Homeopathy is a holistic approach to healing that is unique for each client. It signals the body to focus its healing powers on particular symptoms, and it does not interfere with the effects of pharmaceuticals.
The queen of England not only uses homeopathy frequently but has her own homeopathic physician on staff. Until the middle of the last century, some U.S. medical schools taught homeopathy as part of their curriculum. Doctors (including Karezza author Alice Bunker Stockham, MD) were often skilled in both homeopathy and allopathy (the typical approach to medicine today). In Europe today, many conventional medical doctors use homeopathy right along with prescription medicine. Do Antibiotics Make People Fat? Interesting article, which also discusses effectiveness of homeopathy.
In 12 states within the United States, people wishing to practice homeopathy study this medicine as part of a 4-year accredited naturopathic medical school education. They then go onto become licensed as naturopath physicians. Outside the state in which they are licensed, naturopathic physicians act as “consultants.”
If you want advice from a naturopathic physician, you need to schedule an in-depth phone consultation, preceded and followed by email correspondence. If you opt to work with a naturopathic physician, be prepared to be very candid about many facets of your life, as this is critical to designing the optimum customized remedy for you. Results also take time. Improvements may continue for months after the homeopathic remedy is taken.
These two naturopaths understand the material on this site, and are open-minded about its benefits: