Levels Of Health Theory With The Example Of A Case Of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

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George Vithoulkas

 

Levels of Health Theory With the Example of a Case of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dmitri Chabanov, Dionysis Tsintzas, George Vithoulkas

 

Article first published online: June 13, 2018
Journal of Evidence-Based Integrative Medicine, Volume 23 1-7
DOI: 10.1177/2515690X18777995

 

Abstract

Objective.

Contemporary medicine is in great need of a new patient health group classification that could be the basis for in-depth pathology assessments, disease development and prognosis, and the possibility of healing, as well as for possible complications of organism reactions to treatment processes. This classification is possible if founded on holistic approaches at the level of health assessment from the point of view of organism reactivity and resistance. Such a classification, assigning 12 levels and 4 health groups, exists in classical homeopathy.

 

Methods.

A new method for determining the group and level of health is shown in a case of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis of a generalized form in an 11-year-old girl, treated with classical homeopathy. The follow-up of the case is 18 years.

 

Conclusion.

The method allows the physician to assess the organism dynamics as a whole during the pathology development.

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Prof. George Vithoulkas is a Greek teacher and practitioner of homeopathy. He studied homeopathy in South Africa and received a diploma in homeopathy from the Indian Institute of Homeopathy in 1966. Upon receiving his diploma, he returned to Greece where he practiced and began teaching classical homeopathy to a small group of medical doctors.

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