Medical Practices In The Medieval Era Essay

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Medical practices in the Medieval Era were, more than often, gruesome and got even more grotesque when the epidemic called “The Black Death” came along.
There were many practices used to heal diagnosed illnesses during the Medieval Era.
Those who would perform the treatments were called Doctors. They often got their medicines from herbs and mixed concoctions even though it was very limited during the time period.
The Black Death started in 1347, many say it started due to the poor hygiene during the Medieval Era.
The “Black Death” was a huge epidemic which killed nearly a third of Europe’s population.
The “Black Death” was stopped in 1665.
There were many practices used to heal diagnosed illnesses during the Medieval Era.
During the Medieval
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They were overcome by a fever, and in much pain.
The strangest of all they were covered in mysterious black boils that oozed blood and pus. (History.com).
The epidemic was huge and many would later suffer the consequences.
The Black Death was an epidemic.
It was a disease caused by the bacteria yersinia pestis that circulates in rodents.
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The “Black Death” was a huge epidemic which killed nearly a third of Europe’s population.
Europe was not the only country affected by the “Black Death”, the epidemic was a huge concern in many other countries like Asia.
“ Having originated in China and Inner Asia… Genoese ships carried the epidemic westward to Mediterranean ports, where it spread inland, affecting Sicily (1347); North Africa, mainland Italy, Spain, and France (1348); and Austria, Hungary, Switzerland, Germany, and Low Countries (1349).” (“Black Death”).
The Black Death was the cause for millions of people’s death.
The Black Death epidemic caused one-third of Europe’s population where around 25 million people died from the plague. (“Black Death”)
The “Black Death” was stopped in 1665.
There were many theories of how the Black Death was

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