International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Homeopathy | India | Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023

Effects of Individualized Homoeopathic Medicine in Haemorrhoid: a Single Blind, Simple Randomized, Placebo Control Study

Dr. Niranjan Mohanty [3] | Dr. Priyanka Sahu [3] | Dr. Santosh Kumar Jena [3] | Dr. Sujata Choudhuri

Abstract: Background: Haemorrhoid, otherwise known as piles, with a worldwide prevalence of 4.4%, mainly hamper quality of life in terms of physical, mental, social and economic aspect by affecting working days of life, associated with severe pain, bleeding and itching. Objective: 1) Primryary objectives: To study the response of homoeopathic medicines in haemorrhoids with response to change in disease severity and change in quality of life of the patient. 2) Secondary objectives: To ascertain the frequency of relapse and recurrence of haemorrhoids in patients during the course of treatment. Methodology: This observational study was done at Bhubaneswar, Odisha (in India) with the sample population 90 for duration of 2 years upon haemorrhoid outpatients of both genders with certain inclusion and exclusion criteria. Results: 53 patients out of 60 from medicine group showed positive response and 26 out 30 patients from placebo group showed negative response. For WHOQoL, in both the test groups i. e. in centesimal and millesimal groups, the t values were 16.7744 and 18.0385 which shows that the difference was extremely statistically significant at p < 0.0001. In relapse and recurrence interval and overall response in medicine and placebo group were statistically significant (p< 0.0001) as compared to placebo group. Conclusion: Efficacy of Homoeopathic treatment in case of haemorrhoid was concluded from this study suggesting a very well and positive response in case of cure, preventing frequent relapses and improving quality of life to live.

Keywords: Homoeopathy, PNR Bleed Cassification, WHOQoL score, Relapse recurrence interval, Quality of life

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023,

Pages: 405 - 413

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