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Malignant Disease Of The Esophagus
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Compression Stenosis Of The Trachea And Bronchi
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Symptomatology And Treatment Of Chronic Valvular Lesions
Before discussing the treatment of broken compensation in gen...
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Foreign Bodies In The Stomach
Gastroscopy is indicated in cases of a foreign body that ref...
This is an affection of the bowels of the nature of diarrhoea,...
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The Healing Influence Of Music
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Other Kinds Of Cancer
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Punctures Case Vi
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The Speech Organs
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Cramp In The Limbs
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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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