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Why homeopathy for migraine treatment?
You can expect the following potential benefits of homeopathy in the treatment of migraines:
- Individualized Treatment: Homeopathy emphasizes personalized treatment based on the unique symptoms and characteristics of each individual. Homeopathic practitioners assess a person's physical, emotional, and mental symptoms to prescribe a specific remedy tailored to the person's overall health profile.
- Minimal Side Effects: Homeopathic remedies are highly diluted, which means they are generally considered safe and have minimal side effects. This may be particularly appealing to individuals who experience unwanted side effects from conventional migraine medications. Those looking for the best migraine medicine over the counter should explore homeopathy
- Holistic Approach: Homeopathy takes into account the overall well-being of the individual rather than focusing solely on the symptoms of the condition. Homeopathic remedies aim to address the underlying causes of migraines, such as stress, hormonal imbalances, or other triggers.
- Long-Term Relief: Proponents of homeopathy claim that it can provide long-term relief from migraines by addressing the root causes rather than merely suppressing symptoms. They suggest that by stimulating the body's own healing mechanisms, homeopathic treatments can lead to sustained improvement.
Homeopathy Migraine Medicines by Symptoms
Dr.K.S. Gopi a researcher, academician, practitioner, and author of best seller book Homeopathy Easy Prescriber has identified important remedies for this condition below
Belladonna 30 is one of the best medicines for migraine with intense throbbing, pulsating headaches.The throbbing sensation is caused by dilated blood vessels in the head and brain, which can be very painful. The person prescribed Belladonna will also feel an extreme fullness in the head. Light seems to worsen the headache. Noise is unbearable. In some cases, exposure to cold air can trigger a migraine episode. In others, a head bath with cold water can bring on migraine headaches. Hard pressure over the head is the only way some relief is felt in such cases.
Glonoinum 30 is very effective for migraine with excessive congestion in the head. The head feels very large as if it would burst. In such a migraine attack, patients in pain are seen holding their heads in their hands. The eyeballs seem protruded, extreme heaviness in the head is felt . The congestion and facial pressure is due to involvement of the autonomic nervous system in a migraine attack.Also, the heat around the head is unbearable. Uncovering the head relieves the headache. The migraine also gets better with sleep while walking worsens the migraine headache.
Damiana Q - Dr. Gopi says it is the head remedy that aborts migraine. Take 20 drops of tincture in water during the attack. The patient sleeps after 2 doses.
Spigelia 30 is the most effective Homeopathic medicine for left-sided migraine. It is indicated when the headache is located over the left temporal region, forehead, and eyes. In most cases, the pain begins in the occipital region of the head, extends upward, and settles over the left eye. Left sided headaches may be caused by nerve damage in the spine, neck, and head. The pain is violent, throbbing, and pulsating in nature. There is a sensation of a tight band around the head. Stooping seems to worsen the headache. Severe pain in the eyeballs may attend. Eye movement worsens this pain.
Sanguinaria Canadensis 30 is an effective Homeopathic medicine for right-sided migraine. The pain starts from the back of the head i.e., occiput, ascends and settles over the right eye. Lying down quietly in a dark room brings relief. In some cases, sleep may relieve pain. Fasting (going without meals) often triggers a migraine headache, the headache starts in the morning, increases during the day, and lasts until sunset. Sanguinaria Canadensis is a significant Homeopathic medicine for migraine in women during menopause.
Iris Versicolor 30 is prescribed for migraine when attended with intense nausea, vomiting or acidity. This occurs due to gastric stasis and the undigested food in the stomach is most likely a cause of nausea and vomiting during a migraine attack. Burning may be noted in any part of the alimentary canal. Vomiting of acidic, sour, bitter nature is observed. Bitter, acrid, belching with intense burning behind the sternum and in the throat is well marked. Acidic stomach reflux leads to headaches. Headache with diarrhea signals prescription of Iris Versicolor. This medicine is also useful when a migraine begins with a blur before the eyes.
Gelsemium 30 is effective for migraine headache which is triggered by eye strain. When your eyes are strained from hard work, the eye muscles contractions can trigger an eye strain headache. Unlike regular migraines, ocular migraines can temporarily produce flashing lights, blindness, light sensitivity, vomiting, and nausea.This type of pain begins from the back of the head and travels upwards to settle over the forehead or the eye. There may be blindness of vision or other visual disturbances found before the headache. Pains are predominantly on the right side. The eye feels sore which increases in motion. The headache and eye troubles are relieved by profuse urination. The patient feels as if a band or hood is tightly around the head giving a dragging sensation at the back of the head. The heaviness and soreness are so profound that the patient is unable to hold the head up. Sleep relieves the headache.
Nux Vomica 30 is a very effective Homeopathic medicine for migraine with gastric troubles. Acid reflux can occur alongside headaches and some patients' headaches intensified with increased heartburn. Migraine due to indigestion, flatulence, constipation, and piles shows great recovery with the use of the Homeopathic medicine Nux Vomica. Nux Vomica also helps where migraine headache gets worse after taking coffee, spicy food, and alcoholic drinks. The headache may be located in any part of the head. The person feels the need to press the head against something hard for relief.
Natrum carb 30 is another effective medicine for migraine headaches from sun exposure. Dehydration from sun causes the blood vessels to constrict, which can lead to migraine. Vertigo appears along with headaches from sun exposure in such cases. The pressive headache is accompanied by the cloudiness of the eyes. Heat in the head and congestion may be felt. Shooting pain in the forehead also suggests the use of Natrum Carbonicum.
Natrum Muriaticum 30 is the best Homoeopathic medicine for migraine attacks that worsen during menses. Catamenial migraine occurs because of the natural drop in oestrogen levels during periods. The headache may be triggered before, during, or at the close of the menstrual cycle. The migraine headache that starts with sunrise, continues through the day and vanishes after sunset. The migraine headache feels like little hammers knocking on the brain. Natrum Muriaticum is also the most suitable prescription for migraine headaches in school girls or in girls who are anemic. It is also considered the best medicine where numbness or tingling is felt in the nose, tongue or lips before the migraine attack
Sepia 30 is an excellent Homeopathic medicine for migraine attacks in women during menopause.Hormonal changes come with menopause, and hormonal fluctuations often play a big role in migraine attack frequency and severity. The headache gets worse indoors, open air brings relief. Nausea and vomiting may attend migraine headaches. Lying on the painful side of head affords relief. The top of the head may feel cool in such cases. In general, hot flushes, sometimes along with sweat, are well marked.
Kali phos 30 is the best medicine for migraine headaches triggered by stress.As per NCBI Stress as a trigger for migraine attacks is present in nearly 70% of individuals. Stress, tensions, and worry lead to migraine headaches. Such migraine headaches are common among students who suffer school or college-related stress. Exhaustion and weakness usually accompany migraine in such cases.
Epiphegus 30 is a valuable Homeopathic medicine for treating migraine where it is triggered by mental or physical exertion. It is used where the slightest deviation from routine work brings on a migraine attack. Although it works for both-sided migraines, comparatively better results are seen in left-sided headaches with Epiphegus. A peculiar attending symptom is increased saliva with a constant inclination to spit.
Cyclamen 30 is indicated for migraine attacks that begin with flickering, fiery sparks before the eyes or dim vision. Retinal migraines happen when the blood vessels in your eye suddenly narrow, restricting the blood flow and causing visual distortion. These visual symptoms that precede the migraine headache are referred to as aura. Cyclamen is also useful when a migraine headache starts upon rising in the morning. Shooting pain is experienced in the temporal region. Vertigo, especially when standing, may accompany the headache.
Cannabis Indica 200 decreases the pain and distress in migraine headaches. There is a sensation as if the top of the head was opening and shutting. Flatulence. There is throbbing in the occiput triggered by unusual excitement. Worse from coffee, liquor, and smoking and better by rest
Onosmodium 30 is prescribed for migraine headaches when it is triggered by eyestrain and sexual excesses. Coital migraine occurs when orgasm causes blood pressure to increase rapidly. This surge in pressure causes blood vessels in the head to dilate quickly, which can trigger sudden, intense headaches in some people.
Silicea 200 is an effective medicine for migraine when the pain begins at the back of the neck and spreads forward over the whole head, affecting the eyes. Feels as if the head might burst. May have sharp pains moving through the eyes, causing blurred vision, sensitivity to light, and dizziness, especially when looking up. Cannot tolerate alcohol. The person feels anxious and nervous and cannot stand noise or cold air. Might want to tie something tight around the head for relief.
Bryonia 200 is prescribed for migraine headaches when the headache begins in the back of the neck and moves to the front of the head, remaining over the forehead and eyes. The head feels like it is bursting or splitting, is very sore to move, and the eyes feel painful and worse for the slightest movement. May feel dizzy and even nauseous, with a great thirst for long drinks.
Chionanthus Q is prescribed when a migraine due to acidity and sluggishness
Cimicifuga racemose 30 is prescribed when the pains are like electric shocks and worse during menses. More the flow more the suffering. Pain is better by warmth and eating. The sensation of opening and shutting in the brain.
Source: blog article in ks-gopi dot blog spot 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
Why do other doctors recommend combinations in homeopathy for migraine treatment?
Doctors often recommend medicine combinations for migraine treatment because migraines are complex and can vary in their symptoms and triggers. A combination approach allows doctors to address multiple aspects of the migraine and improve the effectiveness of treatment. Dr.Pranjali and Dr.Kirti suggest some useful migraine combinations based on their clinical experience here.
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