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IMPROVING THE HEALTH
PRESERVING THE HEALTH OF THE STRONG,
PROLONGING THE LIFE OF ALL.
BY WILLIAM HENDERSON, M.D.
For want of timely care,
Section 1.-Digestion, man
Begins in the mouth-Use of the saliva; increased by
Lacteals, their use-Lymphatics, their use.
INDIGESTION, mwanammomnomamma mmmmmmmmmmmaan
In the stomach, mouth, tongue, bowels, kidneys, head,
throat, skin, and in the eyes_Short aberrations of
Section II.-Diseases arising from Indigestion, mm 48.
These differ according to age and peculiarity of consti
tution—Water in the head, a common consequence of
in advanced age.
a cause of stone in the bladder, writineraristamme 64 Section IV.-Of the diseases that Indigestion is most
apt to give rise to in the bowels,-piles
fistula-tumours—stricture, manmarammamanan 65 Section 1.-Watery Swellings, or Dropby, widtabella
NERVOUS DISEASES, menetaimanimamennidammadiwantinoon Section I Spasmodic affections without pain, 72 Section II.- Painful Spasmodic Affections—cramp
-colic; common black pepper, internally
and externally, a safe and useful remedy in, 73 Section III. Painful affections, unaccompanied with
spasm, or much alteration of structure-chronic rheumatism-pain in the sides-Bad effects of general blood-letting in such cases.---Tic doloureux, mmeninanmam a mananaramanmaramimaannona 76
Section IV.As the mind is affected by derange
ment in the primary secretions, mmmm...mme
CHAPTER IV. CAUSES OF DERANGEMENT IN THE DIGESTIVE ORGANS. Section 1.- Natural Causes, mammammomon 97
Adult age-Hereditary predisposition. Section II.-Accidental Exciting Causes, wmomma 99
Accidents in childhood which debilitate the constitu
tion-Narcotics taken into the stomach—A sedentary
of powerful evacuants.
gastric fluid; experiment in proof of-Causes which
CHAPTER V. MEANS OF PREVENTION, .
mune 113 Recapitulation-Experiment to show the bad effects of
eating too rapidly. "