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ho·me·o·path·ic

(hō'mē-ō-path'ik),
1. Relating to homeopathy. Synonym(s): homeotherapeutic (1)
2. Denoting an extremely small dose of a pharmacologic agent that theoretically mimics the symptoms produced by the condition being treated, such as might be used in homeopathy; more generally, a dose believed to be too small to produce the effect usually expected from that agent. A form of medicine alternative to allopathic, in which drugs antagonize the effects of the disease. Compare: pharmacologic (2), physiologic (4), supraphysiologic.
[homeo- + G. pathos, disease]
Alternative health Referring to homeopathy
Mainstream medicine Referring to a dose or serum level of a particular substance that is too low to be clinically effective

homeopathic

adjective Mainstream medicine Referring to a dose or serum level of a particular substance that is too low to be clinically effective

ho·me·o·path·ic

(hō'mē-ō-path'ik)
1. Relating to homeopathy.
Synonym(s): homeotherapeutic (1) .
2. Denoting an extremely small dose of a pharmacologic agent, such as might be used in homeopathy; more generally, a dose believed to be too small to produce the effect usually expected from that agent.
Compare: pharmacologic (2) , physiologic (4)
[G. homoios, similar, + pathos, disease, + -ic, adj, suffix]

Homeopathic

A holistic and natural approach to healthcare.

homeopathic,

adj relating to the practice of homeopathy, the principle that “like treats like” or referring to the miniscule dilutions used in homeopathic treatments.

ho·me·o·path·ic

(hō'mē-ō-path'ik)
1. Relating to homeopathy.
2. Denoting an extremely small dose of a pharmacologic agent that theoretically mimics the symptoms produced by the condition being treated, such as might be used in homeopathy; more generally, a dose believed to be too small to produce the effect usually expected from that agent. A form of medicine alternative to allopathic, in which drugs antagonize the effects of the disease.
[G. homoios, similar, + pathos, disease, + -ic, adj, suffix]

Patient discussion about homeopathic

Q. Hi Everyone, my name is Selly with Bipolar. Are there homeopathic meds for Hypothyroidism and Bipolar?

A. Hi, I also have hypothyroidism along with my bipolar depression. I would agree with Dagmar that getting some conventional medical treatment first is the right way to go. I certainly wouldn't knock a homeopathic treatment that worked, but for bipolar disorder you really should be monitored closely by a doctor. Perhaps you can integrate some homeopathic remedies with your conventional medications, under the observation of a doctor, of course. Good luck, and if you find something that works for you let us know!

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