Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary healthcare that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine.
Naturopathic medicine centres on treating the whole person. That is, a Naturopathic Doctors will investigate all factors that may affect your health to understand the source of your health problem(s), thus, treating the root causes of illness, not just the symptoms.
Symptoms you experience are your body’s way of communicating to you that something is out of balance. For example, a headache could be a sign of nutrition deficiency, hormone imbalance, or food sensitivity. By understanding the cause of the headache, you can deal with the cause vs taking a painkiller to temporarily block pain. Naturopathic medicine (NM), attempts not only to manage symptoms, but also to realign your body and to alleviate the cause of disease.
The benefits of incorporating Naturopathic medicine into your lifestyle are many and far-reaching. Here are just a few great reasons to embrace Naturopathic medicine:
Naturopathic doctors can address a range of health issues from chronic to acute conditions. Common health conditions include but are not limited to: