How Does Naturopathic Medicine Support Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment?

How Does Naturopathic Medicine Support Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment?

FAQ #9: How does naturopathic medicine support breast cancer prevention and treatment? A service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM). Emphasizing a holistic approach, naturopathic medicine offers complementary natural therapies to support and strengthen the body and mind before, during, and after conventional medical…

How Do Naturopathic Doctors and Conventionally Trained Doctors Work Together?

How Do Naturopathic Doctors and Conventionally Trained Doctors Work Together?

FAQ #8: How do naturopathic doctors and conventionally trained doctors work together? A service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM) There are a number of situations where naturopathic and conventionally trained doctors working together deliver care for some patients. Examples include: People with one…

How Do Naturopathic Doctors Help People Manage Chronic Pain Without Highly Addictive Opioids?

How Do Naturopathic Doctors Help People Manage Chronic Pain Without Highly Addictive Opioids?

FAQ #7: How do naturopathic doctors help people manage chronic pain without highly addictive opioids? A service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM) Anyone who has ever experienced chronic pain knows how debilitating it can be. Yet the most commonly recommended conventional medical solution—prescription…

How Does Naturopathic Medicine Lower Health Care Costs?

How Does Naturopathic Medicine Lower Health Care Costs?

FAQ #6: How does naturopathic medicine lower health care costs? A service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM) As concerns grow over high health care costs and poor health outcomes in the United States, a growing number of policymakers, health care practitioners, and other…

How Should I Choose a Naturopathic Doctor?

How Should I Choose a Naturopathic Doctor?

FAQ #5:  How Should I Choose a Naturopathic Doctor? A service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM) The most important criteria in selecting a naturopathic doctor are that the doctor 1) has a naturopathic medical degree earned from an accredited, four-year, in-residence, naturopathic medical college…

What is the Difference Between a Licensed Naturopathic Doctor and an Unlicensed Naturopath?

What is the Difference Between a Licensed Naturopathic Doctor and an Unlicensed Naturopath?

FAQ #4: What is the difference between a licensed naturopathic doctor and an unlicensed naturopath? A service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM) Licensed naturopathic doctors, sometimes referred to as naturopathic physicians, are regulated at the state level to practice naturopathic medicine. Naturopathic medical students…

Under What Circumstances Should I Choose to See a Naturopathic Doctor?

Under What Circumstances Should I Choose to See a Naturopathic Doctor?

FAQ #3: Under what circumstances should I choose to see a naturopathic doctor? A service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM). 1. You want a doctor who will treat all of you, not just your illness. Naturopathic doctors (NDs) are trained to treat the…

What Is Naturopathic Medicine?

What Is Naturopathic Medicine?

FAQ #2: What is naturopathic medicine? A service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM). Naturopathic doctors are educated and trained in accredited naturopathic medical colleges. They diagnose, prevent and treat acute and chronic illness, restore and establish optimal health by supporting the person’s inherent…

How Are Naturopathic Doctors Educated, Trained, and Licensed?

How Are Naturopathic Doctors Educated, Trained, and Licensed?

FAQ #1: How are naturopathic doctors educated, trained, and licensed? A service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM) Accredited naturopathic medical schools are four-year, in-residence, hands-on medical programs consisting of a minimum of 4,100 hours of class and clinical training. During naturopathic medical school, students…

Alternative Medicine As the Original Disruptor of Healthcare

Alternative Medicine As the Original Disruptor of Healthcare

Alternative Medicine As the Original Disruptor of Healthcare: Recognizing Self-Care Advocates as Collaborators Instead of Disruptors to Improve Individual Health Outcomes Written by Millie Lytle, ND Recently, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan announced they are launching a joint initiative to reduce health care costs in the US. This is significant. Because of the scale of resources…