Hippocrates

Hippocrates was born around 460 BC on the island of Kos, Greece. He became known as the founder of medicine and was regarded as the greatest physician of his time. He based his medical practice on observations and on the study of the human body.

Hippocrates‘ theory of the four humors basically states that the human body is made up of four substances. According to the theory of the four humors, the substances that make up the human body are: black bile, yellow bile, blood, and phlegm.

Hippocrates is considered to be the father of modern medicine because in his books, which are more than 70. He described in a scientific manner, many diseases and their treatment after detailed observation. He lived about 2400 years ago.

You can also read:The Greek doctor whose achievements helped save millions of women’s lives.

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