Cardiovascular diseases are posing a great threat to the population in these modern times. Especially in developing countries like India, CVDs have become the leading cause of mortality. Homeopathy can play a significant role in the management of these disorders. Homeopathic remedies are known to be effective in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, either as a curative or as a preventive prescription. Dr. Maneesha Solanki explains the same very efficiently in her course on Homeopathy in Cardiovascular Diseases. I will be mentioning some of the many drugs Dr. Maneesha Solanki has shared in her course with their characteristic indications.
COMMON NAME: Amyl Nitrite CHEMICAL FORMULA: C5H11NO2 PROVED BY: T. F. Allen MIASM: Psora, tubercular CONSTITUTION & TEMPERAMENT: For nervous, sensitive, plethoric women, during or after the menopause. SPHERE OF ACTION: Through the cerebrospinal, especially vasomotor portion, Amyl has six centers of action
- Circulation. Rapid but Transient Arterial Dilatation.
- Heart. Inhibitory Nerve Centres Paralysed; Violent Action.
- Temperature. Remarkable Reduction.
- Cerebrospinal System. Motor Nerve centers. Paralyzed.
- Kidneys. Dieresis, with Glycosuria.
- Locally. Progressive Loss of Function.
PARTICULARS: Precordial anxiety. Violent beating of the heart and carotids (is felt up into the ears), with sense of constriction. Accelerated heart action. Fluttering of heart on least excitement. Cardiac oppression and tumultuous heart action. The heart has an irregular, rumbling sort of sound. Aching pain and constriction around the heart. Pulse accelerated, full, hard, quickened in a very variable degree, irregular, jerking. Angina pectoris, with great agony. Precordial pain extending to right arm. MODALITIES: < Climateric, Slight causes, Emotions, Heat, Close room > Open air exercise, Cold water, Cold air CHARACTERISTICS: Vasomotor nerves are affected. Dilatation of the arterioles and capillaries producing the following symptoms:
- < Climaxis
- Flushes of heat
- Throbbing headaches
- Drenching sweats