Searching for clues

First and foremost, a homeopathic practitioner requires a full description of a patient's symptoms, how they have evolved since onset, and what makes them better or worse. The choice of remedy will ultimately be based on the law of similars, which states that "like cures like" (see page 18). A person's symptoms are seen as reliable clues to the most suitable remedy to activate the self-healing powers of the individual's "vital force." Characteristics of bodily functions and functional disturbances are also noted. So, for instance, someone might be prone to indigestion, which manifests itself as heartburn when certain foods are eaten.

Also of interest to a homeopathic practitioner are a person's medical history, including details of pharmaceutical medications, other treatments, and family medical history. This information may reveal significant evidence of both genetic tendency and susceptibility.

Herbal Remedies For Acid Reflux

Herbal Remedies For Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease is the medical term for what we know as acid reflux. Acid reflux occurs when the stomach releases its liquid back into the esophagus, causing inflammation and damage to the esophageal lining. The regurgitated acid most often consists of a few compoundsbr acid, bile, and pepsin.

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