Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Meriden CT

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Ellen Fischbein
(203) 272-1208
355 Highland Avenue+ Suite 101
Cheshire, CT
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Barbara J. Fasulo
(860) 416-5288
Cromwell, CT
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Charles Fischbein
(203) 755-2999
160 Robbins Street
Waterbury, CT
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Ami Beach
(860) 521-8831
43 North Main Street
West Hatford, CT
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Michelle Sutton - Slatterey
(860) 521-8831
43 North Main St.
West Hartford, CT
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Francisco Irby
(860) 358-6300
90 South Main Street
Middletown, CT
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Jordan Goetz
(860) 666-6951
555 Willard Avenue
Newomgton, CT
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Melody Gibbs
(860) 306-0051
780 R Farmington Ave.
Farmington, CT
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Joy Mlozanowski
(860) 301-9064
Haddam, CT
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Bernard Siegel
(203) 387-6633
61 Oxbow Lane
Woodbridge, CT
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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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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