Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

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Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a disorder in which people have recurring, unwanted thoughts, ideas (obsession) that make them feel driven to do something repetitively (compulsions).

The repetitive behaviors, such as hand washing, checking on things or cleaning, can significantly interfere with a person’s daily activities and social interactions.Not performing the behaviors commonly causes great distress. And the distress caused by these intrusive thoughts cannot be resolved by logic or reasoning.

Though OCD is not life threatening; it severely affects the quality of life. Patient cannot focus of important tasks. Also, they can cause further complications e.g. habits like recurrent hand washing or cleaning causes eczema or skin infections etc.

 

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a disorder in which people have recurring, unwanted thoughts, ideas (obsession) that make them feel driven to do something repetitively (compulsions).

The repetitive behaviors, such as hand washing, checking on things or cleaning, can significantly interfere with a person’s daily activities and social interactions.Not performing the behaviors commonly causes great distress. And the distress caused by these intrusive thoughts cannot be resolved by logic or reasoning.

Though OCD is not life threatening; it severely affects the quality of life. Patient cannot focus of important tasks. Also, they can cause further complications e.g. habits like recurrent hand washing or cleaning causes eczema or skin infections etc.

Obsessions :

Obsessions are recurrent and persistent thoughts, impulses, or images that cause distressing emotions such as anxiety or disgust.Typical obsessions:

  1. Fear of getting contaminated by people or the environment
  2. Disturbing sexual thoughts or images
  3. Fear of criticism or insults
  4. Extreme concern with order, symmetry, or precision
  5. Fear of losing or discarding something important
Compulsion:

Compulsions are repetitive behaviors or mental acts that a person feels driven to perform in response to an obsession. A constant repetition of rituals may fill the day, making a normal routine impossible.

  1. Excessive hand washing, showering, brushing teeth, or toileting
  2. Repeated cleaning of household objects
  3. Ordering or arranging things in a particular way
  4. Repeatedly checking locks, switches, or appliances
  5. Constantly seeking approval or reassurance
  6. Repeated counting to a certain number
Complications:
  1. Suicidal thoughts and behavior
  2. Alcohol or substance abuse
  3. Other anxiety disorders
  4. Depression
  5. Eating disorders
  6. Contact dermatitis from frequent hand washing
  7. Inability to attend work or school
  8. Troubled relationships
  9. Overall poor quality of life
Homeopathy Approach:

Homeopathy have very good results in cases OCD. Homeopathy have various remedies for various behaviors. Homeopathic medicines can cure anxiety completely and without any side effects. It also reduces chances of relapse. Homeopathic medicines are totally safe and patient don’t get dependent on it. With homeopathic treatment patient can live his life normally and productively.

Homeopathic Medicines:
  1. Arsenic album : Great restlessness and anxiety. thoughts as if a crime had been committed. Inconsolable anguish, with complaints.Fear of solitude, of spectres, and of robbers, with desire to hide oneself. Despair, he finds no rest, especially at night, with anguish. inclination to suicide, or excessive fear of death, which is sometimes believed to be very near. The greater the suffering the greater the anguish, restlessness and fear of death.

    2. Medorrhinum: Homeopathic medicine for OCD in which patient makes wrong statements, because she does not know what to say next, begins all right but does not know how to finish.Difficulty in concentrating his thoughts on abstract subjects.Thinks some one is behind her, hears whispering, sees faces that peer at her from behind bed and furniture. She is sure she is going to die.

    4.Rhus tox : Anxious sadness and excessive anguish, especially  in evening and at night, with wish for solitude and inclination to weep. Restlessness which will not suffer the patient to remain seated, and compels him to throw himself about in bed. Anguish with fear of death and sighs. Fear of being poisoned. Suicidal mania (desire to throw himself into the water).

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