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What is naturopathic medicine?

What is naturopathic medicine?

Naturopathic Med: Naturopathic medicine is a distinct method of primary health care - an art, science, philosophy and practice of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of illness. These physicians seek to restore and maintain optimum health in their patients by emphasizing nature's inherent self-healing process. They do this through education and the use of natural therapeutics. http://www.naturopathic.org/. ...Read more

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How effective is naturopathic medicine?

How effective is naturopathic medicine?

In my area: In my specific specialty area of reproductive endocrinology and infertility is has almost no proven use, although it's very popular. ...Read more

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Do pharmacies always have some naturopathic medicines?

Do pharmacies always have some naturopathic medicines?

Yes: Naturopaths claim any product that is not developed through standard fda approved therapeutics as in their domain. The profitability of these products is not lost on pharmacies and most carry some of them. They usually do not carry the exotic ones however. ...Read more

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Are there naturopathic modalities to treat SIJ and OA?

Are there naturopathic modalities to treat SIJ and OA?

There are...: none. The AAOS recommended that glucosamine, viscosupplementation, and acupuncture are worthless. Taking tumeric with high curcuminoids and omega-3 can help! ...Read more

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Are naturopathic weight management tablets healthy to take?

Are naturopathic weight management tablets healthy to take?

No proven value: Naturopaths peddle potions that are made under unregulated conditions with no guarantee of potency, composition or purity. Many contain adulterants that can be dangerous or toxic and most are useless fillers. There are no clinical trials of these products. Save your money and work with your regular physician and a good exercise therapist. ...Read more

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What is the difference between naturopathic and oriental medicine?

What is the difference between naturopathic and oriental medicine?

Some overlap: Oriental (traditional chinese) medicine is a whole system of healing that includes acupuncture, herbs, qi gong, healing foods, acupressure, and chinese psychology. It's thousands of years old, and takes a lifetime to learn. Naturopathic medicine draws from multiple healing traditions, and some naturopathic physicians study and practice tcm. Most integrate several modalities in their work. ...Read more

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What is naturopathic medicine, and is it something a bunch of people just made up?

What is naturopathic medicine, and is it something a bunch of people just made up?

Naturopathic Medicin: Is based on belief that human body has innate healing ability. It teaches patients proper diet, exercise & lifestyle changes to enhance body to combat diseases. It focuses on treating the whole person. ...Read more

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Do you have a recommendation for a specific DO or Naturopath in the Portland Oregon area, or a good way to go about finding one other than a basic google search? Looking for a new practitioner

Do you have a recommendation for a specific DO or Naturopath in the Portland Oregon area, or a good way to go about finding one other than a basic google search?

Looking for a new practitioner

Possibly!: Hi! For a DO who does manipulation you could look under the AAO website (American Academy of Osteopathy). That is where DOs who do more OMT, focus on osteopathy may be. The AOA (American Osteopathic Assn) may also have one but is for ALL DOs regardless of specialty. Also the AOIM (Academy of Integrated Medicine) is a mix of Naturopaths, DOs, chirps, functional medicine docs etc; hope that helps! ...Read more

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What is good naturopathic health website?

Bastyr: www.bastyr.edu is as close to an on-the-level naturopathic group as you're going to find. Anybody who's offering "natural medicine" as a complete system of health care is kidding you and perhaps themselves. The folks at bastyr seems interested in figuring out what natural remedies actually work, just as the law forces mainstream physicians to do with our systems of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Tell me difference between naturopathic and holistic please.?

Tell me difference between naturopathic and holistic please.?

Approach & Practice: Holistic is a term that refers to treating the whole person rather than treating conditions. There are several professions that encourage this. Naturopathic medicine is a distinct system of medicine that has a holistic approach and uses natural agents and medicines to help patients regain and maintain their health. ...Read more

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