PREHISTORIC MEDICINE

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  • Trepanning
    • PREHISTORIC MEDICINE
  • Some bones show completely healed fractures
    • They may have known the importance of keeping broken bones still
  • Drilling a hole in the skull to let the evil spirits out
    • Trepanning
    • May have had some knowledge of what their bodies looked like inside
      • They cut up animals to eat them
        • May have had some knowledge of what their bodies looked like inside
        • Would not have suffered from some modern, common diseases
          • Ate a lot of wild plants and berries
            • Would not have suffered from some modern, common diseases
            • Would not have had illnesses caused by alcohol or fast food
              • They only lived in one place for a short time so they would not have had polluted water or human waste piling up
                • Witch Doctor
                  • Supernatural thinking
                    • Witch Doctor

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