Obesity

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An excessive development of adipose or fatty tissue through-out the body is called obesity. Besides accumulating in the anterior abdominal wall, the buttocks, the back and other superficial situations, there is an accumulation of fat over the internal organs, the heart, for example, the muscular fibers of which may be interspersed with fat. Certain races are especially prone to obesity, …

Occipital Neuralgia

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Application and treatment: Pains in the back of the head can be the result of faulty circulation. If blood is excessive in the head, the condition is called hyperemic headache; of short it is called anemic headache. Polarizing the meridians and massage and pressure on the contact points is helpful. Place negative pad in left palm* or ever sacrum. Move …

Orchitis (Testes Inflammation)

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Inflammation of the testicle is called orchitis. Should the back portion of the organ be first affected, however, the condition is called epididymitis. See: Epididymis..  

Osteoarthritis

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Middle-aged and elderly people may suffer from progressive changes, described as osteoarthritis, in the bones and cartilages of joints. The cartilage softens and is rubbed off, the exposed end of the bone becomes smooth and polished, or ebumated, but at the margin of the joint surface, on the other hand, the bone shows overgrowth, either in the form of general …

Osteomyelitis

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The literal meaning of the word osteomyelitis is inflammation of the bone marrow, but the name is more commonly used with reference to acute inflammation of the bone marrow in the shaft of long bones, and here the bony case is also involved and, probably, the periosteum or fibrous covering; of the bone. Acute osteomyelitis generally occurs in children, the …

Ovaries (General)

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Inflammation of this organ, that is, ovaritis or ociphoritis. This is generally associated with inflammation of the fallopian tubes also, and the same applies to tuberculosis disease of the ovary. Displacement of the ovary may occur, and, from congestion of the organ, there is great tenderness and pain during intercourse, and in some cases when the bowels move or when …