Monday, 16 March 2009


" Poor living conditions and poor diet led to many Middle Ages Health problems suffered by both the wealthy and the poor Medieval people. Anemia was common as was rheumatism, arthritis, tuberculosis and dysentery ( known as the flux ).
Child bearing and possible childbed fever was dangerous and many women died during childbirth. Influenza was also a common health problem, referred to as the 'sweating sickness'. Sexually Transmitted diseases, such as Syphilis, were also prevalent."


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