International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Homeopathy | India | Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020

Efficacy of Homoeopathy in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Dr Shradha Thakkar [2]

Abstract: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common psychosomatic functional disorder of the gut. As a functional gastrointestinal disorder, Irritable Bowel Disorder has no organic cause. Homoeopathy can be used for treating IBS as it is based on personalized approach. Objective of the study is to analyze the effectiveness of homoeopathy in Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Result in my study of 50 cases, 22 cases showed marked improvement, 26 cases showed improvement and 2 cases didn’t improve. Most commonly prescribed medicines were Nux vomica, Lycopodium, Arsenic album and Natrum muraticum etc, IBS symptom severity scale was used both before and after the treatment to assess the intensity of changes in the symptom felt by the patient. Conclusion present study showed significant result with marked improvement in 22 cases and improvement in 26 cases. Homeopathic approach in treating irritable bowel syndrome on the basis of individualization and totality of symptom shows remarkable success. Homoeopathy was not only effective in annihilating the disease but also improving the quality of life.

Keywords: Irritable bowel syndrome, Homoeopathy, psychosomatic disorder, IBS, symptom severity scale

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020,

Pages: 576 - 577

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