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The Need Of Pure Air
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Hands Dry And Hard
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Breathing In Going Uphill
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MICHEL DE NOTREDAME, or NOSTRADAMUS, a celebrated French phys...
No hook greater than a right angle should be used through en...
Disturbances Of The Heart In General
Of prime importance in the treatment of diseases of the hea...
Diabetes A Kidney Disease
This disease occurs in two forms--diabetes insipidus and diab...
Positive And Negative Manifestations
Acute diseases are to be regarded as electrically positive, a...
Sitting (or Sitz) Bath
This bath, in whatever form administered, is essentially a sit...
Length Of Bath
Although the temperature, in sthenic cases, should be a littl...
AS far as we make circumstances guides and not limitations, t...
The Wet Compress
In bed, a wet compress is put on the throat, and another on t...
Is a disease springing from disordered digestion, and caused s...
See Indigestion. ...
Treatment Of The Violent Or Sthenic Form Of Scarlatina Anginosa
The _violent_, or _sthenic form_ of scarlatina anginosa becom...
The Prime Rules Of Fasting
Another truism of natural hygiene is that we dig our own grav...
Stage 3 Passing Through The Thoracic Esophagus
The thoracic esophagus will be seen to expand during inspira...
No Cutting Short Of The Process Of Scarlatina The Morbid Poison Must Be Drawn To The Skin As Soon As Possible
Scarlet-fever is a disease, which cannot be cut short. Any at...
Source: Papers On Health
Fatigue, excessive heat, fright, loss of blood, hunger,
etc., are common causes.
The action of the heart is temporarily interfered with, and pallor, a
sweat on the forehead, with an indescribable feeling of sinking away,
The first thing to do is to bend down the patient's head till it
touches the knees, and keep it there for a few minutes. After he has
partially recovered consciousness, the clothing should be loosened, and
all tight bands or braces removed. The face and hands should be bathed
in cold water, slapping the face with a wet towel. Some stimulant, such
as hot tea, coffee, or sal volatile, may then be given.
If there is a wound causing loss of blood, it should be attended to at
In case fainting is due to hunger, the greatest care should be taken to
give only small quantities of food after recovery, as a large amount
may prove fatal.
A sip of cold water, or bathing the face with cold water, will
generally prevent a threatened fainting. If there appears any immediate
danger of a relapse, keep the patient in a horizontal position for some
Persons liable to fainting fits should be careful to avoid extremes of
temperature, such as very hot or very cold baths.
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