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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 1974 THt LKTHtWDOC HIMALO 8 Lamb M.D. Detr Dr. Lamb I am a 23- year-old female with essential hypertension of over one year My family doctor has had a difficult time controlling the disease. I have been hospitalized twice and bedridden on numerous occasions during the past year with blood pressure readings as high as am taking daily eight Aldomet four Elavil three and one Esidrix. I am obese and have been on a weight- reduction program. My weight loss hasn't affected the hypertension. Do you think consulting a specialist concerning my would be The doctor who is treating me is in family medicine. I have already been through a hypertension workup while hospitalized during October 1972 What is your opinion on the seventy of my Do you think there is much chance that the hypertension might improve or can I only expect to get worse as I get older' Can you make any suggestions that might be of some help in the control of essential hypertension7 Dear Reader I can understand your distress. The term essential hypertension is used for high blood pressure when the cause can't really be identified. Its occurrence in a young woman is fairly uncommon. It's difficult to say if you should be seeing a specialist Since you are concerned about this I think you should ask your family doctor to arrange for a consultation with a heart specialist. There are a number of very excellent ones in your town Your doctor is proceeding in the right manner. It is important to know just what your hypertension workup included. It should have included an X-ray study using dye in your and a careful examination of the bladder region to be certain that you have no obstruction of the elimination of urine either at the kidney level or lower. The kidneys should be evaluated carefully for the presence of various kidney diseases. Rarely a person may have a tumor of the center of the small adrenal gland over the kidney that pours out excess adrenalin.-These tumors ordinarily are not malignant but they can cause persistently elevated blood pressure or attacks of high blood pressure. The tests for such tumors are chemical. Some authorities think that small overactive parts of the outer layer of the adrenal gland can also be responsible for elevated pressure. the people with curable causes of high blood pressure are few compared to those who have high blood pressure for unknown and incurable reasons. these remaining cases of essential hypertension can often be managed by a combination of different medicines. The right combination often varies for different and the doctor has the job of carefully evaluating the effects of medicines as he goes along. It is possible that you are not yet on the best combination for you any doctor will need time to evaluate each change in medicine or amount to arrive at the best program for you Send your questions to Dr. in care of this P.O. Box Radio City New N.Y. 10019. For a copy of Dr. Lamb's booklet on losing send 50 cents to the same address and ask for booklet. Enterprise LIVE IN HOUSES Nearly two-thirds of Cana- dians live in single detached dwellings Goren on Bridge BY CHARLES GOREN C TM CMCMt BRIDGE QUIZ ANSWERS Q. l Neither as South you 4AKQ63 092 The bidding has East South West North 10 1 A Pass 2 Pass What do you bid Is a somewhat better hand than partner might expect on the basis of a mere one-level overcall He has cooperated free- and some further move Is In- dicated The least you can do It bid three but a bid of three clubs would be more descriptive Q. vulnerable and 60 as South you AKJ954 The bidding has East South 1 0 What do you hand is going to de- velop into a fight for the part so you should plan to bid both your suits The proper way to go about this is to start with an overcall of one spade. Some- thing is bound to happen around the table on the first and you should be able to show your hearts at a reasonably safe level Q. 3 Both as South you AAQ943 OAK9762 The bidding has North East South West 1 Pass 2 O Pacs 2 Pass 3 Pass 3 NT Pass What do you bid A hand Is too unbal- anced to consider playing a no trump contract. The proper bid is four describing a five- card suit and by Inference show- ing six suits of equal you would have bid spades first Partner must take a preference to one of your suits Q. 4 Neither as South you 49832 OA10 4AQJ10 The bidding has North East South l What do you A Jump to three clubs is our choice. You have the equiva- lent of an opening so a free tho expressing a good is Inadequate in view of your strength Q. 5 Neither as South you A AQ6 OAKJ1092 46 The bidding has South West North East 1 0 Pass IV 14 f What do you bid want to commit Oaf hand to game even if partner has a minimum response The only way to get this message across to to cue-bid two showing your control in that suit and asking partner for further clarification of his hand. If he falls to rebid his you should try three no trump. Q. 6 Both partner opens one heart and you hold- 4AQ76 OKQ86 4A3 What do you your hand falls within the point-count limits of a three no trump we reserve that bid for hands with a 4-3-3-1 pattern. There could be a slam m any one of tnree and while we find a bid of two spadet quite we prefer the temporizing bid of one since that gives us greater flexi- bility m probing for the best spot Q. 7 Both as South you 4K54 OAQ3 4AKJ What is your opening A hand is too strong for an opening bid of one no trump and not good enough to open two no trump While the heart suit is it might be easier to describe the hand by opening with the of one club. Intending to rebid two no trump. Q. 8 Both u South you 406 Q7Q10 2 0 KJlO 7 4JlO 7 3 The bidding has North East South West 2 V Pass 3 Pact 3 NT Pass What do you bid has shown a hand the equivalent of a three no trump opening but with a five-card heart suit In view of your balanced you would be justified In leaping to six no trump Your horoscope ly Nun MAY 7 Your birthday Hard work characterizes all enterprises in all likewise virtually guarantees higher results for any sustained however poorly formulated it may be at the beginning. Relationships endure deepened in significance as the year progresses. Today's natives tend to retain as secret much of what they whereas their interests might be better served by discreet publication. ARIES 21-Aprll In turning away from the harshness of yesterday's be willing to meet others at least halfway including strangers. Technical or professional guidance is favored. TAURUS 20-May A conference opens up penetrating lines of fresh perspectives on finances. Action in good faith promises immediate provides humorous stones for later recounting GEMINI 2I-June This isn't a day to work alone or sulk. Come out of the ask and give help and co-operation. Reconciliation of old differences comes easier Home conditions are improved. CANCER 21-July Fellow workers take the initiative eagerly Be careful of what is left open for their choosing. Preclude additional diversions by personal moves taken earlv in the morning. LEO 23-Aug. Gather the make deals about general group solicit participation from everybody concerned. Romantic and sentimental enterprises take more bring excitement. VIRGO 23-Sept. Carry out the routines of the pick up the pieces from recent upheavals. Home arrangements need basic changes. Lively shared pastimes fill evening. LIBRA 23-Oct. New problems unlikely. Associates are willing to exchange or lend resources. Technical decisions come should be put into effect. Short trips provide much satisfaction. SCORPIO 23-Nov. Rearrange attend to the care of loved ones Get past troublesome part of day's obligation while your energy is high As day life becomes more complex. SAGITTARIUS 22- Dec. The good things of life are fun to pursue today. Work goes especially personal plans even more so. Invite friends to share your enthusiasm and good fortune. CAPRICORN 22-Jan. The postponed and neglected are top priority. People at a distance are still waiting to hear from you. Get as much done early as possible as effective co- operation wanes with the daylight AQUARIUS 20-Feb. Take up an angle you've not see your work and life from a different as if for the first time. The question am I doing hereT' may occur to you. PISCES 19-March There's a high premium on extra so get Sketch in the broad fill in details when you come to them. It's a switch-place sort of day Ask Andy Andy sends a seven volume set of The Chronicles of Narnia to Tracy age of for her question Are there more plants or The trees in the forest out number the animals that live there The tufted shrubs of the prairie outnumber the prairie animals The tiny specks of floating seaweeds outnumber the teeming fishes. this is counting the separate plants and animals one by one. It takes many tufts of grass to feed one rabbit and many trees to supply enough food for an elephant But there of another way to count up the plants and animals We can count them by which means the different kinds of plants and animals. By this the animals outnumber the plants Scientists have named and classified well over a million different species of the animal kingdom. So only about different plant species have been named and classified. Andy sends a seven-volume set of The Chronicles of Narnia to Keith age Fun with figures By J. A. H. HUNTER the change from' your said handing his mother a dime only got oranges Mary told him. many did you The boy grinned figure it he replied. I'd got four more for the they would have been nine cents a dozen How many did he Friday's Sides and 5473 inches. Mr. Hunter answers all ideas welcomed. of for his question What is a You know about the stately who lives down -in South America. He looks somewhat like a donkey sized camel without the camel-type hump on his back. the vicuna is one of the llama's smaller cousins. He has the same long neck and the same haughty expression The llama's shaggy coat is as soft as but the vicuna's coat is even softer and silkier In ancient the vicuna was treasured by the famous Incas of Peru His long silky hair was used to weave cloth for the royal Inca himself. Nobody else was allowed to wear this soft warm cloth and any person who dared to harm a vicuna was executed. anybody with enough money can wear vicuna cloth though there is not much to be bought and the price is very high. askad by chil- dren of Herald raadara ba malltd to Ask P.O. Box. Huntlngton California 92948. Chronicle Publishing Co. Flashback By THE CANADIAN PRESS May 1974 A British fleet relieved Quebec from a siege by American continental forces 198 years ago today in 1776 during the American War of Independence. The revolutionary force had attempted to bring the Canadians to its cause and invaded Canada in 1775 The siege began in early December and continued through the bitter winter until the arrival of the British whereupon the Americans retreated back across the border. 1626 Peter Minuit bought Manhattan Island. MERE'S JOE A COOL HAN6IN6 AROUNPTHE L JOE COOL ALUAfS KEEPS UP WITH THE 'LATESl CAMPUS FAPS ANP WHAT'S THE T CAMPUS SHOKTIBS IS BIG-AL. WE AINT HAD A CONTRACT' ON NOBODY IN A WEEK.' WHWDONT r WE DO SOME LIKE FfcGfiS UNDgR'CPNTRACroRS WAN LOIS HOW MUCH WAS IN A FIGHT WITH THE KtLLY'S HAD TO TAKE HIM TO THE VET A BILL FOR JUST WHAT THAT'S BECAUSE MR. KELLY SAYS HE'S GIVING YOU HIS BUGS BUNNY MY GOOD MY COMPLIMENTS TO THE CHEF... THE VEAL SCALLOPlNl LUIGlfe HAS THE BEST ITALIAN FOOD IN BLONME MR IT'S ONLY NINE O'CLOCK IN THE MORN IMG WHY ARE YOU EATINS YOUR LUNCH SO MV WIPE MADE ME A SARDINE SANDWICH ANJD I DON'T LIKE TO CARRY IT AROUND IN MY BAG TOO LONG ARCHIE ARCHIE. ARE YOU LUCKY YOU DIDNT GO INTO OUR. THORN HEDGE.' HOW DID YOU EVER. RUN INTO _ YOUR DOG RAN IN FRONT OF US HAGAR THE HORRIBLE WMAT Do EXPECT ME To 00 A00UT IT P OPENEPS MOW A00LJT RID OF TME BEETLE BAILEY PUT MY FIST V DOESN'T KNOW THEM MA.' T. DON'T HAVE OSVIOUSLV DON'T THE NEW HOP OV6P TO THE PX ANP ME A SIX- PACK J1ABNER ITUMBLEWEEDS NOT UNTILVOU GET SOME CLUBS OF VOUR OWN. THAT SET RUNS AROUND AH KIM EASY SAVE THAT BVTH'TIME AH 164-7 DON'T GIT AN' WORKS I MI6HT WANT TO RETIRE SOMEPAY ;