Naturopathic medicine is the treatment and prevention of diseases using specific aspects of nature. A Doctor of Naturopathy (ND) evaluates the body as a whole, taking into account physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects. The body is stimulated through a variety of non-invasive modalities which has the innate ability to heal. Doctor of Naturopathy (ND) should not be confused with a Naturopath (NL) since they possess different approaches in the evaluation and treatment of the patient.
Individualized diets and supplements are recommended to assess deficiencies aspect of treatment and promote health. Benefits include: increased energy, improve gastrointestinal function, increase immune response and general wellness.
It is an area where we use natural medicine based on plants through intake of teas, tinctures, capsules and other forms of botanical preparation to support the body to recover after an injury or illness medicines. These botanicals are also used to maximize the immune response and prevent future illness.
Homeopathy aims to stimulate the body's own defenses for the prevention and treatment of diseases. It is a healing system of medicine that works by restoring the state of health, balance and body vigor. This is achieved by stimulating the innate healing power that every human being possesses.
Given that Naturopathic Medicine is a holistic care, lifestyle is relevant for most health problems. Your Doctor of Naturopathy (ND) will support you to discover the risk factors that are affecting your health and will make appropriate recommendations to optimize your physical, mental and emotional environment. This assessment requires a detailed history taking along with a complete physical examination.