A 30-years-old married male patient, Mr. N.V.S. (PIN 28050) consulted at Paud centre of Life Force on 17th September 2016 with the complaints of anxiety disorder. He was taking the treatment of IBS from Life Force since six months. Also, he was suffering from an anxiety disorder since 15 years. He was experiencing a difficulty in concentration, palpitation, rapid breathing, sleeplessness, and restlessness. His irritability and negative thinking had increased since a few years. Whenever his anxiety increased, this IBS complaint used to get aggravated. Besides this, he also had the complaints of urticaria, hair-fall, & lipoma.
He was vegetarian by diet. He liked eating spicy food a lot. He didn’t have any specific disliking. His thirst was normal. His stool was not-satisfactory. His perspiration was average. His sleep was disturbed. His physique was normal.
He had the complaint of tonsil & pneumonia in the past. His mother & sister had acidity complaints. His father had a heart complaint.
He was preparing for I.A.S. exam since 3-4 years, and he was experiencing a lot of stress & anxiety due to certain problems in the family. Constant anxiety, particularly for the examination, is an important aspect of his case. Thus, his mental status was predominantly related to all his symptoms of IBS.
After studying his case in detail, Dr. Shah prescribed him research-based molecule.
When he gave his follow-up on 28th October 2016, all his symptoms were showing very good results. His relief from the difficulty in concentration, irritability, and negative thinking had improved by more than 35%. Also, his relief from other symptoms of anxiety had improved. His relief from IBS symptoms too had improved by 40%-50%.
On 28th March 2017, when he gave his follow-up, his condition was under control. His anxiety was better. The patient had experienced very good results with respect to his nature. He followed a balanced diet & practiced yoga regularly. He had experienced some mouth ulcers since a few days. His IBS and urticaria were also in good condition.
On his follow-up on 24th June 2017, his relief from anxiety had improved a lot. His mouth ulcers and IBS complaints were improved by more than 60%. His sleep was sound now, & he was calm instead of irritable.
On his follow-up on 28th October 2017, his condition was more than 70% improved. He was not facing any problems. All his symptoms had shown a drastic improvement. His relief from IBS was also improved by more than 80%. He was very happy with the results. His general well-being too had improved.
Recently on 17th January 2018, he gave his follow-up. He mentioned that he did not experience any episode of anxiety since four to five months. His relief from anxiety was improved by more than 80%. His other complaints like IBS and urticaria were also in control. He condition was stable. He was satisfied with his result.
The patient is still continuing our medicine for further improvement.
In this case, homeopathy not only treated anxiety disorder but also treated IBS complaint, which was interlinked with it. So, homeopathy treats the disease as well as the underlying and maintaining cause of disease effectively.
- Written by Dr. Priyanka A, Associate doctor to Dr. Rajesh Shah