How Natural Medicine Focuses on Whole Patient Health

Naturopathic Medicine focuses on whole patient care, using diet, lifestyle, and gentle treatments to support health and wellness.

News & Patient Stories

Discover updated research, patient and care stories, INM press, and articles of interest from the naturopathic community.

Laura’s Story: Know and Trust Your Gut

Laura Hill Temmerman was excited about a full-time job at a west coast academic medical center after completing graduate school, researching service excellence and the clinician-patient relationship. In 2008, she started experiencing stomach flu-like symptoms which would eventually be diagnosed as an extremely rare gastrointestinal (GI) bacterial infection. Several specialists,… Read More

Family Recipe: Cuban Black Beans

Black beans are a legume known for their dark pigment. Like peas, lentils, and peanuts they share a strong nutritional profile. Black beans have many health benefits including cancer preventative properties, supporting healthy digestion, improving heart health and blood sugar retention. Some key takeaways on the benefits of black… Read More

Listen to Your Gut!

Naturopathic doctors know that symptoms don’t present in isolation, and that whole person health is important for every patient. A big part of how your body functions is through the organized, diverse and interactive  “gut” that takes in food and removes waste. Literally, that’s what the gut does, but there… Read More

Razi’s Story: Walking the Natural Path

Plagued by debilitating body pain, daily migraines, nausea, and chronic fatigue, Razi Berry felt her successful life unwinding. Bounced between different medical professionals she struggled to find the right treatment. Neither pain pills or antibiotics were producing results. Fortunately, Razi decided to take her health into her own hands, and… Read More

Our Mission

INM envisions optimal health and wellbeing through the transformation of the healthcare system by education about and promotion of the principles and practices of natural medicine.

Naturopathic Doctors Undergo Extensive Training

Naturopathic Doctors complete 4,100 hours of coursework including 1,200 hours of clinical study, 60% of which is in direct patient care.

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Licensed NDs are graduates of four-year naturopathic medical schools with admissions requirements comparable to those of other medical schools. The Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND or NMD) or Doctor of Naturopathy (ND) degrees are awarded after extensive classroom, clinical and practical study. Medical science coursework includes cardiology, neurology, radiology, obstetrics, gynecology, immunology, dermatology, and pediatrics.
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