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The Development Of Allergies
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Destruction Of The Organ Of Hearing
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Butter, Margarine And Fats In General
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Foreign Bodies In The Bronchi For Prolonged Periods
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The Three Great Classes Of Food-fuel
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Lungs Bleeding From
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Cases Beyond The Remedy Of Fasting
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Home Methods Of Purifying Water
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Wounds And Bruises
On this subject, I must necessarily be very brief. When a wou...
Nursing Sore Mouth
Sore mouth of nursing women, as the name of the disease indic...
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The delusion that health can be restored by swallowing drugs i...
THE mere idea of a brain clear from false impressions gives a...
It is a mistake to try to force a foreign body into the stom...
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The Freedom Of Life
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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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