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For this disease, in the early stage, when the sensation is t...
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Inflammation Of The Finger Case Xxxii
Miss B. aged 23, had a slight scratch on the inside of the in...
The medicine for this affection is _Nux vom._, to be taken at...
If you would cure thoroughly, you must first make sure that th...
Few things have so great and distressing effect as the fear of...
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Often a state of the nerves exists, without any apparent unhea...
Bruises Case Xvii
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5. Cardiac Emergency Drugs.--Besides some of the drugs alread...
Legs Pricking Pains In
Sometimes curious pricking pains are felt in the legs, becomin...
Early Symptoms Of Irritating Foreign Body Such As A Peanut Kernel In The Bronchus
1. Initial laryngeal spasm is almost invariably present wit...
Bowels Locking Of
Sometimes when one part of the bowels is much more active than...
Priessnitz's Method The Wet-sheet-pack
a remedy which, alone, is worth the whole antiphlogistic, dia...
Clothes should be Loose and Comfortable. Man is the only anim...
Tea should not be infused longer than three or four minutes, an...
Instruments For Direct Laryngoscopy
In undertaking direct laryngoscopy one must always be prepar...
_Tis a gift to be simple Tis a gift to be free, Tis a gift ...
Fever Scarlet Or Scarlatina
As a first precaution, when an epidemic of this exists, childr...
We have had many cases of contracted limbs, arising from vario...
Source: Papers On Health
In order to prevent decay, the teeth should be carefully
brushed at least once a day, preferably at night, but better still
after each meal. There is no better dentifrice than pure soap, and
M'Clinton's tooth soap, being specially prepared from the ash of plants
and a pure vegetable oil, does not leave the objectionable soapy taste
in the mouth which all soda soaps do.
The prevalence of bad teeth is believed by many to be due to processes
of milling, which remove the bone and enamel making properties of the
grain. So much of the natural salts of the grain are removed to make
bread white that it ceases to be the staff of life. A contributory
cause is the consumption of large quantities of sweets or candies,
especially between meals. White bread lodging in the teeth and thereby
producing acid fermentation, is believed to have a bad effect on them,
also too hot or ice-cold liquids. Remember also that the teeth cannot
be healthy if they are not exercised. The Scotch peasant when he ate
hard oat-cake had splendid teeth, as the Swedish peasants who eat hard
rye-bread still have. Sloppy foods hastily bolted will ruin the
digestion and thereby the teeth, besides depriving them of the work
essential to their good condition. If teeth do decay they should be
seen to by a dentist at once, as their presence in the mouth is
injurious to the general health.