You’re considering seeing a naturopathic doctor…
But what IS naturopathic medicine?
How does it work?
What can you expect from it?
Naturopathic medicine blends centuries-old natural, non-toxic therapies with current advances in the study of health. Things like lab testing, genetics, the amazing microbiology in your gut, and how each body system affects the others in a delicate balance.
And the truth is, often people see someone like a Naturopathic Doctor when they’ve run out of options and can’t find a solution to a chronic problem.Read on!
Let’s face it….being healthy in our world is not easy.
Then when you go see your doctor once a year you feel like you’re spending most of the time with a medical assistant.
And then maybe fifteen minutes, if you’re lucky, to ask a year’s worth of your questions about tests, hormones and dietary recommendations.
Talk about stressful!
What if you could have more support to ask your questions, understand how your body works and take charge of your health in a preventive, rather than a reactionary, approach?
What if you left the doctor’s office with a plan outlining how to address all your health cares and concerns?Read on!
In my practice since residency, I work with patients on a variety of concerns.
But regardless of the diagnosis, with most of my patients we’re working towards empowered health and balanced wellness.
During my fellowship, I worked with a woman named Carol.* Carol had been clinically depressed for most of her life.Read on!
Medicine is in the midst of a sea change.
The Human Genome Project was completed in 2003.
When this project was complete, scientists had mapped our entire genetic code – the very blueprint of the human body.
Since then our understanding of genomics has exploded.
Genomics involves understanding our genes and the various ways they work together and are turned on and off and how that influences our development, functioning and health.
It’s complicated stuff but so fascinating.Read on!