HOMEOPATHY (BHMS) – ABOUT/MYTHS/FACTS

Medical Profession is the noble and most respectful profession. It is one of the branches of Holistic System of Medicine, coming under AYUSH systems. Homoeopathy is one of the mainstream System of Medical Science presently standing Second Largest System of Medical Science having 450 million patients in the World as per statistics available.

B.H.M.S. {Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery} is an undergraduate degree awarded on completion of 5 ½ year program inclusive of the 1-year internship. Homoeopathic Medical Science is coming under AYUSH Department of Govt. of India governed by Central Council of Homoeopathy as it’s Regulations as per MSR 2013.

B.H.M.S. course is designed into Five Parts, First Year is of One Year duration having Preclinical subjects, Second Year is of One Year duration having Para-Clinical Subjects, Third Year is of One Year duration having part of Clinical Subjects, Fourth Year is of 1 ½ Year duration having Clinical Subject, Fifth Year is One Year undertakes Compulsory Internship.

The course also allows students to choose any specialization, for example, Homeopathic Pharmacy, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Skin Specialist and Infertility to treat the patients with their homeopathic study knowledge exposure.

In spite of its success over the years, many people still abstain from using homeopathic medicines for healing purposes. Here are some myths about homeopathy nullified.

MYTH: Homeopathic medicines are slow to act.

FACT: Homeopathic medicines are selected on the basis of the characteristics of the signs and symptoms and not just on the basis of diagnosis of a certain case. In homeopathy, an exact match needs to be done between the medical symptoms and symptoms of the disease. In case the symptoms do not match, the effect of the medicine becomes slow. The mismatch occurs due to the homeopaths mistake, and it is not a mistake of homeopathy. When the medical symptoms and disease symptoms match, homeopathic medicines work effectively and fast.

MYTH: While having homeopathic treatment, the patient’s symptoms get aggravated.

FACT : Homeopathic medicines are given when the medical and disease symptoms match. Thus, during the initial period of a homeopathic treatment, a little aggravation of the symptoms indicates that the medicines have started acting. This is a good sign and also denotes that the right medicine has been selected. This aggravation does not continue for long and after a short period, the patient experiences great relief.

MYTH: Homeopathy doesn’t require any diagnosis and investigation in treating diseases

FACT : Like other systems homeopathy also requires proper diagnosis and investigations if needed in a particular case.

MYTH: Too many restrictions in food and lifestyle habits while taking homoeopathy treatment.

FACT : Restrictions always comes as general management to particular disease condition eg. Avoiding sweets in diabetes and avoiding oily and fried food in patients having high cholesterol levels. Avoiding strong coffee and strong smelling balms, smoking immediately after taking medicines will help faster action of homeopathy medicines.

 

Homeopathy is a trusted and the most natural medicine that exists. There are certain myths about homeopathy, which are wrong and need to be cleared, so that more people can resort to homeopathy.

 

 

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