Homeopathy or homoeopathy is a pseudoscientific system of alternative medicine. It works on the principle of ‘similia similibus curentur’, or ‘like cures like’. It achieved its greatest popularity in the 19th century.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a broad term used to describe a group of neurodevelopmental disorders.
These disorders are characterized by problems with communication and social interaction. People with ASD often demonstrate restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped interests or patterns of behavior.
five different ASD subtypes, or specifiers, have been recognized. They are:
Someone can be diagnosed with one or more specifiers.
The cause of autism is complex and it is unlikely that there is a single cause, but rather a set of triggers involving biological/medical, psychological, and behavioral factors.
Some of the suspected risk factors for autism include:
Psychological assessments can be helpful but they cannot be used to confirm or deny a diagnose is medical and is made by recognizing patterns of behavior from early life that indicate impairment of social interaction. Communication and development of imagination. This is known as the triad of impairment.
Autism symptoms typically become clearly evident during early childhood, between 12 and 24 months of age. However, symptoms may also appear earlier or later.
Early symptoms may include a marked delay in language or social development. The DSM-5 divides symptoms of autism into two categories: problems with communication and social interaction, and restricted or repetitive patterns of behavior or activities.
The selection of homeopathic remedy for Autism is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat autism spectrum disorder but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility.
As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several homeopathic remedies are available to treat autism spectrum disorder that can be selected on the basis of family history, cause, sensations and modalities of the complaints.
For individualized remedy selection and homeopathy treatment of autism, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. Following homeopathic remedies are helpful in the treatment of autism spectrum disorder:
Let’s take a look at some of these remedies in detail!
Aethusa cynapium –
Cease therapy includes the use of individualized remedies like the ones above and/or serial potentized vaccines and drugs that the patient or mother (during pregnancy) has taken.
The above information about the homeopathy treatment of Autism and the list of homeopathic medicine for Autism is for information purposes only. Please consult a qualified homeopath before starting any homeopathic treatment.