Enough has already been said of the value and limitations of ...
The Relation Of The Internal Parts To The External Surface Of The Body
An exact acquaintance with the normal character of the extern...
The points to be gained are, to reduce the action of the amat...
Take A D or B D current, full medium force. Treat with N. P. ...
Knee Swelling Of Or Pain In
For ordinary slight injuries, complete rest, and rubbing with ...
Leucorrhoea And Prolapsus Uteri - Whites Female Weakness
The disease depends in all cases upon _inflammation_ of the u...
The Confusions About Diets And Foods
Like my daughter, many people of all ages are muddled about t...
Renal Calculi Gravel In The Kidneys
Take the A C current, of considerable force. Place N. P. low ...
Physics Of Aortic Lesions
Next in frequency to mitral insufficiency is aortic insuffici...
The pathology of arteriosclerosis is a thickening and diminis...
If the patient is weak, the circulation depressed, the blood ...
The Tongue is not Used chiefly for Tasting. If you will notic...
Some things regarding this useful fruit require to be noted by...
Chloride Of Lime
About the same opinion may be given on _Chloride of Lime_. As...
The Care Of The Heart-pump
The Effect of Work upon the Heart. Whatever else in this body...
This trouble appears in two opposite characters. In the one it...
The fundamental principles of peroral endoscopy are best tau...
Wine And Water If No Reaction Can Be Obtained
Should the patient remain cold in his pack for longer than an...
Differential Diagnosis Of Laryngeal Growths In The Larynx Of Adults
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Bruises Case Xvii
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Source: Papers On Health
In serious cases of this trouble, the patient awakes some
time before he gains any power whatever to move, feeling held as in a
vice. But in common instances, the attack is entirely during sleep, and
accompanied by frightful dreams. A heavily-loaded stomach, pressing on
the solar plexus of the nerves, is a very common cause. The burdened
nerves partially cease action, and this gives rise to the trouble.
Anything similarly affecting these organic nerves will cause it also;
but if the stomach be at fault, reduce the food and let the last meal
be light and not later than six o'clock. This followed by a cup of hot
water, before going to bed, will work a perfect cure. When it is feared
there may be an attack, lying on the face in bed will often prevent
it, even if the patient so lies for a very short time, and then turns
on the side again.
When students, or school children, are over-driven (see Children,
various articles), nightmare, very persistent, is one of the symptoms.
In such cases, there is urgent need of rest, or most serious
consequences may follow. Treat as recommended in Depression, and if any
nervous troubles show themselves, treat as in various articles on nerve
affections. Bad dreams, especially with children, are a sure sign of
something wrong with the health, and should always lead to
investigation, that their cause may be found and removed.
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