What are essential fatty acids?

Essential fats, or essential fatty acids (EFAs) are essential nutrients just like other vitamins and minerals. EFAs are polyunsaturated fats, which are considered “good” fats. EFAs contribute to the healthy functioning of cell membranes, and are also critical for the synthesis of eicosanoids, a family of hormone-like substances that help in cell maintenance on a Read more about What are essential fatty acids?[…]

Why is case taking so involved?

Consultations require enough time for the physician to accurately gain a complete health picture of the patient including physical presentations, mental and emotional states, lifestyle, nutrition and overall wellbeing. Since homeopathic remedies are highly specific, a good physician requires the time to gather key information in forming an effect treatment plan. Therefore even minute and Read more about Why is case taking so involved?[…]

What about buying homeopathic medicines directly from health food stores and big name retailers?

Growing numbers of people are beginning to understand the need for natural healing however; they fail to understand their own imbalances in an accurate fashion. In homeopathy there are over 5000 different remedies that are highly specific to various symptomolgy and not just disease presentation alone. Health food stores and big name retailers try to Read more about What about buying homeopathic medicines directly from health food stores and big name retailers?[…]

Are there any diet restrictions?

When the body is healthy, it is more naturally able to utilize the nutrients it requires to function optimally. However, eating properly (timing and quantity) along with a good balance is strongly advised. Depending on the individual case, your doctor will inform you of various diet suggestions taking into account any allergies or intolerances.

I am currently on other medication; will this affect my homeopathic treatment?

No. Often many that seek homeopathic care are already being administered conventional medication, however if you are on medication you should inform your homeopathic physician immediately. In tandem, a good homeopathic physician will enable a patient to continue with a homeopathic treatment plan while reducing or even eliminating the need for prescription medication. Again it Read more about I am currently on other medication; will this affect my homeopathic treatment?[…]

What is the difference between homeopathy and naturopathy?

Although these healing modalities are often mistaken and misunderstood, homeopathy and naturopathy differ in many ways. While they both do not utilize drugs or other conventional procedures, each one is unique on their own. Naturopathy is a more general term encompassing multiple natural healing arts including Chinese medicine, nutrition, acupuncture, western herbalism and homeopathy for Read more about What is the difference between homeopathy and naturopathy?[…]

Are there any side effects?

The genius of homeopathy is that all remedies are from natural sources and do not have adverse side effects most commonly associated with conventional prescription medication. Yet they are a potent class of medications that must be used under the supervised care of a homeopathic physician. Often as part of the treatment, patients will experience Read more about Are there any side effects?[…]

Is homeopathy effective for infants and children?

Homeopathic remedies are safe and effective for children. It is ideal to start homeopathic treatment as early as possible thereby being a valuable preventative for future long term ailments. Homeopathy is also effective in behavioral problems and temperament seen commonly in children like irritability, obstinacy, temper-tantrums, fears, phobias, thumb-sucking, nail biting, destructiveness, bed-wetting; including ADD/ADHD/ODD. Read more about Is homeopathy effective for infants and children?[…]

Is homeopathy safe for everyone?

Homeopathy is the ideal form of treatment for everyone including babies, infants, children, adults, nursing & pregnant mothers and seniors. It is even safe for pets and animals. Homeopathic remedies are derived from a variety of plant, animal and mineral substances. Treatment plans chosen by your physician entail remedies that closely match the individual characteristics Read more about Is homeopathy safe for everyone?[…]