International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Homeopathy | India | Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024 | Rating: 4.7 / 10

Management Of Hypothyroidism with Individualised Homoeopathic Medicine - A Case Report

Dr. Aditya Uday Ahire

Abstract: Background: Hypothyroidism is characterised by inadequate secretion of thyroid hormones with a general reduction in metabolic function that exhibits as slowing of physical and mental activity. Homoeopathic treatment is an complementary therapy that can help reduce the intake of standard medications and provide cure. Case Summary: This case reports the treatment of a hypothyroidism case with individualized homoeopathic medicine without any conventional supplement, over a period of 5 months there were no recurrence of illness and patient is asymptomatic till date. On the basis of the totality of characteristic symptoms and analysis by repertorization, homoeopathic medicine Phosphorous was prescribed. Repetition was done according to the response of medicine which follows the principles of Homoeopathy. The patient showed stable improvement in the domain of signs and symptoms gradually when assessed post treatment with baseline score on the basis of The Billewicz Clinical Score. The Serial thyroid function tests (TFT) reports during follow up visit and Billewicz Clinical Score improvement are evidence about the effectiveness of homoeopathic medicines to stimulate thyroid gland to produce normal production of hormone. The individual curative response of the case was assessed using Modified Naranjo criteria for homoeopathic case reporting, casual attribution (MONARCH) which had a score of 11. So, this case study presents the role of Homoeopathy as a possible treatment option for the Primary Hypothyroidism.

Keywords: Case report, Individualized Homoeopathy, Primary Hypothyroidism, Thyroid Profile Test, Billewicz Clinical Score

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024,

Pages: 1044 - 1047

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