Radiation and chemotherapy are used to treat cancer, but these take a heavy toll on your immune system. Homeopathy can help those who are seeking an alternative therapy to relieve the discomfort of radiation therapy and chemotherapy. Homeopathic remedies can help you to alleviate the side effects such as nausea, vomiting, fatigue, loss of appetite, depression, and skin complaints.
Following are few medications which have proved their potential in helping the patients. These medicines have been prescribed on the basis of uniqueness of individual patient’s symptoms.
All of the remedies listed below are powerful remedies and should only taken under the supervision of a professional classical homeopath.
This is the most specific remedy for acute radiation burns. There is itching on skin with burning sensation along with swelling. The person feels better in cool open air. There is marked depression with no desire and energy to do anything.
This is another excellent remedy chemotherapy and radiation side-effects. There is lot of exhaustion, icy coldness, nausea, and vomiting. Along with these symptoms, patient complains of anorexia, loss of hair, and weight loss.
There is hair loss and emaciation. Try this remedy if Cadmium Sulphuricum seems indicated but has no effect
This is another important remedy to help with the burned, inflamed skin because of radiation.
This is an effective remedy for the treatment of burns that are of medium severity and may blister. Patient complains of cutting, smarting, and burning pains. Application of cold compress ameliorates the condition.
This is a well-known herbal and homeopathic remedy to heal abrasions and wounds of the most superficial layers of the skin. Calendula ointment helps to relieve the pains of radiotherapy-induced dermatitis.
This is an excellent remedy for burns of deeper layers of skin. There is marked itch, cracks, or ulceration. Burns take time to heal. Pains are ameliorated by warmth and patients to keep the burn covered. Symptoms get worse if exposed to cold and wind.
This is an effective remedy to soothe the shooting pains of damaged nerves due to radiation therapy.
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