Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Altus OK

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Executive Massage
(580) 482-8383
Po Box 401
Altus, OK
Burns James H District Of Columbia
(580) 482-2311
110 Simpson Street
Altus, OK
Altus Chiropractic Clinic Inc
(580) 482-4499
903 Falcon Road
Altus, OK
Cathy Story
Rt 1+ Box 3425
Clinton, OK
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Joyce Alexander
(580) 745-9201
322 1/2 N 3rd Ave
Durant, OK
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Better Bodies Day Spa & Salon
(580) 480-0986
1117 North Spurgeon Street
Altus, OK
GNC General Nutrition Center
(580) 477-0039
1430 North Main Street
Altus, OK
Hagedorn, Nicole, Do - Jcmh Women's Health Assoc
(580) 477-7380
201 S Park Ln Ste 210
Altus, OK

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Jamie Reed
(405) 520-2929
3601 S. Broadway #200
Edmond, OK
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Francis Armendariz
(580) 357-7332
605 West Gore Boulevard+ Suite 5
Lawton, OK
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy)

Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA   

Allopathic medicine and allopathy (from Greek á¼?λλος, állos, other, different + πάϑος, páthos, suffering) are terms coined by alternative medicineSamuel Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathy to describe the traditional western medicine approach to medicine: working to relieve disease symptoms rather than attack disease causes. Generally, allopathic medicine refers to "the broad category of medical practice that is sometimes called Western medicine, biomedicine, scientific medicine, or modern medicine"


Allopathic Medicine and Allopathy Modern Definition

Webster’s dictionary defines allopathic as, “relating to or being a system of medicine that aims to combat disease by using remedies (as drugs or surgery) which produce effects that are different from or incompatible with those of the disease being treated”.

In general, allopathic medicine treats illness with drugs that will reverse the symptom a patient is experiencing. For example, if a patient has a headache, medications are used to stop the headache pain.

Allopathic medicine and allopathy are often terms for regular medicine in a context of traditional medicine such as Ayurveda, as well as in a context of complementary and alternative medicine such as homeopathy However, many aspects of traditional medicine systems such as Traditional Chinese medicine or Ayurveda are allopathic in that they act by working to abate patients symptoms.  

Allopathic medicine, or allopathy, is the most common approach to medical treatment across the world, although alternative approaches are increasing in popularity. 

Allopathic Medicine Critics

Critics to this approach believe that allopathic medicine does not address the cause of an illness and by this nature does not serve a patient's b...

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