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With some persons the increase of fatty tissue becomes so great as to amount to positive disease. This may be combated in various ways.

General Treatment.-Open-air exercise should be taken regularly. The freest ventilation should be secured in the house. Meals should be taken regularly, three times a day, and foods rich in fat, starch, or sugar should be avoided or taken sparingly. An exclusive raw-fruit diet will rapidly decrease weight. For example-Breakfast; oranges and bananas. Lunch: apples and tomatoes. Tea: oranges. Dinner: apples, bananas, melons. Almonds may be added. No drink of any kind to be taken.

Medicines.-The medicine most commonly useful in this condition is

Phosphorus 3.

After a course of this, Calcarea carb. 6 should be tried. After this Arsen. 3.

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John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke MD (1853 – November 24, 1931 was a prominent English classical homeopath. Dr. Clarke was a busy practitioner. As a physician he not only had his own clinic in Piccadilly, London, but he also was a consultant at the London Homeopathic Hospital and researched into new remedies — nosodes. For many years, he was the editor of The Homeopathic World. He wrote many books, his best known were Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica and Repertory of Materia Medica

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