Disease Index Mental Health

OCD Treatment

Homeopathic remedies and homeopathy treatment for OCD.

In this condition there is a persistent intrusion of thoughts urges or actions that are unwanted but patient is unable to stop them. The recurrent unwanted thoughts are obsessions and repetitive behaviors are compulsions. Patient repeats the same work in order to make certain thoughts go away. Performing the task calms the anxiety temporary but obsessions return after some time. The OCD can progress to the point where it hampers his or her routine life. It is interesting to known OCD patient knows that their obsession and compulsions are senseless and unrealistic but they can not stop themselves.

Causation of obsessive compulsive disorder

It develops when there is genetic vulnerability and or chemical changes in some area of brain.

In some children and adolescent it develops after infection of beta hemolytic streptococci.

In some patient it is psychological.

Sign and symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder

Some frequently faced obsession and compulsion are:

  • Fear of contamination thus washing hands frequently.
  • Fear of committing mistakes thus checking repeatedly.
  • Fear as if door remained unlocked and checking it for satisfaction.
  • Keeping things in order and keeps himself / herself in arranging things
  • Remains in doubt and has to be assured several times
  • Collecting items having no importance
  • Fear of forgetting thus constantly speaking aloud.
  • Praying excessively

Diagnosis of obsessive compulsive disorder

The symptoms should be present regularly for at least 2 weeks

Patient find these thoughts as his own.

Difficulty faced by patient in resisting obsessive thoughts.

The thoughts are disturbing

OCD treatment

OCD treatment with homeopathy – 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 obsessive compulsive disorder but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility.As far as therapeutic medication is concerned; several well-proved medicines are available for OCD 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 OCD treatment:

Natrum mur, Arsenic Album, Nux Vomica, Pulsatilla, Aconite, Phosphorous, Ignatia, Lachesis, Anacardium, Hyoscyamus and many other medicines.

Allopathic medication for OCD treatment – mainly antidepressants are given

Cognitive behavior therapy – this requires patients to face their feared obsessions without undoing them with compulsion.

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