Monthly Archives: January 2019
Phobias are usually the result of a combination of external factors (for example, past injuries) and internal tendencies (i.e., heredity or genetics). People who suffer from phobias may experience unreasonable fear, accompanied by rapid breathing, irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath, sweating, and nausea. Surprisingly, many of the rather strange phobias are present in many people, and it is almost impossible to diagnose them.
1. Alliumphobia-fear of garlic Continue reading
In medieval medicine, there were often practices that modern people may find very strange. However, some of these strange remedies aren’t actually that outlandish. Medieval doctors believed that the human body was a microcosm. Hence the methods of treatment, which, although they are of great interest, but their effectiveness would not be worth checking.
1. The gizzard swallows against epilepsy
This procedure has become famous thanks to the English doctor of medicine of the 14th century John Hadeshen, who wrote in his treatise the following: Continue reading