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Essay heading: Ancient Greek Medicine
 
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Hippocrates argued that when these four fluids were out of balance disease occurred. The ideal place for a good balance of humours was (naturally) found in the centre of Greek culture, namely in the Aegean and in and around Athens. The components were each linked to a different season, these physicians believed that some diseases were more common in different seasons e...
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The components were each linked to a different season, these physicians believed that some diseases were more common in different seasons e.g. fevers were common in Summer/Fire. Doctors used an important practice called vivisection. Even though this was a cruel practice, medicine couldn’t be as advanced as it is today without it...
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