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? Pain and Opioids According to the Department of Health… 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

How Toxins Cause Disease

Although the word toxin sounds scary, most people don’t grasp precisely how toxins interact with human physiology and how long this has been a problem for humans. Doctors noticed almost two hundred years ago that toxins like mercury were causing “mad hatter disease.” It was also known that toxicity from… Read More

Our year in review – 2018

We share a vision of a deeply transformed health care system that cultivates wellness and empowers people to achieve their optimum health.  With that vision in mind, we have been strategically launching and growing programs that support awareness and understanding of naturopathic medicine, as well as increased access to… 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

Probably one of the most common questions naturopathic physicians here in their practices is this one: “How can I get more energy?” Do this in bed to have more energy and lose more weight 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

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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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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