Medical ArticlesThroat Sore (clergyman's)
Those who are in the habit of using their voice much should be...
Some most distressing troubles come as the result of frights. ...
No hook greater than a right angle should be used through en...
Direction Of The Esophagus
The esophagus enters the chest in a decidedly backward as we...
Anatomy Of Larynx Trachea Bronchi And Esophagus Endoscopically Considered
The larynx is a cartilaginous box, triangular in cross-sectio...
The Digestive Process
After we have eaten our four-color meal--often we do this in ...
It may be proper, in this place, to spend a few words upon el...
Is a disease springing from disordered digestion, and caused s...
This is often an adjunct of old age, and sometimes occurs in t...
Importance Of Noting The Central Point
From the above observations, it will be plain that, when we w...
The remedy which has attracted and still attracts in a very h...
By this term is meant that condition of pulse in which, thoug...
The Resort Treatment Of Chronic Heart Disease
In line with the continued growing popularity of special reso...
The question often arises as to the ability of children to bea...
Deviation Of The Esophagus
Deviation of the esophagus may be marked in the presence of a...
Rheumatism is the cause of most instances of cardiac disease ...
Children's Deformed Feet
See Club Foot. ...
This is a severe pain in the lower back, shooting sharply down...
This trouble is found in the double form; first, of limbs whic...
Medicinal Runic Inscriptions
The discovery of the script of the ancient Germans, suppose...
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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