It is more important to know what person has the disease than which disease the person has– William Osler Founding professor of Johns Hopkins Hospital
About Naturopathic Medicine
Naturopathic medicine is a distinct health care profession, emphasizing prevention, treatment, and optimal health through the use of therapeutic methods and substances that encourage individuals’ inherent self-healing process. The practice of naturopathic medicine includes modern and traditional, scientific, and empirical methods. The combination of Naturopathic and Conventional Medicine is known as Integrative Medicine.
In today’s world, with its vast amount of data, patients need a partner and advocate that is a source of knowledge, with significant education, experience, understanding and the ability to look at a larger and more detailed view of the patient’s health. A plan of health that then considers a more in-depth point of view across many systems and approaches to drive a better outcome. From the specifics of mitochondrial dysfunction to genetics to the larger picture of mind, body and soul, a good doctor will take many individualized variables into account to put together your puzzle of health and care.
THE 6 PRINCIPLES OF NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE
We embrace the challenges in understanding interactions between our biological systems
Our Bodies' Major Systems: