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Frictions With Lard
were used already by Caelius Aurelianus, and recently re-intr...
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Tricuspid Stenosis Tricuspid Obstruction
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This rarely, if ever, occurs alone; it is generally a sequenc...
Social/cultural/psychological Obstacles To Fasting
Numerous attitudes make it difficult to fast or to provide mo...
Pulmonary Insufficiency Pulmonary Regurgitation
If this rare condition occurs, it is probably congenital. A ...
_Small-pox_, by far the most dangerous of them, has found a b...
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Aortic Insufficiency Aortic Regurgitation
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Varioloids And Chicken-pocks
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IT will be plainly seen that this training of the bod...
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Anatomy Of Larynx Trachea Bronchi And Esophagus Endoscopically Considered
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Aortic Stenosis Aortic Obstruction
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Diet For The Chronically Ill
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Source: Papers On Health
This may be felt either because the breath is actually
hot, or because the membranes of the tongue and mouth are unusually
tender, and feel the breath hot in consequence when it is not really
so. This latter case is usually accompanied by a sore tongue. To heal
the tongue, it must be soaked freely with vinegar or weak ACETIC ACID
(see), so diluted as to give only a very slight feeling of smarting
after even prolonged application. Apply it with a good camel's hair
brush, and brush with a little fine almond or olive oil after the acid.
The mouth may be rinsed with the acid, but brushing is best.
But where real heat is found in the breath, it arises from an
overheated state of the body internally. This frequently arises from
failure in the stomach to digest properly. If the hot breath arises
from this, small drinks of hot water, frequently taken, will usually
cure it. A warm bran poultice, placed on the back at bedtime opposite
the stomach, will prove a more powerful remedy in addition to the hot
water. More powerful effect still will be found in such stimulus to the
skin as washing it all over twice a week with vinegar or weak acetic
acid. On other days let the patient be rubbed over with good olive oil,
mixed with enough CAYENNE "TEA" (see) to cause a slight burning
sensation. Let this also be done twice a week, and twice a week also
wash all over with M'Clinton's soap and hot water. A plain diet of
course, should be observed (see Digestion; Dyspepsia; Food; Teeth,
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