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Deborah Bamberg-House
630-202-3603 or 630-307-3348 or 630-307-3349
123 E. Lake St.
Bloomingdale, IL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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

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Marilyn Mitchell
(847) 221-4700
355 West Northwest Highway
Palatine, IL
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Donna Evensen
(630) 262-0640
28 South 6th St.
Geneva, IL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Shelley Carlson
(630) 871-0000
23 W. 525 St. Charles Rd.
Carol Stream, IL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Lawrence DeSantis
(630) 403-8149
Schaumburg, IL
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Laura Dominick
(630) 820-6666
1650 E. Main St.
St. Charles, IL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Jennifer Stanley
(630) 945-3867
603 Geneva Rd.
St. Charles, 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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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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