The word “allopathic” is a synonym for “Orwellian.” Allopathy illustrates “doublespeak” perfectly: To de-fine something as the opposite of what it really is. According to www.medterms.com, allopathic medicine uses treatments which produce disease symptoms different from the symptoms of the original disease being treated. This contradicts the First Rule of the Hippocratic Oath: “Do no harm,” which is the foundation of real medicine. In reality, however, allopathic procedures cause disease symptoms which are both different and identical to the original disease. For example, Prozac is mainly prescribed to treat depression, while the side effects of Prozac include depression. Does that make any kind of “medical” sense? Why would anyone accept a treatment that causes the very problem being treated? The purpose of allopathy, therefore, is actually the opposite of what most people are told and believe.
The Ayurvedic philosophy is in prevention of the suffering of human beings and to provide them a healthy and long life. The logical inference, sense of perception and hearing realized by the great souls and saints are the true basis of this treatment. On the other hand Allopathy follows 3 main steps which include Hypothesis, Experimentation, Observation and Conclusion. The approach is more symptomatic and the cause in not deal with accurately.
Ayurveda is associated with finding the root of the disease and then aims to completely eradicate it. This science of medical treatment is fully aware of the body system and it does not suppress the disturbing element which causes the disease. It aims at searching the origin of the disease and then cures it. The cure is permanent. But in allopathic treatment the disease is not cured permanently and it provides only instant relief to the patients by destroying the disease causing organism.
Patient safety is an essential principle of healthcare. Each phase of healthcare provision has the potential to trigger an error. This means that problems can occur in the practice, products, procedures or systems of healthcare provision which, in turn, could culminate in adverse events for the patients, including an adverse reaction to drugs. This reaction is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “a response to a drug that is noxious and unintended and occurs at doses normally used in man for the prophylaxis, diagnosis or therapy of disease, or for modification of physiological function”. Although other terminologies have been used to describe unwanted effects of drugs, such as ‘toxic effect’ or ‘side-effect’, the term ‘adverse effect’ is currently the most preferred. Pharmacovigilance is “the science and activities relating to the detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse effects or any other drug-related problem”.
The main benefit of the Ayurvedic treatment is that it has no side effects because the Ayurvedic products are prepared by using the essence of fruits, spices, vegetables and natural herbs. These natural ingredients help in curing diseases without causing any other problem. But the side-effects of using Allopathy medicines include hair loss, weakness, allergies, etc.
Allopathic medicine is a system of medical practice that aims to combat disease by use of remedies, such as drugs or surgery, producing effects different from or incompatible with those produced by the disease being treated. It is a medical practice which makes use of all measures that have proved of value in treatment of the disease.
Taking some complementary medicines and prescription medicines at the same time can increase the risk of side effects, because the active ingredients in the various preparations can ‘clash’.
Unwanted side effects can be caused by all kinds of medicines, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, and complementary medicines such as herbal preparations and vitamins.
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