Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Benton AR

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Benton Grocery Store
(501) 860-7878
202 S East St
Benton, AR
 
Fredrics Salon & Bodyworks Spa
(501) 315-2444
2202 Military Rd
Benton, AR
 
Body Wellness Massage Academy
(501) 315-4325
312 West South Street
Benton, AR
 
Amenda Candle Company
(501) 315-6634
1223 Edison Avenue
Benton, AR
 
Bethany Taylor
(501) 847-9407
5920 Highway 5 North Suite 6
Bryant, AR
 
Fitness Unlimited
(501) 778-2571
1206 Highway 35 North
Benton, AR
 
Caring Touch Therapeutic Massage
(501) 316-3559
13881 Masters Drive
Benton, AR
 
A P Nails & Massage
(501) 776-2914
1312 Military Road Suite 4
Benton, AR
 
Dabbs Allan M District Of Columbia
(501) 653-2225
4430 Highway 5 North
Bryant, AR
 
Cutting Edge Salon
(501) 847-0411
603 Prickett Road
Bryant, AR
 

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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