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Treatment Of Scarlatina Anginosa Or Sore-throat Scarlet-fever

In _scarlatina anginosa_, or _sore-throat scarlet-fever_, whi...

Acquiring Skill

Endoscopic ability cannot be bought with the instruments. As ...

The Development Of My Own Constipation

The history of my own constipation, though it especially rela...

The Coal Foods

Kinds of Coal Foods. There are many different kinds of Coal...


Should be an indication that food in general or some certain k...

Anesthesia For Peroral Endoscopy

A dyspneic patient should never be given a general anesthetic...

Cures As Self-applied

Often young people in lodgings are in difficulty for want of s...

Punctures Case Viii

This case illustrates the mode of treatment by the lunar caus...


We feel urged, in first considering this sore and very common ...


I KNOW a woman who says that if she wants to get her ...


This is a contagious disease, and always begins with symptoms...

Signs Of Heart Weakness

It should be remembered that a normal heart may slow to about...

There Is Neither A Specific Nor A Prophylactic To Be Relied On

All these different methods and remedies, and many others, ha...

Eyes Paralysis Of

The partial paralysis of the muscles of one eye produces doubl...

Tracheobronchial Diphtheria

Urgent dyspnea in diphtheria when no membrane and but slight...

Deformities Of The Prostate Distortions And Obstructions Of The Prostatic Urethra

The prostate is liable to such frequent and varied deformitie...

Styptic Charms

Fancy can save or kill; it hath closed up wounds, when t...

Anatomy Of Larynx Trachea Bronchi And Esophagus Endoscopically Considered

The larynx is a cartilaginous box, triangular in cross-sectio...

The Expletive Method Blood-letting

has been advocated by some of the best authorities, and there...

Skin A Wintry

Something like an epidemic of skin trouble is often experience...

Skin Care Of

Source: Papers On Health

Among the vast majority of people air and water far too
seldom touch the skin. Want of water makes it unclean, and want of
water and air make it slow in reaction. Now, a healthy skin is of the
utmost value when one is attacked by disease. It can regulate the
temperature of the various organs, and the application of heat or cold
to it will cause a reaction at once. Much of our treatment as given in
this book is directed towards stimulating the action of the skin. It is
obvious that in health as in disease the skin can and does so act on
the internal organs.

It should be the aim of everyone that this most important part of the
body should receive careful attention by a strict watch on the diet, by
cleanliness, tonic water baths (cold, tepid, shower, as may be found to
suit), and by tonic air baths. Light clothing and porous underwear will
also be found of use. We have already drawn attention to the value of
Kneipp linen as the most suitable form of underwear (see).

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