Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Greenville NC

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Janice Daugherty
(252) 744-4611
600 Moye Boulevard
Greenville, NC
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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ECU Physicians - Family Medicine
(252) 744-4611
600 Moye Boulevard
Greenville, NC
Services
Women's Health, Weight Management, Supplements, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Nutrition, Metabolic Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Geriatrics, Functional Medicine, Family Practice, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Bio-identical HRT, Auriculotherapy, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Alternative Health Care Center
(910) 392-3770
4706 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC
 
Back Pain Clinic II Pennsylvania
(828) 254-1099
7 Beaverdam Road
Asheville, NC
 
Massage Works of Greenville & Kinston
(252) 916-5675
104 East Victoria Court
Greenville , NC
Specialty
Therapeutic massage
Professional Memberships
AMTA

Susan Ehrlich
(252) 353-4968
2314-B Executive Circle
Greenville, NC
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Alternative Health Care at the Christal Fountain
(252) 439-4377
610 Lynndale Court
Greenville, NC
 
Braun Aleta Certified Reflexologist
(252) 355-5750
710 Cromwell Drive
Greenville, NC
 
Back Pain Accident & Rehabilitation Center
(252) 355-5115
3100 South Memorial Drive
Greenville, NC
 
Sara T Prescott, LMBT NC Lic#06410
(252) 714-8480
Greenville, NC
Greenville, NC
Specialty
Certified Prenatal Massage Therapist
Gender
female
Education
AAS in Therapeutic Massage

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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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