Mrs. S. R. K. (Patient Identification Number - 17667) visited our clinic on 6th December 2011. She had multiple complaints like knee joint pain, hair fall, dandruff, gradual weight gain. She had been gradually gaining weight. She had pain in the left knee joint. Her joint pain has been since 2 – 3 years. She had a sensation of swelling in the right side of the body. The hair fall had started recently with mild dandruff. She was not on any medicies except calcium supplements. She was 43 years old.
She had average appetite with desire for sweets and salt. Her knee pain would increase after consuming sour food. She could not tolerate cold weather. She complained of mild constipation. Physically she was flabby and obese.
She was a housewife staying in a joint family consisting of 15 family members. Her husband owned a shop of plastic chairs. His son and daughter were studying engineering.
She was reserved in nature. She was living in a large joint family, and being the eldest daughter in law, she was responsible for the smooth functioning of the family. She was given a limited amount of money to spend towards the house-hold expenses, managing within that had been stressful for her. She had successfully managed her family, cooking, children's education, her responsibility towards her extended family etc. She had maintained good relations and cared personally for each family member, and they had also reciprocated her affection. Off late, she would become tired very easily. In the consultation room, she appeared dull and lazy person.
Her entire case details were studied by Dr. Shah and prescribed Natrum Muraticum 30c and some research based medicines. She was suggested to do a Thyroid test.
Her Thyroid reports dated 8.12.11
She reported 6 weeks later on 16th January 2012 – there was no significant relief in the joint pains. Her hair fall and dandruff had reduced considerably. Her case was reviewed and she was prescribed Sepia 200c along with some research based medicines.
After another 6 weeks on 23rd February 2012, she visited the center and reported that her joints
pain were better. Her hair fall and dandruff had further improved. She was advised to repeat the Thyroid test before visiting the next time.
She visited on 30th April 2012 with her complaints further relieved.
Her Thyroid reports dated – 30.3.12
T3 – 142.25
T4 – 9.90
TSH – 4.77
Her TSH which was previously 7.59 had come within the normal range.
She is continuing the medication to achieve complete recovery in all her complaints.
This case illustrates that freshly detected cases of Underactive Thyroid can be effectively treated with homeopathic medicines. As she had not taken any thyroid supplements she showed remarkable normalization within just 3 months of medication. Homeopathic medicines when accurately prescribed can give wonderful results.
T3 T4 TSH
8TH December 2011 149.49 10.50 7.59
30TH March 2012 142.25 9.90 4.77
Case study by Dr. M. N. P