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STSH140041

TITLE
REVOLUTIONIZING THE CONCEPTS OF MIASMS an essential update in
Homoeopathy Science

INTRODUCTION
Logical Reasoning Miasms basically were labeled to be as a cause of chronic
diseases. As we know after a long time of research by Master due to failure in
curing chronic cases. Eventually, He came up with a foundation that tried to
establish the Cause and effect condition in constraints of his journey. It
explained beautifully the Etiology of all diseases or we say the real cause. As he
explained that, there must be a suppression of skin any ailment which gave rise to

all of his/her future diseases i.e. miasms This he concluded with thorough
history of all patients. In his lifetime he came up with three basic miasms
PSORA SYCOSIS SYPHILLIS which were the root cause [according to him] of
all Chronic Diseases. THIS WORK WAS DONE IN 19th CENTURY.[As far as it is
concerned, that could be the State Of Art of that period]

Living in 21st Century it always pinches or clicks the medical students mind
about the authenticity of work done prior to the present time [that is, the miasms
theory explanation given at that time] due to many obvious causes. Some of the
causes are- Scientific Assistive techniques like modern labs, better conclusive
tools for study, array of scientific tools, many scientific reforms which were made
after Masters death WHICH COULD HAVE LED HIM TO TESTIFY HIS THEORY A
LOT MORE.
In order to have a genuine theory, it has to be time-tested as well as it should be
able to defend its model clearly. Also the Miasms cannot be explained in terms of
Physical meaning that is to say- we cant actually imagine its pattern of
presence. Importantly, we still dont know whether miasm is a thing or
susceptibility or merely a word put in non perspective form.
Experimental Design A theoretical research, retrospective study put in modern
perspective with latest scientific aids. To achieve its State of art with best LEVEL
OF EVIDENCES.
It is not a matter of putting the things in a more perspective manner, but instead a
step to defend its authenticity, which has to be defined clearly with logical
reasoning, otherwise it would always lead to discrepancies in Homoeopathic
Medical Fraternity.

REVIEW OF LITERATURE
Unfortunately the subject of Miasms is extended too much by many
Homoeopathic Physicians in light of unscientific logics. The term unscientific
justifies the ignorance of thorough research in the subject which creates more
confusion among Medical Fraternity. The secondary sources are all
Individualized i.e. the number of miasms are increased now for example
Cancer Miasm, Tubercular Miasm [It is supported by many], the disease are their
respective miasms. But the basic theme of the research itself was to completely
DISREGARD the theory of miasms to reshape it in light of Current Scientific State
of Art which nobody tried to do and instead following the same pattern of
Influence of Miasm.
Dr Praful Vijayakar connected the three miasms to cellular functions, He
described the survival mechanisms of the body as, [1]
Homoeostasis Psora
Growth/Repair Sycosis
Defence/Destruction Syphilis
The above correlation cannot be sustained because there are so much
overlapping mechanisms interconnecting the three Miasms as he defined. It can
be said as for example, When a Cellular Machinery is under active form it
stabilizes it with overlapping forms. Here the Author tried to stick with The Three
miasms view and interlinked it with cellular manifestations
Likewise Dr Rajan Sankaran created a system of ten miasms which he placed
within a flow chart. So here we still get essence of biasing towards the Miasms

which however should have been replaced with some more BROAD VIEW.
Sankaran sees Miasms as an expression of Depth of a state. He says The miasm is
therefore, in my understanding a measure of how much or how intensely or how
acutely or chronically or how deeply or desperately the situation is perceived to
be [2]
Here Miasms are likely to be linked with Intensity Scale of Measure of certain
Quantity which modifies the expression of Person and likewise the remedy.
Dr Jan Scholten placed these miasms within the periodic table of elements and
connected them with the stages he described in Homoeopathy and the
Elements[3]
Here we once again see the Analogical Conceptual Analysis which still do not
fulfill the scientific basis of explanation.
What Some Other Great Homoeopaths have thought about the miasms
References to miasms are encountered in the writings of various authors. Granier,
[4]in his homoeopathic lexicon, follows the initial exposition of Hahnemann and
simply characterizes them as emanations or effluvia i.e. tiny volatile particles
which cannot be recognized by any instruments.
Henry Allen View quoting[5] The character of Miasm yields the character of
the disease or the form of illness
Another Mexican master who also left writings, Dr Lara de la Rosa, recognizes,
together with Federico Averastury, that psora is a state of conflict between the it
and I generating a neurovegetative dystony that it is the origin of the primary
and basic disturbances of the human pathology, and he refers to Herbert A.

Roberts, whose PRINCIPLES AND ART OF CURE BY HOMOEOPATHY [1936]


advanced the hypothesis that psora is the equivalent of the so called deficiency
diseases.
Above clearly denote the very confined theory and confines only few game
players.
Coming to review of Miasmatic concept in dimension of clinical case [6],
Chronic recurrent diarrhea, recurrent upper respiratory tract infection, history of
atopic dermatitis; measles.
The Discussion of case highlighted the importance of suppression of skin allergy
and disappearance of skin symptoms leading to affection of colon mucosa, also
the overall deterioration of patient. He indicated the Psoric miasm as dominant in
case and termed Sycosis as fundamental miasm [according to family history.
Now this case is classical for understanding the stigma of suppression in terms of
medicine application. But the main point to highlight here is, that it has been seen
that all patients served with skin suppressant treatment do not develop any
further disease. This relates the Hahneman concept of psoric miasm suppression
which had some flaws in theory [will be discussed later] The science needs
evidences, Till now the homoeopathic society is not able to prove its Suppression
Approach which is very well integrated Miasmatic Theory.
Articles Reviewed which linked miasmatic approach to Epigenetics[7] and its role
were definitely a step forward in taking Miasmatic Approach more Scientific. It
showed the applicability of miasms in terms of transgenerational Inheritance.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES


The primary aim is to edit the conceptualization of Miasms and to bring its new
form in modern science which could embrace it comfortably. The new theory
proposed is SEDE

SPECTRUM of EQUILIBRIUM DYNAMIC ENTANGLEMENT


This includes all the possible inclusions of scientific state of art.
The Spectrum denotes the overlapping features of Theory which clear cut
discards the three miasms classification. This presents the better mode of
representing the essence of Homoeopathy Science.
Objectives
To evaluate the concept of miasms in terms of Evidence based Science Data
which includes the critical relation of Cellular Biology
To incorporate various fields of Cellular Biology like Cellular
Immunophenotyping studies, Cell Signaling, Genomics and Epigenomics,
Biochemical Transformation.
To evolve the rational aspect of Backbone of Conceptualised Homoeopathy
by analyzing the OVERLAPPING ASPECTS IN NATURE.
To model a schematic representation of Proposal which is self explanatory.
To bring into light the concept of equilibrium dynamicity in terms of
Spectral analysis of Health and Disease

MATERIAL AND METHODS


It is an Analytical Research to make the critical evaluation of the Miasmatic
Theory which was proposed by Master in 19th Century and to test as well as
include necessary updates to the theory to make it more scientific in Eye of
Modern Day Science.
It includes following strings of research
A rigorous analysis of Masters Work through his compiled work done, i.e.
Chronic Diseases, Organon Of Medicine, Various Journals, etc- To have the
more confined approach
Collection of Articles, Research papers, Journals on Miasms To know the
pattern of understanding of miasms with time i.e. how the authors started
to view miasms as a big picture
The Remedial analysis according to new Method i.e SEDE[ Spectrum of
Equilibrium Dynamic Entanglement, articulation
Genetic Concepts related to micro to macro level Studies were analyzed,
i.e. in context to miasms to construct new theory
Collection and analysis of new researches executed in past years as well as
present researches taken into an account to reshape the Theory at its best.
The development of Inter Relationship Criteria of Various Aspects of
Biological Science was done

OBSERVATION AND RESULT

This demonstrate the Interconnection between various factors which


affect the person in affecting its expression. Be it social, internal or
Genomic.
The Observations in accordance of new model SEDE [Spectrum of
Equilibrium Dynamic Entanglement] ;

The model theorize the importance of following factors explained


aside;
Genomics It is purely inherited manifestation. It determines the
individual make up
Its Importance [Health and disease]
1. Expression of Cellular proteins
2. Autoimmunity Arising from a combination of inheritance of
susceptibility genes, which may contribute to the breakdown of
self tolerance, and environmental triggers, such as infections
and tissue damage, which promote the activation of self
reactive lymphocytes. [8]

[ Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease 8th edition]

[ Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease 8th edition]


]
3. Mendelian Inheritance Genetic Disease AND Non classic
Inheritance
Disease caused by trinucleotide repeat mutations, or in
mitochondrial genes, or associated with genomic imprinting or
associated with gonadal mosaicism[9]
4. Neoplastic transformation
5. Tolerance Capacity
6. Constitution [partially]

EPIGENOMICS Despite all advancement in understanding and


human variations, it is clear that alterations in DNA sequence
cannot by themselves could explain diversity of organisms. It is
Epigenetics which is heritable changes in genes expression that
are not caused by DNA sequence.
Its manifestation is involved in tissue specific expression of
genes and genomic imprinting.[10]

ENVIRONMENT AND DIET


The risks of developing chronic diseases begin in fetal life and continue into old

age. Thus, adult chronic diseases reflect the combined effects of prior exposure to
damaging environments. Preventive measures can, therefore, be taken at all life
stages.

In the womb and in early infancy, several risk factors can

influencesusceptibility to the development of diet-related chronic diseases later in


life. Delayed fetal growth has been associated with an increased risk of coronary
heart disease, stroke, diabetes and high blood pressure. Unusually large size at

birth, possibly resulting from overnutrition in the womb, has been linked to an
increased risk of diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Breastfeeding may lower the risk of later developing obesity. In contrast, breastmilk substitutes (formula) may increase the risk of developing

several chronic diseases,such as type 1 diabetes and cancer, in childhood and

adolescence. The level of cholesterol and specific type of fatty acids present in the
milk fed to babies are thought to affect the maintenance of cholesterol levels in
later life.

During infancy and childhood, both delayed growth and excessive weight or
height gain have been shown to contribute to chronic disease in later life. For

instance, infants with a low weight or short stature may experience an increased
risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, or diabetes. Shorter children who gain

height particularly quickly have an increased risk of stroke and certain cancers.
During childhood and adolescence, the adoption of habits such as unhealthy

diets, low-levels of exercise, as well as alcohol and tobacco use has been shown to
increase the risk of developing certain chronic diseases.

An unhealthy diet contributes to high blood pressure in children causing changes


in the body which are associated with the risk of

developing cardiovascular disease and obesity. A high calorie intake in childhood


is also linked to an increased risk of cancer in later life. Worryingly, not only
do chronic diseases occur earlier and earlier in life, but they tend to persist
throughout life.

Most chronic diseases are expressed in adulthood; therefore, it is a critical time


for reducing risk factors and increasing effective treatment. Risk factors that

prevail during adulthood have been strongly linked with cardiovascular disease
and diabetes including tobacco use, obesity, physical inactivity,

high cholesterol level, high blood pressure and alcohol consumption. An

individuals ability to take control over his or her life and to make healthy lifestyle
decisions appears to be an important determinant of health.

The main burden of chronic diseases is observed in people older than

60. Cardiovascular disease, type and some cancers are most common at this stage
in life. This is mainly due to multiple disease processes combining with age-

related losses in physiological functions. As the risk of developing disease is

generally believed to be reversible at any age there is an absolute benefit for


ageing individuals to eat healthily, maintain their weight, and continue to
exercise.[WHO SUMMARY][11][12]

EQUILIBRIUM - ENTANGLEMENT
This is inclusion of new Manifestation OF QUANTUM BIOLOGY
Recent evidence suggests that a variety of organisms may harness some of the
unique features of quantum mechanics to gain a biological advantage. These

features go beyond trivial quantum effects and may include harnessing quantum
coherence on physiologically important timescales[13]

[Source - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nqHOnVTxJE]

IMMUNOPHENOTYPE

It shows the Cell surface protein expression. The characteristic of cell, how
it signals and how it perceives it. In many conditions its alteration leads to

dynamic cascade of reactions. It embraces the importance of MHC Major


Histocompatibility Complex which affects immunity of Individual.

DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION


The study tries to emphasize the importance of modern scientific tools as an aid to
co relate the Primitive concepts of Homoeopathy Science which are not edited.
IT HAS NOW BECOME CLEAR THAT THE DETERMINANTS OF MANY

PATHOLOGIES INCLUDING CANCER, AND OTHER CHRONIC DISEASES LIKE


DIABETES, HYPERTENSION ARE MULTIFACTORIAL IN NATURE

Rather than having a specific causal agent or agents whose presence is both
necessary and sufficient , the appearance and progression of the aforementioned
diseases reflect the COMPLEX INTERPLAY BETWEEN EACH INDIVIDUAL
GENETIC MAKEUP, OTHER INHERITED OR EPIGENETIC FACTORS AND

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS SUCH AS DIET, LIFESTYLE, TOXINS, VIRUSES AND


BACTERIA.
[14]

NOW, PSORA SYCOSIS SYPHILIS were given importance due to lack of


scientific evidences in Hahnemanns Time but they are no more lacking.

As he stated in Book Chronic Diseases that Psora is fundamental cause and three
fourth of all diseases are from it. Co-relating this with modern day science, it
deals with Genetic, Epigenetic and Complex interplay with environment.

NATURE has no distinctions among the biological molecules which actually


affects the Person and DISTURBS EQUILIBRIUM
The itch concept is vague in any form due to formulation of illogical reasoning
due to absence of scientific evidences.

Coming to Syphilis, the concept was formulated in a way that the chancre was
termed as primary stage but due to deficiency in medical advancement then
Hahnemann was unaware of its consequent stages -

This, he thought that The suppression of

chancre has taken the deep impression and caused subsequent illness. So the idea
of Syphilitic Miasm is false in modern day science. This relates the Hahnemanns
Explanation for miasmatic theory now destabilized.
The CRUX of all Research lies in SPECTRUM OF ENTANGLEMENT RELATING TO
DYNAMIC EQUILIBRIUM,

That is to say All factors mentioned in observation are in constant entanglement


to maintain the equilibrium so that body attains the least disturbance. It is known
that a chemical bond is always formed to decrease its total internal energy or to
become stabilize, likewise the Body is in constant state via Cellular Pathways to
attain its Best Stabilizing energy which equalizes the Stability Form.

SUMMARY
The SEDE Model clear cut discard the three miasm Model which do not stand
rationalized in modern day light.

It explains the importance of Interlinking and future perspects of Entanglement

of various Factors which Can help in Formulating Remedies by taking in account


of Constitution of Patient.

Remedy Action can be explained by stating the Homoeopathic Remedy tries to

bring the Entanglement in the state where system attains the Least possible state
of energy to become stabilized.

REFERENCES
1-

Praful vijyakar Theory Of suppression and his work[predictive

2-

Sankaran R. The Senssation in Homoeopathic Medical Publishers

3-

homeopathy]

Scholten J. Homoeopathy and the elements. Utrecht; Stiching Alonnissos

4 5 Notes on the Miasms by Dr Proceso and S. Ortega [ Medicina

homoeopathica edit. La Aurora. Buenos Aires and Homeolexique Edit. Delahaye,


paris]

6 Heritage Journal Vol 40 no 11, Feb 2015

7 Homoeopathic Links 4/12 Vol 25, 2012

8 -10 Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease 8th edition


IMAGES [above book]

11 12 - Hill, Austin Bradford. "The environment and disease:


association or causation?." Proceedings of the Royal Society of
Medicine 58.5 (1965): 295.
http://www.who.int/nutrition/topics/4_dietnutrition_prevention/en/#diet4.
2
13 - http://www.nature.com/nphys/journal/v9/n1/full/nphys2474.html
14 The Chronic Diseases Dr CFS Hahnemann