Homeopathy/Toe Cramps



The question is regarding my grandmother who is about 75 years old.
I live in a locality that is very cold these days, the temperature being very low.
Almost everyday she experiences cramps in the toes. The toes harden and twist, as I can best put it.
We are not able to understand much of a cause, though she believes it to be related to neurological reasons.

Since the cold weather is quite clearly the stimulating element according to us, we take good care of keeping the feet warm in all possible ways.  But even that proves to be of almost no help.

Sir, regarding the guidelines specified by you, being old she would have quite some more ailments. Thus, I am not specifying anything, because we donot think that would affect this.

Kindly guide us with what can be done about this. I would be highly greatful.

Thanking you,

     Please note that the fact that her problem gets worse in winter means that her problem is less neurological and more circulatory. I suggest that you put her on a mixture of Crataegus oxycantha and Arnica montana, both in mother tincture form and mixed in equal proportions. Give her 15 drops from the mixture in half a glass of water thrice daily for a month or two. If she responds well, you can give this to her lifelong. It will protect her heart and improve her overall blood circulation too. Also give her garlic preparation such as Ranbaxy's garlic pearls, one capsule thrice daily; or Himalaya's lasuna capsules, one capsule twice daily. This again is absolutely safe and will not only help her circulation, but will also improve her immunity and digestion. I am certain she will feel better with these medicines. Further, please ensure that she walks and also exercises her toes and feet when in bed or in sitting posture at least three times daily. This will also facilitate better blood flow to her toes. Get her serum calcium and electrolyte levels tested too, as low levels of the same can also trigger cramps in the smaller as well as larger muscles of the body. Thank you.  


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Dr. Prasad R. Chandragiri


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