Once upon a time, nestled in the heart of Kolkata, a bustling city known for its cultural heritage and delectable sweets, lived a dark-haired young boy named Sudip. As a toddler, Sudip was often seen with a pale face, almost white around the mouth, a common sight for many in his locality who fondly referred to him as the “quiet boy of Kolkata”.
Despite his youthful spirit, he seemed to display a peculiar habit, constantly seen boring his nose with his finger, which puzzled his parents and teachers alike.
As Sudip grew older, he developed an unusual restlessness, especially during the night. His sleep was disturbed, often waking up from grinding his teeth. Concerned by this behaviour, his parents decided to consult a renowned homeopathic doctor they had heard of, Dr. Anil Singhal MD, who operated out of Gurugram, near New Delhi.
When Sudip hit adolescence, his appetite began to spike. He seemed to be hungry all the time, even shortly after having a full meal. He craved various things, but his heart always went out for sweets, a fondness he acquired growing up in the city of Rosogollas. But Sudip was not easy to please; he would reject almost everything offered to him, desiring only what he specifically craved. His crankiness started to increase, and he disliked being caressed or comforted, often causing distress to his family members.
As he transitioned into his teenage years, Sudip began to exhibit symptoms of recurring fevers. The episodes were mostly remittent, imitating the typical worm fever. He also suffered from intermittent fever spells, which seemed to strike daily at the same hour. Strangely enough, during these spells, he exhibited no thirst during chills or heat, adding to his parents’ worries.
When Sudip’s condition worsened, his parents decided to reach out to Dr. Anil Singhal, despite the distance. His symptoms were becoming progressively concerning. He started showing signs of spasmodic afflictions, including convulsions and chorea, a condition involving involuntary movements. His laughter began to sound more like a whooping cough, causing discomfort and concern among his family and friends.
Dr. Anil Singhal, upon carefully reviewing Sudip’s case history and performing a thorough examination, concluded that Sudip’s condition was primarily due to intestinal irritation, possibly from worms. Recognizing the urgency of the situation, he prescribed a homeopathic remedy – Cina, renowned for its effectiveness in treating symptoms like Sudip’s.
Weeks turned into months, and Sudip began to show signs of recovery. His sleep patterns improved, his appetite became normal, and the spasmodic afflictions reduced significantly. His health started to stabilize, and his vitality was returning. Sudip, the quiet boy of Kolkata, was now becoming the lively, energetic boy he once was.
The relief that swept through Sudip’s family was indescribable. They couldn’t thank Dr. Anil Singhal enough for his profound knowledge and compassion. Sudip’s mother, with tearful eyes, expressed her gratitude, “Dr. Singhal, you have given us back our Sudip. Your wisdom and care have helped Sudip to regain his health and vitality. We can’t thank you enough.” Sudip’s father added, “We will forever be grateful for your support and kindness. You’ve been more than a doctor to us. You’ve been a beacon of hope during our darkest days.”
The story of Sudip’s recovery journey with Dr. Anil Singhal’s help spread in the neighbourhood, providing hope and inspiring many families who had been silently battling similar conditions.
Upon Sudip’s full recovery, his parents arranged a small gathering at their home to celebrate his health and to honor Dr. Anil Singhal, the man who they believed had brought back their son from the clutches of suffering. As Dr. Singhal walked into the house, a round of applause broke out, filling the room with warmth and gratitude. Sudip, healthier and happier, ran up to Dr. Singhal and handed him a hand-made card that read, “To the best doctor in the world. Thank you for making me healthy again.”
Sudip’s mother stepped forward, her voice choked with emotion, she addressed the gathering, “Today, we are not just celebrating Sudip’s recovery, but also the miracle that Dr. Singhal has brought into our lives. There were times when we felt hopeless, times when we didn’t know what was happening with our little boy. But, Dr. Singhal, you never gave up. Your relentless pursuit of the right treatment and your unwavering faith in homeopathy gave us hope.”
Sudip’s father added, “We cannot express our gratitude enough. Your empathy and dedication have rekindled our faith in humanity and the power of healing. The city of Gurugram and the whole of India should be proud to have a doctor like you.”
As the celebration continued into the night, stories of Sudip’s journey to recovery were shared, laughter echoed in the rooms, and a sense of shared happiness prevailed. Dr. Singhal’s dedication and commitment to Sudip’s case had not only healed Sudip but also fostered a stronger sense of community, one that held immense respect and gratitude for the man who had given them back their joyful, energetic Sudip. And in the quiet corners of their hearts, each person in the room was deeply thankful for Dr. Singhal’s unwavering commitment to his practice and his patients. The echoes of their gratitude would continue to resonate long after the celebration, a testament to Dr. Anil Singhal’s remarkable contribution to Sudip’s life and many others.
Source: Clarke’s Pentachords.