Greek medicine

Greek medicine

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  • Greek medicine
    • Overview:
      • Theory of the "Four Humours"
        • Four humours
          • Blood
          • Black bile
          • Yellow bile
          • Phlegm
          • Balance of the opposites
            • Keep all humours in balance for healthy body
          • This theory lasted until 1700AD.
          • Hot
          • Wet
          • Dry
          • Cold
      • Sick treated at "Asclepions"
    • Four humours
      • Blood
      • Black bile
      • Yellow bile
      • Phlegm
      • Balance of the opposites
        • Keep all humours in balance for healthy body
      • This theory lasted until 1700AD.
      • Hot
      • Wet
      • Dry
      • Cold
    • Most of Ancient Greek Medicine was founded by Hippocrates
      • Galen went on to expand his theories.
    • Doctors swore a "Hippocratic Oath"
      • Don't gove poison
      • Keep people's confidences secret
      • Live a good and holy life
    • Nature is the best healer
      • Looked for natural treatments, such as mixtures including honey, vinegar and garlic.
    • Treatments
      • Asclepions - Hospitals with Gym's and good food to bring back health
      • Healthy lifestyle
        • "In summer, eat small portions and drink diluted wines."
        • "in winter, eat warming foods. Exercise as often as possible."
          • Written by Hippocrates, "A programme for health" in 500bc
            • "In summer, eat small portions and drink diluted wines."

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