Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Laurinburg NC

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Doris Brayboy
(910) 521-2297
5134 Hwy 710 North
Pembroke, NC
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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C V S/ Pharmacy
(843) 454-0785
1085 Cottingham Blvd N
Bennettsville, SC
 
Arnold David M Dr Chiroprctr
(910) 582-3351
8 Front Street
Hamlet, NC
 
Natalie Sadler
(919) 929-7527
200 North Greensboro Street+ Suite C7A
Carrboro, NC
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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David M. McMahon
(336) 770-6343
Winston-Salem, NC
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Deese and Locklear Chiropractic Center
(910) 521-3093
913 West 3rd Street
Pembroke, NC
 
Edwards Chiropractic Wellness Center
(843) 479-3281
803 15-401 Bypass West
Bennettsville, SC
 
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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Lenna Shepard
(910) 325-0048
620 Sabiston Dr. Unit C
Swansboro, NC
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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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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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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