Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Phenix City AL

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Belinda Kay's Health Store
(334) 297-7005
2021 280 Bypass
Phenix City, AL
 
Flowers & Mansfield Pediatrics
(706) 571-9699
2001 Brookstone Centre Pkwy
Columbus, GA

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Diane Brown
(205) 744-7997
821-D Allison Bonnett Memorial Parkway
Hueytown, AL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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U'Jeana Wilson
(256) 489-9806
600 St. Clair Ave.+ Bldg. 7+ Ste. 16
Huntsville, AL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Neal Anderson
(334) 264-6116
7020 Sydney Curve
Montgomery, AL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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C V S/ Pharmacy
(334) 297-6667
2514 Crawford Rd
Phenix City, AL
 
Ginger Bunn
(256) 782-2639
209 Pelham Rd. South
Jacksonville, AL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Stan Clements
(205) 884-1160
2305 Stemley Bridge Rd.
Pell City, AL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Renee Hughes
(205) 991-8083
5510 Hwy 280+ ste. #202
Birmingham, AL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Amelia Williams
(205) 323-7582
720 23rd Street South
Dolomite, AL
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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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