Medieval ideas on causes and treatment

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  • Medieval Medicine
    • very religious society - controlled by the church
      • Punishment from God
        • Whipping yourself
        • Prayer
      • Church supported Galen as his ideas fitted with religion
        • Hippocrates and Galen
          • theory of the 4 humours
            • Balancing the humours
          • Only books available so no other ideas available
            • Lack of scientific knowledge
              • Curses
                • Untitled
    • Astrology
    • Miasma
      • Sweet smelling herbs
    • Hippocrates and Galen
      • theory of the 4 humours
        • Balancing the humours
      • Only books available so no other ideas available
        • Lack of scientific knowledge
          • Curses
            • Untitled
    • Contagious diseases
      • Quarantine
    • Simple surgies - trepannin

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