Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Seattle WA

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Celina Lewandowski
206-271-0041 & 425-746-6100
13258 1st Ave. S.+ Ste. D & 4315 Factoria Blvd. SE+ Ste. A
Seattle & Bellevue, WA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Britt Gonsoulin
(504) 319-5312
2215 Yale Avenue East+ #A
Seattle, WA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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John Gonsoulin
(503) 975-0755
2215 Yale Avenue East+ #A
Seattle, WA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Martin Ross
(206) 932-0880
4744 41st Avenue Southwest+ Suite 102
Seattle, WA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Elizabeth Voss
(206) 855-3145
Seattle, WA
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Elana Katz
(617) 947-8526
417 East Pine Street+ #307
Seattle, WA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Margaret Palmquest
(206) 954-0045
400 Melrose Avenue East+ #409
Seattle, WA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Lee Ann Cuny
1512 17th Avenue+ East
Seattle, WA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Jessica Wesch
(206) 320-3364
2450 33rd Avenue West+ Suite 100
Seattle, WA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Brendan Smith
(206) 834-4100
3670 Stone Way North
Seattle, WA
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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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