ADHD AND HOMEOPATHY
WHAT IS MEAN BY ADHD?
It is an "attention deficit hyperactivity disorder". It is a medical condition. Its differences in brain development and brain activity that affect attention ability to sit still and control. It is most commonly diagnosed in children. It may continue into adulthood. It mostly diagnosed in boys than girl child.
WHAT CAUSES ADHD?
It may be caused by interactions between genes and environmental or non - genetic factors like
- Exposure to environmental toxins
- Cigarette smoking, alcohol, drug addiction during pregnancy
- Low birth weight
- Brain injuries
- Preservatives food or artificial colours in food
- Difficulty in paying attention
- Being overactive (hyperactivity)
- Act without thinking (impulsivity)
SYMPTOMS IN CHILDREN:
- distract easily
- does not want to finish work
- does not want to listen, pay attention and make careless behaviour
- forget daily activities
- does not like to sit still and things to do
- often loses things
- does not want to play quietly
- over talkative and blurt talking
- likes always running, climbing or moving things
- interrupt others
- does not like to wait
SYMPTOMS IN ADULTS:
- can not control on anger
- can not concentrate at work
- mood swings
- relationship problem
- frustrated, boredom
HOW HELPS HOMEOPATHY IN ADHD PROBLEM?
Homoeopathy is based on the principle of "Likes cure like". That is a substance when taken in large doses, can be used in small amounts to treat similar symptoms. All over the world researchers have proved that homoeopathic medicine in treating ADHD / hyperactive disorder in children.
There are some natural homoeopathic medicines which helpful in hyperactivity in a child:-
1) CHAMOMILLA VULGARIS:-
It is prepared from " German chamomile plant". It acts on a mental-emotional level. A child is whining restlessness, sensitive, irritable, sluggish, peevish, impatient, intolerant of being spoken to or interrupted. A child wants many things which he refused again. Does not like to be calm.
Prepared by " Worm - seed plant". It is a children remedy. Mostly act on worms. Extremely irritable child. ill-humoured, child very cross, does not want to be touched or to hold or carried. Desire so many things but refuses when offered. A child can not concentrate. Abnormal consciousness.
3) COFFEA CRUDA:-
Made from unroasted coffee beans. It is mostly used on sleeplessness and racing thoughts in children and adults with ADHD. It works on `Unusual activity of mind and body'. It stimulates the functional activity of mind and body. Quick to act. It helps in reduces nervous palpitation.
4) HYOSCYAMUS NIGER:-
Is also known as han - bane. It was found in the same 1997 study to be effective on ADHD symptoms. It is known to cause hallucinations or sickness when consumed in large quantity. In tiny homoeopathic amount, it is specifically recommended for restless, fidgety children. Particularly those who struggle to control their outburst.
It is prepared from " Thorn Apple " Datura plant. It is helpful to reduce aggressiveness or violent behaviour in children with ADHD. It is also useful for post-traumatic disorders and all forms of stress and anxiety level.
6) VERATRUM ALBUM:-
It is prepared from " White Hellebore". Extremely sad, sits in a stupid manner, notices nothing, indifferent. Aimless wondering from home. Curses others. Mania to cut and tear things. Continuously talk madly. Refuses to talk.
7) TARANTULA HISPANA:-
Restless, violent, hurried, continuous moving, rolls side to side, jump everywhere. Restless arms; keeps hand busy. Picks finger. Extreme hyperactive and irritable child. Kindly note above mentioned medicines should not be used without consulting the physician.