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Lauren Hebert
(504) 891-9205
2037 Valence Street
New Orleans, LA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Michele Salassi
(225) 229-6635
5435 Perrier Street
New Orleans, LA
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Andrea Murina
(504) 392-7225
298 Dale Avenue
Gretna, LA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Hitesh Chheda
(504) 913-4361
5538 Queen Island Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Mandy Maness
(504) 250-6263
4500 Perdido Avenue
New Orleans, LA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Justin Meunier
(504) 813-6036
6 Blanc Place
New Orleans, LA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Michael Blancaneaux
(504) 568-4000
630 Hancock Street
Gretna, LA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Candice Knight
(504) 994-5115
1901 Perdido Street
New Orleans, LA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Marly Dows
(504) 218-8519
5107 Citrus
River Ridge, LA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Angela Jellison
(504) 250-2244
2300 Manson Avenue+ #B
Metairie, LA
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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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