What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Naturopathic Medicine is a system of healthcare that blends modern scientific knowledge with a holistic and natural approach to assessment, diagnosis and treatment of an individual. The primary treatment goal is to treat the cause of disease through restoring and stimulating the body’s inherent capacity to heal itself.

Naturopathic Medicine may be helpful for any of the following conditions:

• Anxiety / Depression
• Cancer: support during and after chemo and radio therapy, remission and prevention
• Cardiovascular Disorders
• Chronic Illness
• Digestive Health
• Fertility
• Immune health
• Pediatric Health
• Pre and Post Natal Care
• Men’s Health
• Muscle and Joint Pain
• Skin Conditions (e.g. acne, eczema, psoriasis)
• Sleep Issues
• “Untreatable” or “Undiagnosed” Conditions
• Women’s Health
• Weight Management

 


Diet & Nutrition

What we put into our bodies not only affects us physically, but also affects our moods and energy levels. Proper diet and nutrition are key aspects of your wellbeing. Establishing a strong connection between diet and nutrition is essential to healthy living.

Nutritional Education Includes:

– Nutritional requirements
– Understanding food labels
– Eating chemical free
– Appropriate foods and food combinations
– Nutrient deficiencies and toxicities
– Safe detoxification
– Determining food sensitivities and allergies
– Nutritional supplement regimen specific to your health needs

 

Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine

This ancient form of medicine is based on the concept of balancing inner energy, called Qi. Illness results when your Qi is disrupted or blocked. Acupuncture and herbal medicine help to restore the body’s natural function.

Acupuncture treatments are effective in treating such imbalances, and have been effective for a variety of conditions including: joint and muscle pain, digestive difficulties, anxiety/depression and fertility.

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IV Therapy

Infusing vitamins, minerals and nutrients directly into the blood stream allows for rapid absorption and allow for quick therapeutic benefits. IV therapy is used for many conditions, such as cancer, anti-aging, chronic conditions, and immune boosting.

 

Herbal Medicine

Botanical Medicine is the study and use of herbs to treat a wide range of medical conditions. Herbal plants can be extremely healing and beneifical to numerous health conditions. Although Herbal Medicine is thought of as gentler, not all natural products are necessarily safe — natural products can have harmful interactions with certain drugs and/or medical conditions.

 

Homeopathy

This medicinal system works by stimulating the body’s to heal rather than suppressing symptoms. Each remedy prescribed specifically for each individual and for each condition.

 

Lifestyle Counselling

Naturopathic medicine not only addresses the physical body, but also explores the mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of the individual. Lifestyle patterns and behavious – the mind-body connection – are integral to all aspects of life. Self-awareness and lifestyle modification promote movement towards a healthier wellbeing.

Consult with Dr. Mary Choi, ND to find our how to maximize your health.
 
 

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