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.

And the Winner is…

#NatMedWeek2018 was amazing! Thank you to all of those who participated by posting, sharing, creating stories, and spreading the greatness that is naturopathic medicine by words and example. It was a terribly difficult decision to pick a favorite for the contest – we were simply overwhelmed by your passion and advocacy. Read More

Naturopathic Strategies for Pain Relief

Anyone who has ever suffered with pain knows how debilitating it can be, particularly when it’s chronic. Yet the conventional solution—strong, pharmaceutical medicines—are turning out to be worse than the problem. They certainly get rid of pain— but at what cost? According to the Department of Health and Human Services,… Read More

From Hospice to Good Health

Six years ago, conventional medical doctors sent me home with a prescription for hospice care. They told me I had three weeks to live. But thanks to a non-toxic naturopathic medical treatment, I am still here today, and healthier than ever. How I did go from hospice to good health?… Read More

Whole Patient Whole Person Photo Contest

Entry is simple: To celebrate #NatMedWeek2018, the Institute for Natural Medicine plans to share the benefits of Naturopathic Medicine far and wide. From October 7th – October 13th, submit your photo on Instagram to share your whole patient, whole person experience, describing how naturopathic medicine takes care of the mind,… Read More

Bedtime Tips for Increasing Energy and Losing Weight

Do this in bed to have more energy and lose more weight Probably one of the most common questions naturopathic physicians here in their practices is this one: “How can I get more energy?” People are wired and tired, fatigued, running on empty, and dragging through their days. They constantly… Read More

Seven Spices that Can Improve Your Life

I know that it may sound like a little bit of hyperbole but I think by the time you finish reading this, you will agree that these are probably some of the most under-rated substances in the entire world. They’re gorgeous, easy to use and the amount of health benefits… Read More

Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care profession, emphasizing prevention, treatment, and optimal health through the use of therapeutic methods and substances that encourage individuals’ inherent self-healing process. The practice of naturopathic medicine includes modern and traditional, scientific, and empirical methods. The following principles are the… 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. We strive to achieve our mission through initiatives related to: +Education – Reveal the unique benefits of natural medicine +Access – Connect potential patients to Licensed ND’s +Research – Expand the research database on comparative clinical studies

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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Affordable, Accessible, and Effective Healthcare

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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