Everyone likes to have a good complexion. Glowing, beautiful skin is something most of us long for. But very few of them have such beautiful skin. Others are worried about pimples, dark patches on face or dark circles around eyes. Some of them may have some fungal patches which make them embarrassed. All these skin complaints can be treated by Homeopathy.

A detail case taking is done and a remedy is selected. After administration of Homeopathic medicines the skin problems are better as well as the patient gets a beautiful, glowing complexion. That is possible because the disorder is treated from within and not superficially. It is the healthy glow on your face after being treated with Homeopathy. That is the reason why it takes 45 -50 minutes for case taking even if the patient has simple problem like pimples or dark patches on face.

SKIN DISORDERS THAT CAN BE EFFECTIVELY TREATED WITH HOMEOPATHY

  • ACNE
  • ECZEMA
  • PSORIASIS
  • HYPERPIGMENTATION
  • WARTS
  • ATOPIC DERMATITIS
  • LICHEN PLANUS
  • VITILIGO
  • ACNE VULGARIS

    Acne Vulgaris or pimples is an inflammatory skin disease in which the pilosebaceous follicles become oversensitive to normal levels of testosterone.

    Main factors in pathogenesis are:

  • Increased sebum secretion
  • Irritation of the hair follicles of the skin due to irregular shedding of dead cells(follicular hyperkeratosis)resulting in blackheads and whiteheads.
  • Building up of bacteria

    Acne or pimples occur when there is plugging of hair follicles with oil and dead cells. Each hair follicle is connected to an oil gland or sebaceous gland. These glands secrete sebum which act as a lubricant for your skin and hair. When the body produces excess amount of sebum and dead skin cells, they accumulate in the hair follicle and cause acne.

    Causes of Acne

  • HORMONAL - Acne worsens in premenstrual period. Acne is more common during puberty.
  • HEREDITY :There is a family history of acne observed in patients suffering from acne.
  • Drugs such as corticosteroids, hormones (androgen and progesterone), anti-epileptic drugs, iodides worsen acne.
  • Types of acne

  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Unusual forms of acne
  • Acne fulminans
  • Infantile acne
  • Pyodermal faciale
  • MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT

    Use a mild soap, wash your face 3-4 times in a day. Use soap once or twice.
    Homeopathic Management :In HOMEOPATHY, constitutional medicine helps the patient. Homeopathic medicines are safe and will not harm the skin in any way. Internal medicines are prescribed which takes care of the hormonal imbalance and other causative factors. After the treatment of acne, the skin becomes smooth, soft and glows.

    ECZEMA

    Eczema or dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition characterized by dryness, itching, scaling or sometimes redness, blistering, oozing or thickened lesions.

    Types of eczema

  • Infantile eczema: It is usually seen in children characterized by itchy, chronic and relapsing dermatitis caused due to imbalance in immune system. Rash starts on the cheeks but may occur on any part of the body.
  • Contact dermatitis: It is caused when the skin comes in contact with external agents such as:
  • Water
  • Detergents
  • Fragrances
  • Nickel
  • Plant allergens
  • Allergenic chemicals
  • It is usually seen in women wearing jewellery when the skin comes in contact with nickel present in gold jewellery.
  • Irritant contact dermatitis: It is occupational in origin ,most commonly seen in people who are engaged in wet work(e.g. hair dressing, cleaning, fishing, etc.)
  • Napkin dermatitis: Occurs in infants due to irritation from urine due to lack of frequent changes of napkins.
  • Infantile Seborrhoeic dermatitis occurs in young babies. Napkin area, axillae and scalp are involved. IgE is normal and prognosis is good.
  • Neurodermatitis results from persistent scratching and rubbing of skin. It could be a mechanical or chemical irritation or due to allergic contact dermatitis.
  • Homeopathic Management

    In Homeopathy, internal medicine is given instead of external applications so that cure takes place and disease is not suppressed.


    PSORIASIS

    Psoriasis is a chronic, recurrent, inflammatory skin disease of unknown origin characterized by circumscribed red, dry plaques covered with mica like scales or silvery scales. It is an autoimmune disease with genetic predisposition.

    Attacks of psoriasis can be aggravated by stress, infection(streptococcal),pregnancy, trauma, drugs such as chloroquine, antimalarials, alcohol, tobacco smoking. It is a disease of remissions and relapse.

    PATHOGENESIS

    It is an autoimmune disease. In psoriasis, new cells are formed faster and the excess new cells accumulate in the form of flakes.

    The skin cells are formed at a very rapid rate but old cells are not shed. Whenever there is a wound, the skin cells are produced at a faster rate to heal the wound. In psoriasis in spite of no wound, the skin cells are formed at a rapid rate.
    The most common sites are scalp. elbows, knees, and sacrum.

    Homeopathic Management

    Homeopathic medicines do not suppress the disease. Psychological stress is one of the cause for psoriasis. Homeopathy acts on mental and physical level thus striking a perfect balance between mind and body. The person is restored to health. Psoriasis is curable with Homeopathy.


    HYPERPIGMENTATION

    It is a skin disorder commonly seen in females associated with various disorders like anemia etc. During pregnancy a blotchy hyperpigmentation of face affects the cheek, forehead and chin. In some women it can be idiopathic.

    It can be associated with disorders such as endocrine disorders: Cushing's syndrome, Addison's disease etc.

  • Anemia : It is seen in the form of dark circles around the eyes.
  • Drugs : Drugs like Psoralens, Minocycline, Chlorpromazine and other related phenothiazines may cause hyperpigmentation, slate grey or purple discoloration of skin.
  • Hereditary factors : There is a strong family history of hyperpigmentation observed in patients with hyperpigmentation.
  • Solar Dermatitis : It is also a cause of hyperpigmentation due to sunrays.
  • WARTS

    Warts are epidermal outgrowths(skin outgrowths) caused due to infection of the skin and mucous membranes with HPV(human papilloma virus). They are contagious in nature. They can affect any part of the body.

    Types of warts:

  • Verruca Plana or Juvenile Warts : They are seen in children usually on the back of the hands or on the face .They are smooth, small, flat topped papules of skin color.
  • Verruca Vulgaris : These affect any part of the body especially the hands and feet. The surface is rough and they are firm in consistency and non tender.
  • Plantar and palmer warts : They occur on the soles of the feet or on the palms. They have a tendency to grow inward. They are flat due to pressure.
  • Homeopathic Management

    Homeopathic medicines given internally give wonderful results and it is advisable not to cut off the wart as it may spread the infection.