Ancient Greece

What were the natural beliefs and treatments-The theory of the four humours.?
Hippocrates suggested that the body was made up of four humours-blood,phlegm, yellow bile and black bile. These were linked to the four seasons ans the four elements. They need to be in balance for good health.
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What were the natural beliefs and treatments-Hippocrates?
He believed in natural causes of disease and encouraged doctors to treat illness using natural methods.
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Supernatural beliefs and treatments-The greek god of healing Asclepius.
Temples were called Asclepions and people went there to stay when they became ill. Visitors bathed and relaxed prayed to Asclepius and sleep in the building.
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Alexandria and dissection?
Unlike in the rest of Ancient Greece human dissection was allowed in Alexandria. Alexandria became famous for training medics and surgeons. ERASISTRATUS identified the difference between arteries veins and nerves.
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What was surgery like in Ancient Greece?
The mechanics of surgery advanced slightly in Ancient Greece. Surgeons developed good techniques for setting broken bones and in extreme cases would amputate. A range of surgical instruments were developed made from iron, steel and brass.
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