Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Knightdale NC

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Jennifer Arnold
(919) 943-6803
7614 Cape Charles Drive
Raleigh, NC
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Gabrielle Diamante
(919) 872-2110
6400 Falls of Neuse Rd.+ Suite 201
Raleigh, NC
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Mark McClure
(919) 571-4399
3200 Blue Ridge Road+ Suite 118
Raleigh, NC
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Darlene Holloway
(919) 380-0023
919 Kildair Farm Rd
Cary , NC
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Deborah Welch
(919) 327-1497
Raleigh, NC
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Certified "Chakracologist" , Kundalini Yoga, Chakracology, Meditation
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Peacefulmind.com

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Julia Lunsford
(919) 833-5044
223 1/2 Forest Road
Raleigh, NC
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Cheryl McClure Elliott
(919) 810-2432
3200 Blue Ridge Road+ Suite 118
Raleigh, NC
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Mindy Schrager
(508) 941-8925
307 Capistrane Drive
Cary, NC
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Marina Lando
(919) 469-1505
304 Banyon Tree Lane
Cary, NC
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Gregory T. Carter, DC, PA
(919) 866-0087
10640 Durant Rd., Suite 102
Raleigh, NC
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Acupuncture, BioMeridian Testing, BioSET, Blood Chemistry Analysis, Chiropractors, Detoxification Foot Bath, Electro-dermal screening, Kinesiology, Laser Therapy, Lymphatic Therapy, Massage Therapy, NAET, Nutrition, Reiki, Stone Massage, Wellness Centers

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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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