Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Blue Springs MO

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Anita Perkins
(816) 361-2454
616 E. 63rd St.+ Ste 103
Kansas City, MO
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Lisa Everett
(800) 627-4360
5453 West 61st Place
Mission, KS
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Alicia Johnson
(913) 322-0001
5453 w 61st Place
Mission, KS
Company
Obrien Pharmacy & KC Holistic Centre
Industry
Acupuncturist, Homeopath, Naturopathic Doctor (ND)
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Infertility, PCOS, PMS, Weight Loss, Women's Health

Therapies : Acupressure, Acupuncture, Cupping, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Homeopathy, Mega-Vitamin Therapy, Nutritional Counseling, Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis, Whole Foods Cooking
Insurance
PPO
Professional Affiliations
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

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A Healthy Change Hypnotherapy
(816) 560-6903
1133 W Main Street
Blue Springs, MO
Specialty
Smoking Cessation & Weight Loss
Gender
Male
Education
Certified Hypnotherapist CHt

Harris, Weldon, Md - Independence Pediatrics
(816) 373-1111
17500 Medical Center Pkwy Ste 5
Independence, MO

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Nancy Russell
(816) 453-5545
5140 North Antioch Road
Kansas City, MO
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Nancy Lankston, RN, CST
(913) 206-4531
Kansas City, MO
Services
In practice for 11 years specializing in sacred flow, energetic healing and craniosacral therapy. Long distance phone sessions available. $90 per hour
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Peacefulmind.com

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Combined Health Care Professionals
(816) 453-5545
5140 North Antioch Road
Kansas City, MO
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Yeast Syndrome, Wellness Training, Weight Management, Supplements, Stress Management, Reiki, Preventive Medicine, Orthomolecular Medicine, Nutrition, Mind/Body Medicine, Metabolic Medicine, Medical Intuition, Massage Therapy, Internal Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Healthy Aging, Gastroenterology, Functional Medicine, Fitness/Exercise, Energy Medicine, Endocrinology, Dreamwork Therapy, Diabetes, Dermatology, CranioSacral Therapy, Cardiovascular Disease, Bio-identical HRT, Biofeedback, Bach Flower Es
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Graham, Becky, Do - Cynthia J Caputo Pc
(816) 220-5550
1900 NW Copper Oaks Cir Ste 1
Blue Springs, MO

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Frank, Robert, Do - Primary Care Ctr
(816) 795-6000
4911 S Arrowhead Dr
Independence, MO

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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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