The Stepping-stone To Homoeopathy And Health

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byEdward Harris Ruddock

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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. 1882. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. DISEASES OF THE ORGANS OF DIGESTION. I.--Indigestion (Dyspepsia). Digestion is the process which food undergoes in the stomach, and other organs, for the formation of chyle, a milk-like liquor, from which blood is formed for repairing the continued waste of the animal body; this process goes on in health easily, quickly, and completely. Indigestion is a disease in which there is a deviation from this healthy function in one or more of the qualities just named--it may be painful, slow, or incomplete. Symptoms.--Impaired appetite; flatulence; nausea and eructations, which often bring up bitter or acidfluids; furred tongue, and offensive breath, especially in the morning; confined or relaxed bowels; heartburn; pain, weight, and inconvenience or fullness after a meal; headache; palpitations, and other symptoms. Causes.--Excessive eating; too short an interval, between meals; irregularities in diet; food of a heavy, indigestible, fat, sour, flatulent, or bad quality; eating too quickly; imperfect mastication; warm and relaxing drinks; the use of spirituous liquors, tobacco, or the excessive use of tea or coffee; purgative drugs; too little out-of-door exercise; excessive bodily or mental, exertion; late hours; exposure to cold and damp, etc. Indigestion. 107 Business, or family cares and anxieties, are also frequent causes of dyspepsia. "The battle of life" is too often fought with almost overwhelming anxieties and disappointments, or with much mental and bodily wear and tear, and the digestive organs are often the first to suffer. Treatment.--The use of medicines and the observance of such rules and habits as are suggested a little further on, must ever go hand-in-hand; for the former,, however carefully selected, will alone be unavailing in the e...

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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. 1882. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. DISEASES OF THE ORGANS OF DIGESTION. I.--Indigestion (Dyspepsia). Digestion is the process which food undergoes in...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217107400

ISBN - 13:9780217107402

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