What Is Naturopathic Medicine?
A naturopathic doctor is a holistic primary care doctor that has graduated from an accredited four year naturopathic medical school. Naturopathic medical education includes all basic medical sciences, including anatomy and physiology, immunology, microbiology, biochemistry, and pathology.
What Makes Naturopathic Medicine Different?
Naturopathic medicine focuses on a few basic principles:
While the average family physician spends a total of 8 minutes talking to their patients, naturopathic doctors generally spend one to two hours getting a comprehensive history of your health and concerns. This allows ND's to understand your health from a whole systems approach, and to find solutions that will put you or your child on the path to longterm wellness.
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