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Robert Dumont
(708) 327-9170
Dept of Pediatrics LUMC
Maywood, IL
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Carolyn Bush
(708) 524-2122
316 N. Austin
Oak Park, IL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Diane Williams
(708) 447-2468
3200 S. Harlem Ave.
Riverside, IL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Kathleen Phillips
630-435-5571 cell: 630-677-5571
37 E. Chicago Ave.+ Rear Suite
Westmont, IL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Lena Anani
(630) 426-9844
Downers Grove, IL
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Ann Marie Zakos
(630) 854-7236
Elmhurst, IL
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Jodi Santiago
(708) 848-1200
1140 W. Lake St.
Oak Park, IL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Starr Knight
(312) 255-1590
1901 N. Halstead
Chicago, IL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Stephen Spates
(630) 734-3454
4 South Walker Avenue+ Suite A
Clarendon Hills, IL
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Augusto Pareja
(773) 434-8026
3232 West 55th Street
Chicago, IL
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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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