Abstract:Background and Objective:
As human being is composed of Mind, Body and soul and he is free-spirited, the organization of it does depend upon the Constitution which he has inherited, inclusive of early and late environmental factors. Migraine is a very common condition which has affected the lifestyle in many ways. Constitution represents a person as a whole and is made up by genetic composition. It represents the end-result of the influence of the environment on hereditary characteristics. So do is a disorder of familial disposition, Hence the kinship and the objective is to study and understand the scope of constitutional prescribing in treating the case of migraine.
Methods: An observational study was made, Minimum 30 cases satisfying the case definition and inclusion and exclusion criteria have been studied at Bharati Vidyapeeth homoeopathic hospital.
Result: The study of 30 cases includes 12 male i.e. 40%; 18 female i.e. 60%. The study of 30 cases showed that Migraine is more common in Females, and in age group of 20-30 years. Family history of migraine came out to be a common risk factor. During the study of 30 cases presenting with migraine, 22 cases i.e. 73% showed marked improvement; 5 cases i.e. 17% showed moderate improvement and 3 cases i.e. 10% showed mild improvement. Common constitutional remedy which came out was Nat. mur (5 cases), Pulsatilla (3 cases) and Sulphur, Silecia, Nux vomica, lyco (2cases each). Family history of Migraine, Hypertension, and Diabetes Mellitus increase the chances of reoccurrence. Out of 30 cases, 20 cases had a family history of Migraine, mainly from maternal Side.