Psychosomatic and Psychodynamic Nature of Migraine and its Emerging Homeopathic Remedies.

Year : 2024 | Volume : | : | Page : –

Neha Patel

  1. Assistant Professor Department of Homeopathy , Smt. C.M.P. Homeopathic Medical College. Mumbai Maharashtra India


A unilateral headache with or without aura with throbbing or pulsating pain, associated with nausea or vomiting, and light and sound sensitivity is Migraine. The most common type of migraine is without aura (75% of cases). The triggers for Migraine are Sensory: Visual, Auditory, and Olfactory; Somatosensory-Touch; Physiological: Hunger, Physical exertion, and Change in sleep pattern, Linked to the Menstrual cycle; Dietary aspects: Chocolate, Alcoholic Beverages, Cheese, Processed Meat, Food Additives and Other food items; Environmental: Change of Weather. Several studies suggest stress as a trigger for migraine thus suggesting that Migraine can have a Psyche and Soma connection. This study attempts to demonstrate this connection by studying the negative life events that lead to the breakdown and development of Migraine, the emotions underlying these negative life events, and the internal conflicts that are generated. Remedies matching this would enhance our knowledge of the Psyche and Soma connection of the remedies. For instance, the significant life event that caused the breakdown and development of Migraine was fighting with loved ones (27%). The Emotions underlying this event were Disappointment in love (20%), which generated an internal conflict of Trust v/s Mistrust (27%). Major ego defenses were Somatisation, Suppression (46%), and Displacement (13%). The common emerging remedies were Natrium muriaticum (13%), Sepia officinalis (13%), and Onosmodium virginianum (13%).

Keywords: Triggers, Psychological conflict, Migraine, Homoeopathic remedies.

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Received February 27, 2024
Accepted April 24, 2024
Published May 1, 2024