Scientific Evaluations of Homeopathic Remedies for Other Conditions
study of 40 people with
severe enough to require
treatment, use of an injected homeopathic remedy consisting of
significantly improved symptoms.
See also the discussion of allergic asthma in the article on
Attention Deficit Disorder
In a double-blind study of 62 children with
attention deficit disorder
, use of constitutional homeopathic remedies proved more effective than placebo.
However, a similar study of 43 children, again using constitutional remedies, failed to find statistically significant benefits.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
A six-monthy double blind study failed to find constitutional homeopathy convincingly more effective than placebo for treatment of
chronic fatigue syndrome
However, homeopathic consultation itself proved to have a dramatically beneficial effect, regardless of whether participants were subsequently given placebo or the actual prescribed homeopathic treatment.
In a small double-blind, placebo-controlled study, oral use of a low dilution homeopathic remedy containing potassium bromide, sodium bromide, nickel sulfate, and sodium chloride significantly improved symptoms of
A double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluated the potential benefits of homeopathic thyroid hormone (30c) in
A total of 208 people were enrolled in the study. All study participants were undergoing a fast, and had reached a plateau where they were no longer rapidly losing weight. Use of homeopathic thyroid significantly enhanced the rate of weight loss.
A double-blind, placebo-controlled study conducted in Honduras failed to find a combination homeopathic remedy more effective than placebo for treatment of dengue fever.
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