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This is a disease of the skin, producing redness, burning and...
Breathing Correct Method Of
The capacity of an ordinary pair of lungs is about 250 cubic i...
Diffuse Dilatation Of The Esophagus
This is practically always due to stagnation ectasia, which i...
Ulceration Of The Esophagus
Superficial erosions of the esophagus are by no means an unco...
Use the A D current, moderate force. Give general tonic treat...
A few of the anatomical details must be kept especially in mi...
Preparation Of The Patient For Peroral Endoscopy
The suggestions of the author in the earlier volumes in regar...
Compression Stenosis Of The Esophagus
The esophagus may be narrowed by the pressure of any periesop...
These will be found dealt with under many headings throughout ...
A teaspoonful of lemon juice (freshly expressed), along with h...
Curing With Enemas
It is not wise to continue regular colonics or enemas once a ...
Exercise And Growth
Fatigue as a Danger Signal. The chief use of exercise in ch...
Skin eruptions, known under this name, have very various cause...
Additional Rules For The Treatment Of Eruptive Diseases
In all these eruptive diseases, especially small-pox, all I h...
The most successful procedure in the management of intestinal...
Technicalities Of The Pack And Bath
Let me give you its technicalities, and the rationale of its ...
Few vital processes are more remarkable than that by which foo...
Educate your eye and your fingers. Be sure you are right...
This disease depends upon derangement of the liver. The skin ...
Foreign Bodies In The Larynx
Laryngeally lodged foreign bodies produce a wheezing respirat...
Source: Papers On Health
This trouble is simply a loss of command of the vocal
organs, and is distinctly nervous in its cause. Especially must we
look to the roots of the nerves controlling the vocal organs, if we
are to see the real difficulty. There is evidently a state of
irritability and undue sensitiveness in these nerves which must be
soothed down, if a cure is to be obtained. The roots of such nerves lie
in the back of the head and neck, and they are best soothed by
application of soap lather (see Lather; Soap). This must be well
wrought, and applied warm to the back of the head and neck in three or
four coats. Then mix some hot OLIVE OIL (see) with the lather, and
apply with the brush gently to the parts. Altogether, in applying the
various latherings, and the final oil-and-lathering, an hour should be
spent, so as to continue the soothing effect during that time. The head
may be soaped one night (see Head, Soaping the), and this treatment
given the alternate night. Where the case is of long standing, it may
take long to cure it, or a cure may be impossible, but some mitigation
will result from this treatment. The Sabbath should in all cases be a
day of rest from treatment, and generally common sense will indicate
that it be not continued too long. The patient may do a great deal for
himself by the strictest watch on his enunciation, speaking slowly and
deliberately, and breathing deeply. This will be difficult to maintain
at first, but practice will make the habit unconscious. An instrument
called a metronome may be had from a music shop (used for keeping time
in practising), if a book be read aloud by the stammerer, pronouncing
one syllable only to each beat, he will soon gain complete control of
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