Role of homoeopathic medicines in the treatment of migraine
Author(s): Dr. Krishneswari RS
Background and Objective: Migraine is the common cause of headache. Studies shows that these patients are more prone for suicide, depression and learning problems. Though there are many modes of treatment, no method can give satisfactory result in cases of migraine. Homoeopathy has unlimited possibilities for a case of migraine as literature suggests. Through this study an attempt is made to verify the effectiveness of Homoeopathic medicines in migraine.
Methodology: Prospective, observational, non-randomized study was carried out in 30 patients within the age group of 15-45 years suffering from migraine and followed for a period of 6 months to 1 year. The outcome assessment was done by scores before and after treatment.
Results and Conclusion: Among the 30 samples, 14(46.67%) patients showed marked improvement, 12(40%) patients showed moderate improvement and 4(13.33%) patients showed no improvement. The result shows that there is broad scope for homoeopathy in the treatment of migraine.