Naturopathic medicine treats a variety of acute and chronic health conditions by supporting the body’s natural healing abilities. It uses traditional and natural therapies considered to be safe and “natural.” These include clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, prevention and lifestyle counselling, homeopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, psychological counselling and physical medicine.
Naturopathic medicine looks at the overall function of the body and identifies the underlying cause of imbalances. It stresses preventing and treating the whole person. The result is a personalized treatment plan to enable each individual to achieve ideal health.
Naturopathic medicine treats a range of conditions, including:
- Acute conditions: colds, flu, ear infections, headaches
- Chronic health condition: migraines, hypertension, diabetes, arthritis, skin conditions (eczema, acne, psoriasis), environmental sensitivities, insomnia, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, mental health concerns
- Gastrointestinal issues
- Pediatric conditions: ADHD
- Women’s health issues: menopause, PMS, infertility