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Any Doctor Please Help: Asthama + Glaucoma with long term usage of steroids.

My father is 64 years old and he is having Asthma, Glaucoma and knee pain. Till now he was under Allopathic medication. Please find his complete disease history in a chronological order below and kindly suggest a suitable remedy. Please let me know if you need any more details.


Before 11th year - He had got scabies which was cured by sulphur ointments and sulphur soap.

11th year to 14th year - He had yellow/greenish discharge from his ears it was treated with antibiotics.

16th year - He got tonsillitis and was operated on the same year.

18th year - One night he got attacked with Asthma (probably veezing). This was treated with ephedrine and sedanol.

19th year onwards - He used to get Asthma attack during every September / October.

22nd and 23rd year - He got Bronchial pneumonia two times.

23rd year to 52nd year - he was dependent on steroids (Prednisolone and Betamethasone+hydroxythophyllin).

Somewhere around 40's - He got closed angle glaucoma probably as side effects of long term usage of steroids. He got operated for the same and glaucoma was under control.

52nd year - Allopathic doctors suggested to continue steroid on tapering basis. During this time he used to get itching used to leave red stripe whenever he scratches that. He was also suggested to use inhaler (salbutomol+beclamethasone).
Also eye pressure (glaucoma) increased again and was suggested to use ophthalmic solution called betagan (which is a beta-blocker and increases the asthma). He discontinued this ophthalmic solution once the glaucoma was under control.

55th year onwards - he got knee pain. His bones have become fragile (porous). He got a steel rod in his broken arm (right).His stomach is bloated.

60th year - suggested by doctors to use inhaler ( salmeterol+fluticasone) and hydroxytheophyllin tablets

64th year - Again glaucoma shooted up and doctor has suggested to use opthalmic solution (Alphagan-P - which is also a beta-blocker).
He got chikungunya (flu) and was treated with eupatorium perf and rhus tox. However the pain in ankle persists.


Age - 64 years
Height - 5.2 feet
Build - stout, short
Physical - weak, fragile, it takes more time to heal a wound. (He is not a diabetic patient and also his blood pressure is normal)
Face - droopy face and eyes. eyes has become bluish grey.
Walking - he walks very slowly and he puts more weight on left leg.
Activity - less active.
Mental condition - He is gentle, calm with sense of humor, he has got a lot of patience, I have never seen him angry as since my childhood, He thinks that 'now it is too late to get back to the healthy condition'.
Food - he craves for spicy food (with more red chilies) even though he gets hiccups and gastritis due to spicy food.
  manohar.nv on 2010-07-02
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
I note that none of the prescribers on this Forum has replied you so far and I presume that they have not dose so as your father's case is very complicated.

It will not be possible to treat all his symptoms concurrently and I would request you to indicate which of his many ailments should be treated immediately.

Also indicate the drugs that he is using today.
Joe De Livera last decade
Dear Joe,
He needs his breathing problem to be treated first and then glaucoma.

Currently he is taking below medicine

Inhaler: salmeterol+fluticasone two times a day
Tablets: hydroxytheophyllin - once a day.

Please let me know if you need any more details.
manohar.nv last decade
Please answer the questions below:

When did he first show signs of Asthma?
Was he taking other drugs at that time?
Does he get Asthma with the change in weather, Dry to Wet and which helps him better?
Is he mobile and if so does he walk about?
How many hours does he sleep at night and is it restful sleep?
How much liquid does he drink on a daily basis?
Joe De Livera last decade
[Q] When did he first show signs of Asthma?
[ans] He got Asthma while he was sleeping in farm house one night during winter. He was 18 years old then.

[Q] Was he taking other drugs at that time?
[ans] No. he was not taking any drugs when he got asthma for the first time. however he had been treated & operated for tonsillitis when he was 16th year.

[Q] Does he get Asthma with the change in weather, Dry to Wet and which helps him better?

[ans] His asthma gets sever during cold weather (dry/wet).

[Q] Is he mobile and if so does he walk about?

[ans] Yes he is mobile. In fact he involves in routine work. However he walks very slowly and he cannot walk for long distances.

[Q] How many hours does he sleep at night and is it restful sleep?

[ans] He can sleep for at least 7 hours if he has taken the inhaler and tablets which I mentioned in my previous post. Otherwise he will not be able to sleep restfully.

[Q] How much liquid does he drink on a daily basis?

[ans] He drinks about 4 to 5 liters of water on daily basis
manohar.nv last decade
The remedy for your father's Asthma is Blatta Orientalis 6c in the Wet dose taken twice daily. First thing in the morning on an empty stomach and last thing before he goes to bed.

You will also order Ars Alb 200 in the Dry lactose pellets to be used on a SOS basis if he gets an attack

The Wet dose of any Homeopathic remedy is made up as follows:

Order the remedy in a 5ml Ethanol pack also known as Liquid Dilution.
Get a 500ml bottle of Spring Water from the nearest supermarket.
Pour out about 3cm of water from the bottle to leave some airspace.
Insert 3 drops of the remedy into the bottle and shake it hard to produce bubbles.
This is homeopathic succussion and must be done every time before a capful of the bottle which is the dose is sipped as directed.

4 to 5 ltrs of water is excessive. How and when does he manage to drink up this water ?
Joe De Livera last decade

Your dad will discover that if my choice of remedy is correct that he will be relieved of his Asthma quickly, almost overnight. He will then stop all the Inhalers and steroids he is using which I believe are the root cause of his other ailments.

In the event of an attack he will take 6 pellets Ars Alb sublingually and report his response on this thread.

I must have details of how he responded to the Blatta Or (BO) and when he observed his first sign of his Asthma easing up. The timing is important.

Please note that I may have to change the remedy if he does not respond and this information is critical to enable me to do so.
Joe De Livera last decade
Thanks Joe. I will ask my dad to take BO as you suggested. I will let you know once he takes his first dose and observes the change.
manohar.nv last decade

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