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What is Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic medicine (also known as naturopathy, or natural medicine) is a complementary and alternative medicine which emphasizes the body's intrinsic ability to heal and maintain itself.

The naturopath primary purpose is to prevent disease, to promote health, and to restore, maintain and optimize health and well-being through individualized patient care using natural therapies.

Six Principles of Naturopathy:

  1. First, do no harm; provide the most effective health care available with the least risk to patients at all times (Primum Non Nocere).
  2. Recognize, respect and promote the self-healing power of nature inherent in each individual human being. (Vis Medicatrix Naturae).
  3. Identify and remove the causes of illness, rather than eliminate or suppress symptoms (Tolle Causum).
  4. Educate, inspire rational hope and encourage self-responsibility for health (Doctor as Teacher).
  5. Treat each person by considering all individual health factors and influences. (Treat the Whole Person).
  6. Emphasize the condition of health to promote well-being and to prevent diseases for the individual, each community and our world. (Health Promotion, the Best Prevention)

What conditions can benefit from Naturopathic Medicine?

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety& Stress
  • Arthritis
  • Candida
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive problems: constipation, IBS, etc.
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Immune system disorders: multiple Sclerosis
  • Insomnia
  • Parasites
  • Skin conditions : acne, eczema etc.
  • Weight loss
  • Womens health concerns: PMS, menopause etc.