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Nancy Russell
(816) 453-5545
5140 North Antioch Road
Kansas City, MO
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(800) 627-4360
5453 West 61st Place
Mission, KS
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(913) 901-8699
9341 W. 75th Street
Overland Park, KS
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(913) 345-0060
10875 Grandview+ Suite 2200
Overland Park, KS
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(816) 453-5545
5140 North Antioch Road
Kansas City, MO
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(816) 361-2454
616 E. 63rd St.+ Ste 103
Kansas City, MO
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(913) 422-8500
7410 Switzer
Shawnee, KS
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(913) 901-8699
9341 W. 75th Street
Overland Park, KS
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(913) 232-6419
Shawnee, KS
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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(913) 206-4531
Kansas City, MO
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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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