Nervous Diseases, Arising From Liver And Stomach Complaints

Paperback | May 12, 2012

byGeorge Robert Rowe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 Excerpt: ...the usual supply of gastric juice is furnished; in which case the apparent excess is in exact ratio to the requirements of the economy, and never fails to produce a sense of quiescent gratification and healthful enjoyment. A great deal depends on habit in this respect. Our western Indians, who frequently undergo long abstinence from food, eat enormous quantities, when they can procure it with impunity." It will be deemed unnecessary that I should expatiate more on this subject, having so fully, and I fear tediously, dwelt on the disadvan Beaumont's " Observations," p. 63. tages accruing from intemperate indulgences; I shall merely add, that the age, constitution, and the ordinary avocations of patients, must be considered before any specific rules can be laid down either in the dietetic or medical treatment of this afflicting malady; for I need hardly observe, that experience is the only monitor which can direct the proper arrangement, and, consequently, guide the sufferer to a speedy and effectual relief from the distressing effects of indigestion. Cold bathing, and afterwards rubbing the body with flannel, are remedies to be universally adopted, and eagerly persevered in, as highly calculated to restore the tone of the whole system. Small doses of opium, administered as a cordial, I have seen productive of the greatest benefits; f but this requires great caution, or A gallant and distinguished officer in the British army, Major-General Sir John Rolt, K.o.b, has, in an excellent little work, introduced the use of horse-hair gloves, and certainly with great practical henefit.--Bolt on Moral Command. f This opinion has since been confirmed by Dr. Wilson we shall be found to verify the old proverb,--"Incidit in Scyllam qui vult vitare Char...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 Excerpt: ...the usual supply of gastric juice is furnished; in which case the apparent excess is in exact ratio to the requirements of the e...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:May 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217972322

ISBN - 13:9780217972321

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