Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Dyersburg TN

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Beasley Chiropractic Center
(731) 286-2467
1335 Flowering Dogwood Lane
Dyersburg, TN
 
Beasley- Jeffrey T District Of Columbia
(731) 286-5477
803 Scotsman Trce
Dyersburg, TN
 
Aunt Ginny's Bed & Breakfast
(731) 285-2028
520 North Sampson Avenue
Dyersburg, TN
 
John McElligott
(865) 558-3038
9135 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Paula Perkins
865-675-5530 or 865-249-8916
1204 Frederuck Dr.
Knoxville, TN
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Cole Barry L District Of Columbia
(731) 285-2696
417 Troy Avenue
Dyersburg, TN
 
Burnett Chiropractic
(731) 285-0393
1077 Vendall Road
Dyersburg, TN
 
Brenda Ellis
(423) 585-5556
1539 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy.
Morristown, TN
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Ragi Doggweiler
(865) 305-9254
1928 Alcoa Highway+ MOB B+ Suite 222
Knoxville, TN
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Patricia Milward
(615) 847-7773
2601 Old Hickory Blvd.
N. Old Hickory, TN
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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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