Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Brenham TX

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Adrienne J.K. Carmack
(979) 830-1014
Brenham, TX
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Beyond Nutrition & Wellness Center
(979) 277-9997
2106 South Market Street
Brenham, TX
 
Bartay Chiropractic Center
(979) 836-5591
352 Stone Hill Drive
Brenham, TX
 
Brenham Biofeedback Center
(979) 830-0673
2280 Jackson League Circle
Brenham, TX
 
Brookshire Brothers - Pharmacy
(979) 836-2567
303 North Austin Parkway
Brenham, TX
 
Brenham Health Food Store
(979) 836-1243
1011 West Main Street
Brenham, TX
 
Brenham Chiropractic Clinic
(979) 836-4610
100 Fm 109 Road
Brenham, TX
 
Borup Sandi RMT
(979) 836-2474
2542 Ryan Street
Brenham, TX
 
Acupuncture Clinic
(979) 830-9111
2618 Highway 36 South
Brenham, TX
 
B & B Pharmacy
(979) 596-3081
16790 State Highway 36 South
Somerville, TX
 
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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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