Fibroadenoma

Fibroadenoma is most common benign tumor of the breast. It is symptoms being accidentally discovered by self-examination. An uniform, firm, mobile painless, well defined mass is felt on palpation. Commonly they are bilateral and 2-3 cm in diameter. Fibroadenoma is classified into two varieties: Pericanalicular and Intracanalicular. Pericanalicular or hard type usually occur in young girls between 15-30 years of age. Intracanalicular or soft fibroadenoma more commonly affects the older age group from 30-50 years of age. The exact cause of fibroadenoma is not known. Hormonal treatment has been associated with higher risk of developing fibroadenoma.

Although the treatment is surgical but it can be treated with Homoeopathic medicines on holistic basis. A clinical study conducted at GCCHR has shown encouraging results.

TOTAL CASES OF UNILATERAL FIBROADENOMA – 155

S. No.

Status of Patient Number of Cases

Percentage

1. Positive Response

72

46.45%

*1(a). Cured

23

14.84%

*1(b). Improved

49

31.61%

2. Status Quo

48

30.97%

3. Not Improved

35

22.58%

Total

155

100%

 

TOTAL CASES OF BILATERAL FIBROADENOMA – 118

S. No.

Status of Patient Number of Cases

Percentage

1. Positive Response

48

40.68%

*1(a). Cured

5

4.24%

*1(b). Improved

43

36.44%

2. Status Quo

41

34.74%

3. Not Improved

29

24.58%

Total

118

100%

 

 

 

 

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Benign lesions of Cervix

Nabothian cyst and cervical polyp are the two most common benign lesions of cervix.

A Nabothian cyst is a mucus filled cyst and appears as a firm bump on the surface of cervix. A woman may notice the cyst when inserting a diaphragm or during routine pelvic examination.

A cervical polyp is common benign polyp arising within or on the surface of endocervical canal. They are sessile or pedunculated spherical lesions upto 3 cm in diameter. The cause of cervical polyp is uncertain but may be due to hyper-estrinism. They are most common in premenopausal women.

It can be detected by speculum examination, hysteroscopy and ultra-sonography.

The cervical lesion can be treated successfully with homoeopathic medicines.

A short clinical study conducted at GCCHR on both have yielded good results as follows:

Total numbers of cases of Nabothian cyst –18

Cured Improved Status Quo Not Improving
12 1 5 0
66.67% 5.55% 27.78% 0%

Total numbers of cases of Cervical polyp –5

Cured Improved Status Quo Not Improving
5 0 0 0
100% 0% 0% 0%

Uterine Fibroid

Uterine Fibroids are benign growth in the Uterus (subserous, submucous & intramural). It may occur at any age usually from menarche till menopause. Nearly 20-30 % women in reproductive age group have fibroid which is the most common cause of infertility in this population.

Exact etiology of fibroid is unknown but it is thought to be estrogen dependent. Different unnatural devices of family planning like IUCD & contraceptive pills may also increase the occurrence of Uterine Fibroids.

Profuse bleeding, pain and bleeding between menses are the most common symptoms. Frequent urination, urinary incontinence, pain during sexual intercourse, infertility and miscarriage are some other symptoms.

The treatment of Uterine Fibroid is surgical removal of growth or of the Uterus depending upon the size and number of fibroids.

We have treated umpteen number of patients having fibroid whether single or multiple, small or large, symptomatic or asymptomatic and the results are encouraging. The treatment is based on holistic principle in which both mental and physical symptoms are considered for selecting homoeopathic medicines on ‘Law of Similars’. There is no recurrence of the fibroid after constitutional treatment.

A clinical study conducted at Gaurang Clinic & Center for Homoeopathic Research, Lucknow on 630 well diagnosed cases of Uterine Fibroid in response to Homoeopathic medicines was published in the Asian Journal of Homoeopathy, Vol. 5, No. 4 (17), November 2011 – January 2012 Issue.

Latest data of Uterine Fibroid cases till March’2016 is as follows:

Total Cases – 1011

S. No. Status of Patient Number of Cases Percentage
1. Positive Response 570 56.38%
*1(a). Cured 277 27.40%
*1(b). Improved 293 28.98%
2. Status Quo 184 18.20%
3. Not Improved 257 25.42%
Total 1011 100%

 

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common female endocrine disorder of reproductive age group and the leading cause of infertility in female. It includes chronic, non-ovulation, hyper-androgenism associated with normal or raised estradiol level, raised LH and low FSH level.

The prevalence of PCOS ranges from 2.2% to 2.6% in the age group between 18-45 years. It has been observed that incidence appears to be increased due to change in life style and stress.

The most common symptoms of PCOS are infrequent or no menses, infertility, hirsutism, obesity, acne and acanthosis.

The treatment of PCOS includes oral contraceptives to regulate the menstrual cycle, reduce male hormone level and Glycemic control medications.

We are treating PCOS cases after taking detailed case history of the patient and prescribe Homoeopathic medicine on the basis of both mental and physical symptoms. The number of psychological causes like shock, grief, mortification, disappointed love, anger and suppression of emotions affect psycho-neuro-hormonal axis leading to imbalance in pituitary and ovarian hormones resulting in pathological changes in the ovary. Every women suffering from PCOS presents with different set of symptoms so treatment plan for each women is individualised. Homoeopathic medicine act through same route leading to correction of pituitary and ovarian hormones resulting in complete resolution of cysts.

A clinical study conducted on 218 diagnosed PCOS cases in response to homoeopathic medicines was published in the Homoeopathic Heritage, Vol. 40, No. 12, March 2015 Issue.

Latest data of PCOS cases treated at Gaurang Clinic & Center for Homoeopathic Research (GCCHR), Lucknow till March’2016 is as follows:

Total Cases – 273

S. No. Status of Patient Number of Cases Percentage
1. Positive Response 191 69.96%
*1(a). Cured 123 45.05%
*1(b). Improved 68 24.91%
2. Status Quo 69 25.28%
3. Not Improved 13 04.76%
Total 273 100%

Ovarian cyst

Ovarian cyst is benign enlargement of ovary due to accumulation of fluid. It may occur at any age from menarche till menopause. The cause of ovarian cyst is hormonal imbalance, the exact cause of which is not known. Some psychological factors like grief, stress, depression, mental tension and mortification etc. can trigger hormone imbalance through psycho-neuro-hormonal axis.
The treatment is chiefly surgical removal of cyst or ovary. However it can be treated with homoeopathic medicines on holistic basis. The clinical study conducted at Gaurang Clinic and Center for Homoeopathic Research, Lucknow on ovarian cyst shows that majority of cases of ovarian cyst whether unilateral or bilateral, big or small, single or multiple, simple or haemorrhagic can be treated successfully. The outcome of study conducted at Gaurang Clinic is as follows:

Total number of cases of Unilateral Ovarian Cyst – 512

Status No. of cases Percentage
Cured 333 65.03%
Improved 93 18.16%
Status Quo 32 6.25%
Not Improved 54 10.55%

Total number of cases of Bilateral Ovarian Cyst- 64

Status No. of cases Percentage
Cured 23 35.93 %
Improved 24 37.50%
Status Quo 1 1.56%
Not Improved 16 25.0%