HEPATITIS–B

Hepatitis B is a highly infectious disease caused Hepatitis B Virus. It damages the liver parenchyma. Complications of this disease are Liver Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension. It may also lead to Hepato-cellular Carcinoma It is a major health hazard around the globe because of its highly infectious nature. No alarming sign and symptoms in early stage of infection are exhibited but lethal damage to the liver takes place in advance stage. Over 750,000 people die of hepatitis B each year. Transmission of HBV takes place through blood or other body fluids. Possible routes of transmission include sexual contact, transfusions of blood and its components, re-use of contaminated needles, syringes and surgical instruments and mother to child during childbirth. Initial results of treatment are encouraging as the patients are not only clinically benefitted but have shown reduction in Viral load. Some have even become seronegative.

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Fatty Infiltration of Liver

Fatty infiltration of liver is the excessive accumulation of fat in the liver cells with increased parenchymal echogenicity. It is caused by consumption of alcohol, prolonged use of hepatotoxic medicines and fat-rich diet. It is categorized into various grades like Grade-I, Grade-II, Grade-III and Grade-IV. It can be cured by proper homoeopathic treatment.

Homoeopathic medicines are prescribed on the basis of causes and totality of symptoms.

A clinical study conducted at GCCHR shows that treatment of all grades of fatty liver is possible in Homoeopathy.

Grade- Wise Status after treatment

Total number of cases – 515 (Till 30th April 2016)

Grade

No. of Cases

Status

Cured

Improved Status Quo

Not Improved

I

307

144

(46.91%)

6

(1.95%)

142

(46.25%)

15

(4.89%)

II

149

45

(30.20%)

61

(40.94%)

41

(27.52%)

02

(1.34%)

III

59

14

(23.73%)

37

(62.71%)

07

(11.86%)

01

(1.70%)

Total

515

203

(39.42%)

104

(20.20%)

190

(36.89%)

18

(3.49%)

 

Gall bladder stones (CHOLELITHIASIS)

Gall stones are common biliary pathology. Its treatment is chiefly surgical removal of gall bladder. It is one of the most common operations performed by surgeons.  Although lot of cases have been treated by homoeopathy but the outcome is not very encouraging.  It, however, removes the myths from the mind of Physicians, Surgeons and even by public that the gall stones can’t be treated by medicines. It is also evident that dissolution of GB stones is very rare event. Nevertheless, it gives a ray of hope to pediatric, geriatric and high risk patients suffering from diabetes, hypertension and other systemic diseases.

S.No.

Outcome measure Single Stone(n=120) Multiple Stones(n=196)
No. of Patients Percentage No. of Patients

Percentage

1 Cured

11

9.1% 22

11.2%

2 Improved

28

23.4% 37

18.9%

3 Status Quo

52

43.4% 105

53.6%

4 Not Improved

29

24.1% 32

16.3%