Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Martin TN

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C V S/ Pharmacy
(901) 587-2196
166 University Plaza Dr
Martin, TN
 
CVS/Pharmacy
(731) 364-9641
8720 Heritage Plaza Hwy 22
Dresden, TN
 
Kalia Trout
(615) 972-3663
1304 Central Court
Hermitage, TN
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Peggy Denise Merritt
(865) 539-0659
Knoxville, TN
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Hattie Tillman
(731) 986-2322
3750 Purdy Rd
Huntingdon, TN
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Elliott Chiropractic Center
(731) 587-4844
415 North Lindell Street
Martin, TN
 
Beachum Steven R District Of Columbia
(731) 885-2555
1312 Stad Avenue
Union City, TN
 
Janice Doochin
(615) 794-2151
1262 Old Hillsboro Road
Franklin, TN
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Connie Lawrence
(615) 443-1974
228-C West Main St.
Lebanon, TN
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Paula Perkins
865-675-5530 or 865-249-8916
1204 Frederuck Dr.
Knoxville, 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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