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Naturopathic Medicine Empowers Patients to Take Charge of Their Health

November 7, 2017 Washington, DC – Naturopathic doctors are uniquely educated and trained to engage patients in prevention and lifestyle changes that help build and restore optimal health. This is according to the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM), which today released a new FAQ for…

Naturopathic Medicine Supports Breast Cancer Treatment and Prevention

October 17, 2017 Washington, DC – For patients with breast cancer, naturopathic medicine can help optimize tolerance to conventional medical treatments and also provide strategies to reinforce the body’s natural defenses and recovery systems. This is according to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP),…

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…