HEART FAILURE

By Ellis Barker J.   IT occasionally happens that an apparently healthy individual suddenly collapses and dies, and that the doctor writes out a death certificate which states that heart failure was the cause of death. It has often happened that a patient who was examined by a competent doctor or heart specialist a few … Read more

DRUG STUDIES FOR BEGINNERS

By Sidgwick R M. CHELIDONIUM.   THIS medicine is usually regarded as chiefly useful in certain disordered stares of the liver. It is one of the principal liver remedies, but it has a wider field of action. Clarke points out it may be needed in rheumatic affections, heat, tenderness, and stiffness being the leading indications. … Read more

EXTRACTS FROM DOCTOR-HERES YOUR HAT

By JOSEPH A. JERGER, M.D.   I AM not sure that women, as we know women, are ever fitted for the frightful strains upon the emotions one is subjected to in the practice of medicine. It is turn there are admirable and eminent women competing favorable both in knowledge and accomplishment with men; but they … Read more

HAIR NOTIONS AND BALD FACTS

(Condensed from Hygeia). By LOIS MATTOX MILLER.   MOST of the beliefs people have about their hair and how to keep it are unconfirmed by laboratory tests and the research of specialists. For instance, the myth that exposure to sunlight will raise a crop of superfluous hair was exploded in a series of experiment by … Read more

HOW I CURED A CASE OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

By ARNOLD BURTON. (This article received the prize one guinea).   I HAD been reading “HEAL THYSELF for years and had followed Mr. Barkers advice and got a number of books from the Homoeopathic Publishing Company and had become quite an earnest student of the science of healing. Theoretical study is not much use and … Read more

LYCOPODIUM

Read before the Bureau of Materia Medica and Homoeopathic Philosophy at the Fifty-fifty Annual Convention of the Southern Homoeopathic Medical Association in joint session with the Pan American Homoeopathic Medical Congress, at Cincinnati, Ohio, October 11th, 1939. By. DR. A. H. GRIMMER. (From The Journal of th American Institute of Homoeopathy).   THE club moss … Read more