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Naturopathic Medicine promotes wellness by focusing on the unique physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual factors that contribute to illness, rather than suppressing symptoms. By recognizing and removing barriers to the body's own self-healing process and educating you about diet and lifestyle choices, Naturopathy can help you take better charge of your health over the long term by providing you with a new perspective and clearer awareness of the factors that impact your well being.
What is Naturopathy?
Naturopathic Medicine is a holistic, comprehensive and individualized approach to improving health and treating illness that addresses the underlining cause of disease using safe and effective natural therapies, such as Nutrition, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Lifestyle Counselling, and Botanical Medicine. Naturopathic Medicine plays an important role in integrative health care and treatments can be used on their own or together with conventional medicine.
During your first visit, your applemed Naturopath will ask you about your history, lifestyle and diet and will then recommend appropriate Naturopathic treatments tailored specifically to your needs. No two people are exactly alike and, therefore, no two Naturopathic treatments are exactly the same. Your treatments will depend on your current health concerns, your general health history, and your tolerances and intolerances.
Naturopathic practitioners provide primary and adjunctive health care to people of all ages. Regardless of your age, each Naturopathic treatment will be grounded in the principle of Hippocrates, “Primum non nocere” (Firstly, do no harm) and will utilize the healing power of nature to help you achieve optimum wellness and prevent future health problems.
Benefits of Naturopathy
- Looks beyond symptoms to identify and treat underlying causes
- Gentle, non-toxic natural therapies with no adverse side effects
- Relieves pain and reduces stress
- Restores physiological, psychological and structural balance
- Removes obstacles to healing
- Treats the whole person, instead of just the disease
- Helps chronic conditions that don’t respond to conventional medicine
- Increases vitality
- Gives you a full picture of your current health
- Helps ward off system imbalances before they become health problems
- Focuses on prevention, maintaining overall well being
Conditions That May be Helped by Naturopathy
- Anxiety and depression
- Bowel disorders
- Breast health
- Cancer support
- Chronic cough
- Colds and flu
- Bladder infections
- Cardiovascular issues
- Celiac Disease
- Crohn’s Disease
- Diabetes (Type 2)
- Digestive disorders
- Erectile dysfunction
- Food allergies and sensitivities
- Headaches and migraines
- Hormonal imbalances
- Impaired immunity
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Low back pain
- Menopausal complaints
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Pain management
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Poor digestion
- Pregnancy support
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Smoking cessation
- Sports injuries
- Yeast infections
Alternative Medicine and Naturopathy in Vaughan and Woodbridge
Whether your goal is to improve your overall health and wellness or to gain relief from a specific issue, at applemed
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