“Many fairly normal persons with symptoms suggesting heart trouble are sure they have a serious heart disease; and many with serious heart disease have no symptoms suggesting heart trouble. They are seldom conscious of their heart action, no matter how irregular or tumultuous it may be.
The patient usually has been treated for a dozen diseases before the correct diagnosis is made, which is very fortunate, as it is much easier to cure the disease early than it is later on.To combat tuberculosis there is yet no drug, no serum, no “cure”.
The cases of chronic constipation may be divided into three groups. First, should be mentioned the cases of habit- constipation. The large, hard, faecal masses in the colon often cause “neuralgia” of the sacral nerves; while one of the commonest results of constipation is haemorrhoids, or “piles.”