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NYANP Member in the Spotlight – Brian Crouse, ND, LAc

NYANP Member Spotlight questions: Where did you go to school and when did you graduate?   University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine, class of 2016 Why did you want to become a Naturopathic Doctor?   Originally I had the intention of being a chiropractor but in my twenties I was led from school into food…

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What Do Naturopathic Doctors Mean by Treat the Whole Person?

View the printable PDF version. The AANP and INM would like to acknowledge Amy Rothenberg, ND, for her contributions to the content of this FAQ. Naturopathic doctors (NDs) follow six guiding principles that serve as a philosophical platform for all of naturopathic medicine. The principles influence how NDs think about medicine, make clinical decisions, and most importantly, how…

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NYANP Member Spotlight

Dr. Jillian Finker, Naturopathic Doctor Interview on December 11, 2018 by Dr. Kurt Beil 1. Where did you go to school and when did you graduate? Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM), Graduated in 2003. 2. Why did you want to become a Naturopathic Doctor? Growing up, I wanted to become an MD. I was…

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What do Naturopathic Doctors Mean by the Healing Power of Nature?

FAQ #16: What do naturopathic doctors mean by the healing power of nature?  The AANP and the INM would like to acknowledge Amy Rothenberg, ND, for her contributions to the content of this FAQ.  Naturopathic doctors follow six guiding principles that serve as a philosophical platform for everything they do. The principles influence how they think about medicine, how…

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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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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 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…

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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…