Iridiagnosis and Other Diagnostic Methods

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Lindlahr Publishing Company, 1919 - Diagnosis - 327 pages
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Page 34 - It is clear that a high index of pigmentation, or an excess of fairness, prevails among the men of restless and ambitious temperament, — the sanguine, energetic men, the men who easily dominate their fellows and who get on in life, the men who recruit the aristocracy, and who, doubtless, largely form the plutocracy. It is significant that the group of low-class men — artisans and peasants — and the men of religion, whose mission in life it is to practise and preach resignation to a Higher Will,...
Page 11 - Gazing straight into the owl's large, bright eyes, he noticed, at the moment when the bone snapped, the appearance of a black spot in the lower central region of the iris, which area he later found to correspond to the location of the broken leg.
Page 158 - ... of protoplasm generally, with oxygenation, and with the associated actions of ferments. Thus the fall of temperature produced by quinin is due to the diminished production of heat in the body, not to increased loss of heat.
Page 143 - Be careful how you give Mercury; it is a treacherous medicine. It seems often indicated. You give it and relieve; but your patient is worse again in a few weeks and then you give it again with relief. By and by, it fails you. Now, if I want to make a permanent cure, for instance, in a scrofulous child, I will very seldom give him Mercury; should I do so, it will be at least only as an intercurrent remedy.
Page 78 - So great a flood of numberless nervous troubles, painful ailments, spasms, ulcers (cancers), adventitious formations, dyscrasias, paralyses, consumptions and cripplings of soul, mind and body were never seen in ancient times when the Psora mostly confined itself to its dreadful cutaneous symptom, leprosy. Only during the last few centuries has mankind been flooded with these infirmities, owing to the causes just mentioned.* It was thus that PSORA became the most universal mother of chronic diseases.
Page 257 - ... 49. That the vasomotor center governs the caliber of the larger vessels only, ie, of all vessels that are larger than the arterioles; 50. That active vasodilation exercised through vasodilator nerves is limited to the arterioles; 51.
Page 159 - ... it in diastole; the blood pressure is lowered. "THE TEMPERATURE: In health is very slightly influenced, if at all; in fevers a rapid decline takes place, due to the depressive action on the blood and circulation. "NERVOUS SYSTEM: Small doses stimulate the cerebral functions, large doses cause cinchonism, ie, a constricted feeling in the forehead, giddiness and tiniitus aurium (ringing in the ears), with impairment of hearing and sometimes of vision.
Page 77 - ... because the psora, now mitigated externally into a mere itch, and on that account more generally spread, nevertheless still retains unchanged its original dreadful nature. Now, after being more easily repressed, the disease grows all the more unperceived within, and so, in the last three centuries, after the destruction of its chief symptom (the external...
Page 257 - That the pituitary body is the general and governing center of the spinal system, which includes the gray substance of the base of the brain, pons, bulb and spinal cord...
Page 139 - ' Dementia Paralytica, or general paresis of the insane, is a chronic psychosis of middle age, characterized by progressive mental deterioration with symptoms of excitation of the central nervous system, leading to absolute dementia and paralysis, and pathologically, by a fairly definite series of organic changes in the brain and spinal cord, probably the result of some toxin, in the origin of which syphilis is most often an important factor.

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