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FAQ

1. Homeopathic medicines should be taken only from a qualified doctor?
Yes, it is always advisable to go to a qualified homeopathic physician, as he is qualified to manage your illness and thus prevent undue complications, which could be overlooked by a hobby practitioner due to his lack of medical knowledge.

2. Do we have to take Homeopathic medicines for a long time?
Not always. The duration of the treatment depends upon the nature of the disease and the immunity of the patient. The treatment is continued for the time till the immunity of the patient is improved to fight the disease.


3. It is known that Homeopathic medicines takes long time to act?
It is not true that Homeopathic medicines act slowly. Its action is quick and the effect lasts much longer, often forever as the disease is cured from its roots.
The time taken for the cure is proportionate to the chronicity of the ailment. Also in acute illnesses homoeopathic medicines act fast and effectively.

4. Why do I have to give such a detailed case record?
A detailed case record is much needed as homeopathy believes in treating the individual and not the disease condition. Hence the physician needs to know you as an individual, your like’s dislikes, your emotional nature, any peculiar habit, your past affairs, incidence of your childhood, your family history, your past illnesses and every other minute details about you will help the physician to find the right medicine which suits you. If you give correct, honest and detailed history we can help you to attain a healthy life.


5. Are sweet Homeopathic medicines suitable for Diabetes patients?
Yes they are. The quantity of sugar consumed with 1 cup of tea is same as being consumed by entire week of Homeopathic medication. The patient also has an option of taking the medicines in liquid form, or by inhalation. Besides this, Homeopathic pills are composed of lactose that is not harmful even for diabetics.

6. What about other medicines which the patient has been taking?
The patient should not stop the medicines which he has been taking. Once the patient’s condition starts improving, these medicines can gradually be tapered under the guidance of the treating physician. But in certain cases the other medicine cannot be discontinued, both the medicines have to be continued for the benefit of the patient.


7. Can one take Homeopathic medicines during Pregnancy?
Yes but it is always better to take homeopathic medicines from a qualified homeopathic doctor. Homeopathic medicines will assist normal and easy delivery and the child will be relatively healthier. In fact if homeopathy is given during pregnancy it helps to abort the hereditary disease which runs through generations.

8. Can Surgery be avoided with Homeopathic treatment?
Yes, in some case. One can avoid surgery in certain cases as homeopathy can effectively treat many so called surgical conditions like tonsillitis, piles, warts, kidney stones etc. But surgery is inevitable in cases which are beyond the sphere of medicine.


9. Is cure possible with Homeopathic medicines?
Yes Homeopathy is curative. It treats the cause and not the diagnostic symptoms specific to the disease. The symptoms are only used to select the right remedy for the individual. Homeopathy treats the individual as a whole and not his disease symptoms. But homeopathy has its limitations, cure is not possible in pathologically advanced cases, best one can provide is palliative treatment.

10. Are Homeopathic Medicines Safe, do they have any side effects?
Homeopathic medications are safe and have no side effects as in the medicine original substance is present in minimal quantity. Sometimes the symptoms may get aggravated for short period of time, but this is a good sign that the homeopathic medicine is right and has started acting. Sometimes your old symptoms like constipation, warts or any skin rash may reappear, do not take any medicine to treat these reappearing old symptoms, this is a positive sign and these old symptoms will go away in short period of time and you are healed completely and permanently.


11. What are your consultation charges?
The charges for treatment are as follows:

Treatment Plan

Groups Treatment Plans

Groups
Treatment plans
3 months 6 months 9 months 12 months
USA / Canada
$ 170 $ 275 $ 380 $ 470
Europe / Australia
€ 160 € 250 € 325 € 425
Asia / Africa
$ 155 $ 250 $ 330 $ 400
UAE
AED 550 AED 770 AED 1110 AED 1400
India
Rs. 2500 Rs. 4100 Rs. 5700 Rs. 7200

Note: Additional charges for the courier/shipping services will be levied. The courier charges may change depending on the weight of the medicines and the country where the medicine has to be delivered.

12. How do I pay the consultation charges?
You can make payment by any of the following methods:
• PayPal
• You can also deposit a Cheque or Bank Draft

13. What about confidentiality?
The information you share with us will be hundred percent confidential.

14. How will I receive medicines?
The medicines will be couriered to the address you have provided. Globally it takes about 8 to 10 working days for the medicines to reach you. In case you do not receive the medicines within 10 to 12 days of giving the case, kindly contact us. Kindly note additional charges for courier/ shipping services will be levied.

15. What if medicines are lost in transit?
Normally most of the courier services have a tracking system; you can track the exact position of the medicines and how far it has reached. In case the medicine is not received within 10 days of dispatch, kindly request us and we will send you fresh stock immediately. During this period if you also receive the old medicines, please keep them with you and consult us regarding the same.

16. If I am an Online Patient can I consult Doctor in person?
If you are visiting India or are located near our Ahmedabad or Mumbai office you can certainly consult our Doctor by prior appointment. Contact us

17. What if I want to chat/ talk to doctor?
You can fix up an appointment with us by writing an email to us. At a convenient time you can chat online or have a telephonic conversation with the doctor. homeotouch@gmail.com

18. I would like to communicate with the patients who have suffered from similar sickness.
Sorry our privacy policy does not permit us to share the patient details. Most of the patients would like to keep their disease information confidential so we may not be able to give their contact information to you. However, you can refer the section of testimonials, and cases which will give you a fair idea of the efficacy of homeopathic medicines.

19. What do I do in case of emergency or in acute condition?
In case of emergency we advise you to consult your local physician and once you are stable homeopathic medicines will help to recover faster. In any case we will include emergency medicine specific to you disease in the medicines sent to you. Homeopathy has wonderful remedies that give immediate relief in acute cases like fever, diarrhea, vomiting, cold, cough etc. It is advisable to immediately start treatment for better results. If you wish to you can purchase our homeopathic kit which comes handy in such emergency case.

20. When and how should I take the medicines?
We will send you instructions about the same along with the medication. Kindly follow the instructions. Apart from that you have to avoid -
• Eating or drinking 10 minutes before or after taking homeopathic medication.
• Eating mint, coffee, raw onion and raw garlic.
• Eating or applying camphor and menthol

as these can hinder the action of the homeopathic medicine or antidote the effects of the medicine.

21. Can I give same medicine prescribed to me, to my family members for similar sickness?
No. Homeopathy believes in individualization – every individual is different and unique so its homeopathic medicine is different. Hence no individual receives the same medicine even though they have similar sickness.

22. Do homeopaths use steroids?
No it is a myth. There is a misconception that homeopathic medicines are slow to act and when people see its quick action and immediate relief in symptoms, they tend to believe that homeopaths use steroids. If they are in doubt they can get the medicines tested in from a local laboratory.

23. Can I order for medicines without consulting your physicians?
Yes you can order for the medicines from our Ayush homeo pharmacy without consulting our physicians. But it is advisable to take these medicines under the guidance of any qualified Homeopath.

24. Does homeopathy believe in disease diagnosis and pathological investigations? And how do I send the same?
Yes homeopathy believes in disease diagnosis as homeopathic remedy is selected from characteristic symptoms and not the disease symptoms. And pathological investigations are important to know the diagnosis and prognosis of the disease.
You can fax your reports on ………..or you can e-mail the positive findings on homeotouch@gmail.com . You can also courier the photo copy of your report to us at our postal address.


 
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