In a series of articles written throughout the 1850s, Dr. Henry Hyde Salter, himself an asthmatic, wrote a series of articles about asthma that were published in the book "On Asthma: It's Pathology and Treatment." In this book he wrote that "Asthma essentially a nervous disease."
He offered the following proof:
- Many patients feel fine as soon as they enter the doctor's office
- Mental emotion can bring on a paroxysmof asthma
- Mental emotion can resolve a paroxysm of asthma
- Remedies that...