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Dr. Tia Trivisonno, The Story of Naturopathic Medicine

I really felt like if I want to help the medical paradigm and I want to educate my family, my friends, and ultimately future patients about a system that can work for them, naturopathic medicine to me is the one that blends these things in such a way that you speak the language of the…

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How Do Naturopathic Doctors Treat Endometriosis?

View the printable PDF version. The AANP and INM would like to acknowledge Marianne Marchese, ND and Amy Rothenberg, ND for their contributions to the content of this FAQ.Endometriosis is one of the common yet misunderstood medical conditions, affecting 10-15 percent ofwomen of childbearing age. Licensed naturopathic doctors (NDs) utilize effective diagnostic interventions for discovering underlying causes of endometriosis. Trained extensively in clinical nutrition,…

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How Do Naturopathic Doctors Treat ADHD?

View the printable PDF version. The AANP and INM would like to acknowledge Paul Herscu, ND, MPH, for his contributions to the content of this FAQ. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a chronic, neurobiological condition that affects nine percent of children and four percent of adults in America. ADHD includes a combination of persistent problems, such as difficulty sustaining attention, hyperactivity,…

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How Do Naturopathic Doctors Treat Anxiety?

View the printable PDF version.    The AANP and INM would like to acknowledge Moira FitzpatrickPhD, ND, FICPP, CHT, for her contributions to the content of this FAQ. 40 million adults in America suffer from anxiety, the most commonly diagnosed mental condition in the country. Unique for every person, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is often experienced as excessive, uncontrollable worry…

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Why and How Do Naturopathic Doctors Focus on Prevention?

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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How and Why Do Naturopathic Doctors Use Botanical Medicine?

View the printable PDF version. The AANP and the INM would like to acknowledge Patricia Gaines, ND, and Sheila Kingsbury, ND, for their contributions to the content of this FAQ.  Botanical medicine, also known as herbal medicine, is the science and practice of using medicinal plants and extracts to improve overall health, support wellness, and treat acute and chronic disease. Many…

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What Do Naturopathic Doctors Mean By “First, Do No Harm?”

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. Licensed 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,…

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How Do Naturopathic Doctors Help People Manage Blood Pressure?

View the printable PDF version.  The AANP and the INM would like to acknowledge Kasra Pournadeali, ND, for his contributions to the content of this FAQ. Forty-six percent of U.S. adults, and nearly 80 percent of those aged 65 and older have high blood pressure, or hypertension, according to new guidelines from the American Heart Association. High blood pressure, which often…