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Early Concepts on the Causes of Disease

What were early conceptions of the cause of disease?

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Many early conceptions of the cause of disease were rooted in superstitions and religion. Many felt that disease was punishment from God (or Gods depending on their faith) and would pray or try to make amends with the God(s) they angered to cure themselves of disease. As communities and people began to evolve, their concept on what could cause disease began to change also. This evolution brought forth the ...

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A few early conceptions on the causes of disease.