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Anomalies Of The Esophagus

Congenital esophagotracheal fistulae are the most frequent of...

From The Hygienic Dictionary

Diagnosis. [1] In the United States, making a diagnosis impli...

Oil Olive

A little oil only should be applied to the skin at once. Any s...

Bruises Case Xx

It frequently occurs to surgeons to receive slight wounds upo...

Strychnin

The question of the advisability of strychnin is a constant s...

Racks From Lifting

See Muscular Pains; Sprains. ...

Acute Pericarditis

As this inflammation is generally secondary to some other c...

Douche Cold

In its most powerful form this is a solid stream of water dire...

Consumption Treatment Of

Turning now to the case when consumption has actually shown it...

Sitting (or Sitz) Bath

This bath, in whatever form administered, is essentially a sit...

Breath And Nerve

Difficult breathing, especially in ascending a hill, is often ...

The Effort Of Digestion

Digestion is a huge, unappreciated task, unappreciated becaus...

Worry

One of the most fruitful causes of ill-health is the habit of ...

Social/cultural/psychological Obstacles To Fasting

Numerous attitudes make it difficult to fast or to provide mo...

Diphtheria

The most striking symptom of diphtheria is the growth of a sub...

Lues Of The Esophagus

Esophageal syphilis is a rather rare affection, and may show ...

Auricular Fibrillation Diagnosis

If the pulse is intermittent and there is apparently a heart ...

Treatment Of Endocarditis

As mild endocarditis rarely occurs primarily but is almost al...

Common Cramp

Although either the positive or the negative pole, applied to...

Buttermilk

Where we prescribe this, either for drinking or for external u...



Breath And Blood






Source: Papers On Health

Often difficulty of breathing, especially in close
air, mistaken even for asthma, is due simply to the quality of blood
supplied to the lungs. Sometimes giving up the use of sugar effects a
cure, for sugar produces an excess of carbon in the blood, which
requires an excess of oxygen in the lungs to purify it. Thus breathing
is difficult, especially where oxygen is deficient in the air breathed.
Sometimes the lungs are not strong enough to stand the necessary fresh
air required in such cases, or other troubles may prevent a delicate
person from exposing themselves. Then it is of importance so to
regulate the diet that less oxygen will do all that is needed in the
lungs. "Rich" food, much fatty matter, sugar, and all sweets and
sweetened things, are to be avoided. If this be done, the need for much
oxygen disappears, and the patient will have no difficulty of breathing
in suitably ventilated places.

But the best treatment is hot oil rubbing along the spine, over the
stomach, and even down the limbs to the ankles. An hour of this every
day will work wonders. Or a large BRAN POULTICE (see) may be laid
across the back for an hour twice a day. Cultivate also all cheerful
thoughts, and banish sad ones as far as possible. Sad thoughts greatly
diminish nerve power.





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