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What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Naturopathic Medicine is a specialty of Primary Care that focuses on preventive healthcare, treating illnesses by treating the whole person and promoting healthy lifestyles to prevent disease before it occurs.

Naturopathic Doctors use a combination of therapies such as nutrition, herbal/botanical medicine, nutritional supplements, homeopathy, physical medicine, and conventional therapies to optimize the treatment & health of each patient as an individual. Naturopathic Doctors are Primary Care Practitioners who diagnose and treat disease and illnesses. Diagnosis is discovered through taking a detailed history, performing physical examination, and obtaining laboratory testing and/or imaging.

The Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

First Do No Harm

Primum Non Nocere

Doctor as Teacher


The Healing Power of Nature

Vis Medicatrix Naturae

Treat the Whole Person

Cura Totum Hominem

Identify and Treat the Causes

Tolle Causum



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