WHAT IS NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE?

 

Naturopathic medicine is a system of healthcare that prescribes natural remedies to stimulate the body's healing capacity.

Naturopathic medicine is a licensed & regulated practice in the province of Alberta.  Doctors are required to pass a 4-year undergraduate degree in basic sciences, an additional 4-year naturopathic medical program, as well as pass both national & provincial exams before licensure.

Naturopathic doctors may use various healing techniques including: 

There are 6 Principles upon which Naturopathic Medicine is based:

  1. First Do No Harm

  2. Treat the Root Cause of Disease

  3. Treat Holistically

  4. Respect the Healing Power of Nature

  5. Doctor is Teacher

  6. Prevention is Paramount

Herbal Remedies
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