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Homeopathy for your children

Becoming a parent and having a child completely changes your world. Your world begins to revolve around your kids and their happiness. All you want is to provide them with the best of everything. Parents tend to be more concerned about their child’s safety, food-diet, health and hygiene than they are about themselves. Today with increasing awareness, parents want good quality health care services for their children even in case of minor ailments.

The moment one sees their child sneezing, coughing or crying due to pain or some health issue, they succumb to anxiety and rush to the nearest doctor hoping that the doctor will make their child’s problem go away. And almost invariably, the physician will prescribe a mixture of medicines in varying doses for relief. What most of us fail to understand is that kids and their immature organ system deals with drugs differently as compared to a grown up’s. Medicines given to our children should be as natural and organic as possible and also be free from chemicals and side-effects. The human organism is resilient and adapts to everything around him. However, a child’s body is fragile especially during infancy hence it is necessary to opt for a mode of treatment that does not do any harm to your kid.

Talking about safe and side-effect free treatment options Homeopathy scores highest among the various natural and holistic treatment options available. Owing to the safety of Homeopathy medicines, Homeopathy is considered to be the ideal treatment option for infants, toddlers and older kids. Millions of people worldwide recognize the effectiveness and safety of Homeopathy treatment and are resorting to it for their children’s health needs. In some countries, it is seen that Homoeopathy is no longer considered as an ‘alternative medicine’. It is, in fact, fast becoming the most preferred system of medicine.

Homoeopathy is effective in treating variety of troubles that a child faces. Whether it is an infantile colic, teething trouble, aches and pains or even a behavioral disturbance Homoeopathy can manage them all. The Homoeopathic system of medicine works from within, it helps in strengthening a child’s immunity and thus helps in keeping illnesses at bay. It strengthens the child’s natural defenses so that he or she can fight off the cold or flu that every child around him may be facing. And helps them stay healthy and illness-free for longer durations of time.

Homoeopathic medications not only relieve common and acute problems of children but also prevent recurrent episodes of ill-health. Recurrent tonsillitis, enlarged adenoids, bedwetting, allergies, asthma, bronchitis, diarrhea, constipation and many more illnesses can be safely and effectively treated with Homeopathy. Emotional and behavioral disorders such as anxiety, depression, defiant or aggressive behaviour can also be treated with Homeopathy.

 The biggest advantage of Homeopathy is that the medicines are easy to administer and not bitter. Kids love them as they are small, sweet sugar pills which can be administered directly or can be crushed with the help of spoon and then given to the child. Children willingly and happily take Homeopathy. The amount of lactose content in Homoeopathic medications is so less that it poses no problems even in case of Diabetic children.

Homoeopathic system of medication believes that every person is unique and has his or her own ways of reacting to the environment and his or her own unique way of manifesting an illness. Your Homoeopath gives importance to each symptom that your child has, he also takes into consideration the causation of each complaint. It takes into consideration these differentiating, individualizing symptoms for prescribing. Hence, the treatment that each child receives is different from another child suffering from the same ailment.

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Originally published in Times of India:

Homeopathy for children

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