Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What Can I Expect During My First Visit To A Naturopathic Doctor?
Once the patient's history has been taken, the Naturopath may do a screening physical, which is a standard physical examination supplemented by in-depth questions, and may seek laboratory testing
or diagnostic imaging of the complaint.  After the intake and physical are completed, the Naturopath will discuss the treatment plan or protocol with the
patient.

If needed, the patient will be referred for laboratory or other diagnostic tests, or to their medical doctor for further consultation.  Follow-up visits are scheduled
from one to four weeks after treatment has begun.  If a chronic illness is being addressed, the patient can expect to undergo at least one month of treatment
for every year of illness.

What Conditions Can Naturopathic Medicine Treat?
There is a wide range of conditions that Naturopathic doctors treat, either alone or in combination with other complementary or usual medical treatments.

These include:
 

  • Acute conditions such as headaches, sore throats, ear infections,
    intestinal upsets, colds and flu, etc.
  • Chronic illnesses such as migraines, musculoskeletal pain,
    gastrointestinal, gynecological, arthritis, heart disease, etc.
  • Inherent tendencies before they become a serious illness or degenerative
    disease.
  • Mental and emotional problems to reduce the effects of recent stresses
    and long-term patterns of anger, depression, or anxiety.
  • Physical injury and trauma, including possible referral to appropriate
    specialists.

When Can I Expect Results?
Naturopathy does not offer a magic cure, although many report very rapid results.  Truly great results come from positive behavior changes and the persistence it  requires  to maintain these changes long enough for the body to respond..

The Naturopathic physician is trying to stimulate and support the patient's own system to address the imbalance(s) that have damaged their health. Often, long-term underlying disturbances such as nutritional deficiencies or excesses, rather than the presenting health problem, must be corrected in order to allow the body to reassert its natural state of optimal health. Our elders called these "Impediments to Cure."

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