Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Baxley GA

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Joan Hatten
Baxley, GA
Services
Certified "Guided Imagery" practitioner .
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Peacefulmind.com

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Leona Harter, LMT
(912) 222-6949
1329 Hatch Pkwy N
Baxley, GA
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Five Element Acupuncture, Massage Therapy, Reflexology
Gender
Female
Education
Licensed Massage Therapist, Masters Degree in Acupuncture
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NCCAOM

Jennifer Sweat
213 Nicklaus Court
Evans, GA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Gail Seignious
(678) 779-0624
3055 Johnson Ferry Rd.+ Ste. G
Marietta , GA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Tasha Roberts
(404) 946-8552
559 Flat Shoals Ave.
Atlanta, GA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Shelton Hatten
Baxley, GA
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Certified "Guided Imagery" practitioner .
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Peacefulmind.com

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Hutcheson Lou Ellen Do
(912) 632-0884
1126 W 12th St
Alma, GA

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Charles Adams
(706) 861-7377
4085 Cloud Springs Road
Ringgold, GA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Robert Goldman
(770) 475-0077
3400-A Old Milton Parkway+ Suite 360
Alpharetta, GA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Lawren Young
(770) 316-2362
516 McDonough Rd.
Fayetteville, GA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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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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