What is a Naturopathic Doctor?

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Naturopathic doctors, or naturopaths, provide health care for the entire family. Many people think of them as the general practitioners of the alternative medicine world. However, naturopaths can also be specialists in areas such as digestive health, gynecology, respiratory health, cardiovascular health, urology, pediatrics, dermatology and musculoskeletal health.  In most state, they can also perform minor […]

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Meridians: The Body’s Energy Pathways

MERIDIANS are a major concept in Chinese Medicine. Chinese Medicine practitioners help people to become healthy again, and to remain healthy, utilizing herbs and physical medicine, such as acupuncture, acupressure, and tuina.  Rather than relying on anatomy and physiology in the Western sense, Chinese medicine focuses on how the energy flows throughout the body. Accidental […]

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What Is Alternative Medicine?

Alternative medicine (natural medicine) has been around virtually forever. Even animals know to eat grass, berries, leaves, and flowers to help themselves feel better. Survival skills evolved into natural medicine. Humans also learned to make use of their natural environment to sustain their health and livelihoods. Plants, fruits, nuts, and seeds provided nourishment. Leaves, stems, roots, […]

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