|What people have said
The stories on this page were kindly sent in by a few clients who felt it would be useful to share their experience. Their stories may help to illustrate the types of situations where Homeopathy can be helpful.
Night terrors in my 2 year old meant
weeks of sleep deprivation & worry, solved by
treatment and longer term boosts
My name is Leslie and at the tender age of 49 I joined a multinational industry that required me to travel to the continent at least once a week, what with the early morning flights and a very heavy work load I felt that my work concentration/memory ability and health was beginning to suffer.
During the early stages of my new job I had lots of time to read (during flights/waiting in airports) and I came across some very interesting articles on Homeopathy. When I got a chance I went to a Homeopathic chemist in Dublin and they supplied with a number of practitioners.
I will not say that after one meeting, I got a magical potion and my life became perfect, no but thanks to the homeopaths knowledge and understanding approach she was, in a very short time able to prescribe the correct remedies that at first gave great "short term improvement", this gave the boost I needed and also allowed the homeopath to identify the correct long term solution.
My life style has not changed in the past 10 years, if anything it is worse (airport delays are longer for a start) so I need now and then to have a follow-up consultation for a Boost, but I feel better able to cope with the stress of life and my concentration/memory is better than (I think it was) before I went down the road of Homeopathy.
Leslie July 2007
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|I have saved so much time,
money, stress and fear thanks to Homeopathy!
I don't know if I ever thanked you properly for getting me into Homeopathy and the wonderful book you gave me; you wouldn't believe how often I use it and successfully too. I have saved so much time, money, stress and fear by having that option. For example in the middle of the night with the kids, so often taking a remedy calms them. Its totally empowering for me.
Its just great to have the choice. So my friend, merci, merci, mille merci for helping me to help myself. I must admit I was so spoilt by the quick answer in allopathy and it can be confusing with the French way of using Homeopathy, all low potency and 3 of this and 5 of that...but it works as well so who cares. Thanks again :)
La Rochelle, France
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doesnt treat the body as a lego project
Up until eight years ago, I would have been extremely cynical about homeopathy. The concept of small pills or drops of liquid curing ills so quickly, as well as the inconvenience of taking them several times a day [only in some instances] seemed to be ridiculous. Then one of my family became quite ill and despite going to many different specialists, her health did not improve. Purely to have tried another avenue, not expecting any particular good to come of it, we went to a homeopath. The initial improvement was so quick (literally within a week) that I became alarmed and contacted a friend who was both a GP and a mother, who told me that she too used homeopathy and that what was prescribed for my daughter was perfectly safe.
What I like about homeopathy is that it doesnt set itself up in competition to conventional medicine. I have over the last eight years attended or brought my family to two homeopaths, neither of whom have ever told me not to attend a GP. In fact both have, in the case of very serious life threatening illnesses, taken on board the prognosis of conventional specialists when coming up with remedies to better the health of my family. The conventional biomedical model seeks to mend bits as they break down, or defeat disease when it occurs. Homeopathy seeks to cure also, but doesnt treat the body as a lego project, rather treats the person as a whole entity. Both homeopaths that I have attended have provided a holistic experience; I feel that in treating me they have drawn on the strengths of my health in dealing with aspects of ill health, whereas a conventional doctor would often provide broad spectrum antibiotics which kill not only bad the but the good in their path. GPs and Homeopaths have similar price structures, however a GP will give you ten, fifteen minutes of your time whereas homeopath sessions last approximately an hour.
Finally, what I would like to see developing with regard to homeopathy is the demise of the sole power of conventional biomedicine as the gatekeeper for insurance access re fees for health care services. Not all, indeed I would hazard that not many GPs are willing to refer for homeopathic services and so the full cost of visits has to be born by the patient, putting homeopathy out of reach of many.
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|Free from psoriasis
Homeopathy works extremely well for me as a parallel partner to conventional medicine.
18 years ago I developed psoriasis for which there is no medical cure as far as I am aware. Having tried lots of things I decided to give Homeopathy a try. My Homeopath, told me the route to cure for psoriasis is likely to be a long one but that she felt she could try to help me.
One and a half years later, after regular treatment, the horrible condition had disappeared permanently. I was simply amazed.
Homeopathy is now part of my life. I use it for things that conventional medicine doesnt address for me. I also use it as a treatment for ordinary medicine issues. If I ever become seriously ill I will use Homeopathy in tandem with conventional medicine.
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for my child to get better, now no doubts -homeopathy
For the past 15 turbulent months the wonderful knowledge, skills and experience of my homoepath have been an invaluable part of our family life. A friend suggested I try even one appointment with her as I was really at the end of my reason with trying to get my beautiful 2 year old's asthma and eczema under control. My friend sang this homeopath's praises and told about her experience and explained the process to me, then a friend of my husband also suggested we give HOMEOPATHY a go. I had always used arnica for bumps and bruises for my 3 children and I found it very effective when I had to have my wisdom teeth taken out, but up until then, that had been the extent of my own use of Homeopathy.
I tend to go with my gut instinct a lot in life and I knew that the other medication my daughter was taking for her symptoms simply was not working. We have a significant family history of asthma and eczema and I was deeply distressed at the thought of a life full of ill health for my little girl. I was desperate. I rang, I got an appointment, we went. I was very hopeful after our initial appointment, it took over 1.5 hours and the homoepath seemed to take such a detailed history asking what seemed at the time like such unimportant questions. I was drained after that visit and yet strangely excited at the same time. She asked me to call her a day or two later, after she had time to work on the case. She also gave my daughter a small white tablet to suck under her tongue, which she said would help to see her over the immediate distressing symptoms.
Within a very short time her symptoms improved dramatically. I was delighted. Over the next few days her symptoms worsened again and I remember feeling very low and deflated. I wondered had it just been a lucky coincidence..... I spoke to the homoepath over the phone at length telling her exactly what had happened and how she had reacted, she seemed pleased and gave me a further remedy to give her.
Since then my daughter is a much happier child, she is sick far less often, her symptoms have not gone away altogether, but they are kept under good control with the help of remedies which I give depending on the symptoms at that time. My daughter does not now use inhalers, oral steroids or high % steroid creams. Instead, she uses all natural, gentle and safe homeopathic remedies. My gut tells me this is RIGHT, my daughter's health tells me this is right. At the tender age of 3, she can tell me if and when she needs remedy!
One visit led to another and one phone call led to another! Since my first visit in May 2006, I have also brought my other two children and even myself for various different ailments! Word of mouth and personal experience is one of the best forms of communication and more than half a dozen of my own friends and family have now been, all of whom feel they have had good results. IT WORKS.
My words for anyone who is wondering whether or not to pay any Registered Homeopath a visit is.... go for it, don't hesitate. It is an amazing form of safe and natural health-care.
I have left my contact number with my homeopath and would be happy to discuss my experiences with prospective clients. Heres to a happy, healthy future.
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|Hay fever relief
I have suffered from hay-fever for a number of years. Spring time always brought tissues, inhalers and running eyes, sneezing, blocked head, poor sleep, headaches and sinus congestion. All conventional remedies had limited mixed results. Their side effects were almost as bad as they tended to make me very drowsy.
This year I tried Homeopathy and started visiting a Homeopath in December. I was delighted with the results! It seemed to be a particularly bad year for hay-fever sufferers but I had the best year for as long as I can remember. All of the symptoms improved, only very occasionally have I suffered from any of the old complaints. These are then only mild and quickly treated by taking my Homeopathic remedy. Im getting a good nights sleep, have a clear head, breathing is clearer, I dont have headaches and Im a happy camper!!
John, Greystones, July 2008.
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up getting better (sore throat)
I had a sore throat and was feeling awful. I knew it would be 3 days before Id feel better so I decided to ask if Homeopathy might help. The Homeopath took my symptoms and prescribed a remedy. What followed was amazing, within 2 hours I felt great and it didnt return!
Peter Lawless, Greystones, March 2006
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issues? Homeopathy can help greatly.
With thanks to Wicklow Homeopathy and their expertise in Homeopathy, Suzi and Tara brought me through some extremely sick periods during a pregnancy and afterwards.
The various remedies worked in conjunction with conventional medicine and also in times when there was no other medicine available.
Pre and Post natal periods (including breastfeeding) are difficult enough times without one being sick and then worrying about the baby being affected by medication. I found Homeopathy to be the best treatment for anything at any time, be it baby teething, sore throat or sinusitis, bad period pain or the dreaded hemorrhoids.
There seems to be a cure for everything - even helping with hormonal issues!
Also the contact is great, where else can you txt your healthcare provider & tell them you have sinusitis again and then go pick up a remedy, or ring them at 11pm in a panic for advice ?
I certainly recommend Suzi and her partners to anybody who needs anything sorted out!
Karen Lithgow, Greystones July 2008
free from congestion sneezing and wheezing - so I thought
I'd try it myself!
A couple of years
ago I got fed up with my sons return to school. He is now
thirteen years old. Every September he would get totally
congested in his nose and couldn't breathe properly,
enough to make him miserable.
My 2 year old son was in hospital for 22 months due to breathing problems. He was producing thick mucus from his lungs that was difficult for him to cough up. His first dose of the prescribed Homeopathic remedy brought incredible relief by liquefying the secretions. This in turn reduced the need for nebulisers and made coughing easier for him.
We use Homeopathic remedies as an on-going part of his healthcare.
Petra Fulham, Greystones November 2008
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