Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Prineville OR

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Kerie Raymond
(541) 504-0250
916 SW 17th St.+ #203
Redmond, OR
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Dolphin Heart Massage Anne Byer LMT
(541) 923-3505
8210 Northwest Oasis Lane
Redmond, OR
 
Freeman Trent District Of Columbia
(541) 923-2019
1655 Southwest Highland Avenue Suite 3
Redmond, OR
 
Cornucopia Natural Foods & Deli
(541) 548-5911
111 Northwest 6th Street
Redmond, OR
 
Chiropractic Associates
(541) 548-4014
117 Northwest Larch Avenue
Redmond, OR
 
Nancy Moore
(541) 504-2858
808 Northwest 9th Street
Redmond, OR
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Flattery- Payson North Dakota District Of Columbia
(541) 504-0250
639 Southwest Highland Avenue
Redmond, OR
 
Alpine View Chiropractic Clinic
(541) 548-4086
605 Northwest 6th Street
Redmond, OR
 
Desert Sage Healing Arts
(541) 923-9708
336 Southwest Black Butte Boulevard
Redmond, OR
 
Eagle Crest Resort - Sports Center
(541) 923-9627
1522 Cline Falls Road
Redmond, OR
 
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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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