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Use A D current, pretty strong force. In severe cases, introd...
Sleep And Rest
Why We Need Rest. A most important element in a life of healt...
The Freedom Of Life
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Biscuits And Water
The biscuits referred to are manufactured in Saltcoats.[A] The...
Aortic Insufficiency Aortic Regurgitation
This lesion, though not so common as the mitral lesion, is of...
Stenosis of one or more bronchi results at times from cicatr...
Varix And Angioma Of The Esophagus
These lesions are sometimes the cause of esophageal hemorrhag...
Philosophy Of Disease And Cure
In every part of the animal economy, polar derangements in th...
If the disease be recent and acute, (but not infectious), as ...
Ulcers Case Xxiii
Mr. Marshall, aged 60, had a troublesome ulcer under the oute...
Bruises Case Xx
It frequently occurs to surgeons to receive slight wounds upo...
These begin like warts, and in the earlier stages poulticing a...
Direction Of The Esophagus
The esophagus enters the chest in a decidedly backward as we...
Consumption Prevention Of
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Foreign bodies in the pleural cavity should be immediately re...
Gangrene Of The Lung
Pulmonary gangrene has been followed by recovery after the e...
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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