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Melanie Grimes
(248) 536-0772
38955 Hillstech Drive
Farmington Hills, MI
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Patrick J. Offman
(734) 341-0124
Novi, MI
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Lila Massoumi
(248) 471-7171
20010 Farmington Road
Livonia, MI
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Michael Redmond
(734) 464-8400
16826 Newburgh Road
Livonia, MI
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Carol Ann Fischer
(734) 664-0339
Livonia, MI
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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George Nicoloff
(248) 615-3564
24230 Karim+ Suite 120
Novi, MI
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Johnene Koganti
(248) 376-4016
1270 Dorchester Avenue
Bloomfield Hills, MI
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Karen Jenkins
(248) 618-9590
4395 Dixie Hwy
Waterford, MI
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Denise Strauss
(734) 525-5400
15875 Middlebelt Rd.+ Suite 200
Livonia, MI
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Jill Schneiderhan
(248) 849-3441
22250 Providence Drive+ Suite 500
Southfield, MI
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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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