A Case of Rheumatoid Arthritis in a woman treated with Specialized Homeopathic Treatment

A woman aged 55 years came to us with complaints of swelling and pain in joints since one year. The complaints started with swelling in elbow joint without much pain. The swelling was more on the right hand and was worst from movement and cold weather. She also had mild pain in ankles.

Patient complained of severe pain in knees while sitting down and getting up. There was lots of swelling and stiffness of the joints. The pain had increases since past one month.

Patient also suffers from allergic Rhinitis with constant sneezing, runny nose and watery eyes. She feels better with warm drinks. The complaints are worst in damp weather, after cold drinks and from dust.

Personal history:

Patient is very talkative by nature. She is very emotional and gets hurt very easily, weeping easily over trifles. She can forgive easily but cannot forget the event. She is very religious and likes to go to temples and religious lectures. She loves music.

Her childhood was very good. She is very attached to her parents and sisters. She was teaching in primary section in a school, left it after she got married.

After marriage she had lots of stress and she didn't get along with her In-laws. She had lots of financial tensions as her husband did not have a permanent job. Her relations with her husband were cordial.

She has 2 children, 1 daughter and 1 son; both of them are very caring. They have worked hard and financed most of their studies. She is not very happy as both of them are married out of their caste, but she has accepted it.

Family history:

Past history:

On examination:

Patient was advised to get following test done

Date Follow Up Prescription
18/12/2011   Rx
Nat Sulph 6X
3 tablets 4 times a day for a week
07/01/2012 The Rheumatoid Arthritis test was positive (21.5 I.U.), serum Cholesterol was slightly high, ESR was high (80)
Patient reported that the pain in the right hand is less but the swelling is same. She has developed severe cold with sneezing, watery discharge from nose and eyes.
Same medicine was repeated for 2 weeks
Happy Livin Diet Plan was given
21/01/2012 Patient is feeling better Rx
Nat Sulph 6X 3 tablets 4 times a day for 2 months
27/03/2012 Patient is feeling much better, pain only when she exerts. Little swelling still persists Rx
Nat Sulph 6X 3 tablets 4 times a day for 3 weeks
14/04/2012 Pain is much better but swelling still persists. She has again developed allergic cold Rx
Nat Sulph 30C three doses
13/06/2012 TPatient reported that swelling is much better and she is not having much pain. But her allergic cold is still bothering her. Rx
Nat Sulph 30C three doses
07/07/2012 Patient reported she has no swelling and no pain. Has little pain when she over exerts. Allergic cold is he same no change. She has lots of sneezing, worst in morning, fanning. With water nasal discharge and lachrymation Rx
Alium Cepa 30C was prescribed on the bases of acute totality
Happy Livin diet is changed to assist the recovery from cold and prevent the recurrence
25/07/2012 Cold much better
Patient is advised to get test done for Rheumatoid Arthritis, CBC, ESR, Serum Cholesterol
Alium Cepa 30C
18/08/2012 Mild pain in left knee, had an episode of severe cold, now better.
Investigations: platelet count low, Rheumatoid Arthritis test was negative
Nat Sulph 30C

Please do not self medicate as only the right Homeopathic medicine after careful analysis and evaluation will give the desired results.

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