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Cerebral Palsy Symptoms

Last modified on January 23rd, 2013

Homeopathic remedies and homeopathy treatment for Cerebral palsy symptoms.

Cerebral palsy in short known as cp. It affects thousand of children every year. Cerebral palsy could be understood in a way cerebral means something related with brain and palsy means there is a problem in movements of body. And damage which occur to the developing brain does not continue to progress in coming years of life. It appears during first few years of life.

Classification

  1. Spastic – here damage occur to cortico spinal tract or to the motor cortex. This condition causes hypertonia.
  1. Ataxic – damage occur to cerebellum, leading to hypotonia and tremors.
  1. Dyskinectic – damage occurs to extrapyramidial motor system/ pyramidal tract and to basal ganglia. Patient suffers from mixed muscle tone and show involuntary motions.

Causes of cerebral palsy symptoms

  • Infection during pregnancy
  • Rh incompability
  • Neonatal jaundice
  • Hypoxia during pregnancy or during labour
  • Physical and metabolic trauma to the fetus
  • Premature birth
  • Low birth weight
  • Seizures shortly after birth
  • Abnormal brain development

Cerebral palsy symptoms

  • Lack of coordination in performing voluntary movement
  • Unsteady gait
  • Abnormal muscle tone either hypertonic or hypotonic or mixed
  • Stiffness of muscles
  • Tremors
  • Epilepsy
  • Incontinence
  • Visual and hearing impairment
  • Difficulty in speaking
  • Delayed growth
  • Drooling
  • Lethargy
  • Feeding problems
  • Respiratory difficulties

Diagnosis of cerebral palsy

Based on patient history and physical examination

Lab studies

Blood test

Urine test

USG for brain

CT scan

MRI

EEG

EMG electromyography and nerve conduction studies

Treatment of cerebral palsy symptoms

Treatment is based upon reducing the disability; various therapies are available like physical, occupational, speech etc

Hearing aids, spectacles

Neurosurgery has its own importance.

Treatment for other symptoms like medication for seizures

Homeopathic treatment for cerebral palsy symptoms – 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 cerebral palsy symptoms but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility.As far as therapeutic medication is concerned; many well-proved medicines are available for cerebral palsy symptoms treatment that can be selected on the basis of cause, condition, sensation and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. Some important remedies are given below for cerebral palsy symptoms treatment:

Sulphur, Gelsemium, Alumina, Plumbum Met, Arnica Mont, Rhus Tox, Oleander Phosphorous, Picric Acid, Opium, Hypericum, Causticum, Argentums Nit, Agaricus Mus, Zincum Met and many other medicines.

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2 Comments

  • It would be equally good if the efficacy of the listed medicines is also shared, because this is something which has the structural changes and congenital indication and the dose and its efficacy would help all in dealing with such cases.

  • My daughter is suffering from cp disease. Her age is 5 1/2 years and can not sit, talk, hold her head , stiffness of hands and legs. She has no balance in both hands and legs. She can only swallow but can’t chew with her gums. So I want suggestion from you and I want to know the name of medicine with different dossasges. If you prescribe medicine for my daughter, it will be blessings for me. Please, receive the message heartily. I am waiting for response.

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