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Naturopathic and Conventionally Trained Doctors Work Together to Deliver Optimal Care for Some Patients

October 6, 2017 Washington, DC – A growing number of naturopathic and conventionally trained doctors are working together to deliver optimal care for patients with certain health conditions. This is according to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), which today released a new FAQ…

Naturopathic Medicine Helps People Manage Chronic Pain Without Addictive Opioids

August 31, 2017 Washington, DC – As a medical discipline that emphasizes a holistic approach and natural treatments, naturopathic medicine offers safe and effective alternatives to highly addictive drugs for managing chronic pain. Licensed naturopathic doctors are trained to start with non-drug approaches to chronic…

Naturopathic Medicine Lowers Health Care Costs by Emphasizing Prevention and Well-Being

August 15, 2017 Washington, DC – Naturopathic doctors are trained to focus on prevention and well-being. Individually or as part of primary care teams, they can play a central role in lowering health care costs while improving outcomes. This is according to the American Association…

Education, Training, and Licensure Are the Most Important Criteria When Choosing a Naturopathic Doctor

August 2, 2017 Washington, DC – When choosing a naturopathic doctor, the most important criteria are whether the doctor 1) has a naturopathic medical degree earned from an accredited, four-year, in-residence, naturopathic medical college, and 2) has passed rigorous board exams as part of a…

Licensed Naturopathic Doctors and Naturopaths Are Not the Same

June 30, 2017 Washington, DC – Even though the terms “naturopathic doctor” and “naturopath” are often used interchangeably by medical practitioners in other disciplines and the public, consumers seeking a naturopathic doctor should know they are not the same. This is according to the American…

Six Reasons to Choose a Naturopathic Doctor

June 29, 2017 Washington, DC – Patients seeking a doctor who will boost their body’s natural healing ability and apply the least invasive diagnostics and therapies first should consider a licensed naturopathic doctor. This is according to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), which…

Naturopathic Medicine Treats Each Person Holistically to Establish Optimal Health

June 20, 2017 Washington, DC – Naturopathic medicine emphasizes prevention and self-healing, treating each person holistically to establish optimal health. This is according to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), which today released a new FAQ for consumers on the definition and focus of…

Is Pomegranate Juice Really A Superfood?

Only a decade or so ago, pomegranate juice was practically unknown in the US. However, in a relatively short time, it’s been the subject of a ton of research and the results have been so impressive that even mainstream medicine is paying attention. It’s listed…

4 Ways to Get Firm and Cute by Lowering Firmicutes

Alan Christianson, NMD One of the biggest myths about obesity is that it’s caused by laziness or indulgence. It’s not. It’s caused by your body reacting to stressors. In response to stress, your body will store food to prepare for famine, and you will gain…

Do you have hypothyroid or Hashimoto’s?

The thyroid got a lot of attention in the media back in 2007 when Oprah Winfrey announced she had a thyroid condition which, she believed, was the cause of her inability to lose weight.   The problem is that over 90% of people conventionally diagnosed…