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Why Are a Growing Number of Medical Doctors (MDs) Working Collaboratively with Naturopathic Doctors (NDs)?

View the printable PDF version. The AANP and the INM would like to acknowledge Leonard A. Wisneski, MD, FACP and Dave Johnson, MD, FACC for their contributions to the content of this FAQ. Conventionally trained medical doctors find that naturopathic doctors have education, training and a practice approach that enhances care and expands treatment options for patients. Specifically: NDs…

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How do Naturopathic Doctors Prevent and Treat Heart Disease?

FAQ #15: How do naturopathic doctors prevent and treat heart disease?  The AANP and the INM would like to acknowledge Decker Weiss, NMD, FASA, for his contributions to the content of this FAQ. Some of the content for the FAQ appeared in an article by Dr. Weiss in Naturopathic Doctor News and Review. Heart disease, the leading killer for…

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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 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…

NDNR: Interstitial Cystitis and Heart Disease

Written by Dr. Anne Williams.  In this article, Dr. Williams explains how the diagnosis of interstitial cystitis may be part of a greater pattern, which includes heart disease. Patients diagnosed with interstitial cystitis have a greater risk of stroke and other cardiac conditions. This may be in part explained by systemic inflammation and poor immune…

Inflammation Nation – Learn the Causes and Natural Care for Practically Every Illness

Inflammation is the number one underlying cause of most illnesses and imbalances. Cancer, heart disease, thyroid disease, auto-immune diseases, emotional disorders, skin conditions, for example, all have their roots in inflammation. Join Dr. Peter Bongiorno for this fascinating talk as he looks to the future of medicine when doctors will hopefully start addressing the causes…