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Why Do Naturopathic Doctors Spend Between One and Two Hours with Patients in an Appointment?

FAQ #14: Why do naturopathic doctors spend between one and two hours with patients in an appointment?  A service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM).  The AANP and the INM would like to acknowledge Amy Rothenberg, ND, for her contributions to the content of this FAQ.  You may have noticed…

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How do Naturopathic Doctors Help Prevent and Treat Cervical Dysplasia and Human Papillomavirus (HPV)?

FAQ #13: How do naturopathic doctors help prevent and treat cervical dysplasia and Human Papillomavirus (HPV)? A service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM). The AANP and the INM would like to acknowledge Marianne Marchese, ND for her contributions to the content of this FAQ. Some of the content first…

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Is Naturopathic Medicine Safe?

FAQ #12: Is naturopathic medicine safe? A service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM). Some of the content for this FAQ first appeared in an article by Dr. Matthew Strickland, ND, on the website of the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC). Naturopathic medicine emphasizes prevention and the…

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How Do Naturopathic Doctors Treat Patients with Diabetes?

FAQ #11: How Do Naturopathic Doctors Treat Patients with Diabetes? A service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM). Licensed naturopathic doctors are trained in both conventional and integrative approaches to treating all types of diabetes, including types 1 and 2, gestational diabetes, and prediabetes. Focusing on the…

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How Do Naturopathic Doctors Empower People to Take Charge of Their Health?

FAQ #10: How do naturopathic doctors empower people to take charge of their health? A service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM). Empowering people to become more informed about their health options, more involved in decisions made about their health, and more capable of…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…