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How to understand disease so we can heal ourselves without medication

Disease was believed to be a form of punishment for committing a sin and could be prevented or cured by adopting a pious lifestyle or by fighting the demons inside through exorcism. Based on this religious dogma, dissection and examination of the human body were forbidden for many years. The acceptance of autopsy and the study of anatomy represented an important step that led to the first revolution in medicine. Blind demonism was abandoned in favour of a new [...]