Medical ArticlesDiet And Corpulence
A tendency to obesity should always be carefully checked by at...
Version Of A Safety Pin
A safety pin of very small size may be turned over in a dire...
is applied to wounds, _incised_ and _lacerated_, promoting he...
The Blood Vessels
Where the Body Does its Real Eating. When once the food has b...
Technic Of Laryngeal Operations
Preparation of the patient and anesthesia have been mentione...
Where There Is A Will There Is A Way!
I have been frequently compelled to resort to these milder ap...
The Relative Position Of The Deeper Organs Of The Thorax And Those Of The Abdomen
The size or capacity of the thorax in relation to that of the...
Pain Severe In Limbs
This is often not due to any trouble in the joint itself, but ...
Take the B D Faradaic current--moderate strength. If the affe...
These are often a really serious trouble, especially to women,...
Often a severe pain in the toe, foot, ankle, or lower leg has ...
It has been estimated that 70 per cent of stenoses of the es...
Stings Of Insects
The effect produced by the sting of Bees, Wasps, and Hornets ...
Division Of The Process Of The Disease Into Periods
Its course is commonly divided into four distinct periods, vi...
Fruits And Vegetables
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Blood Supply Of
To supply good blood in cases where it is lacking, either from...
Diet For A Healthy Person
I doubt that it is possible to be totally healthy in the twen...
Heart Disease In Children And During Pregnancy
A common characteristic in a large proportion of middle-age...
Strangulation Or Hanging
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This peculiar burning and distressed feeling at the stomach d...
Source: Papers On Health
What we call, for want of a better name, "nerve
force," or "nerve action," is at any one time a definite quantity. In
health it is distributed to all the sets of nerves equally, so that all
work in harmony. But if its distribution be altered in certain ways, we
find "fits" or "attacks" coming on. Action is greatly exaggerated in
one part, and as greatly lessened in another--hence violent movements
and complete unconsciousness co-exist. Children often have such fits.
Where they arise from indigestion as a result of bad food, the cure
is found in teaspoonfuls of hot water, and a hot sitz-bath coming up
over the bowels. Where bad blood causes the fits, poultices over the
kidneys will usually help greatly. (For fits of teething children,
see Teething.) See also Epilepsy.
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