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The Digestive System
How the Food Reaches the Stomach. Our body, then, has an open...
Torpid Reaction Asthenic
The more violent the contagious poison, and the weaker the or...
Is the process whereby the digested food is carried into the b...
How the Eye is Made. Next in importance after the smell and t...
Asphyxia Suspended Animation
Use B D current, pretty strong force. Place P. P. at back of ...
Clothes should be Loose and Comfortable. Man is the only anim...
After what has been said about the symptoms of scarlatina, it...
Removal Of Foreign Bodies From The Larynx
Symptoms and Diagnosis.--The history of a sudden choking atta...
WATCH the faces as you walk along the street! If you ...
Methods Of Treatment
Irritating applications probably provoke recurrences, becaus...
Inspection of the hypopharynx and upper esophagus is readily...
Part of a raw turnip is grated down to a pulp. As much of this...
The treatment of shock will probably always be unsatisfactory...
The Habit Of Illness
IT is surprising how many invalids there are who have...
Earache - Otalgia
This may arise from various causes, but a common one is sudde...
No greater mistake could be made than to curtail the hours of ...
The Royal Touch
Malcolm. Well; more anon.--Comes the king forth, I pray ...
Length Of The Fast
How long should a person fast? In cases where there are serio...
The only sure sign of the presence of this parasite in the int...
Source: Papers On Health
Some have a predisposition to this most painful disease, and
require to keep a strict watch on their diet. Meat, specially the
internal organs, meat extracts, alcohol, tea, and coffee must be
avoided, and milk, buttermilk and porridge, cheese, eggs, and
vegetables, especially green vegetables, made into light and digestible
dishes, should be relied on solely. Further, the diet should be a small
one, most thoroughly and slowly masticated, and plenty of pure water is
advisable, in order to help the elimination of the waste which causes
the trouble. See Uric Acid.
If the feet be affected, apply gentle heat to the lower part of the
spine by Fomentation (see). Sometimes a cold cloth on the lower spine
will soothe, but more often heat is the true cure. Wrap the sore foot
in softest cotton, and foment very gently through this, using only
warm cloths, and taking care to avoid giving pain. The cloths should
be just a little below blood heat. Cold cloths are a serious mistake,
but at a temperature a little below blood heat a gentle soothing is
produced. Care must in every case be taken to do only what the patient
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