Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) West Memphis AR

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Jennifer Utley
(901) 581-2404
933 Kensington Place
Memphis, TN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Crittenden County Chiropractic Clinic
(870) 739-2500
2696 State Highway 77 South
Marion, AR
 
Adore Escorts Memphis
(901) 383-9400
1518 Avon
Memphis, TN
 
Cole Chiropractic Center of Cordova
(901) 755-5515
8101 Walnut Run Road
Memphis, TN
 
Day Spa 664
(901) 526-7556
68 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN
 
Holly Hughes
(901) 682-8663
917 S. Cooper St.
Memphis, TN
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Dr Julie Traylor
(870) 739-4242
2482 State Highway 77
Marion, AR
 
Candle Lamp Company
(901) 942-8870
2483 Harbor Avenue
Memphis, TN
 
Candle Lamp Colorado
(901) 774-9880
2483 Harbor Avenue
Memphis, TN
 
Bath Junkie
(901) 578-1222
150 Peabody Place
Memphis, TN
 
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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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