Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Hephzibah GA

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Susan Chaney
(706) 945-1403
131 Davis Rd.
Martinez, GA
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Georgia Clinic of Chiropractic - Martinez, GA
(706) 814-5053
205 Old Blackstone Camp Rd
Martinez, GA
 
Brantley Chiropractic PC
(803) 202-0202
420 West Avenue
North Augusta, SC
 
C V S/ Pharmacy
(803) 593-4021
4435 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Clearwater, SC
 
Mya Lea
(706) 968-0464
277 Honeysuckle Lane
Clarkesville, GA
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Jennifer Sweat
213 Nicklaus Court
Evans, GA
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Degraaf Chiropractic Clinics
(803) 279-3360
244 Edgefield Road
North Augusta, SC
 
C V S/ Pharmacy
(803) 279-3903
1129 Knox Ave
North Augusta, SC
 
Augusta Bodyworks
(706) 294-4995
Washington Road
Augusta, GA
Specialty
Manual Lymphatic Drainage/ Complete Decongestive Therapy
Professional Memberships
ABMP

John Mansberger
(229) 228-7008
2705 East Pinetree Boulevard
Thomasville, GA
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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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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