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Strange Ailements; Uncertain Cures

Bruce Goldsmith

Strange Ailements; Uncertain Cures

by Bruce Goldsmith

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Published by Bantam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Nonfiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7824134M
    ISBN 100553276174
    ISBN 109780553276176
    OCLC/WorldCa18792911

    Jeremiah - Behold, I will bring it health and cure, and I will cure them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and truth. Psalms - Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases; Psalms - He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered [them] from their destructions. Exodus - And ye shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless thy. Strange Antique Medical Devices That Promised to Cure Everything With Electricity Multi-purpose electrotherapy machine (Italy, ). This device could be used to treat muscle conditions.

      9 Bizarre Baldness Cures. Find out about some of the weird and wacky ways people have attempted to curb or conceal their hair loss over the centuries. Author: Jennie Cohen. 1. .   Popular but Weird & Dangerous Cures. The most dangerous, strange, and yet popular snake oils and “treatments” in history (and why anecdotes and testimonials cannot be trusted) Paul Ingraham, updated SHOW SUMMARY.

      To help you understand the diseases people faced in the and s, here is a list, in alphabetical order, of the more common diseases, ailments, and complaints. AGUE was a .   Common cures for fever were chicken and sauerkraut soup or wormwood in water. including pouring melted wax into a pan of water to treat psychological ailments. Copies of the book .


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Books By Bruce Goldsmith Strange Ailments; Uncertain Cures Aug 1, by Bruce Goldsmith Hardcover. $ Usually ships within 6 to 10 days. Mass Market Paperback. $ Blue Numbers Apr 1, by Bruce Goldsmith. Urine cures acne. Early American settlers had some pretty strange notions when it came to eradicating acne.

One involved the application of urine to the outbreaks. 6 Nausea. For those suffering from nausea—whether from natural causes or as a reaction to one of the Romans’ many “cures”—a three-finger pinch of cumin was said to work wonders. Pennyroyal, a common herb in Europe, was also said to help if it was cooked in juice could be effective, although the Roman might fall into a deep sleep because it was also a cure for insomnia.

The Renaissance may have been a time of great scientific and artistic innovation, but the era’s medical treatments still had a ways to go before they became safe and effective. Here are a few. Research with regard to neurological diseases, evidence suggests that the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease or Alzheimer’s disease might be 50% lower in smokers, compared to non-smokers.

Nicotine has also been found to improve ADHD symptoms and appears to have effects in the brain that are similar to those of stimulants.

The world is truly a hypochondriac's nightmare, full of thousands upon thousands of painful and debilitating diseases and medical conditions, from. Mad cow disease, SARS and now swine flu: Some diseases grab the headlines. But thousands of people worldwide suffer from very rare conditions, many of.

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Micozzi will show you the science, present the solution, and let you make the unfiltered decision for yourself. Along with natural disasters, infectious diseases are among the top unintentional causes of human death and suffering the world diseases have left their mark on the human race, warping the course of human history in their wake.

In certain cases, like that of the bubonic plague, population levels were drastically reduced for centuries afterward. Water frightens me for some strange reason (although I do drink coffee, juice, tea etc.)So, when I kept noticing this book I felt that "something" was telling me to read it.

What a revelation. It is a fantastic book full of logical information written by a doctor. Now, I am drinking water!Reviews: Strange Ailements; Uncertain Cures by Bruce Goldsmith (1 times) Nude Men by Amanda Filipacchi (1 times) The Ages of Lulu by Almudena Grandes (1 times) Millroy the Magician by Paul Theroux (1 times) First Love by Joyce Carol Oates (1 times) Roger Fishbite by Emily Prager (1 times) The End of Alice by A.

Homes (1 times) Lo's Diary by Pia Pera. 2 Penile Irrigation. This treatment was very popular during the STD high points of the American Civil War, World War I, and World War often, a man who caught an STD in the American Civil War would spend between 10 days and a month in an army hospital, where he would get an irrigation treatment intended to cleanse the penis, inside and out.

We might find these medical treatments strange by today’s standards, but ancient Roman physicians were a pretty forward-thinking group and paved the way for today’s modern healthcare.

Get him to the Greek doctor, that is. Early Roman medicine was heavily influenced by Greek medical practitioners. The Greeks were a little more surgery.

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This article is a list of fictional diseases, disorders, infections, and pathogens which appear in fiction where they have a major plot or thematic importance.

They may be fictional psychological disorders, magical, from mythological or fantasy settings, have evolved naturally, been genetically modified (most often created as biological weapons), or be any illness that came forth from the (ab.

Withdrawing blood was arguably one of the most common medical treatment in that era, used for a variety of ailments such as acne and indigestion. 9. Fermented sugar. For sufferers of bubonic plague in Europe, ingestion of rotten sugar syrup was one of the most commonly prescribed cures.The cures detailed in the book, which span the earliest recorded history to the 19th century, were typically based on scant scientific knowledge and often involved “cleansing” the body.

But you can treat or cure a surprising number of minor ailments with these unexpected household objects and foods. quicklist: 1 category: Bizarre Home Cures .