Homeopathy is not for everyone

  • While homeopathic treatment will suit to most individuals, including children and pregnant women, some persons just do not respond to it at all despite the best chosen remedy.

  • Like any other treatment modality, patients should be compliant for the continuity of care. However, because of change in symptoms during the treatment, including appearance of new or old symptoms, may require a different remedy altogether. Therefore, people who are unable to keep follow-up appointments may not benefit much from homeopathy.

  • In order for any treatment system to work, one must believe in it, and despite the fact that it may or may not work. Therefore, it does not help much for people to seek homeopathic treatment if they do not believe homeopathy is a valid therapy.

  • Allopathic treatment may provide quick palliative response even though it may not result in a cure. Homeopathy helps body heal the symptoms and illness by itself. While for some acute problems, a very quick, dramatic response may be observed with homeopathic treatment, for most chronic illnesses, one must be willing to try homeopathy for at least 6 months before thinking other alternatives. Homeopathy is not for people who expect quick response for an illness going on for years, and for those who do not have patience during the treatment.

  • Obviously, homeopathy is not for persons who refuse to take the remedy; it is also not meant for those who intentionally take, or are unwilling to avoid, substances that interfere with homeopathic treatment, such as coffee, recreational drugs, camphor, etc