Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Oak Creek WI

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Gail Van Treeck
(414) 278-8922
1428 N. Farwell
Milwaukee, WI
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Barb Dubinski
(414) 899-9849
260 Regency Ct.+ Ste. 100
Brookfield, WI
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Midwest College of Oriental Medicine
(262) 898-1898
1925 Washington Ave.
Racine, WI
Specialty
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Herbology, Integrative Medicine, Magnetic Therapy, Massage Therapy, MicroCurrent Therapy, Nutrition, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tui Na
Associated Hospitals
Walk-in Clinic

Bykowski Chiropractic OFC
(414) 482-1776
3552 East Barnard Avenue
Cudahy, WI
 
Alagance Day Spa & Fitness
(414) 281-8266
4101 West Howard Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
 
Bruce A. Semon
(877) 332-7899
Milwaukee, WI
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Crystel Lyons
(262) 859-2121
7709-12th St.
Somers, WI
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Denise Abler
(414) 615-7513
855 East Deerridge Pass
Oak Creek, WI
 
Affordable Massages
(414) 282-0373
5674 S. 27th Street
Milwaukee, WI
 
Brooks & Nyland Chiropractic Clinic
(414) 483-4800
4660 South Packard Avenue
Cudahy, WI
 
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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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