Naturopathic medicine is a form of primary health care that addresses the root cause of illness, promotes health, and encourages the body to heal using natural therapies. Naturopathy addressed acute and chronic conditions while emphasizing disease prevention.
Naturopathic Doctors spend more time with patients. Our first visit is typically 60-90 minutes, and follow-up visits range from 30 to 60 minutes. This amount of time allows naturopathic doctor to gather a much larger amount of information about your concerns and general health. This information is reviewed and researched in detail, and reveals the potentially contributing factors to a patients health concern.
Another major difference is the wide array of tools at the naturopaths disposal to help with your medical concern. There are many complimentary and alternative therapies to chose from, however research and clinical experience supports the use of certain therapies over others for certain conditions.
If you have never seen a Naturopathic Doctor before, feel free to book a 15 min consultation to see if this is the right form of healthcare for you.
Naturopathy is a form of primary care medicine for all ages that can help with the vast majority of medical conditions and/or general health improvement. Examples of these conditions include, but are not limited to: