Naturopathic medicine is a distinct form of health care with an emphasis on prevention, treatment and optimal health guided by the use of therapeutic modalities which support the bodies innate ability towards self-healing. In conjunction with the Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine, a therapeutic order is incorporated to utilize the least invasive treatments first, while understanding that there is a time and a place for more invasive treatments as well.
This medical system uses highly diluted substances to treat illness. Homeopathic remedies act to enhance the body’s innate immune response, and rarely have side effects. Some conditions that do not respond well to conventional medicine will respond to homeopathic therapies.
This cornerstone of naturopathic medicine refers to both the practice of using food to maintain health and the therapeutic use of food to treat illness. Scientific studies have shown that many medical conditions can be treated as effectively with food and nutritional supplements as they can by other means, with fewer complications and side effects.
Many plant substances are powerful medicines that are safe and effective when used properly. Significant scientific research throughout Europe and Asia is demonstrating that some plant substances are superior to synthetic drugs in some clinical conditions.
Central Nervous System Reset
With the stress of modern life, many of us are in a constant fight or flight (sympathetic) state which makes healing the body impossible. Resetting the central nervous system can bring balance back to the body for optimal healing.
Personalized lifestyle counseling addresses the issues of stress, sleep, diet, exercise, emotions and relationships, to help prevent disease and attain physical, mental and spiritual well-being.