PCOD: The Case of Jenny

Lentunula edodes

A case where homeopathy shrinks ovarian cysts.

Date: May 15th, 2010

Woman, age 35

Presenting Complaints:

  • PCOD (conventionally diagnosed)
  • Acne
  • Digestive upsets

METHODOLOGY USED: Constitutional prescribing associated with organ support therapy.

BRIEF OUTLINE of JENNY’s CASE:

Woman, aged 35.

First Consultation: May 15th, 2010

Conventional Investigations:

  • USG of pelvis
  • Blood test

Conventional Diagnosis: Bilateral Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Case:

Jenny sought homeopathic treatment immediately after conventional diagnosis by her gynecologist and she never started conventional treatment. Together with PCOD, for which she didn’t present actual complaints apart from pain of pins and needles during ovulation and during menses, frequent and scanty menses and hot pain to slightest touch at nipples (even of clothing). She complained also about acne (which appeared a few months before the PCOD diagnosis) and stitching pain in the stomach (like pins and needles) accompanied by nausea, coming on between 3-4 p.m. and aggravated by drinking. Acne was pustular, worse on forehead, oily feeling on face but with scaly eruption especially on cheeks and forehead. Three weeks before seeking homeopathic consultation, Jenny developed urticaria on back of hands and feet, worse in the morning on waking and worse when bathing, but better for ice applications.

Constitutional Prescribing

Lentunula edodes

Repertorization indicated Sulphur, Calcarea carb, Lycopodium and Phosphorus as the uppermost remedies. However, striking keynotes referred to the proving of Lentinula edodes. Lentinula edodes LM1 was prescribed along with Folliculinum 200 ch single dose during ovulation and Red remedy, 6x.

Miasmatic evaluation: active Sycotic miasm with latent Psoric miasm.

Follow ups:

Date

Rx

Comments

May 15th, 2010

Lentunula edodes Lm1 ,

1 teaspoon daily for 4 weeks

Folliculinum 200ch

1 dose at day 10 of the menstrual cycle (month 1,2,3,4)

Attached medical reports:

USG of pelvis shows several cysts inn both ovaries (< rx side): from 1,1 mm to 2, 1cm
Blood test:TSH: 5,49 uIU/ml

LH: 230 uIU/ml

FHS: 6 uIU/ml

HDL-C: 22 mg/dL

Triglicerides: 289 mg/dL

 

June 28th, 2010

Lentunula edodes Lm2 ,

1 teaspoon daily for 4 weeks

Folliculinum 200ch

After 6 wks since the first consultation, patient reports:

USG of pelvis shows shrinkage of the cysts in both ovaries ( 1, 1 cm)
Blood test reports:TSH: 4,12 uIU/ml

LH: 205 uIU/ml

FSH: 9 uIU/ml

HDL-C: 31 mg/dl

Trigligerides: 259 mg/dL

 

August 9th, 2010

Sulphur 200ch,

1 teaspoon daily for 4 weeks

Folliculinum 200ch

Red 6x

1 pill daily for 15 days

On second follow patient reports:

USG of pelvis shows shrinkage of the cysts in right ovary ( 0,5 cm), left is clear
Blood test reports:TSH: 3,24 uIU/ml

LH: 198 uIU/ml

FSH: 10 uIU/ml

HDL-C: 35 mg/dl

Trigligerides: 251 mg/dL

October 11th, 2010

Folliculinum 200ch

Red 6x

1 pill daily for 15 days

On 3rd follow patient reports:

USG of pelvis shows shrinkage of the cysts in right ovary ( 0,5 mm), left is clear
Blood test reports:TSH: 2.91 uIU/ml

LH: 176 uIU/ml

FSH: 11 uIU/ml

HDL-C: 35 mg/dl

Trigligerides: 248 mg/dL

 

January 29th2011

No repetition needed

On 4th follow patient reports:

USG of pelvis shows shrinkage of the cysts in right ovary ( 0,1mm), left is clear
Blood test reports:TSH: 2.87 uIU/ml

LH: 168 uIU/ml

FSH: 14 uIU/ml

HDL-C: 35 mg/dl

Trigligerides: 248 mg/dL

 

© 2011 Claudia De Rosa, DHom Pr

 

 

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Claudia De Rosa

Claudia De Rosa is a Classical Homeopath, qualified Nutritionist and Psychologist. She is author of five E- Books. Visit Claudia De Rosa at her Website : http://www.claudiaderosa.com/

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