Informational Site NetworkInformational Site Network
Privacy
 


Home


Medical Articles


Mother's Remedies


Household Tips


Medicine History


Forgotten Remedies


Search

Medical Articles

Coughs

These will be found treated under the various heads of Colds, ...

Putrid Symptoms Gargle Solution Of Chloride Of Soda Drink: Chlorate Of Potass Liquor Calcii-chloridi

Should _putrid symptoms_ make their appearance (21), I would ...

Air

The Black Hole of Calcutta is an object lesson of how necessary...

Food And Mental Power

Unsuitable or ill-cooked food has a most serious effect on the...

The Eye

How the Eye is Made. Next in importance after the smell and t...

Tuberculosis Of The Esophagus

Esophageal tuberculosis is not commonly met, but is probably ...

Direction Of The Esophagus

The esophagus enters the chest in a decidedly backward as we...

Breath And Nerve

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

A Typical Diseased Colon

The average person also has a prolapsed (sagging) transverse ...

Practice On The Dog

Having mastered the technic of introduction on the cadaver a...

Division Of The Process Of The Disease Into Periods

Its course is commonly divided into four distinct periods, vi...

Imaginary Troubles

These are of two kinds, the one purely imaginary, the other wh...

Bite Of The Rattlesnake

is _Alcohol_, in the ordinary form, or in common Whisky, Bran...

Nstrumentarium

Direct laryngoscopy, bronchoscopy, esophagoscopy and gastrosc...

Why Fuss So Much About What I Eat?

I KNOW a woman who insisted that it was impossible fo...

Angina Pectoris

In a variety of cases, more or less severe spasmodic pains are...

Bile On The Stomach

Take half a teacupful of hot water every ten minutes for ten h...

Diet And Corpulence

A tendency to obesity should always be carefully checked by at...

Colds Consumption And Pneumonia

Disease Germs. In all foul air there are scores of different ...

Etiology

Rheumatism is the cause of most instances of cardiac disease ...



Common Cramp





Category: PRESCRIPTIONS.
Source: A Newly Discovered System Of Electrical Medication

Although either the positive or the negative pole, applied to the
healthy muscle, may produce spasmodic contraction, yet the negative pole
contracts much more powerfully than the positive--a fact which shows an
electrically plus condition in the nerves and muscles involved. Yet we
know that cramps are more apt to attend a low condition of general
vitality in the system than the opposite. From several considerations,
which can not be detailed here, I am led to think that cramps are
produced, generally, at least, by a temporary or spasmodic reaction of
the electro-vital force from an improperly negative to an excessively
positive state in the parts affected.

My practice is, when the spasm is on, to treat the parts in cramp by
momentary touches rapidly repeated, with the P. P. of the B D or A D
current, good medium force, placing N. P. at the back of neck, if the
disturbance be in an arm; or at the coccyx, if it be in a leg or in the
abdomen or chest.

In treating parts subject to cramp while the spasm is not on, give
them, along with other parts of the system, general tonic treatment,
as directed on page 95. This elevates and equalizes the electro-vital
action, and relieves the difficulty.





Next: Trismus Lockjaw

Previous: Eruptive Cutaneous Diseases



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 847