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Medical ArticlesVitamins For An Older Healthy Person
Someone who is beyond 35 to 40 years of age should still feel...
See Fever, Typhoid. ...
The Poor Start
For this reason it makes sense to take vitamins and food sup...
Strabismus Discordance Of The Eyes
If neither of the rectus muscles have been cut and cicatrized...
See Erysipelas. ...
Tuberculosis Of The Esophagus
Esophageal tuberculosis is not commonly met, but is probably ...
Diet For Middle Age And The Aged
In advancing years when less exercise is, as a rule, taken, a ...
Bruises Case Xviii
Mrs. C. aged 40, was detained on a journey by a bruised wound...
Independent aspirating tubes involve delay in their use as c...
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...
This condition is generally termed by the patient a "palpitat...
Highly Inflamed Throat Croup
If the _throat_ is in a highly inflamed condition, repeated p...
Clothes should be Loose and Comfortable. Man is the only anim...
See Rash. ...
The remedy which has attracted and still attracts in a very h...
(_Acetate of Copper Verdigris_) applied to _Cancerous_ ulcers...
See Band, Flannel. ...
Cicatricial Stenosis Of The Esophagus
Etiology.--The accidental swallowing of caustic alkali in sol...
Paroxysmal Tachycardia Management
There is no specific treatment for paroxysmal tachycardia. Wh...
The question often arises as to the ability of children to bea...
Giddiness And Trembling
Source: Papers On Health
This comes very often as the result of loss
of nerve power in the spinal system, due to weakness, shock, or simply
old age. A great deal may be done to relieve, and in many cases to
completely cure, by the following simple means. Wrap the patient round
the middle in a soapy blanket, rubbing well afterwards with hot olive
oil. Give an hour's fomentation at a time each night for a few nights;
rest for a day or two, and repeat. The fomentation must be a blanket
one, but should only extend from the armpits to the hips, not over the
limbs. For treatment of giddiness arising from the stomach see
Indigestion. Half a teacupful of hot water every ten minutes for five
hours is usually an effective cure. This should be done daily for three
days. Let it be kept in mind that we must not have "hard" water--that
is, water impregnated with mineral substances, such as lime or iron. We
must have "soft" water, that is, such as rain water nicely filtered, or
"distilled" water, which can be had from any good chemist for twopence
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