Homoeopathy is the medicine of future and its popularity is spreading far and wide. After researching a lot in the field of medicines, I decided to interview a homoeopathic doctor.
In the field of homoeopathy, Dr. Renu Paul is a very famous doctor of Kanpur. She is the President of the Women’s Homoeopathic Organisation in India, member of Homoeopathic Medical Association of India, Life member of Asian Homoeopathic Medical League and National Academy of homoeopathy.
She has done her Bachelors in Medical and Surgery from Kanpur, Post Graduate course in Rehabilitation (Bombay) and Multidisciplinary training in Emergency cases (U.S.A). Her qualifications itself show her popularity and success in her field. With her hard work, sincerity and dedication, she has become famous. Her clinic has a consultation chamber with tools like Compaq computer, compatible repertory and a phone with magnifying headset.
VP-What is homoeopathy?
A-Homeopathy is an alternative method of treatment based on the nature’s law of cure namely “Like cures like”. It is a gentle and effective system of medicine.
Q-How is it different from other medicine sciences?
A-It is a natural medical science and does not treat superficially by just driving away the symptoms, but heals the patients from within.
Q-Why should Homoeopathy be the choice of therapy?
RP-Homoeopathy is highly scientific, logical, safe, quick and extremely effective method. It is a permanent cure treating from its roots for most of the ailment.
VP-What concepts are important to you in your practice of homoeopathy?
RP-‘Do not harm’, avoidance of suppression are important concepts. My concern is always the long term well being of the individual. I try to help people to raise their level of health naturally.
VP-How are homoeopathic medicines prepared?
RP-Homoeopathic medicines are prepared from natural sources such as vegetables, animals, minerals, chemicals etc. Potentization is a special mode of preparation. The end result contains dynamic curative power of the substance. The magic of minimum dose in the form of sweet pills is non toxic, harmless, safe and sure cure.
VP-What does homoeopathy mean to you?
RP-Homoeopathy means a great deal to me. It is my life’s work, my identity, my source of income and health insurance for myself and my family and my patients.
VP-How do you cure your patients?
RP-My treatment is very different. It is time consuming. During consultation, I ask my patients great many questions about their health problem, their physical and emotional history, their habit and the circumstance of their life. I maintain their records on my computer and graph their condition so that I can pick an approximate remedy out of 3000 remedies available . All this is done in the privacy of my chamber.
VP-Are patients hesitant while answering your questions?
RP-If their personal information is difficult or upsetting to relate, they are hesitant but I convince them.
VP-How much do you charge?
RP-The initial fee to my patient is Rs. 250 just for chronic case taking and Rs. 150 for acute case taking.
VP-Is it true that with homoeopathy, you have to get worse before you get better?
RP-Sometimes the patients feel aggravated, but it is temporary and the doctors understand it and change the frequency of the remedy.
VP-How long does homoeopathy take to change the level of health?
RP-That varies greatly, but within forty eight hours, the changes are visible.
VP-Do you send people to other doctors?
RP-I definitely recommend people to other practitioners when needed, if there is something that they need to have examined or tested in order to get a special diagnosis.
VP-Is it a substitute to Antibiotics?
RP-Yes, it is a better substitute to Antibiotics in infectious diseases like Bronchitis, Tuberculosis, Meningitis, Gastroenteritis etc producing no toxic effect and bringing rapid recovery.
VP-Do you think it is ideal for children?
RP-It is very effective for infant children without any side effects, Diseases like cold, fever, cough, vomiting , Diarrhoea, bronchitis, allergies , mumps, chicken pox are quickly treated. It is child friendly medicine
VP-How challenging has homoeopathy become?
RP-Homoeopathy works curatively and can avoid surgery. Nowadays there are number of diseases like Tonsilitis, piles, kidney stones, cysts and appendicitis etc which are labelled as surgical but homoeopathy can cure it without surgery. It is sure cure for diseases like bronchitis, diabetes, arthritis and other chronic diseases.
VP-What are recent developments and future projects in your field?
RP-Homeopathy is a complete system of medicine. It is not limited to contain diseases but is universally applicable to all kinds of diseases ranging from cold to cancer, AIDS, bird flu etc. I believe that in near future, homoeopathic treatment could be a blessing to ailing humanity.