Naturopathic Medicine is a distinct primary health care system blending scientific knowledge with traditional forms of medicine. Naturopathic medicine stimulates the healing power of the body and treats the underlying cause of disease. Treatments are chosen based on the individual patient - their physiological, structural, social, spiritual, environmental and lifestyle factors.
Are primary health care practitioners.
Treat all types of health concerns.
Treat people during all stages of life from prenatal to pediatrics to youth to adult to geriatric.
Provide you with the framework and guidance for a disease prevention and health promotion plan.
Offer you a new perspective on your health and provide safe and effective ways to restore your health.
Are very effective in improving quality of life for those with serious and life threatening illnesses.
Are used by patients looking to combine conventional and naturopathic treatments with the aim of minimizing side effects of drugs, surgery or conventional treatments.
Provide you with guidance to safely use natural therapies in combination with conventional medications and treatments.
Principles of Naturopathic Medicine
First , do no harm.
The healing power of nature.
Identify and treat the cause.
Treat the whole person.
Doctor as teacher.
Disease prevention and health promotion.
The human body possess an inherent ability to heal itself
through the mechanisms of homeostasis in structure and function
and adapting to environmental changes.
~ Dr. Benedict Lust the Father of American Naturopathy (1892-1945)