Classical Homeopathy Vancouver, BC, 351 E. 39th Ave. Phone: (604) 677-7742 Email: lmhomeopath@gmail.com

What is Homeopathy?

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The type of homeopathy practiced at this clinic is called classical homeopathy, sometimes also called constitutional homeopathy. Classical homeopathy has been in use for over 200 years, originating in Germany. It involves the use of only one medicine at a time. Homeopathic medicines are usually made from something in our natural world such as a […]

How Popular is Homeopathy?

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Homeopathy is the leading alternative medicine used by Europeans. Homeopathy appears to be responsible for the well-being of the French, who are ranked #1 in the world in the performance of their health care system. In France, 40% of the population uses homeopathic medicines and around 30% of physicians prescribe them. Americans, most of whom […]

How are Homeopathic Medicines Prepared?

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All of our homeopathic remedies are made by reputable homeopathic pharmacies. The homeopathic pharmacies prepare the medicines by grinding a very small amount of the original substance (usually a plant, mineral or animal) for many hours with a mortar and pestle in milk sugar, a process called trituration. The triturated mixture is then repeatedly diluted […]

How do Homeopathic Medicines Work?

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The Dilutions and Memory of Water Theory Homeopathic medicines are often diluted to the point where there may be no molecules of original substance left. One of the leading current proposals for how such ‘ultramolecular’ dilutions work is that water is capable of storing information relating to substances with which it has previously been in […]

Do Studies Prove that Homeopathy is Effective?

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Yes, there are many studies that prove the effectiveness of homeopathy, as well as its safety and cost-effectiveness. Studies also show that homeopathic treatment is often effective after orthodox treatment has failed. General studies proving the effectiveness of homeopathy are listed below. Studies on homeopathy’s effectiveness for specific health conditions can be found on their […]

Is Homeopathy Placebo?

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Many people who are not educated about homeopathy believe that homeopathy pills are just sugar (placebo) pills. They don’t understand how homeopathic medicines are made, have not been educated on the scientific explanation of how our medicines work, and are not aware of the numerous scientific studies proving the effectiveness of homeopathy. Learn about how […]

What Health Conditions does Homeopathy Treat?

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Homeopathy is a truly holistic form of healing. Homeopathic remedies stimulate the body/mind to heal itself. Therefore, classical homeopathic treatment has had much success with treating a wide variety of ailments including: Skin Conditions and Allergies Immune System Disorders  Digestive Health Conditions Chronic Pain Problems with Detoxification Women’s Health Complaints Children’s Health Complaints Diabetes, Heart […]

Do You Treat Babies and Children?

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Yes, the successful treatment of babies and children constitutes a large part of my practice. Homeopathy can treat a wide variety of children’s health complaints. Homeopathic treatment is completely non-toxic, so it can therefore be used safely on babies and children. Click here to learn more about the type of children’s health conditions that homeopathy […]

Will Homeopathy Interfere with my Medications?

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No, it certainly will not interfere with your current medications in any way. You do not need to stop taking your regular pharmaceutical medications in order to benefit from homeopathic treatment. Pharmaceuticals can be taken along with your homeopathic remedy. There are no drug interactions of any kind between your pharmaceuticals and your homeopathic remedy. […]

Do Homeopathic Medicines Have Side Effects?

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No. Unlike pharmaceutical medications, our medicines have no side effects. Reactions to our medicines can vary. Our medicines stimulate the body to heal itself. How the body goes about healing itself can vary from person to person. Some people have a very gentle response to our medicines. Over time, they gradually notice themselves getting better, […]

Do You Offer Online or Telephone Consultations?

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Yes, I do offer telephone and online consultations. I find that telephone works best, but Skype can also work (unfortunately Skype does tend to cut out, making it difficult to communicate at times). If possible, it is always best for me to see you in person for the initial consultation and for the follow-ups. However, […]

What Happens During an Initial Homeopathic Consultation?

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An adult’s initial consultation lasts approximately two hours. During the consultation, the homeopath will ask a series of questions to try to determine which remedy is most suitable for you as a unique individual. In classical homeopathy, there are many remedies for the same disease. Therefore, the homeopath is most interested in what sets you […]

What Happens During a Teen or Child’s Homeopathic Consultation?

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A teen or child’s initial consultation is similar to an adult’s initial consultation. With children, there is less history to go over compared to an adult, so the consultation is shorter. With babies and children 12 and under, I allow up to an hour and 15 minutes for the initial consultation. I allow up an  hour […]

What Happens After the Initial Consultation?

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After the initial consultation, I will study all the notes I took during the initial consultation, and from those notes, will determine a remedy that is suitable for you. There are thousands of homeopathic remedies to choose from, so if your remedy is not in my  personal pharmacy I may have to order it from […]

How Do I Take My Remedy?

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Detailed instructions will accompany the remedy when it is sent to you.  The remedy comes in the form of sugar pills, and sometimes in liquid form. If taken in sugar pill form, a few of the pills are dissolved under the tongue, they are very sweet and pleasant tasting. The liquid form can be squeezed […]

Do I Need to do Follow-ups?

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Yes, I need to see you (or your child) for a follow-up approximately 6 weeks after the initial consultation. The follow-up lasts about 45 minutes for adults and about 35 minutes for teens and children. I need to do regular follow-ups in order to determine whether the remedy needs to be repeated or adjusted. Once […]

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