RA rheumatoid arthritis a connective tissue disorder with crippling joint stiffness, fusions and deformations characterised by high titre of RA Factor i.e. > 35, spell bound modern pathy physicians regarding the declaration awaited for the patient's prognosis which is nothing more than keep taking pain killers and supplements for general well being.
Homoeopathy considers it under the heading of chronic diseases as a trimiasmatic disorder which is syco-syphlitic in later stages of disorder.
A case referred with RA factor > 150 and typical presentation of rheumatoid arthritis. It was a lady of 31 married to a merchant navy officer who was calling himself chief officer.she was obese and presented with the goggles over head, all the make up and bangles, wristwatch, she seems to be going for some function, such high dressing with perfume sprinking.
she had this problem since 6 years and being suggested by the doctors that it is incurable, she left all the treatment. Now after compelled about possible recovery she came for the consultation.
she narrated about the story of being sick as, after getting married her mother-in-law complained about her to his parents that she didn't work and participate in household jobs.she get reprimanded. after this incidence she separated the kitchen and stopped talking to anyone in the house.she felt extremely insulted for being wrongly complained without telling straight to her.But without arguing or talking harsh she silently stop talking to his in-laws.His sister-in-laws were also boycotted by her.
after getting diagnosed with RA preceded with the complaints of stiffness and pain in joints who were not responding to pain killers , she felt hopeless for the recovery.
She is a teacher, and doing job in a school but there also she is not in communication with other teachers or staff. she is very fond of makeup , jewellary, and dresses.in normal life she loves and wants to wear jeans.
At every possible oppurtunity she spent her time in his parents home like if she gets two holidays she pick the train for this 3 hour journey.She doesn't want to share his weekend or comfort time with them.She was so angry with them but without showing it to them with sharp arguements or insults.
She was not able to tolerate winters or cold environment.she prefers hot environment.
she was taking anti-depressents from a psychiatrist since a year with monthly counselling for changing his behaviour and forced positive thinking all around.which she was doing religiously.
"what wud be you like if you are not thinking forcibly everything in a positive way."
that made me feeling dull and sleepy all day. i feel my son is a burden for me as my husband is not with me and i feel missing him so many times.
i love fashion even on waking up my first work is to brush my face first with poder, as i feel very inferior to others and i don't want that others insults me as i can't express the way i am feeling for them, if i can then i wil tell them , but i can't you know.
why you are not seperated from the house why in the same home?
no i don wan that people know what is happening inside, i have my own ways. i wil not talk to them without saying something to them.Thats my way of protest.
why you felt so much when mother-in-law complained about you?
doctor, can you imagine i was newly wedded with all the dreams and expectations from that family about the way they will greet me, but all was shattered you know.it was not expected at all for me.
rubrics i took for analysis
A/F anger suppressed
injustice cannot support
fear social position about
Remedy was prescribed with 200 potency with advise of no ointment or lotions
called after two weeks
after two weeks
stiffness is same
sleepiness is less
stopped anti depressants altogether herself
irritability little bit on son
wait and come after two weeks
follow up after another two weeks
stiffness is less now only in morning for 1/2 an hour
urine bit burning
adv: more fluid intake and come after two weeks
no stiffness at all
no sleepiness at all
start teaching his son by herself as before he was like a load for her
no burning in urination
she sent her elder sister-in-law for the same problem
on asking she said i have started talking to them , in the evening i went to them for gossiping with a cup of tea , they all are surprised and happy for this.
adv: come afte two weeks
she complained me that how it comes i am having no interest in fashion and that thing that get up with a brush in hand in the morning.
How are you feeling then?
i am feeling good , you know, before i wasd having complex , now i am feeling calm and composed with confidence on myself that i don't need it
theni remember that since last three visits she was without makeup
she started gym for his general health
she said i am enjoying my life now
RA factor is 29
adv to cont with the same regimen and medicine
medicine prescribed was STAPHYSAGRIA 200 1 globule in 3 tablespoonful of water
case is still under observation