National Geographic : 1930 Aug
Perils of SEQUE]Send " EQUELAE" (seh-kwee-lee) is the doc tor's word for the whole range of con sequences and serious complications following certain ill nesses. Weakened COLfDSbreakgrou enza, or tuberculos hearts, kidneys, lungs, tion, or chronic rhe defective hearing or eye- heart may follow a sight and other physical cold. impairments may be the TYPHOID FEVER So m patient more susc equeae of many other diseases and diseases. affects the heart bladder. There is a homely old ex- DIPHTHERIA m pression, "not out of the the heart or cause woods yet",which fairly MEASLES may b describes the condition by pneumonia, ki ble, loss of sight c of a patient who has suc WHOOPING C01 cessfully passed the crisis be followed by pne of a serious illness. tuberculosis. TONSILAR IN1 Your doctor will tell you may be followed that sometimes the Se- matic fever or he quelae, or after-effects, SCARLETPEVER the heart, kidneys are more to be dreaded the heart, kidneys than the disease from RHEUMATIC FE seriously injures tl which you are apparently recovering. Don't think him an alarmist if his orders are strict about not getting up from bed too soon, nd for pneumonia, influ is. Deafness, sinus infec eumatism, or a weakened n ordinary OAr, leaves the :eptible to sometimes and gall lay injure paralysis. " e followed dney trou >r hearing. 1 UGH may ii eumoniaor FECTION byrheu-ii i art trouble. , . Imayaffect z or ears. , 'Fr r VER often he heart. or if he makes a thorough physical examination after you think you are entirely well. The Metropolitan health booklets tell in plain language how some of the Sequelae of dis eases may be avoided. If anyone in your family is suffering or recover, ing from one of the dis eases which may leave serious after-effects, send for the Metropolitan's booklet concerning it and learn just what you should know about the possible Sequelae. Address Booklet Dept. 830-N and name the booklet you want. It will be mailed free. METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY FREDERICK H. ECKER, PRESIDENT "- "% -' "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you." ONE MADISON AVE., NEW YORK, N. Y.