Medical ArticlesTo Prevent Cholera
_Camphor_ (_pellets medicated_ with the pure tincture) _Verat...
The spatular end of the laryngoscope is introduced in the ri...
One of the most fruitful causes of ill-health is the habit of ...
Eyes Inflamed With General Eruptions Over The Body
In some cases the eye trouble is only a part of a general skin...
Bronchoscopy In Malignant Growths Of The Trachea
The trachea is often secondarily invaded by malignancy of the...
This is an eruption on the skin, often coming suddenly and goi...
Treatment Of Compression Stenoses Of The Trachea
If the thymus be at fault, rapid amelioration of symptoms fo...
It is rarely, if ever, advisable to use alcohol. In certain ...
How Fasting Heals
Its an old hygienic maxim that the doctor does not heal, the ...
Where the juices and organs of the body are thoroughly healthy,...
Inflammation Of The Bowels
See Bowels. ...
I have been treating several hundred cases of eruptive fevers...
Cancer In Face
Treat as far as possible as recommended for breast cancer. ...
Natural Polarization Of Man's Physical Organism
The electro-vital fluid, in the animal economy, is subject to...
Direct Laryngoscopy In Children
The epiglottis in children is usually strongly curled, often...
Colds Consumption And Pneumonia
Disease Germs. In all foul air there are scores of different ...
The various articles under Nerves and Nervousness should be re...
Some most distressing troubles come as the result of frights. ...
Sleep And Rest
Why We Need Rest. A most important element in a life of healt...
Where this is recommended the cold-drawn oil is meant, not the...
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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