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© 2008/2010:Dr. V.M.Palaniappan 74. Palpitation The normal rate of heart beat/pulse should be about 65 or 70 per minute. If such a rate increases to a very high reading, then it is called palpitation. Increased male sex hormone called androgen increases the rate of heart beat. Such a situation can also occur when the number

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© 2008/2010:Dr. V.M.Palaniappan 73. Palm SweatingWhen a person consumes excessive water, and under urinates, his body including palms, will sweat profusely. This condition is called hyperhidrosis. Recently, specialists in modern medicine have come up with a surgical measure to stop palm sweating. This involves slitting a nerve at the nape of the sufferer. Such a

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© 2008/2010:Dr. V.M.Palaniappan 72. Osteoporosis Bones are made up of calcium. When the calcium dissolves away from the bones, pores form on them. This weakens the bone, and as a result, they can break very easily. This is often found among the elderly people, especially among the menopaused women. If a person eats too much

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71. Obesity A person becomes obese only because of the following two factors: (a) Over-eating food, i.e., consuming food more than what can be spent through work. The unused food excesses accumulate within the body, and stay as fat. This makes the person big-sized with flabby and toneless muscles and over-weight. However, an obese person

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© 2008/2010:Dr. V.M.Palaniappan 70. Nervousness Nervousness appears to be a psychological problem. It seems to be associated with the fear for various things, such as fear of failure, fear of death, fear of bankruptcy, etc. When this happens, the heart starts beating rapidly, resulting in palpitation.The latter is induced by an increased secretion of the

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© 2008/2010:Dr. V.M.Palaniappan 69. Migraine Unbearable, one-sided headache with various associated symptoms is called migraine. The brain requires a constant supply of oxygen and food energy. Both these are transported to it by the blood. In the total absence of either one of the two, the brain will collapse, leading to an almost instant death.

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68. Menses Problems A female child, growing up eating normal foods and drinks in mediocre quantities, will attain puberty at the ‘right’ age of about 12. From then on, she would have uncomplicated menstrual discharges regularly at monthly intervals. The above situation changes if the girl happens to habitually under- or over-urinate.Under-urinations lead to the

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IF YOU ARE MARRIED, DAILY SEX IS GOOD FOR YOU!Dear Friends,.Did you read a news in The Star newspaper on Monday 31st May, page N3?.The news came with the title “Award -winning teacher’s secret – reading and sex”.To start with, it appears, we are becoming increasingly ‘modernised’..Talking about sex was taboo all these years. Now,

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