What is Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic medicine is a comprehensive system of medicine that focuses on prevention and use of natural therapies.  Treatment modalities include acupuncture, dietary counseling, botanical medicine, and homeopathy.  Licensed Naturopathic Doctors have at least 3 years university, have studied basic medical sciences and have 4 years training at an accredited Naturopathic institution.

The Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

  • First, do no harm
  • Co-operate with the healing powers of nature
  • Look for the fundamental causes of the disease
  • Treat the whole person
  • Prevention is the best cure
  • Teach the principles of healthy living

Naturopathic Medicine will help if you…

  • Feel tired, have low energy, but have not been diagnosed with any specific condition
  • Have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, high cholesterol or high blood sugar
  • Are overweight and obese, and frustrated by trying different diets
  • Suffer from gas, bloating, heartburn, constipation, colitis, IBS
  • Have frequent common colds and allergies
  • Have hormonal issues – menopause, thyroid, adrenal glands
  • Are interested in reducing risk of age-related neuro-degenerative diseases
  • Have cancer – supplement your conventional treatment with naturopathic therapies
  • Are interested in reducing your stress and improving your emotional well-being