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What is Naturopathy?

NATUROPATHY A COUPLE OF FACTS... by: Naturopathic medicine is based on the belief that the human body has an innate healing ability. Naturopathic doctors seek to enhance the body's ability to ward off and combat disease by crafting comprehensive treatment plans that blend the best of modern medical science and traditional natural medical to treat disease and restore health. Naturopathic treatment is individual based - every individual is treated uniquely. A person's illness, medical history, habits, lifestyle and emotional state of mind is taken into account before a treatment plan is devised. WHAT CAN IT TREAT? Fatigue cardiovascular problems Fertility Problems Musculoskeletal Complaints DEPRESSION MOOD DISORDERS ENDOCRINE DISTURBANCES Hormonal Imbalances Up to 30% of world's healthcare is delivered by conventional practitioners. The majority are treated by alternative Digestive Complaints High Blood Pressure forms of medicine. "Naturopathy puts the medical pieces together in order to heal the whole person, not just the disease. " 6 PRINCIPLES 3. ASSESS RISKS, MAKE EDUCATE PATIENTS & SEEK TO IDENTIFY & APPROPRIATE ENCOURAGE TO TAKE REMOVE OBSTACLES TO INTERVENTIONS TO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE BODY'S NATURAL PREVENT ILLNESS THEIR HEALTH PROCESSES TREAT THE WHOLE FOCUS ON CAUSES OF MINIMIZE HARMFUL PERSON, CONSIDER DISEASE OR CONDITION SIDE EFFECTS & AVOID ALL FACTORS IN RATHER THAN ITS SUPPRESSION OF TAILORING SYMPTOMS SYMPTOMS TREATMENTS TYPES OF TREATMENT NATUROPATHY CAN INCLUDE... HERBAL & TRADITIONAL BOTANICAL CHINESE PREPARATIONS MEDICINE LIFESTYLE COUNSELING JOINT MANIPULATION HOMEOPATHY HYDROTHERAPY THERAPEUTIC ACUPUNCTURE MASSAGE DIETARY NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS COUNSELING COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS NATUROPATHIC Naturopathic treatment does not just TREATMENT WILL BRING treat the symptoms of a disease, but ABOUT QUICK RESULTS addresses the root cause of the disease. SIMILAR TO DRUGS. The course of treatment can take up to a month for every year that the patient has had the health problem. Patience and persistent following of treatment is essential. Many natural products are supported by scientific evidence. For example, NATURAL THERAPIES ARE NOT BACKED BY SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE. peppermint with the backing of strong clinical evidence, has been proven to be effective in treating irritable bowel syndrome. Every ND attends a 4 year graduate A NATUROPATHIC DOCTOR (ND) IS NOT THE ! school and studies the same basic sciences as an MD, but also studies SAME AS A alternative medicine such as herbal CONVENTIONAL DOCTOR. medicine, acupuncture and body work. THAVE TO CHOOSE. EITHER As a primary method of healing, I GET HOLISTIC naturopaths believe in alternative methods, but will consider surgery and TREATMENTS OR WESTERN MEDICINE. work in tandem with western medicine if the situation demands it. NATUROPATHY IS AN False. Naturopathic treatments can ALTERNATIVE TO SURGERY. work in combination with conventional treatments. IF ITS NATURAL, IT MUST Naturopathy is safe under the BE SAFE. supervision of a professional naturopathic doctor. A consumer buying a product off the shelf does not know what information or ingredients to look for, or whether the products used have been scrutinized for the highest purity standards, and therefore the role of a naturopathic doctor is even more essential. Resources: About YINOVA The YinOva Center is a complementary medical center in New York City that combines the best of both Eastern and Western medicine to treat a variety of chronic complaints from allergies to anxiety, infertility to insomnia, pain to pimples, digestion to depression – and much more. We are particularly well known for using acupuncture and Chinese medicine to enhance fertility. The YinOva Center™ Inspired Healing. Attainable Wellness.

What is Naturopathy?

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Naturopathy and Naturopathic doctors are often misunderstood. This form of alternative medicine is popular among many and can be used in combination of traditional medicine. Learn more about naturopat...


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