Role of Homoeopathy in the Management of Obesity in Childhood and Adolescent using Repertory of Homoeopathic Materia Medica by J.T KentJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2020-11-05
Authors : Rohit Kumar;
Page : 395-396
Keywords : Obesity; Diet; regimen; BMI; overweight; homoeopathy;
Obesity is defined as an accumulation of body fat more than 22 % of the total body weight for men and more than 30 % of total body weight for women. Childhood obesity is defined as BMI of more than 95 percentile for age and sex. Homoeopathic medicine plays a vital role in management of childhood obesity. Objective: To study the role of homoeopathy medicines in treatment of childhood obesity and to study the mode of presentation of childhood obesity in clinical practice. Result: the use of constitutional homoeopathic medicine has a beneficial effect in cases of obesity in childhood and adolescent. Conclusion: The finding of the above study concluded that 94 % of the cases responded well to the indicated homoeopathy similimum by using Kent repertory. This study proved the Role of Homoeopathy in the Management of Obesity in Childhood and Adolescent using Repertory of Homoeopathic Materia Medica by J. T Kent.
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