‘G’ followed by ‘H’-gout follows homoeopathy

Authors

  • Tridibesh Tripathy Department of Social Work, Lucknow University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Shankar Das School of Health Systems Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • D. P. Singh Centre of Research Methodology, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Umakant Prusty Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, Puri, Odisha, India
  • Jeevan Krushna Pattnaik Dr. Abhin Chandra Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Government of Odisha, India
  • Pramod Bihary Pradhan AYUSH Mission, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
  • Anil Dubey Programs in the institution and outreach wing of institution, Saint Mary’s Hospital, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Anjani Kumar National Nutrition Mission, Varanasi Division, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Sanskriti Tripathy Bio-Technology, Bennet University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Anjali Tripathy LLF, Lucknow and International agencies such as Catholic Relief Services and Water Aid, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Rakesh Dwivedi Department of Social Work, Lucknow University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Mohini Gautam Department of Social Work, Lucknow University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20233419

Keywords:

Uric acid, Gout, Purine

Abstract

Currently in modern medicine, it is seen that taking a uric acid reducing drug during an attack of gout actually prolongs the pain and discomfort. So, the learning is that one need not worry about high uric acid levels during an acute flair of gout. What actually someone needs is an anti-inflammatory that reduces the inflammation caused by the crystals of uric acid that build up in the joints when someone has gout. This anti-inflammatory drug is ‘colchicine’. Homoeopathy has been using the drug ‘colchicum autumnale’ for last 233 years since its discovery in 1790 by Dr. Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843). It also uses its active principle ‘colchicine’ for the last 233 years. It is quite striking to see that the modern medicine is realizing the importance of ‘colchicine’ currently. The same ‘colchicine’ was advised to be used as an anti-inflammatory to reduce the markers like C-reactive protein, LDH, D-dimer and homocysteine. During the COVID-19 peak, again the homoeopathic Colchicine came to the rescue. The current article examines the use of homoeopathy in gout and uric acid problems and again at a larger issue with the protein metabolism and the kidney heath. Integration of homoeopathy at large scale will help the nation to protect its members from protein metabolism disorders, kidney health and gout as well.

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2023-10-30

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Tripathy, T., Das, S., Singh, D. P., Prusty, U., Pattnaik, J. K., Bihary Pradhan, P., Dubey, A., Kumar, A., Tripathy, S., Tripathy, A., Dwivedi, R., & Gautam, M. (2023). ‘G’ followed by ‘H’-gout follows homoeopathy. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 11(11), 4277–4280. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20233419

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