The result is, of course, disastrous. Mr. Cook, whose happy, smiling countenance is in front of you, is a great bee keeper. He will bear me out that the quality of the honey depends on the flowers visited by his bees. Wholesome food produces delicious honey.
There must be a reason for the enormous increase of cases of enlarged prostate, quite apart from the fact that enlarged prostate is a disease of advancing years. People live nowadays to a greater age than they did twenty, thirty or forty years ago. I am under the impression that the enlarged prostate is a disease of civilization.
Needless to say the parents who knew nothing of Homeopathy before are now fully convinced it works wonders. There was little alteration in the dieting for the mother had been careful since the beginning. In looking for a likely cause one had to go back six years, as he had been healthy and normal until then.
He mentions homeopathic as well as allopathic medicines, and enumerates the various diets which have been prescribed or recommended by a great number of writers, etc. It is an interesting survey, particularly to the student who wishes to obtain a view of the treatment given or recommended by a large number of medical men.
Since it is a medicinal case and should not be allowed to migrate into a surgical one, what shall be done? Shall we argue that, because of her advanced age and that she has passed the milestone of earthly travels, we should resort to palliatives and turn the case over to some good neighbour lady? No! We dont do business that way.
The measure of Natural Immunity depends much upon our absorption of the natural elements that are available in the form of Sun, Light, Air, Water and Food, with one other valuable accessory, “Exercise”. Exercise. Physical activity is the law of life.
“All an honest mistake in diagnosis” you will say, and I agree, but all told, how many such wrong “guesses” occur in the course of a year, when many operations have been done without reason, or wrong and futile drugs have been swallowed. Taken together they are demanding a certain medical stimulus, and one only.
“The organization, however, of the necessary for machinery for placing immunization at the disposal of the public and bringing its benefits prominently before them is a function of the local authorities, under the co-ordinating influence of the Ministry of Health.
It may accordingly be asked is there truly such a thing as self- denial in the respect of eating and drinking. I have never given up the use of any one thing without finding two better to take its place. To say nothing of fitness in exchange for ill-health. Vegetarian foods, it may be added, should be used with wisdom and discretion
While speaking of the use of Arsenicum in the treatment of dropsy, Apocyanum cannabium is often administered, when the former drug would have been the more correct. Arsenicum has, as one of its symptoms, an indescribable restlessness, while Apocyanum has not.