The main focus of naturopathic medicine is the prevention of illness and improving one’s overall health and well-being. Naturopathic doctors work one-on-one with their patients to educate them about their health care concerns. Calgary Naturopath use natural substances and gentle therapies to stimulate and support the body’s ability to heal and repair itself. They work carefully with patients to create an individualized and comprehensive health care plan and tailor these approaches to the individual needs of the patient. Naturopathic medicine is effective in treating most health problems, whether acute or chronic.
What Is Naturopathic Medicine?
Forms Of Treatment
Naturopathic doctors are extensively trained in the safe and effective use of
natural medicines and often combine treatment modalities
when developing treatment programs for their patients.
Forms of Treatment Include
Clinical Nutrition & Dietary Analysis
Acupuncture & Traditional Oriental Medicine
Lifestyle & Emotional Counseling
Physical Therapies including osseous manipulation, cold laser therapy and soft tissue work
Laboratory Testing (please refer to lab testing page for more information)
Common Health Conditions Treated
Naturopathic medicine has the ability to treat most health conditions by focusing on treating the root cause of your illness.
Common conditions that are treated through naturopathic medicine are listed below.
Fatigue, high stress, weight concerns, allergies (food and environmental), low immune system
Stress, anxiety, depression, poor concentration, OCD, ADHD
Prostate health, low libido, erectile dysfunction, infertility
PMS, perimenopause, menopause, PCOS, endometriosis, fertility concerns, pregnancy, low libido
Teething, colic, cradle’s cap, food introduction, allergies, frequent colds/flu, mental health concerns
High blood pressure, heart disease, circulatory issues (varicose veins, Raynaud’s disease)
IBS, heartburn/GERD, constipation, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis, food sensitivities/allergies
Chronic Disease Management
Autoimmune diseases, osteoporosis, arthritis, diabetes and blood sugar dysregulation, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, thyroid disease and adrenal concerns.
Acupuncture Initial Visit
Many extended health insurance plans will cover patient visits. Please contact your insurance company regarding your policy.