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Memory Loss Of

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Children's Treatment

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Paralysis

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Chapped Hands

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Prognosis And Convalescence

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Head Soaping

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Physical Care

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Scarlatina Anginosa Or Sore-throat Scarlet-fever

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Acidity Of The Stomach

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A Healthy Colon

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Length Of Bath

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Baths For Head






Source: Papers On Health

In many cases of indigestion and brain exhaustion
head-baths are of great value. School teachers, business men, and many
others suffering from these, will find a daily head-bath half an hour
before dinner of the greatest value. This treatment should be given,
however, only to those who are vigorous enough to bear it. Some are too
exhausted, and for these other methods must be employed. The head-bath
is given by rubbing the whole head well with soap lather (see Lather;
Soap); then wash off and treat with cold water poured over the head for
a short time--a few seconds only; then rub vigorously with a dry, warm
towel till the head glows with friction. In the case of ladies, the
hair may be thrown over the front of the head while the back of the
head is treated thus, and then thrown back while the front of the head
is treated also, the bulk of the hair being thus kept dry.





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