A member asked:

Now we have proper treatment for all those cold virus or bacterial infectious diseases but what did people in the stone age or medieval era do?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

A "cure" for the "common cold". Be aware that people in both those time frames had a much shorter life span. So, i suspect that many succumbed to infections that can now be treated. Medieval times began in 476. At that time asian's had traditional chinese medicine ; acupuncture which are still in use today. During medievil times herbs were used medicinally (as they still are in europe).

Answered Jan 10, 2014

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