Medicine

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How did people think bad smells causes disease
People lived close together with their animals and filth. Some people linked bad air to disease
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Why did some people think disease and early death was inevitable
So many kids died before they turned 7 so it seemed normal. Childbirth was really dangerous so men were expected to remarry so his kids couldn’t have a mum
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How did people believe the supernatural caused disease
Witchcraft was feared. Lots of people believed that the world was full of demons who were trying to cause death.
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Why was god thought to cause disease
Religion was a huge part in most people’s lives. Sinful life - disease as punishment . If society was bad - epidermic or plague to remind people of duties to church
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What was the doctrine of signatures
That god made illness, but in kindness made herbs and plants to treat
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How did most people die in the Middle Ages
Famine -malnutrition /war – main killers, childbirth, 30% kids died before 7, 10% of population died from dysentery, typhoid, smallpox or measles
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