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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…

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

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…

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

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…

Barbecue Mistakes to Avoid for Better Health

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…

The Treatment of Chronic Lyme with Hookworms

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…

NYANP Licensing Effort Go Fund Me Support Page

NYANP Licensing Effort Go Fund Me Support Page

4.27.2017 A letter from the NYANP President, Dr. Peter Bongiorno Hi friends of the NYANP, As you know, naturopathic doctors are not yet licensed in New York State even thought 21 states have naturopathic physicians licensed. As president of the New York Association of Naturopathic Physician (NYANP),I have been working hard to move this through…

Healing Anxiety and Depression – News Interview

Healing Anxiety and Depression – News Interview

Mary Mucci of News 12 in Long Island interviews two of Dr. Peter Bongiorno’s patients who recovered from mood disorders by working with his natural recommendations.. One patient suffered from significant obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), worrying and anxiety, and a second patient suffered from years of difficult anxiety and depression. Both patients were able to avoid…

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Dr. Doni Wilson talks about naturopathic medicine and its many benefits, including how it works together with conventional medicine. Your body is an amazing thing. It has all sorts of built-in protections, including the ability to heal itself. Naturopathic medicine supports your body in the healing process. Just like conventional medicine, it uses science and…

Ten Naturopathic Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

Ten Naturopathic Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

Written by Dr. Patricia Pimentel Selassie 1. Positive thinking.  Start the day with positive thoughts or by forging a smile as soon as you open your eyes. Our thoughts affect our emotions by releasing both stress producing neurotransmitters like cortisol and adrenaline and positive ones like dopamine and serotonin. 2. Contrast showering. Shower with one…