Naturopathic Medicine seeks to address the root cause of illness and optimize the function of the body for long-term health. It is individualized healthcare using safe, gentle, and effective natural treatment including clinical nutrition, lifestyle counselling, nutritional and botanical supplements, and acupuncture.
Licensed Naturopathic Doctors have a broad scope of practice:
- They can diagnose disease, order lab tests and perform physical exams.
- They work with individuals looking for health optimization, disease prevention, symptom or side effect management
- They give guidance on vitamins and supplements, and alternatives to current medications.
- Education is emphasized, empowering patients to understand and participate in their health journey.