Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Choctaw OK

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Jamie Reed
(405) 520-2929
3601 S. Broadway #200
Edmond, OK
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Enviro-Tech
(405) 390-3499
17171 Southeast 29th Street
Choctaw, OK
 
Choctaw Chiropractic
(405) 769-1900
13298 Northeast 23
Nicoma Park, OK
 
Carpenter Chiropractic Clinic
(405) 769-6767
9820 Northeast 23 & Post Road
Nicoma Park, OK
 
Cordray Candles
(405) 741-4242
3900 South Noma Road
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Devco
(405) 769-7340
501 Edgewood Drive
Choctaw, OK
 
Dwyer Harvey Dr
(405) 733-3955
1401 South Douglas Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Allure Salon
(405) 732-2700
1401 South Douglas Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Bellefontes Salon
(405) 741-0004
1700 South Douglas Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Dynamic Health Clinic
(405) 454-6400
1083 North Harrah Road
Harrah, OK
 
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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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