Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) North Pole AK

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Alaskan Iris
(907) 488-9434
1120 Stobie Road
North Pole, AK
 
Campus Therapeutic Massage
(907) 474-6806
106 Student Recreation Centre
Fairbanks, AK
 
Denali Sun Therapeutic Massage
(907) 452-4224
59 College Road Suite 112
Fairbanks, AK
 
Ahern Michael R District Of Columbia
(907) 452-6964
23 Harriett Avenue
Fairbanks, AK
 
Fairbanks Chiropractic Massage Therapists
(907) 451-6482
728 Gaffney Road # 100
Fairbanks, AK
 
CJ Hair Designs & Day Spa
(907) 488-5044
201 South Santa Claus Lane Suite D
North Pole, AK
 
Acupuncture & Adjustment Center
(907) 452-2273
1616 South Cushman Street Suite 205
Fairbanks, AK
 
Elson Richard District Of Columbia
(907) 456-2244
308 5th Avenue
Fairbanks, AK
 
Fairbanks Professional
(907) 452-2556
1001 Noble Street
Fairbanks, AK
 
Alaska Center for Natural Medicine
(907) 452-3600
104 Kutter Road
Fairbanks, AK
 

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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