Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Kutztown PA

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William Miller
(610) 402-4950
Dept of Family Medicine+ 17th & Chew
Allentown, PA
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Arleen Ehritz
(610) 754-1747
151 Hoffman Rd.
Barto, PA
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Debra Fullan
(610) 402-9082
1245 Cedar Crest Boulevard+ Suite 301
Allentown, PA
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Helene B. Leonetti, MD, PA
(484) 707-8927
3330 Hamilton Boulevard
Allentown, PA
Services
Women's Health, Sex Therapy, Preventive Medicine, Nutrition, Mind/Body Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Bio-identical HRT
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Clausen Dennis Dr
(610) 683-6400
635 Noble Street
Kutztown, PA
 
Sheryll Chavarria
(484) 945-4572
39 Old Sweed Rd.+ Ste. A
Douglassville, PA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Sherry Wachter
(610) 966-7001
4833 Chestnut Street
Emmaus, PA
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Helene Leonetti
(484) 707-8927
3330 Hamilton Boulevard
Allentown, PA
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Melinda Quiambao Toney
(610) 266-3060
840 Walnut Street
Catasaqua, PA
Company
Center of Family Health
Industry
Homeopath, Medical Doctor (MD)
Specialties & Therapies
Therapies : Heilkunst, Energy Medicine, Biofeedback, Homeopathy, Family Medicine, Homeopathy

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Beatty Richard
(610) 683-3050
261 West Main St
Kutztown, PA
 
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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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