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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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

Written by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians 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 maintaining their own good health can lead to better health outcomes and lower costs.1 In addition to diagnosing…

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What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Written as a service for consumers from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Institute for Natural Medicine (INM). Naturopathic medicine is a distinct practice of medicine that emphasizes prevention and the self-healing process to treat each person holistically and improve outcomes while lowering health care costs. Naturopathic doctors are educated and trained in…

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Barbecue Mistakes to Avoid for Better Health

Written by Patricia Pimentel Selassie, ND It’s here! Barbecue season has arrived. I like this season because when you can get together with your family and community, be outdoors in nature, and have some moments to relax, you actually send a signal to your body to unwind from work and stress and spend a little…

Naturopathic Medicine Week June 19th – June 23rd, 2017

The NYANP is excited to announce that the week of June 19th through June 23rd is NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE WEEK in New York. You don’t have to be a naturopathic physician to celebrate. Patients, advocates, family, and friends can help spread the word about how Naturopathic Medicine changes lives. Tell us: Why are you passionate about…

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The Treatment of Chronic Lyme with Hookworms

Since so many people suffer with Lyme disease I felt like it was important to report the success in a case of chronic lyme disease. This case is of a forty five year old woman with severe allergies after being diagnosed and treated for acute lyme. The allergies were severe enough to interfere with the…