Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Yorktown VA

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Carl O. Helvie
(757) 848-9193
Hampton, VA
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Debbie Gallagher Massage
(757) 898-4480
6500 George Washington Maine
Yorktown, VA
 
Dunagan- A J District Of Columbia
(757) 989-5160
6515 George Washington Maine
Yorktown, VA
 
A Perfect Style
(757) 249-5500
307 Oyster Point Rd
Newport News, VA
 
Accident and Injury Center of Denbigh
(757) 877-3770
13784 Warwick Boulevard Suite B
Newport News, VA
 
Food Herbs & More
(757) 898-0100
2821 Denbigh Boulevard
Yorktown, VA
 
C V S/ Pharmacy
(757) 898-7943
4501 Lafayette Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA
 
Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
(757) 898-0200
13195 Warwick Boulevard Suite 1D
Newport News, VA
 
Armstrong Chiropractic
(757) 873-7786
872 J Clyde Morris Blvd Ave
Newport News, VA
 
Body Shoppe Spa
(757) 596-4847
1730 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Yorktown, VA
 
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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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