Treatment of Allergies
Clinical ecologists and other practitioners have full time jobs allergy testing and giving desensitization injections, which routinely take several years of weekly shots. And they are not guaranteed to be effective for the allergic sufferer. However, desensitizing, using specific allergens in homeopathic dilutions can be even more effective, cheaper and painless.
One must certainly address why the body became hyper-reactive, i.e. allergic, in the first place, whether due to chronic overload of stress, heavy metals, infections, or to miasmatic influences. But, initially, to desensitize regularly eaten foods, or something as prevalent and pervasive as sinus allergies to dust, or pollens, can be a blessing to the patient, while deeper work is carried out. Since a very high proportion of CFS patients suffer from allergies, it is vital to take this into consideration in the treatment plan.
If the practitioner decides to use low potencies to desensitize the specific allergen, great care must be taken in administration. Many of these substances are available as over-the-counter bottles of homeopathic combinations, such as “Mold/Yeast/Dust” or “Animal Dander,” or “Grass Pollens.” The recommended dose on most of these bottles is ten drops three times a day, but for many allergic individuals, especially those with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, this can be too much. Sometimes way too much. It is wise and prudent to advise the patient to take two drops once a day for two days, then twice a day for two days. Then she can continue to add a drop each day so that the dose builds up to ten drops three times a day in this manner. It is not unusual for someone to take six weeks to be able to handle 5 or 6 drops of the homeopathic allergen. But this kind of treatment tends to shave the edge off the hypersensitivity of the patient, making her less reactive. There is often a substantial reduction in symptoms using this method, especially if there is no underlying focus to be resolved.
Allergy reactions and symptoms seem to work along the lines of “the cup runneth over.” There only seems to be so much the sensitive person can take, before allergies develop. It starts often with just one thing, e.g. dust, pollen, dairy, or wheat. But, allergies tend to worsen, to “spread,” to multiply, somehow, especially when an unresolved focus or a miasmatic influence is in place. If one is able to desensitize one or two main allergens for the patient, they begin to feel much better, and are somehow less reactive to other allergens.
This, of course, is always best done alongside the course of deeper homeopathic treatment with the constitutional remedy, as it is true that the improvement will often not last or “hold” if allergy desensitization takes place without deeper issues being addressed. In the case of miasmatic allergy, or for those for whom there is no focus, allergies will abate with the correct prescription of the constitutional remedy.
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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