Mr R G V ( L-9657) was detected having Hepatitis C genotype 1B in Feb’07. Hepatitis C virus possibly entered his body through blood transfusion in 1986. At the beginning of the treatment his viral load was 3,07,500 IU/ml (May-2007) and his liver function tests showed high SGOT 174 and SGPT 156. The genotype was not done. Ultrasonography showed enlarged liver.
He has been diabetic since 6 years and also having high blood pressure since 20 years for which he has been on the conventional medications.
For his Hepatitis C, he was suggested conventional Interferon treatment. However, his gastroenterologist warned him of certain unpleasant side effects of Interferon.
He opted for homeopathy at Life Force.
His past medical history suggested
Bypass done in 2001,
Brain tumor surgery in 1986,
Hip replacement surgery in 2002.
Ulcerative colitis for a year in 1980.
He is a vegetarian with good appetite and a craving for spicy food. His thirst and perspiration were average. He was less tolerant of cold. His bowel and bladder movements were normal. His sleep was disturbed (stress induced).
He appeared lean (height 5’7” and weight -51Kgs).
He had retired from private service and was staying with his wife in Chennai.
By nature, he is a reserved person. Also, short tempered and fastidious. He appeared tense about the unrest in his daughter’s marital life.
With the above case details, he was prescribed conventional homeopathic medicines along with Dr Shah’s research based (international patent pending) medicines for a period of 2 months.
After 4 months of treatment his viral count reduced from 3,07,500 IU/ml to 23,250 IU/ml. His SGOT and SGPT levels have also normalized 32 U/L and 28 U/L respectively.
Date Viral Load
Before treatment (May 2007) 3,07,500 IU/ml
After treatment (Oct 2007) 23,250 IU/ml
This shows a significant drop in the viral load of the patient in an elderly patient whose general health did not permit administration of the harsh conventional medicines for Hepatitis C. The case is still under care and will require a long term follow up.