How many Homeopathic Tablets? | Homeopathic Health (3 of 7)

Part 3 in a 7-part series on Homeopathy Treatment Guidelines

 

What number of homeopathic pellets, or weight / volume of Homeopathic remedy should I take for each dose?

 
The short answer is that I would consider three or four pellets to constitute a dose.   
 
The complete answer is that - although this seems quite strange the first time you hear it (and I wouldn't blame you for checking with me again in person!) - the number of pellets you take is not nearly as important as the frequency at which you take them. 
 
Think about it this way - the remedy is providing some information to your subconscious systems - your nervous system, immune system, cardiovascular system, subtle energy systems, and so forth - which will allow them to do something that they previously could not do before. 
 
This is like the proverb, "give a man a fish, he eats for a day; teach a man to fish, he eats for a lifetime". Once the system is 'taught', it should ideally remember it's 'lesson' forever, meaning that in this scenario, you'd ideally never need another dose to remain indefinitely healthy!
 
Of course, not every patient reaches this state of vibrant, optimal health with a single dose of their remedy - just as we tend to consciously forget things we once learned over time, so does our subconscious sometimes forget things.
 
In this situation, one might want to redose (for more information about the frequency of dosing, please see my answer to question 1 above, or contact me).    
 
However, a great number of my patients ultimately reach a place of vibrant health, where they are empowered and encouraged to maintain their own optimal vitality free of all external aids - which includes me! And, strange as it may seem, it is my goal as a doctor to bring them - and you - there. 
 
Of course, this is a horrendous business strategy - but if I wanted to make money, I would've based my practice on injection therapy, orthomolecular megadosing, or pharmaceuticals - modalities that I am trained in and could use if necessary or desired, but which (in my humble opinion) often provide a bandaid which then falls off over time, requiring the patient to return repeatedly and indefinitely. A great business strategy, indeed, but not one which I'd like to have weighing on my conscience. 
 
However, I also recognize that true individualization of treatment means individualization of treatment type, and am cognizant that there are probably many patients for whom the conventional system is ideal and indeed likely curative, and these patients are in fact likely not good candidates for homeopathy.
 
That said, such patients are unlikely to even be looking at alternative medicine, as they would have reason to do so!
 
Whatever the reason, I have yet to meet a patient in my practice who was unresponsive to either homeopathy or any of the other holistic regulatory treatments that I employ on a regular basis - the Neuroemotional Technique (NET), the Neuromodulatory technique (NMT), and the Bowen Technique.    
 
If you're ever in doubt, please contact me with your specific concerns and situation, and I can give you a much more concise and targeted answer!
 

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Janet Mou, Vancouver (Kerrisdale), BC

I just wanted to send you a big huge thank you!!

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i put it on last night and this morning and my fingers feel great!

I have given my sister some of the cream that you gave me for my nephew and we think that it is helping and in fact their naturopath wants them to use it exclusively!

Julie V., North Vancouver (Delbrook), BC

I had excruciating joint pain in my hips, knees, back, and other joints which not only affected me during the day, but interrupted my sleep at night.
Since Dr. Andy’s treatment, these pains and the insomnia have gone away completely.

K.H., Port Coquitlam, BC

The candida didn't go away right away after your homeopathic drops - but, by the next day, it seemed like it wasn't bothering me so much.

The emotional releases seemed to help me not have such smelly, gross armpit sweat, especially during or after sleep.

The perpetual weakness I'd had since mono now only affects me rarely, and isn't as debilitating as before.

And I've lost 31 lbs since the treatment began about 6 months ago.

I guess I've changed my diet, but it happened so gradually and naturally since your treatment that I didn't even realize anything had changed until my friends told me I was eating differently.

Deb L., Los Angeles (Huntington Beach), California

A couple of days after Dr Somodys homeopathic remedy and Bowen treatment, my breast got hot and some smelly, pussy discharge came out of the nipple!

I felt a lot more energized after this.

And then, after a few weeks, the doctors told me that the tumor had started to shrink!

Even my skin and gut are doing better.

I'm feeling optimistic about the future for the first time in months!

Ilona, Surrey (Newton / Fleetwood), BC

According to my most recent lab tests, my MD said my diabetes is so well controlled it's like I don't even have diabetes anymore! I definitely feel much better, and am able to eat all my favorite foods again without my blood sugar spiking like it did before your naturopathic and homeopathic treatment. Even my daughter is doing much better, gaining weight and hitting her development milestones, since I've finally been able to breastfeed her without pain. Thank you for everything!

V. Chu, Richmond, B.C.

We were all very scared for my daughter before we took her to see Dr Andy.

She's so sensitive, she can be really loving and warm.

But she would also feel completely abandoned, ashamed and hurt from even small things.

It had gotten so bad that she had started cutting, drinking, using drugs to cope.

Dr Andy's homeopathy remedy seemed to make something shift in her.

I think the mental-emotional releases and perhaps the bowen therapy also helped.

It was hard to see the changes day-by-day at first, but the difference between the way she is now and how she was a few months ago is obvious to all of us.

She's still as loving and kind as ever, but the negative emotions don't affect her so much.

And the best part is that she hasn't tried to hurt herself in months and her moods seem much more stable overall.

B.E., Delta (Ladner), BC

Physically, I wasn’t sick in the sense of major disease or sickness. But if I was to keep going the way I was. I would have been for sure soon!

Being troubled with stomach issues for sometime, and having emotion issues I wasn’t even aware of.  

Before I met Dr. Andy Somody, my journey first started at a walk in clinic, where I was put through some blood and stool test after a quick intake. 

My test came back and I was told I have a parasite. I was put on antibiotics and it completely wiped me out. It wasn’t a pleasant experiences at all! 

After all that, I still had painfully stomach issues. I guess it wasn’t the parasite. That upset me a lot to think I poisoned my body for no reason with drugs. I was then told that I had IBS.

After doing some research about IBS I thought it was time to get a second opinion. Why do western doctors just treat the “what” and not want to figure out the “why” so it wont happen again? The reason I went to the walk in clinic in the first place was because my family doctor was a drug pusher who really didn’t listen to me and made me stupid for not wanting to put drugs into my system. 

I chose then to see Dr. Andy Somody.

I called him up made an appointment for the next Saturday. 

I was very pleased that I didn’t need to take anymore time off work and that he was available on Saturday.

My first appointment reassured me that this was the right choice for me.

Andy listened to everything I said.

He asked me question, that I never I been asked before.

He provoked thoughts in me that I never even new existed in me.

My cure was a simple but profound one.

I was stressed out from work and I was going down the wrong path in life. The balance in my life was way off.

I am pleased to say that the pieces of my life are coming together and I’ve never been happier!

(which I never thought could happen, because I thought I was already happy.)

The pieces were always there in front of me - I just didn’t know what to do with them.

I owe Andy for helping me figuring it out, by opening my mind and spirit.

By listening and showing me love and compassion.

Andy has a true calling for naturopathic medicine.

Which has inspired me do what I love.

I am free of all pains and have learnt the ability to listen to my body for what needs it has at the time.

Thank you, Dr. Andy!

Jennie Robinson, Richmond, BC

I'd had ingrown toenails and fingernails for my whole life, but they were getting worse, and it was getting to be a major problem.

They'd get infected, and I'd need to keep getting antibiotics to clear them up.

It was painful and was kind of disgusting and pissed me off.

Your homeopathic therapy and the bowen releases made my nails seem less fragile and breakable.

Over the next couple of weeks, I noticed that the infections hadn't happened so much and weren't so bad.

I appreciated that I didn't have to stop running or playing tennis.

When you asked me about my jaw after the 2nd or 3rd treatment, I realized that I hadn't been grinding or having any jaw pain for weeks.

D.S., Port Coquitlam, BC

I have been so fortunate to be one of Dr. Somody's patients and have to say that he is one of the most competent people I know.

I had painful stiffness, swelling, and arthritic pain in my hand joints.

And then it changed, and went to my tendons.

I would get throbbing pain in my fingers at night, I couldn't bend my fingers or work properly.

I also would get these little knobs or growths on the joints.

The joints would get really inflammed and red.

Some doctors once told me it was gout or a type of arthritis related to psoriasis.

I also had psoriasis that caused painful cracking and flaking skin on my hands.

Dr. Somody's homeopathic remedy and other naturopathic approaches made all these much better.

For instance after the first few days I could already notice the joints were less swollen and painful.

After a couple of months the joints, skin and tendons were at least 50% better.

They just kept getting better over the next few months and other than a rare flare-up I don't have these things any more.

I haven't had to see Dr. Somody or any other doctor again in years and I consider myself cured.

If it wasn't for him I would probably still be suffering from these problems or even unable to work.

 

Alex, North Vancouver, BC

 

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