Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Sheridan WY

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Antique Rose Emporium
(307) 674-5800
323 West Loucks Street
Sheridan, WY
 
Buchanan Chiropractic
(307) 673-1222
50 East Brundage Street
Sheridan, WY
 
Body & Sole
(307) 673-5779
1261 South Sheridan Avenue
Sheridan, WY
 
Linda Thomas
(307) 754-4396
894 Lane 11 1/2
Powell, WY
Specialty
Crystal Therapy, Energy Healing, Metaphysics
Associated Hospitals
Eternal Ice

Biofeedback Connection
(307) 234-2223
4095 South Ravine Lane
Casper, WY
 
Bisbee R S Chiropractor
(307) 674-4212
1135 Big Horn Avenue
Sheridan, WY
 
Ferrari Chiropractic
(307) 672-1789
2161 Coffeen Avenue Suite 402
Sheridan, WY
 
Carol A. Fischer
(307) 778-3121
Cheyenne, WY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Bishop Glenn E District Of Columbia
(307) 864-3667
526 Big Horn Street
Thermopolis, WY
 
Chiropractic Wellness Center
(307) 682-4000
404 South Douglas Highway
Gillette, WY
 
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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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