A 75-years-old male, Mr. S. L. U (PIN 16874) visited Life Force center on 4th September 2011. He was accompanied by his son and daughter-in-law. He complained of anxiety neurosis, which he was suffering since 4 months. There was a dispute between his elder son and his wife a couple of months back. He had become sad and irritable after that. He would weep easily. His changed behavior was noticeable to everyone. He would get sentimental on minor issues. He would keep on thinking about the dispute. It was difficult for him to hear other’s suffering. His appetite had reduced, and he would feel weak.
Also, his blood pressure was mildly raised from 4 months. He was advised to take conventional medicine for the same.
He had a mild low back pain for a month. It was probably a muscular spasm.
He preferred eating sweets, rice, and curd. Though he was a vegetarian, he did not like vegetables. The warm temperature was intolerable to him. His bowels were unsatisfactory.
He was physically fit as per his age. He had worked in the ordinance factory as an officer. He had taken voluntary retirement 16 years ago. He was staying with his younger son and his family. His wife was a homemaker. He had two sons and two daughters.
He was affectionate, helping, and selfless in nature. He enjoyed social activities. He was fastidious and a lover of cleanliness. He would clean the house, society, and the roads also. He was straightforward in his talks and would express his anger easily. He could not tolerate injustice. If hurt by someone, he would not talk to that person. He would get worried and anxious about his family's health.
His mother suffered from asthma.
Dr. Shah prescribed him Sulphur 30c 2 doses along with research-based medicines.
He visited on 8th November 2011 with a considerable improvement in his anxiety. He was feeling better and refreshed. He had some minor bowel problems from a few days. His case was reviewed and accordingly, medicines were prescribed.
He reported on 16th March 2012 with almost 50% improvement in his relief from anxiety. His irritability had further reduced. His bowel problem was also further better. His case was reviewed by Dr. Shah, and he was prescribed Sulphur 200c 2 doses and Nux Vomica 30c along with research-based medicines.
He reported on 20th August 2012 with further improvement in his anxiety. The irritability had reduced further. He was feeling happy and fresh.
After a year treatment, he reported on 31st October 2012 with almost 85% improvement in his anxiety. His appetite had improved. Sadness and weeping were not felt anymore. He was cheerful and totally satisfied with the treatment.
This case highlights that homeopathy is highly effective in treating anxiety neurosis successfully and improving the quality of life.
- Written by Dr. A.P., Associate doctor to Dr. Rajesh Shah