A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Classical Homeopathy in Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Abstract BACKGROUND: Homeopathy is commonly used for the treatment of medical and psychological conditions. Such prevalent use, however, is not supported by robust, methodologically sound research. This study evaluates the effect of homeopathic treatment in generalized anxiety disorder, a prevalent mental disorder characterized by an enduring pattern of excessive apprehension and distress and by mental…

Homeopathy for Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders: A Systematic Review of The Research

Abstract OBJECTIVE: To conduct a systematic review of the clinical research evidence on homeopathy in the treatment of anxiety and anxiety disorders. METHODS: A comprehensive search of major biomedical databases: MEDLINE, EMBASE, ClNAHL, PsycINFO, Cochrane Library; and of specialist complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) databases: AMED, CISCOM and Hom-Inform was conducted. Efforts were made to…

Individualized Homeopathic Treatment vs. Prozac for Moderate to Severe Depression during early menopause and menopause (and for hot flashes!)

This study compared homeopathic treatment to a conventional prescription (Fluoxetine, Prozac, Sarafem, Rapiflux, Selfemra) for depression AND to a placebo and the study found that:
1)homeopathic medicine was “highly significantly” better at reducing hot flashes than either placebo or conventional antidepressant drugs

Potentized estrogen in homeopathic treatment of endometriosis-associated pelvic pain: A 24-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

    Marcus Zulian Teixeiraa, , , Sérgio Podgaeca, b, Edmund Chada Baracata a Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil b Jewish Teaching and Research Institute, Albert Einstein Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil   Abstract Objective To evaluate the efficacy and safety of potentized estrogen compared to…

Protocol of randomized controlled trial of potentized estrogen in homeopathic treatment of chronic pelvic pain associated with endometriosis

ORIGINAL PAPER Protocol of randomized controlled trial of potentized estrogen in homeopathic treatment of chronic pelvic pain associated with endometriosis Marcus Zulian Teixeira*, Sergio Podgaec and Edmund Chada Baracat Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Background: Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes difficult-to- treat…

Ginkgo biloba extract improves working memory performance in middle-aged women: role of asymmetry of prefrontal cortex activity during a working memory task.

The results indicate the prefrontal cortex (PFC) plays a role in the physiological cognitive function-enhancing effect of Extraxt of Ginkgo biloba (EGb). EGb might improve working memory function in middle-aged individuals by counteracting the occurrence of aging-related hemispheric asymmetry reduction.