ADHD – attention deficit hyperactive disorder is one of the common childhood disorders. It is a neurodevelopment and psychiatric illness with a variety of behavioral disorder in children. There are significant problems which cause attention deficit, impulsiveness or hyperactivity which is inappropriate for the age.
ADHD in an adult is represented by hyperactivity at the workplace, trouble being organized or managing time. A person cannot hold to one job or they may have problems in a relationship or have an addiction.
Homeopathy has an excellent scope in the treatment of ADHD. Medicines prescribed in homeopathy are in minute doses and can be safely administered by children suffering. Homeopathic medicines are not habit forming, so one need not worry about drug dependency. Each child suffering from ADHD has different symptoms and different triggers. Homeopathic physician considers all the details of a person before the final prescription.
Few Homeopathic medicines for ADHD:
Cina child is very cross, ugly, does not want to be touched, caressed or carried, and wants to be rocked.
Very touchy, petulant, dissatisfied
Irritability > rocking fast.
Cannot bear to be looked at
Desires many things, but rejects everything offered, throws things away.
Violent screaming attacks at night, the child lying on the back, striking and kicking with hands and feet
Intense emotions in a child lead to violence, which is out of control
Sudden anger. Can be destructive with striking, biting, tearing, smashing, strangling.
Strong fears at night. Wakes with terror, the wild look in the eyes. Half awake, half dreaming. The child wants to sleep with the parents.
The sight of water or anything glittering brings on spasms.
Children with Behaviour disorders can appear very quiet during the consultation.
Rapid changes from joy to sadness. Laughs at night weep during the day.
Compulsive behavior, ritualism
Despondent and morose Disposition to use foul, filthy language; to curse and swear
Every trifle irritates him.
Horrid anger wants to throw things away. Bangs the head when angry
Malicious behaviour breaks things, breaks other’s valuables.
An obstinate and disobedient child
Dissatisfied, always wants a change.
Suddenly changing moods, fancies, or strength
Crafty, cunning, dishonest, selfish, destructive, destroy whatever she can lay hand on, tears her clothes, etc.
Hateful throws things away.
Rolls on the ground from side to side or strikes vehemently or rolls the head and rubs it to relieve her distress.
Hurried, intense, excited and restless. Impatient
- Veratrum alb
Hyperactive, restless, disobedient
Mania with desire to cut and tear everything, especially clothes
Cannot bear to be left alone, yet persistently refuses to talk.
Precocity. Asks many questions
Morose, self-willed, stubborn
Pressure on the spine causes involuntary laughter
Convulsions after being scolded
Sings talks, but does not answer
Loquacity, but answers no questions. Disinclined to answer questions
Impulsive, abrupt, rude, mean, cruel
Cross by day, merry at night.
Sad, dismal outlook > weeping.
Weeping ameliorates symptoms.
Passionate, expressive, outgoing
intense. Creative, vital, lively. Constant overflowing ideas
Loquacity, Jumps from one subject to another.
Mocks make odd notions, crawls on the floor, hides, spits, laughs or is angry during spasms. Talking, singing, and whistling constantly.
Inferiority complex. Egotism. Bullying, domineering, arrogant. Lack of discipline
Irritable, peevish and cross on waking. Kicks and screams.
Easily angered, cannot endure opposition or contradiction
Weeps all day, cannot calm herself, very sensitive
Open, bright excitable, suggestible, and anxious patients
Great loquacity and vehemence
Oversensitive to external impressions
Destroys everything, spits at the nurse
Anxious, restlessness, the patient cannot sit or stand still for a moment, especially in dark or twilight.
There are more than 100 homeopathic remedies for ADHD. Zomeo software can be used for finding out the exact similimum in various repertories available. Here are examples of rubrics of ADHD from Zomeo software.
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