Evaluation of outcome of Homoeopathic treatment in probable Ménière’s Disease- Case Series
Ménière’s disease is considered as an idiopathic syndrome in which the patients present with symptoms like vertigo which is typically rotatory in nature, tinnitus and hearing impairment. Of all symptoms, the vertigo episodes are the most incapacitating. Aim of the present case series was to observe the treatment outcome of the symptoms ‘vertigo’ and ‘tinnitus’ after 2 years of Homoeopathic treatment. 16 cases were identified during 2017, and followed-up for 2 years at National Homeopathy Research Institute in Mental Health [NHRIMH] Kottayam, Kerala. Diagnosis was based on the Diagnostic criteria jointly formulated by a committee of experts, issued during 2015. Scoring was done for the symptoms ‘vertigo’ and ‘tinnitus’. After 2 years of Homoeopathic treatment, patients reported with clinically relevant improvement, as per the reporting guidelines. The medicines found to be useful in the management of Probable Ménière’s disease were Pulsatilla nigricans, Causticum and Calcarea carbonica.