Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Johnson City TN

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Coleen Smith
(423) 722-9355
111 West Tenth Avenue
Johnson City, TN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Broce Jennifer LMT
(423) 926-3472
605 Baxter Street
Johnson City, TN
 
Boleyn Richard A District Of Columbia
(423) 926-2121
414 East Watauga Avenue
Johnson City, TN
 
Body Health & Mind Center
(423) 282-9713
807 North Roan Street
Johnson City, TN
 
Chiro-Health Llc
(423) 929-9355
512 East Unaka Avenue
Johnson City, TN
 
CVS/Pharmacy
(423) 239-0116
4106 Fort Henry Dr
Kingsport, TN
 
Center for Integrative Medicine at the Oaks - Whynot Chiropractic at the Oaks Dwight Whyno
(423) 926-9100
1416 South Roan Street
Johnson City, TN
 
Barber Beth Evelyn LMT
(423) 434-9765
600 East Unaka Avenue
Johnson City, TN
 
C V S/ Pharmacy
(423) 979-2203
840 W Market St
Johnson City, TN
 
Accident Diagnostic Clinic of Johnson City
(423) 283-4200
206 Princeton Road Suite 1
Johnson City, TN
 
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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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