2021, Vol. 5 Issue 3, Part D
Review on dengue with homoeopathic management
Author(s): Dr. Girish Khachane and Dr. Kavita Khandare
Dengue being a worldwide Health hazard having its impact on human from all parts of world is existing with its killer outbreaks are increasing day by day in India. It is actually a vector- borne disease which is transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito usually occurs in tropical and subtropical areas of the world., Dengue fever, commonly known as break bone fever is a flu-like illness caused by the Dengue virus. There are four serotypes of the virus responsible for dengue infection which are known as DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3, and DEN-4. It is caused when an Aedes mosquito carrying the virus bites a healthy person. According to WHO, an estimated 500,000 people require hospitalization each year. It is assumed that the multiple factors like rapid urbanization, population growth, global warming etc. are responsible for such outbreaks. The mortality rate in dengue fever is near about 1 % to 5 % if left untreated and less than 1 % with proper treatment and management. In Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever, mortality rate is too high, near about 26 %.Up till now No vaccine is available for dengue, and there is no effective treatment. Several parts of India are in the grip of dengue outbreak with its spread in new areas. So many conventional and symptomatic treatment protocols are available as per WHO to tackle this problem but still Dengue is going to be a big health crisis for this world. In view of this, so many homoeopathic physicians, institutes and scientific organizations are working with homoeopathic mode of treatment to find an answer for dengue. Some clinical trials and studies provided an efficacy data for dengue fever treatment with Homoeopathy wherein it can be concluded that Homoeopathic remedies have beneficial effect in the treatment of Dengue fever. Homoeopathic medicines like Eupatorium, Arsenicum album, ferrum phosphorium etc. play an important role in treatment of dengue fever and it is an excellent alternative for dengue.
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