A Study to Ascertain The Effect of Miasmatic Homoeopathic Medicines in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Gagandeep Kaur1*, Devender Kumar1, Krishan Kewal Gupta1, Jaswinder Kaur1, Ravina2*
Journal Title:Tantia University Journal of Homoeopathy and Medical Science
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that can cause joint pain and damage throughout your body. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease marked by symptoms of inflammation and pain in the joints. The aim of the study was to study the effect of Homoeopathic Medicines in Rheumatoid Arthritis in order to relieve the suffering humanity. Methods: Pre and post study design. A total number of thirty cases were included in this study, from both sexes and more than 20 years of age groups belonging to different socio- economic groups were included. The case selection was done randomly. Assessments of all patients were done before and after the treatment. Result: In this study 9 patient belong from the age group of 30-40 years (29.9%) and 9 patients in the age group of 40 - 50 years ( 29.9%). Hence the peak incidence was between the age group of 30-50 years. Majority cases of were females. Out of 30 cases studied 23 (76.6%) were females and 7 (23.3%) patients were males. In this study out of 30 cases, the maximum number of cases were Housewives 16 (53.3%), followed by manual laborers and social workers as 3 (10%) cases. Out of the 30 cases treated based on constitutional totality Natrummur is indicated in 4 (13.3%) cases and pulsatilla in 4 (13.3%) cases followed by Kali.carb in 3(10%) cases etc. Out of 30 cases 23(76.66%) cases improved, 4 cases not improved and 3 cases drop out. The result has been analyzed by using paired t-test whose calculated value is 8.5 is greater than the table vallue hence, rejects the null hypothesis and accepts the alternative hypothesis. Conclusion: In the study group there is a significant reduction in the post treatment score as compared to the pre-treatment score. This clearly indicates that the Homoeopathic medicines are effective in the treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis.
Key word- Autoimmune, RA, Arthritis, RA factor, Polyartritis, Homoeopathy etc