What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Naturopathic medicine is a distinct form of primary health care that blends modern scientific knowledge with natural and traditional healing methods. Naturopathic doctors assess the health of patients by taking a detailed health history, performing physical exams, and ordering necessary laboratory tests. The primary goal of Naturo-pathic medicine is to determine the underlying cause of the illness, treat the whole individual and support the body towards their journey to health. Naturopathic medi-cine focuses on health promotion and prevention of ill-ness.

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The modalities used to treat patients are : Clinical Nutrition, Botanical Medicine, Traditional Asian Medicine and Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Hydrotherapy, Naturo-pathic Manipulation/Physical Medicine and Diet and Life-style Modifications.

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Naturopathic doctors are required to complete a minimum of 7 years of post-secondary education. A minimum of three years pre-medical studies at a university must be obtained. The remaining four years must be successfully completed in an accredited school of Naturopathic Medicine. There they receive over 4500 hours of classroom training and 1500 hours of supervised clinical experience. Upon graduation, Naturopathic Doc-tor’s must also pass 2 NPLEX (Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examination) board exams or CONO exams, which are rigorous written and practical examinations to obtain their license. Furthermore, to maintain their li-cense, Naturopathic Doctors must continually complete yearly continuing education credits

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Naturopathy is 100% all natural and safe for everyone in the whole family. As primary health care providers, Naturopathic Doctors can help the entire family from pedi-atrics to seniors with acute and chronic health conditions.

As primary health care providers, Naturopathic can address a large range of health concerns. Some Specific women's health issues naturopaths addresses include, but are not limited to:

  • PCOS
  • Menstrual concerns,
  • Menopausal complica-tions
  • Hot flashes
  • Night sweating
  • Mood problems
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Dry eyes
  • Pregnancy support
  • Infertility
  • Thinning hair
  • Stress management
  • Food intolerances
  • Weight loss
  • And much more!
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As primary health care providers, Naturopathic can address a large range of health concerns. Some specific men’s health conditions that include, but are not limited to:

  • Skin Disorders: eczema, psoriasis etc.
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Fatigue
  • Arthritis
  • High cholesterol
  • High Blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Pain management
  • Insomnia
  • Hypo/Hyperthyroidism
  • Pediatrics: ADHD , colic etc.
  • Allergies, colds, infec-tions
  • Stress management
  • Food intolerances
  • Weight loss
  • And much more!
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On your first visit, our naturopath will take a thorough detailed health history intake that includes your chief health concerns and all other significant health factors. When nec-essary, we will also perform related physical examinations or will request necessary laboratory testing, this could also be done during subsequent visits. If necessary, treatment options will be offered during the initial visit. During the sub-sequent visit, the naturopath will present an individualized treatment plan for the patient and discuss the course of management. The frequency of follow-up visits will depend on your health concerns and which treatment options have been applied. The first visit will take approximately 60-90 minutes. Subsequent and follow-up visits can range from 15-45 minutes each.

Naturopathic remedies are all natural and safe producing little to no side-effects. They are also safe to use in conjunction with any other prescription medications. Naturopathic Doctors are knowledgeable about interactions between pharmaceutical drugs and naturopathic remedies

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  • We are not a member of any particular insurance plan. However, we will provide you with the information required to submit to your insurance company. Most extended health benefits will cover for Naturopathic medicine consultation fees.
  • We can contact your insurance company to determine your coverage amount and prescription requirements.
  • Please note. Insurance companies will require the consent from the policy holder before we are given any information. This is done to protect your privacy. Consent must be given in our office and not over the phone.