Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Essex Junction VT

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Judy Charles
(802) 879-0945
25 Morgan Parkway
Williston, VT
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Health Conscious, Inc.
(802) 524-2583
PO Box 2149
Milton, VT
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Yeast Syndrome, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Osteopathic/Manipulation, Internal Medicine, Functional Medicine, Energy Medicine
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Essex Chiropractic Center
(802) 878-5311
131 Pearl Street
Essex Junction, VT
 
Endurance Enterprises Inc
(802) 872-0022
10 Morse Drive
Essex Junction, VT
 
Compassionate Network Chiropractic
(802) 878-1630
54 Lincoln St # B
Essex Junction, VT
 
Gayle Myers
(802) 524-2583
PO Box 2149
Milton, VT
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Elements of Healing
(802) 288-8160
62 Main Street
Essex Junction, VT
 
Busby Thomas F
(802) 879-1144
159 River Road
Essex Junction, VT
 
Davinci Laboratories
(802) 878-0072
20 New England Drive
Essex Junction, VT
 
Essex Hair Designer & Body Essentials Day Spa
(802) 879-0306
1 Market Place
Essex Junction, VT
 
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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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