Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care profession, emphasizing prevention, optimal health, and treatment of disease. Naturopathic physicians are trained as primary care providers and will perform physical exams, prescribe medication and order lab testing and imaging as necessary.
The approach is unique and individualized using therapeutic methods such as herbal medicine, homeopathy, nutrition and movement.
The benefits can extend to a wide variety of conditions including, but not limited to:
Bumps and bruises
Colds and flus
Chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, heart disease
And the tricky symptoms in between that elude a specific diagnosis