If pneumonia or gonorrhea is supposed to be the cause of the ...
The nervous system of children is often damaged by shock or fr...
Positive And Negative Effort
DID you ever have the grip? If you ever have you may ...
Home Methods Of Purifying Water
Boiling. Where the water that you are obliged to drink is not...
For this, rub the whole back with soap lather (see Lather; Soa...
Breast Swelling In
A blow on the breast, or the drain of nursing a child, along w...
To Prevent Cholera
_Camphor_ (_pellets medicated_ with the pure tincture) _Verat...
The Coal Foods
Kinds of Coal Foods. There are many different kinds of Coal...
Baths And Bathing
Bathing as a Means of Cleanliness. It has been said that one ...
Diverticulum Of The Esophagus
Diverticula may, and usually do, consist in a pouching by her...
Why Fuss So Much About What I Eat?
I KNOW a woman who insisted that it was impossible fo...
Signs Of Heart Weakness
It should be remembered that a normal heart may slow to about...
I see a lot of spiritually-induced physical illness in my pra...
This is one of the most difficult of diseases to control by a...
The Heart In Pneumonia
As pneumonia heads the list of the causes of death in this co...
The Surgical Form Of The Superficial Cervical And Facial Regions And The Relative Position Of The Principal Blood-vessels And Nerves
When the neck is extended in surgical position, as seen in Pl...
Bronchoscopic And Esophagoscopic Grasping Forceps
are of the tubular type, that is, a stylet carrying the jaws...
This should always be managed so as to soothe and not excite t...
Interpretation Of Tracings
The interpretation of the arterial tracing shows that the nea...
Differential Diagnosis Of Ulcer Of The Esophagus
Simple ulcer requires the exclusion of lues, tuberculosis, e...
Relaxed And Atrophied Conditions
Category: PRINCIPLES OF PRACTICE.
Source: A Newly Discovered System Of Electrical Medication
I alluded, above, to a distinction between a relaxed and an
atrophied condition of an organ. There is such a distinction, which
should be carefully observed while treating parts so affected. An
atrophied muscle or organ becomes soft and flabby from lack of
nourishment. But this condition is not properly one of relaxation. It
is rather a diminution--a thinning out of atoms, by wasting without
replenishment. Such a condition is always negative, and requires
treatment under the negative pole. On the contrary, relaxed parts, such
as appear in prolapsus uteri, and in the sagging down of the diaphragm,
with the thoracic and abdominal viscera, exhibit no lack of nutrition or
of vital action. Relaxation is a loosening of atoms from each other,
more or less, without loss of aggregate weight; and implies a condition
electrically positive in excess, and calls for treatment with the
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