Homeopathy & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

“First and foremost, remove all obstacles to cure”
Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, 1755-1843, founder of Homeopathy

Homeopathic remedies play a powerful role in the treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. It is my opinion, supported by my years of clinical practice, that homeopathy is the most effective form of treatment for this devastating illness. Of course, it is also essential to use support, drainage, and terrain repair such as herbs, nutrients, exercise, and diet changes to help support the body through the healing process. Although in homeopathy we tend to rely on symptoms alone to choose remedies for our patients, it is also very helpful to have empirical, scientific data on our patients. In practice, we are greatly aided by blood tests, stool samples to diagnose parasites, heavy metal screening, etc. It is essential to use the largest arsenal of information we can!

I would venture to say that CFS is not brought about by single cause, i.e. virus, etc., but is a manifestation of the “onion layering” principle of ill health. This means there are often many contributing factors to an eventual diagnosis of CFS. Viruses, fungus, heavy metal toxicity, pesticide and chemical toxicity, dental focus such as root canal problems, nutritional deficiency, stress, and miasmatic influences can all play a part. Maybe there is no true Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, especially if one is searching for a single cause. Of course, one must remain open to the idea that some mitigating factor, which alters the immune system in some way, will yet be discovered. This remains to be seen, and research continues. But good homeopathic treatment, with nutritional support, will lead to dramatic improvement in most cases of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

This is an excerpt from: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a guide to the homeopathic treatment of CFS/M.E., by Diane Solomon DHM DipI.O.N

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What a wealth of information! Hopefully this book will show up as a reference for everyone researching Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – a truly complicated illness. If I got nothing else out of this book, it was a true appreciation of not only what a CFS patient suffers, but also the COMPLEXITY of its diagnosis, treatment options, possible origin(s), etc. etc. etc. Whether a practicing Homeopathic doctor or patient, an allopathic physician, a CFS researcher, or, like me, someone who is keen to learn as much as possible about homeopathy, this book has a great deal to offer. Thank you, Diane, for putting so much together in one resource!


About solomonhealing

Diane grew up in Oregon, and says she can’t remember a time when she wasn’t singing. Her father gave her a guitar for Christmas when she was 13, and she taught herself folk and country styles, and started to write songs. At 19, believing her first talent was acting, she headed off to England, determined to study acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. But life can take some funny turns. Before she could arrange an interview, she was literally “discovered,” playing her guitar and singing to a small, private, New Year’s Eve party at a London hotel. IMG_0005 2A BBC television producer was there, a screen test followed, and the result was a network primetime series of variety specials! “The Diane Solomon Show” of the late 70s, was a great success, and she quickly became a regular on British TV, with other specials of her own, and numerous guest appearances, including several Royal Gala Specials. She recorded 5 albums, appeared on countless radio shows, TV hosting, and musical theater productions. She headed four major UK Theater concert tours of her own, toured with Glen Campbell on three European tours, and opened for a major Kenny Rogers’ tour in 1991. IMGBut then life took another turn, this time not so fortunate. She was diagnosed with the infamous M.E., or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and for the next three years was too ill to walk across the room unaided. For a total of seven years she struggled with half a life. In the darkest hours songwriting was her saving grace, and the title cut of her new CD, “Good Things Don’t Come Easy” was born of this troubled time. With the help a brilliant German homeopathic system of healing, plus nutrition and herbs, she regained her health. Diane was so impressed with these alternate therapies that she has since gained degrees in both nutrition and homeopathy, achieving a doctorate degree from the British Institute of Homeopathy. She practiced nutrition and homeopathy for fifteen years, using a combination of nutrients, herbs, homeopathic remedies, and diet and lifestyle recommendations. She describes dealing with people’s health issues as a kind of “onion layer” experience. Herbs, nutrients, and lifestyle changes are powerful, yet are in some way addressing the outer layers. They help enormously, but she has found that the major changes in people’s health comes from a deep homeopathic remedy, known as the constitutional remedy. Homeopathy is not an exact science, and thought, attention, focus, intuition, and yes, luck are involved in finding this remedy. When the right deep remedy is chosen, improvements in a client’s well being, both physically and psychologically, can be dramatic, even life-changing! Now focusing on writing, Diane lives in beautiful Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, with her husband, Mark Carey. She writes soft country, folk, and classical ballads, playing both guitar and piano. She has written several non-fiction books fields of nutrition and homeopathy, plus has ghost-written and/or edited seven books for clients, in various fields. She has just finished a middle grade mystery/fantasy novel with her husband Mark, entitled The Ravenstone: The Secret of Ninham Mountain, due for publication Sept 30 2016. Kindle cover final oct 10 2015She has also recently published a book on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, entitled, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a guide to the homeopathic treatment of CFS/M.E. It was published in November, 2015, and was quickly the top selling book on Amazon in the homeopathic category. Sometimes called a “Renaissance Woman,” she writes, edits, researches, designs and builds gardens, always seeking more knowledge, more understanding, and more creative flow.
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