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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.

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

Dirty Dozen Updates

Springtime across the country is a time of rebirth and new beginnings. Many of us are recommitting to healthy lifestyle habits with renewed energy and dedication. Vibrant health begins with finding better work/life balance, finding time to exercise, and ensuring adequate sleep. But taking a look at dietary intake is… Read More

Joel’s Story: One Great Gut

Joel Sprechman was a successful computer and science engineer on the fast track, until one day he was derailed by a simple oatmeal cookie. Joel’s journey to gut health led him from doctor to doctor and included diagnoses from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. In… Read More

What Makes a Naturopathic Doctor Visit Distinct?

Naturopathic doctors are different than conventional doctors, but what specific things that make them distinct? Most naturopathic doctors spend between 1-2 hours with patients on initial visits, and 30-60 minutes on subsequent follow up visits. Beyond extended time, you can expect a discussion about your lifestyle, social setting, and… Read More

NUNM Celebrates Completion of Ten-Year Naturopathic Medicine Book Series

Research Project Revives Early Naturopathic Wisdom to Inspire Today’s Physicians PORTLAND, Oregon (Feb. 27, 2019) —National University of Natural Medicine and its NUNM Press today announce the completion of The Hevert Collection: In Their Own Words, a 12-volume anthology that presents original writings from the early literature of the founders of the naturopathic profession. Read More

NUNM Naturopathic Students Tapped for Oregon Scholarship Program

Providing Primary Care in Underserved Counties in Exchange for Tuition Jan. 23, 2019 PORTLAND, Oregon —The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has awarded National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) a biennial grant of $250,000 to provide educational scholarships for a select group of naturopathic medical students through the … Read More

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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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