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Pentheraphobia: Irrational fear of your mother-in-law


"Those who have no time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness." -- Edward Stanley, the 15th earl of Derby (1826-1893)

Sum Body

Seven historical remedies for migraine headaches:

1. Bloodletting: Extracting some blood via scalpel or leech to drain the body of bad "humors" or fluids.


2. Garlic. Make a small incision in temple, insert peeled garlic, leave for 15 hours.

3. Cupping, which involved inverting hot vessels on body to ostensibly draw out poisons, similar to bloodletting.

4. Trepanation: Drilling or cutting holes in the skull.

5. Dead moles (tied to the head).


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