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© 2008/2010:Dr. V.M.Palaniappan 67. Menopause Women develop menopause (i.e., cease menstruating) in their late 40’s or early 50’s.After this, (a) some women develop atherosclerosis (hardening of the blood vessels) and die of heart diseases, and (b) some others develop a disease called osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease in which calcium from bones gets leached out,

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© 2008/2010:Dr. V.M.Palaniappan 65. Leprosy (Hansen’s disease)*(* The phenomenon of leprosy occurrence is similar to the development of gangrene in diabetic patients) If a person under-urinates (2–4 times daily), he/she becomes obese, develops a calf hardness (cH) of 80% or more, reaches Obesity Stage IV, and develops major fatal diseases, as has been repeatedly described

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© 2008/2010:Dr. V.M.Palaniappan 64. Leg PainOver work coupled with under-consumption of food gives a person the leg pain.Let us assume that a person consumes in a day some 1600 calories worth of food. If he/she is going to over work using 2000 calories worth of energy, a shortage of 400 calories would result.The brain burns

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© 2008/2010:Dr. V.M.Palaniappan 63. LazinessThere could several reasons for this problem.When a person does not eat enough food, he/she will become energyless. This alone can make the person lazy. This perhaps is the brain’s way of conserving the last bit of energy the person may have, since the body would need some minimum amount of

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© 2008/2010:Dr. V.M.Palaniappan 62. Laryngitis (Sore Throat) This refers to the inflammation of the larynx, giving rise to sore throat.Causes given by Thomas (1985) include: Improper or over-use of voice, exposure to cold or wet, infections, and/or inhalation of irritating vapours and dust.If we drink very hot coffee or water, the tender tissues at the

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© 2008/2010:Dr. V.M.Palaniappan 61. Kidney Stones Davis et al (1970) have recorded that some 350mg of calcium gets out of the body daily through urination alone. In reality, abundant calcium and creatinine (also alkaline) accumulate within the body of all those people who habitually under-urinate all the time. The excessive calcium in the under-urinating people

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© 2008/2010:Dr. V.M.Palaniappan 60. Juvenile Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus Type I)This is also called Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, type I, and this can occur in adults as well. If a person refrains from consuming carbohydrates and sugars, the brain gradually withdraws the secretion of insulin. If this happens, the person gets type-2 diabetes mellitus, requiring the intake

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© 2008/2010:Dr. V.M.Palaniappan 59. Itch on SkinMy book on Hair Problems: Causes, Cure and Prevention has all the needed details on this subject.When a mosquito bites us, we develop an itch almost instantly. The sense of itch should be considered a ‘friendly’ body language that tells us that some venom has been injected into our

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