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  1. Jeather

    Jeather Peer Supporter

    I am very well-aware that symptom treatments and interventions for TMS are generally placebos. However, as a lay homeopath, I'm wondering. There are studies showing positive effects of homeopathy on infants, unconscious people, and even plants. Homeopathy is very different from modern big pharma drugs. I'm asking the TMS specialists here who KNOW about this. Is homeopathy ever helpful for TMS? Thanks!
  2. miffybunny

    miffybunny Beloved Grand Eagle

    Homeopathy (whether one believes in it or not) is still a physical treatment to treat a physical problem. It's still operating off of the the wrong premise, which is that something requires "healing" in the body. Homeopathy and Big Pharma hinge on the same exact premise. I resorted to it with my autistic son during the early days of desperation, and it was also quite expensive and unproven. I would put it in the category of acupuncture, chiropractic, physical therapy, surgery, injections, Reiki, prolotherapy, special diets and supplements, compounded creams and potions, drinking ayahuasca etc. I myself, tried Ketamine infusions and flew to Europe for bisphosphanate infusions. It was all an utter waste of time, money and energy which only served to further traumatize me. As long as the sufferer looks for external treatments to "fix" them, the TMS strategy has them in its grip. The script needs to be flipped. The premise is that there's nothing wrong with you to begin with, and the symptoms are brain induced, as a strategy to distract . It's a symptom, not a cause. We can't treat symptoms. Homeopathy and the vast array of "treatments" and therapies out in the world are all aimed at relieving symptoms and are ALL (including surgery in the vast majority of cases) placebos. In the absence of an accurate diagnosis, one can't obtain the appropriate treatment. TMS is a psychological/emotional/anxiety issue, not a physical one.
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  3. Jeather

    Jeather Peer Supporter

    Thank you! I appreciate your insight. I am wondering what role to have homeopathy play in my life. It makes sense perhaps to use Arnica after an injury or to use remedies for a viral illness. I know that using it for my kids when they are sick has helped in that they have fewer secondary infections, and we rarely go to the doctor like we used to, and we don't have someone on antibiotics all the time. That said, I haven't seen much help with homeopathy for TMS issues... I've tried. So I've been thinking about it. What you say rings true.
  4. TG957

    TG957 Beloved Grand Eagle

    At the height of my neuropathic pain, I used homeopathic cream Topricin. It worked for about 30-45 minutes and I was grateful that for that short time I was not borderline suicidal and even somewhat functional. Once my pain started receding, I stopped using it.

    I would recommend it to anybody as a temporary relief from unbearable pain instead of opioids because it is not addictive, as long as you clearly understand that it does not solve any of your problems, and that you continue working on your emotional problems and stabilizing your nervous system. Otherwise, it is as useful to you as any other snake oil sold by pharmaceutical companies.
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  5. Balsa11

    Balsa11 Well known member

    I had those little sugary balls a few times for small things in India from a family friend's doctor. Seemed like a placebo in my case.
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