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Croup More Serious Form

This is caused by an accumulation of material in the windpipe,...

The Nerves In The Skin

How We Tell Things from Touch, and Feel Heat and Cold and Pai...

Diet For The Chronically Ill

The chronically ill person has a long-term degenerative con...

Notes On Nursing Tracheotomized Patients

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Club Foot

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Burns

For slight burns, immerse the injured part in cold water, and ...

Mitral Insufficiency: Mitral Regurgitation

This is the most frequent form of valvular disease of the hea...

Fruits And Vegetables

The Special Uses of Fruits and Vegetables. We come now to t...

Impotence

Take B D current, moderate force. Treat exactly as in spermat...

Nervous Strain In Pain And Sickness

THERE is no way in which superfluous and dangerous te...

Tapeworm

The only sure sign of the presence of this parasite in the int...

Bathing The Feet

This apparently simple treatment, if the best results are desi...

Foreign Bodies In The Bronchi For Prolonged Periods

The sojourn of an inorganic foreign body in the bronchus for ...

Chronic Esophagitis

This is usually a result of stagnation of food or secretion, ...

The Surgical Form Of The Superficial Cervical And Facial Regions And The Relative Position Of The Principal Blood-vessels And Nerves

When the neck is extended in surgical position, as seen in Pl...

Dysentery

Treat exactly as in acute diarrh[oe]a, except that P. P. shou...

Drinks Refreshing

This is a matter of great importance to the sick. Nor is anyth...

Breast Sore Nipples On

Take a little warm vinegar or weak acid (see Acetic Acid). Bat...

Bleeding

In any case of this pack the feet and legs as directed in Lung...

Prostration Nervous

The various articles under Nerves and Nervousness should be re...



Brow The Weary






Source: Papers On Health

Sometimes in the case of a child at school, the
result of overwork shows itself in a weariness and weight in the brow.
Often parents are glorying in the school successes of their children,
when these are having their brains destroyed. Careful watching should
ever be given to the young. The aim in education should be to draw out
the faculties, and teach the young to think for themselves, rather than
to cram in a mass of facts which will enable them to take prizes and
pass examinations with honours.

The results of continued overwork are fatal, but in its earlier stages
it is easily remedied. Hence the need for watching and treating such an
early symptom as head weariness. For treatment see that the feet are
warm, bathing them if necessary (see Bathing Feet). Stop school at
once, and give as much exercise in the open air, at play, as possible.
Then rub gently with both hands up and over the brow and sides of the
head over the ears, then up the back and over top of the head. Rub all
over the head with the finger points (not nails), so as to raise a glow
in the skin of the scalp. This treatment is best done while the patient
sits, and the operator stands behind or beside him. Gentleness of touch
there must be, and no irritation of the patient. With abstention from
all lessons, it will soon cure.





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