New York Association Of Naturopathic Physicians Calls For Effective Solutions For The Recovery Of A Healthier New York

Press Release/Distributed on 05/27/20 The link between chronic illness, air pollution and COVID-19 death rates is potentially profound. The NYANP offers their leadership in delineating the relationship between comorbidities, social determinants and the environment. The association has created a committee designated to the collation of clinical research and the review of clinical care outcomes for…

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The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Preparation and prevention, don’t panic! One of the main tenets of naturopathic medicine is to teach the principles of healthy living.  In accordance with this principle, I would like to share some information about how naturopathic doctors within our community have responded to the coronavirus in a timely fashion to provide insight and guidance for…

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Dr. Tia Trivisonno, The Story of Naturopathic Medicine

NYANP President, Dr. Tia Trivisonno, was recently a guest on Caspar Szulc’s Innovative Medicine podcast and spoke with him about the story of naturopathic medicine. In the interview, Dr. Trivisonno explained what an ND is and what they do, and how despite the extensive training they’ve gone through at accredited naturopathic medical schools, some states…

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How Do Naturopathic Doctors Treat Endometriosis?

View the printable PDF version. The AANP and INM would like to acknowledge Marianne Marchese, ND and Amy Rothenberg, ND for their contributions to the content of this FAQ.Endometriosis is one of the common yet misunderstood medical conditions, affecting 10-15 percent ofwomen of childbearing age. Licensed naturopathic doctors (NDs) utilize effective diagnostic interventions for discovering underlying causes of endometriosis. Trained extensively in clinical nutrition,…

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How Do Naturopathic Doctors Treat Insomnia and Other Sleep Problems?

View the printable PDF version. The AANP and the INM would like to acknowledge Amy Rothenberg, ND, for her contributions to the content of this FAQ. If you struggle to fall asleep or stay asleep, you are not alone. Forty percent of Americanadults get less sleep than the nightly seven hour minimum recommended by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.…

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Do Naturopathic Doctors Prescribe Medication?

View the printable PDF version.The INM and AANP would like to acknowledge Christie Fleetwood, ND, RPh, for her contributions to the content of this FAQ. Licensed naturopathic doctors (NDs) are trained as primary care providers to diagnose, prevent, and treat acute and chronic illness. NDs complete rigorous education in pharmaceutical drugs during their four-year, science-based medical education, and…

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Who Ensures the Quality of Naturopathic Medical Schools?

View the printable PDF version. The AANP and INM would like to acknowledge Marianne Marchese, ND, and Daniel Seitz, JD, EdD, for their contributions to the content of this FAQ. Accreditation is an external peer review and regulatory process for higher education. Its goal is to ensure high-quality education and training in various disciplines, including medical education, in order…

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How Do Naturopathic Doctors Treat Hypothyroidism?

View the printable PDF version. Of the 20 million Americans who have thyroid disease, most have hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland can’t make enough thyroid hormone to keep the body running normally. More common in women than men, hypothyroidism can have a number of genetic, nutritional, and immune-related underlying causes and contributing factors. Licensed naturopathic doctors…

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How Do Naturopathic Doctors Diagnose and Treat Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis?

View the printable PDF version. The AANP and the INM would like to acknowledge Eric Yarnell, ND, for his contributions to the content of this FAQ. When diagnosing and treating patients with acute or chronic gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, licensed naturopathic doctors (NDs) address the whole person—including body, mind, emotions, genetics, environmental exposures, and socio-economic status. NDs employ a…

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How Do Naturopathic Doctors Help Prevent Cognitive Decline?

View the printable PDF version. The INM and AANP would like to acknowledge Doni Wilson, ND, Sara Thyr, ND, and Amy Rothenberg, ND, for their contributions to the content of this FAQ. As the aging baby boomer generation grows, a growing number of Americans are projected to have dementia and associated cognitive decline. Currently over five million Americans are living…