Creating Waves of Awareness
When you are doing a PowerPoint presentation, which may be a competition or presentation in association with an event, certain points must be kept in mind.
We can divide the whole into two parts. One is ‘A’, which is about the work and its PowerPoint slides, and the other is ‘B’, which is about the individual presentation; means how you…Continue
A disaster is an event resulting in great loss and misfortune, which occurs suddenly, and affects the humans, animals, properties, agriculture, the environment and the region as a whole. A disaster may be human-made or natural.…Continue
Added by Dr Muhammed Rafeeque on November 2, 2018 at 3:41am — No Comments
The medical term for this condition is Onychocryptosis, which is a painful condition in which nail grows into the nail bed, which results in severe pain, bleeding, granuloma and secondary infection. Surgery is indicated in many cases.…Continue
Once I happened to read a post on the social media that, Hahnemman and Kent had a huge debate over potency selection! I could not believe this as Hahnemman had left this world before the birth of Kent. So, I made this graphical representation of stalwarts, from Hahnemann to Kent, with many others in between. Their lifetime is mentioned with dates and different colored bands.
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Almost all pregnant women come across certain common symptoms of pregnancy due to the physiological changes taking place in the body. These symptoms are usually mild in…Continue
Dr Anand S Manjeri, from Kerala has published a critical article against homeopathy. We often see similar articles in the media made from the information given in the pages of James Randi and other skeptics. For the sake of public who may get confused or misguided, I am translating some…Continue
It is already a known fact that a casualty must be laid down in supine position, keeping the head-tilt-chin-lift position, and give CPR if needed. This position straitens the airway for easy ventilation.
I am happy to introduce an experiment that demonstrates the importance of…Continue
Added by Dr Muhammed Rafeeque on May 11, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments
This is the turmeric (Curcuma Longa) harvested from the spice garden in our backyards. Using this we going to make the turmeric powder and prepare a healthy Indian curry, free from artificial colors and usual adulterants like lead oxide. This time, we had a better harvest compared to the last season, during which there was some episodes of fungal infections. No fertilizers and insecticides used this time except Homeopathic Psorinum 200 and Sulphur 200 on two different occasions of fungal…Continue
Added by Dr Muhammed Rafeeque on January 16, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments
While ausculatating the fetal heart sounds, I really felt a murmur! Hence, the case was referred for Doppler USG and the report came as normal, no cardiac lesions found. Then I had a discussion with the radiologist, who said that the fetal heart murmur can not be auscultated with the ordinary stethoscope. Later the gynecologist also did the USG and…Continue
THE ANTI-MALARIAL PROPERTY OF ARTEMISIA VULGARIS
It was the ancient literature of Cinchona about its anti-malarial properties that lead to the birth of Homeopathy. Now, another drug, Artemisia Vulgaris, which is already a drug in Homeopathy, has given Nobel prize in Medicine to Tu Youyou, who is the first Chinese woman to win a Nobel prize. One the…Continue
Added by Dr Muhammed Rafeeque on October 6, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
126 couples who successfully managed their infertility by the Mother and Child Care Program of the Homeopathy Department had a get together at Calicut, Kerala. Our Honorable Health Minister Mr. V.S. Shivkumar was satisfied to see the result of Homeopathy, mainly because almost all cases were the failed cases from other system. As per the reports, the minister has given assurance that the program is going to…Continue
To be frank, I do not know whether this method is already adopted by anybody or not!
This is my new attempt in the management of Obsessive Compulsion Disorder (OCD). Anyway, I have named it as Dr Rafeeque’s OCD Chart and got copyright temporary registration number.
I have one patient who is suffering from severe form of OCD which was managed by many…Continue
We are now familiar with layers of the patient, especially in terms of embryological layers, levels of similarity, suppression, etc… Here is the story of ‘layer concept’ in Homeopathy, which is not familiar to us
I first heard about Francisco-X-Eizayaga (Popularly known as Eizayaga) from my friend Dr. Guillermo Zamora, who is a Homoeopath practicing in…
We can observe miasms in each and every aspects of life. This I learned first from Dr SM D'souza sir, my Organon professor at BHMC, Belgaum, and then from Dr S K Banergea sir during my visit to his institute at Kolkata for training. Again the same idea got strengthened by Dr Kasim Chimthanawala, during my training at NAHI Nagpur.
Once I had to stand in a long…Continue
I have seen many repertory teachers flattering the students by asking them to recite the chapters of Kent’s Repertory in chronological order. Gone are those days!!!
Before you read this, first make an attempt to recite the chapters without referring the repertory. If you can do it easily, then you need not use this method.
Once, a little girl with a severe congenital defect consulted me for the treatment of some acute infection. During case taking, she pointing at my stethoscope, and somehow whispered in a low pitched voice (due to her defect): “Will you please give me this when you purchase a new one? Because I want to be a doctor!” Might be due to my sympathy to a girl with severe birth defect, I gave my old stethoscope to her. But I was little doubtful that she may not be able to go for higher studies.…Continue
During my recent visit to Malaysia in association with the seminar organized by PPHM (Homeopathic Medical Association of Malaysia), I was lucky to visit one place that I wanted to visit since long. On the last day of the seminar, the organizers asked me for a local sight seeing in and around Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. They were expecting me suggesting some famous tourist destination in the heart of Malaysia, but my first choice was to visit a…Continue
A girl aged 16 consulted me along with her father, for the management of her acute upper respiratory infection. While doing the general physical examination, I noticed clubbing of nails (Image -A). After taking the history and doing the clinical examination, I could rule out major causes for clubbing (COPD, TOF, IBDs, Hepatic diseases, etc…), especially after I examined her…Continue
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It is said that doctors should be emotionally strong before the public, especially in front of our patients and bystanders.
But there are situations wherein we break this unwritten rule! Here is one…