The Ferment Treatment of Cancer and Tuberculosis

The Ferment Treatment of Cancer and Tuberculosis

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...have had some-thing to do with the peculiarity of want of reaction, and might betoken an extreme lack of vitality.. On the other hand, the following is a case of no reaction following injection, but the treatment resulted in a cure. A lady of about twenty-six years had had repeated attacks of in-fluenza, which left her intensely neurasthenic; for years she had suffered from an occasional discharge from her ears, the result of an attack of scarlet fever in childhood. Her mother had died of phthisis, but the rest of the family were healthy; her organs appeared to be sound, but the urine was peculiar, occa-sionally being extremely oifensive, and was found to be swarming with bacteria. Koch's, ba_c_il_l_u_s_ Ipould never _find_, though__I, _more than suspected its presence..She was very pallid, and incapable of any exertion, insomnia being also a distressing symptom. This lady, after consulting numerous physicians and undergoing various treatment, Weir Mitchell's included, without any improvement, came to me for treatment by pure ferments, as I was under the belief that she was suffering from the effects of bacterial toxins. Accordingly she was injected in the left side over the abdomen, about 6 p.m., at the beginning of May. During the night the temperature only rose 1 degree, and beyond being thirsty during the night and sleepy in the morning there were no unusual symptoms; the heaviness persisted slightly till evening. The following night was good, and the next day she went out driving. Between May 10 and the middle of July she received four injections with never more reaction than the first--so little, indeed, that she has been out on her bicycle the very next morning without discomfort. Although with-out much reaction, the...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236992156
  • 9781236992154