INBORN ERRORS OF METABOLISM
Inborn errors of metabolism are rare genetic (inherited) disorders in which the body cannot properly turn food into energy. The disorders are usually caused by defects in specific proteins (enzymes) that help break down (metabolize) parts of food.
A food product that is not broken down into energy can build up in the body and cause a wide range of symptoms. Several inborn errors of metabolism cause developmental delays or other medical problems if they are not controlled.
There are many different types of inborn errors of metabolism.
A few of them are:
- Fructose intolerance
- Maple sugar urine disease (MSUD)
- Phenylketonuria (PKU)
- Newborn screening tests can identify some of these disorders.
Homoeopathy today is a rapidly growing system and is being practiced all over the world. It strength lies in its evident effectiveness as it takes a holistic approach towards the sick individual through promotion of inner balance at mental, emotional, spiritual and physical levels. When is concerned there are many effective medicines available in Homoeopathy , but the selection depends upon the individuality of the patient , considering mental and physical symptoms
Few homoeopathic medicine can be thought of in the treatment of Inborn errors of metabolism are:
nux vom., phosphoric acid, lycopodium, merc. sol., etc.