Disease In Medieval Europe

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medieval Europe suffered from many diseases and health problems as they had extremely poor hygiene and lack of basic medical knowledge. One of the most devastating disease they suffered from was the black death, which killed over one third of the population of England. There were also many illnesses occurring due to poor diet . Anaemia was common as well as arthritis, rheumatism, tuberculosis and dysentery. Sexually transmited diseases such as Syphilis, were also prevalent. As anaesthetics was not invented yet in the medieval times, many excrutiatingly painful surgeries such as amputations occurred for simple things that are curable today. This had a huge affect on medieval Europe as people were dying everyday from diseases that could have
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