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Homeopathy for Brain-Fatigue

Written by Dr. Manisha Bhatia

Brainfag is a condition characterized by irritability followed by exhaustion of the brain and nerve centers. Heredity is the most frequent cause of brainfag. The inheritance may be due to rheumatism or a simple lack of nervous energy. Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine.

This is condition characterized by irritability followed by exhaustion of the brain and nerve centers. It is a pure neurosis expressing an abnormal irritability in response to stimuli. Heredity is the most frequent cause of brain fatigue. The inheritance may be due to rheumatism. Chronic alcoholism or a simple lack of nervous energy.

Exciting causes of brainfag are: overexertion either physical or mental as well the terrible hurry and worry or average civilian life. Sexual excesses and loss of vital fluids lead to nervous prostration.

The symptoms of brain-fatigue are: mental and nervous weakness, inability to perform tasks which were formerly easy, lack of concentration upon the work, unnatural emotion temperament is irritable and excitable.

The sleep is disturbed or it is full of dreams or there may be insomnia. The vertigo is accompanied with pressing pains in vertex, burning in the occiput and down the spine. The sight becomes weak; the hearing is affected, hot flushes. Loss of appetite, flatulence etc. are other symptoms to note.

Homeopathic treatment for Brain fatigue

Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat brain-fatigue but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several remedies are available to treat brain-fatigue that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensations and modalities of the complaints.  For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. There are following remedies which are helpful in the treatment of brainfag:

Calcaria Phos – when there is habitual coldness and venous congestion of the extremities due to debility. The face is emaciated and the patient sweats profusely at night. There is loss of appetite and sleep.

Magnesia Phos – is indicated in neurasthenia when there are neuralgic pains in the body. It is useful for trembling and general weakness.

Kali Phos – suits well after great mental strain. Men engaged in the literary work should take kali Phosphorus If they suffer from brainfag, kali phos restores nervous energy and covers the whole field of neurasthenia.

Natrum Mur – exhaustion after talking calls for this drug, there is sleeplessness and embarrassment of the brain.

Other important remedies are:

Picric Acid, Lycopodium, Anacardium, Argentum Nitricum, Baryta Carb, Gelsemium, Zincum Met, Sulphur, Nux Vomica, Selenium, Agnus C, Phosphoric Acid and many other medicines.

About the author

Dr. Manisha Bhatia

M.D. (Hom), CICH (Greece)
Dr. (Mrs) Manisha Bhatia is a leading homeopathy doctor working in Jaipur, India. She has studied with Prof. George Vithoulkas at the International Academy of Classical Homeopathy. She is the Director of Asha Homeopathy Medical Center, Jaipur's leading clinic for homeopathy treatment and has been practicing since 2004.

She writes for Hpathy.com about homeopathic medicines and their therapeutic indications and homeopathy treatment in various diseases. She is also Associate Professor, HoD and PG Guide at S.K. Homeopathy Medical College. To consult her online, - visit Dr. Bhatia's website.


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