In my 25 years experience with homoeopathy both in India, Europe and the United States, I have had the privilege of treating hundreds, if not thousands, of cases suffering with grave pathology. In India, particularly Calcutta and West Bengal, Homoeopathy is used as primary care and patients often opt for homoeopathy in preference to surgery. I believe this is due to a number of reasons:
1) Due to family tradition historically family members may have had successful homoeopathic treatment.
2) There is a faith and expectation that the consultant and experienced homoeopath can and will successfully treat pathology.
3) Lack of education results in a ‘lump’ or pain being neglected and results in severe pathology, which often finally arrives in the homoeopath’s clinic. [See 1 above]
4) Generally there is a wider awareness of the effectiveness and safety of homoeopathic medicine.
5) Sometimes, especially in very rural areas, there is no health care plan and people simply cannot afford the surgeon and nursing home fees.
Homoeopaths generally receive full time education in Universities over a five year period and have full medical understanding and the internship usually read more [...]