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Are there any good Homeopathy medicines to treat Irritable

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Hi, are there any good Homeopathy medicines to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? How effective are they and are there any side effects? Thanks!
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Homeopathy
Expert:  Dr. Zaheer replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,
Thanks for your question in homeopathy we got best medicines to treat IBS, and kindly note all homeopathic medicines are 100% side effects free and natural as remedies only contains positive energy signature of substance from which it is produced and there is no crude medicine present in the homeopathic remedies.
Every case calls for detailed study of the patient individually. There are no disease specific medicines in homeopathy. The exact treatment is determined only on "in-depth" evaluation of the individual case. The medicines described below are commonly indicated in IBS, only for the purpose of information. The readers are advised not to indulge in any kind of self-medication.
And READ below remedies and let me know which one is best matching with your symptoms (use reply to expert) then I will write its dose for your treatment OK.
Sulphur is one of the commonly indicated homoeopathy medicines for a range of gastro-intestinal disorders including irritable bowel syndrome. It is a true polycrest remedy having influence on various systems of body like digestive system, skin, urinary system, respiratory system, reproductive organs, etc.
In patients with irritable bowel syndrome, Sulphur is frequently prescribed for the following symptoms:
Frequent, unsuccessful desire for stools. Stools are hard, knotty and insufficient. Constipation alternates with diarrhea. Early morning diarrhea where the patient has to rush to pass stools. Heaviness in the abdomen as of a lump. Abdomen is sore and sensitive to pressure.
This remedy is more suited to thin and weak individuals who are very sensitive to heat. Mentally suited to people who are nearly always irritated and depressed. They are very forgetful. They are either too busy or they dare lazy and do not feel like doing work. Some of them may have a feeling that they are immensely wealthy when in reality the situation is opposite.
This drug is prepared from a plant called as wind flower. It is known as the weather-cock amongst homoeopathic remedies due to the changeability of symptoms seen in this drug.
Pulsatilla is a deep acting constitutional remedy affecting multiple systems of the body and having varied presentation of symptoms. It is in true sense a polycrest remedy, which has a broad spectrum of action, useful for a wide range of disease processes. It is one such remedy, which is useful for acute as well as chronic complaints.
Pulsatilla positively influences the gastrointestinal tract, mind, respiratory system, reproductive system, veins, skin, eyes, urinary tract, etc. It is one of the frequently used medicines for complaints of irritable bowel syndrome, A few of its common digestive symptoms are as follows:
Painful distension of the abdomen with rumbling and pressure in the abdomen. Tightness in abdomen after a meal. Watery, rumbling stools; no two stools alike.
Nux Vomica:
Nux Vomica is one of the most frequently prescribed remedies in homeopathy for various conditions incident to modern life. It is prepared by the potentization After undergoing the process of potentization, the hidden curative powers of this drug are brought to surface.
Nux Vom positively influences multiple systems of the body such as digestive system, reproductive organs, nerves, respiratory organs, etc.
Its frequently prescribed for complaints of irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia, liver affections, asthma, recurrent colds, spasmodic pains, etc.
A few of its common indications are as follows:
Constipation alternating with diarrhea, after abuse of purgatives. Frequent ineffectual urging for stools. Strains hard at stools. Unfinished sensation after stools. Flatulent colic in abdomen. Passes small quantities of stools at a time.
This is a wonderful remedy prepared by the potentization of inorganic phosphorus. After undergoing the process of potentization, the latent healing powers of this drug are brought to surface and it proves to be a wonderful remedy capable of curing a wide range of diseases.
Phosphorus predominantly acts on the gastrointestinal tract, hepato-biliary system, blood, kidneys, bones, lungs, nervous tissue, etc.
It is frequently used in the homoeopathic treatment of irritable bowel syndrome, nephrotic syndrome, hepatitis, cirrhosis, hemorrhagic tendencies, respiratory infections, osteomyelitis, paralytic symptoms, etc.
Some of the common indications of this drug are:
Highly sensitive to external impressions such as light, sound, odors, touch, thunderstorms, etc. Restless, excitable, nervous individuals. Affects the kidneys causing albuminuria and haematuria; patient has profuse, pale, watery urine with intense weakness. There is increased susceptibility to colds amongst children. In IBS, the patient complains of constipation alternating with diarrhea. Stools are offensive and there is much urging for stools when lying on the left side. Marked weakness after stools.
Lycopodium clavatum:
Lycopodium is a drug that is prepared from the spores of a fungus called as club moss. It is an inert substance until it undergoes the process of potentization to reveal its latent curative powers. Lycopodium is a deep acting, constitutional remedy having a very wide sphere of action. It positively affects the nutrition, gastrointestinal system, urinary system, reproductive system, lungs, skin, etc. It's frequently used for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome, nephrotic syndrome, urinary infections, dyspepsia, pneumonia, liver diseases, ascites, skin complaints like eczema, abscesses, acne, urticaria, etc.
A few common indications of this drug are:
Treat weakness of digestion. Immediately after a meal, the abdomen feels distended and bloated. Sour eructations. Indigestion due to foods like cabbages, beans, etc. Constant sensation of fermentation in the abdomen, ineffectual urging for stools. The stools are hard at times and require much straining; at times patient has diarrhea. Much pressure and tightness in the abdomen.
It is one of the splendid acts of homoeopathy that substances labeled as inert can also be used efficiently to treat a large variety of disorders. Silica is the example of one such substance, which is chemically inert in its natural form, but after undergoing the process of potentization it gets transformed into a wonderful, deep acting remedy. Silica is in true sense called as polycrest remedy as it has a broad spectrum of action, useful for a wide range of disease processes. In fact this remedy has helped Homoeopaths world over to treat so-called surgical conditions gently without requiring knife. Silica positively influences bones and joints, mucous membranes, skin, cellular tissue, nerves, glands, lungs, digestive system, etc. Silica is one of the frequently used medicines for complaints of IBS, etc.
A few common indications of this drug are:
Loss of appetite and disgust for meat and warm food in general. Bloated feeling in the abdomen. Colicky pain in the abdomen with constipation. Stool is hard and comes with great difficulty. On the other hand patient may also develop diarrhea that has an offensive odor. Silica positively influences nutrition as well and hence its one of the prominent remedies used for rickets in children.
Argentum Nitricum:
This is a drug that is prepared from the nitrate of silver. This remedy has curative effects on the affectations of the digestive system, nervous system, reproductive system, respiratory organs, musculo-skeletal system, etc. It also affects the mind causing neurotic effects. A few common indications of this drug in IBS are:
Gastric aliments with lot of belching. Flatulence with painfulness of the pit of the stomach. Patient makes ineffectual efforts at eructations. Lot of distension of the abdomen with great desire for sweets, cheese and salty foods. Much prone to diarrhea. Noisy, flatulent diarrhea with much offensiveness of stools. Frequent stools due to anticipatory anxiety. Colicky pain in the abdomen. Urging for stools immediately after eating or drinking anything.
The patient is very nervous and impulsive by nature; extremely hurried in whatever he does. Physical symptoms of anxiety are also very marked such as trembling of hands and feet, palpitations in the chest, shortness of breath, dizziness and fainting, dryness of mouth, stammering, excessive sweating, etc.
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Dr Zaheer.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I am reviewing your answer. Thanks!
Expert:  Dr. Zaheer replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,
Thanks for your reply, as you mentioned please take your time.
As we got 6000 possible remedies for a single case and I tried my best to select best possible remedies for your IBS treatment.
Just you are supposes to read each remedy and let me know which remedy matches best with your symptoms and reply me remedy name, and I will answer its dose and all needed instructions for your treatment.
Take your time and reply when easy for you.
Dr Zaheer.