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Br Homeopath J. 2001 Jan;90(1):33-6.

Cushing's disease: a new approach to therapy in equine and canine patients.

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Kingley Veterinary Centre, Oldwick Farm, Lavant, West Sussex, UK.

Abstract

Forty-one cases of Cushing's Disease affecting both equine and canine patients were treated with an identical mixture of two homeopathically prepared remedies (ACTH 30c and Quercus robur 30c), and the clinical improvements seen in the cases assessed. Homeopathy has been described as a medicine that can only be prescribed on the basis of individual symptoms shown, fitting the remedy to the patient, not the disease. The aim of this study was to define whether a standardised approach, using homeopathically prepared remedies, was a valid system of therapy for this disease, and if so, whether results were repeatable between species. The overall success rate for the therapy was 80% and results were broadly similar between the two species, indicating that homeopathy lends itself to the treatment of Cushing's Disease, and also to both cohort studies and group medicine.

PMID:
11212087
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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