is marked, as a constant bearing down in the rectum, bloating (especially left side abdomen). There is also a discharge of much offensive flatus that relieves the abdominal pain.
China 30 for diverticulitis where there is abdominal pain, bloating, and excessive flatus. The abdomen feels tight with the rumbling and moving of the flatus. Bending over double gives relief in pain. Along with this profuse, watery, offensive stool may appear frequently. A marked debility arises due to frequent loose stool.
Source: Dr. Vikas Sharma recommendations in blog article drhomeo dot com
Tip For best results, the medicines should match the indicated symptoms or as advised by your doctor
Note: above medicines are available in 2-dram medicated globules or 30 ml dilutions (sealed unit).
Dosage: (Pills) Adult and children 2 years of age and older: Dissolve 4 pills under the tongue 3 times a day until relieved or as directed by a physician. (Drops): The usual dosage is 3-4 drops in a teaspoon of water 2-3 times daily. Dosage may vary depending on the conditions. Always consult a Homeopathic Physician before taking medicines
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