Naturopathic doctors (NDs) treat patients as
individuals by addressing the physical, environmental, lifestyle, attitudinal,
and emotional aspects of health. This allows Naturopathic doctors to find and
treat the cause of the disease using natural, non-invasive therapies. Allopathic
doctors generally address and treat the symptoms of disease and use
pharmaceutical therapies or surgery.
What Naturopathic Medicine Can Do For You
Naturopathic medicine treats all forms of health concerns
- from pediatric to geriatric, from irritating systems to chronic illness and from the physical to the psychological. Naturopathic medicine is beneficial for the following types of patients:
Patients that are looking for disease prevention and health promotion
Patients that have a range of symptoms that they been unable to address on their
own or with the help of other medical practitioners.
Patients that have been diagnosed with an illness, often serious or chronic and
are looking for alternative treatments. Naturopathic medicine is very effective
for improving quality of life for those with serious and life threatening
Patients that are looking to combine conventional and naturopathic treatments
with the aim of minimizing side effects of drugs, surgery or conventional
Your naturopathic doctor chooses remedies and therapies that are safe and effective, to increase your health and decrease harmful side effects.