chiragra


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Related to chiragra: podagra

chiragra

(kaɪˈræɡrə)
n
(Pathology) med a form of gout that occurs in the hands

chiragra

a pain in the hand.
See also: Hands
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Alexy Sufurin, a Russian scientist, writes in his book that by means of fasting a specific result can be obtained in treating diseases such as: anemia, dyspepsia, chronic extended enteritis, furuncle and inner abscess, consumption, rheumatism, gout (padagra, chiragra, gonagra), dropsy, sciatica, some ophthalmic diseases, diabetes, skin diseases, renal diseases, and so on.
L'ozio poi del corpo fa gli uomini grossi, pigri, poltroni, malsani, da poco, scoloriti, rifredda, ed estingue il calor naturale, accresce la flemma, ed empie il corpo di superfluita, generando infermita frigide come goccia, catarri, opilazioni delle viscere, epilepsia, podagra, chiragra e dolori arterici.
Leisure of the body makes man fat, lazy, idle, unhealthy, worth little, pale; it also chills and extinguishes natural heat, increases phlegm, and fills the body with superfluous things, generating cold illnesses such as apoplexy, catarrhs, obstruction of the intestines, epilepsy, gout, chiragra, and arterial pains.