OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) is an anxiety disorder & characterised by obsessive thoughts which are recurrent, unwanted and usually anxiety-provoking, & by compulsions, repeated acts which relieve feelings of tension. Causes of OCD some children seem to develop OCD symptoms very suddenly after having a streptococcal (or infection such as strep throat or scarlet fever).
OCD could be caused by painful childhood experience ongoing anxiety or stress or being part of stressful event. Biological facts suggest that a lack of the brain chemical serotonin may have a role in OCD.
Treatment can consist of a number of steps:
- Natural treatment - We could look at their diet:
- Detoxification of the body with homeopathy from relevant stress factors like antibiotic, vaccine and heavy metals
- Constitutional homeopathic treatment of the child with a selection of a remedy
- Bowel nosode - Clearing toxic gut may become absorbed leading to abnormal immune response. They have potential to heal damaged bowels and neurological symptoms and anxiety.
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