Naturopathic medicine blends age-old healing traditions with scientific research and modern medicine. Naturopathic doctors (NDs) view symptoms as the body’s way of communicating an underlying imbalance and looks at treating the root cause of illness versus just the symptoms. The ultimate goal being to treat the whole person.
Naturopathic medicine treats everything from common health concerns such as high blood pressure or cholesterol, joint and muscle pain, allergies, headaches, to more complex issues like irritable bowel syndrome or other digestive issues. Today, it is becoming even more mainstream with the current sociocultural movement towards preventive health care, stopping disease before it starts, or before it becomes devastating. This whole-person approach can also help patients find new ways for dealing with stress or fatigue, fostering a new way of approaching and dealing with everyday stressors.
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