Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) West Fargo ND

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Be Good To You Nutrition/herbalife
(701) 356-5560
210 5th Street Nw
West Fargo, ND
 
Chiropractic Care Center
(701) 282-6110
1201 13th Avenue East
West Fargo, ND
 
Body & Sole Massage & Reflexology
(701) 232-7929
2326 20 Avenue South 15
Fargo, ND
 
Energy Center
(701) 237-5809
118 Broadway North
Fargo, ND
 
Cloud 9 Massage Therapy
(701) 371-4199
250 25th Street North
Fargo, ND
 
AKER Chiropractic
(701) 356-4900
1150 Prairie Parkway Suite 102
West Fargo, ND
 
FM Wellness Connection
(701) 356-5411
715 13th Avenue East
West Fargo, ND
 
Clark Chiropractic
(701) 235-1360
1306 23rd Street South
Fargo, ND
 
Absolutely Ann Marie
(701) 365-0520
1336 25th Avenue South Suite 206
Fargo, ND
 
Active Family Chiropractic
(701) 364-9362
2808 Broadway North
Fargo, ND
 

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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