Case-14: A calm, melancholic 47 years old housewife found significant relief of Acid Peptic Disorder and Lumbar Spondylosis within 5 months of Dr. Shah’s treatment.
Mrs. T. K. B. (Patient Identification Number - 16121) visited our clinic on 27th May 2011. She complained of continuous sour eructation every day since the last 4 years. It would increase if she missed her meal timings or by eating spicy food, eggs, or sour food. She was taking an antacid daily. She also complained of continuous back pain since last 2 years. She had taken 4 – 5 steroid injections last year. The pain would increase while squatting. The MRI scan reported multiple disc degeneration. She had been suggested surgery but she opted for homeopathy. Her appetite was average with no specific likes or dislikes. She was sensitive to both heat and cold weather. Her sleep was disturbed and interrupted. She was a home maker. She lived with her in laws and children. Her husband worked in Bahrain in the furnishing industry. She had a daughter and a son. Her son was studying engineering in USA, while her daughter was completing her graduation. Her father in law had a business of carpentry, while her mother in law was a home maker. She was a worrisome personality. She could not forget bad incidences easily. She would not express her anger and keep on thinking about it. She would become depressed and suicidal at times due to her health condition. She would prefer to stay silent and not express her feelings. Her Mother in law and father in law would comment adversely, and she would be deeply pained and hurt, since her husband was away, she had to bear it silently. She had a sense of responsibility towards the elders and also understood the security that they provided to her and her children. However she could never forgive or forget the insults, which were always numerous. Her father suffered from heart disease. Her mother had spinal cancer and diabetes. Dr. Shah studied her case in detail and prescribed Sepia 200c along with some research based medicines. After 3 months (3.8.11) – there was almost 75% improvement in acidity. She had stopped taking antacid since last 2 months. The back pain had reduced considerably. After 1.5 moths (29.9.11) – there was further improvement in acidity and back pain. Her case was reviewed and accordingly prescribed. She reported on 15th May 2012 for some other minor ailments. When inquired about her acidity and back pain, she said that they were absolutely better with the treatment.