What is Naturopathic Medicine?
The 6 Principles of Naturopathic Medicine
First, Do No Harm
primum non nocere
The approaches that are taken by naturopathic physicians are designed to be minimally invasive with the least side effects.
Identify and Treat the Causes
Naturopathic physicians use symptoms to identify the root causes of a patient's condition. Once the causes are discovered and treated, symptoms will resolve naturally.
The Healing Power of Nature
vis medicatrix naturae
Naturopathic physicians recognize the body's inherent ability to heal itself. Treatments work with the body's immune system to allow it to strengthen and increase vitality.
Docter as Teacher
Aside from simply treating ailments, it is important for naturopathic doctors to educate and support patients through their healthcare journey.
Treat the Whole Person
Naturopathic medicine heals by restoring the balance between a patient's physical, mental, and emotional health.
Naturopathic medicine promotes overal health, wellness, and disease prevention.