6 Principles of Naturopathic Medicine
F I R S T , D O N O H A R M
We use the least invasive, yet the most effective treatment.
We utilize the least invasive therapies that are proven to be effective.
T H E H E A L I N G P O W E R O F N A T U R E
We believe in the body's ability to heal itself.
T R E A T T H E C A U S E S
We look beyond the symptoms and identify the root causes of your health problems.
T H E D O C T O R A S T E A C H E R
We educate you about your own health, so you will have a clear picture of what is going on in your body.
T R E A T T H E W H O L E P E R S O N
Everyone is unique and our goal is to integrate your physical, mental, and emotional aspects together.
P R E V E N T I O N
Prevention is the best cure.
What is ND?
The doctor who focus on identifying the underlying causes of disease & uses research-based natural therapies to treat.
Natural therapies includes:
-Natural Supplements ( Vitamin, Minerals, Amino acids)
-Clinical Nutrition & IV Nutritional Therapy
-Lifestyle Modifications (Diet, Exercise, Sleep, Stress)
-Physical Medicine & Hydrotherapy
ND spend an average of 8-10 years on university level education
4 years : Bachelor Degree of Pre-Medicine
4-6 years: Doctorate Degree in Naturopathic Medicine, Only 7 accredited schools in USA and Canada.
4,100 hours of clinical training & 1,300 hours with patients
Neplex step I and step II Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examinations
Stage I Licensure to practice ND renew every 2 years
60 credit hours continuing education every 2 years
4 Reasons why ND maybe right for you
If you want doctor who spending time talking to you : ND spends up to an hour at the first visit to understand the genetic, environmental & lifestyle factors that can affect your health.
If you want to treat root cause of illness, not just symptom: ND focuses on finding the underlying causes to plan effective treatment that uniquely tailored to you & your health goals
If you prefer natural & non-invasive treatment: ND provides a combination of therapies to promote your body’ healing ability.ND ensures your current medications have no drug interactions with natural supplements & therapies.
If you want to be healthy as a whole & a long term: ND plans beyond just supplements, ND also plans on your diet, exercise, sleep, stress, emotional, social, lifestyle, & mindfulness that are better for you in a long term.