NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE IS BASED ON THE BELIEF THAT THE BODY CAN HEAL ITSELF
By spending ample time to thoroughly understand each patient’s unique body chemistry, environmental conditions and lifestyle, the Naturopathic Endocrinologists at Integrative Health can prescribe customized plans to help people live life at their optimal level. With an emphasis on prevention, naturopathic medicine uses a blend of ancient and modern methods to encourage inherent self-healing and longevity.
FROM NATURAL TO MODERN
Naturopathic Medicine treats the body holistically using various modalities including clinical and laboratory diagnostic testing, botanical medicine, nutritional medicine, IV treatments, minor surgery, massage therapy, homeopathy, dietary & lifestyle advice, acupuncture, and prescription medication.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Naturopathic Medicine promotes the body’s natural healing process by finding the root causes of health problems, treating the body as a whole, and using The Six Principles of Naturopathy (shown above) to help people live life at their optimal level.
Naturopathic M.D.’s attend an accredited four-year graduate level school of naturopathic medicine. A Naturopathic physician must complete basic medical sciences along with a strong emphasis on botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, physical manipulation, homeopathic medicine, pharmacology, psychology, and lifestyle counseling. All NMD’s must pass rigorous national board examination to be licensed as a general practice physician. They have the ability to specialize in specific organ systems, including gastroenterology, endocrinology, cardiology, gynecology, pediatrics, primary care physicians and oncology.
The naturopathic endocrinologists at Integrative Health practice integrative medicine, blending the best conventional medical care approaches with effective naturopathic care modalities, in many different areas including thyroid disorder, adrenal dysfunction, pre-diabetes, diabetes, hormonal balancing and restoration, bio-identical hormone replacement, gastrointestinal health, detoxification, environmental medicine, chronic illnesses, and anti-aging medicine.
The doctors are passionate and committed to providing the best quality health care by informing and educating within an empowerment model to help patients attain optimal health, improve quality of life, and longevity. Her approach is to explore core causes of illness and focus on proactive prevention. Realizing that each patient is unique, they provide both individualized and comprehensive treatment plans.
Yes, both to conventional and specialty compounding pharmacies.
Homeopathy is part, but not all, of Naturopathy. Homeopathy uses natural substances to stimulate the body’s ability to heal itself. Naturopaths may choose homeopathy as well as many different traditional and modern therapies to treat their patients.
The practice does not participate in accepting insurance and payments are received at time of visit. Though typical blood work and prescriptions are usually covered through most health insurance plans.