Prehistoric Medicine

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  • Prehistoric Medicine (1800BC-2000AD)
    • Trephining - Drilling a hole in the head to supposedly relieve evil spirits e.g. if suffering with a headache.
    • Medicine Man- The person who was believed to help relieve/find your lost or evil spirit.
      • He was the main almost doctor to go to when ill or diseased.
    • Nomadic - Were constantly on the move had no set staying location
      • Fit and healthy due to always being on the move
    • Hunter/Gatherers: Food came from surroundings
      • Diet mainly consisted of Veg and Meat
    • No written records as it was before the could write.
      • Rely on aborigines and artifacts such as skulls and drawings.


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