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Linda Raileanu
(610) 930-6292
PO Box 968
Exton, PA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Gail Young
(610) 430-0223
116 South Maple Lane
West Chester, PA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Margaret Solt
(610) 935-0701
P.O. Box 363
Kimberton, PA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Lisa A. Tarves
(484) 686-0118
Pottstown, PA
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Kathleen Gareth
(302) 478-7602
2502 Silverside Road
Wilmington, DE
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Shelly Morasco
(610) 466-7733
170 Camp Stewart Road
Coatesville, PA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Karon Massado
(610) 935-0701
Kimberton, PA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Jeannette Ponder
(610) 935-0701
PO Box 363
Kimberton, PA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Todd Bezilla
(302) 529-8790
2311 Paulwynn Road
Wilmington, DE
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Joseph Garabedian
(610) 337-3339
1012 West 9th Avenue
King of Prussia, PA
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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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