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Gully, James Manby, MD, The Water Cure in Chronic Disease: An Exposition of the Causes, Progress, and Termination of Various Chronic Diseases of the Digestive Organs, Lungs, Nerves, Limbs, and Skin; and of their Treatment by Water and Other Hygienic Means, New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1847.
Walking allows for the dissipation of the nervous energy & the aliment. Exercise wastes the blood & the nervous energy.
Walking, riding, driving, artificial exercise (friction) if incapable of walking.
Gully, 364, 366.
Walk before breakfast
Exercise needs to be regulated based on the patient’s nervous system & the food taken in and digested. The patient should walk a great deal if the nervousness that begets tremulousness of mind and body & if the stomach allows of the digestion of a fair quantity of meat and nutritious articles.
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