New York Association Of Naturopathic Physicians Calls For Effective Solutions For The Recovery Of A Healthier New York

Press Release/Distributed on 05/27/20 The link between chronic illness, air pollution and COVID-19 death rates is potentially profound. The NYANP offers their leadership in delineating the relationship between comorbidities, social determinants and the environment. The association has created a committee designated to the collation of clinical research and the review of clinical care outcomes for…

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The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Preparation and prevention, don’t panic! One of the main tenets of naturopathic medicine is to teach the principles of healthy living.  In accordance with this principle, I would like to share some information about how naturopathic doctors within our community have responded to the coronavirus in a timely fashion to provide insight and guidance for…

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Dr. Tia Trivisonno, The Story of Naturopathic Medicine

NYANP President, Dr. Tia Trivisonno, was recently a guest on Caspar Szulc’s Innovative Medicine podcast and spoke with him about the story of naturopathic medicine. In the interview, Dr. Trivisonno explained what an ND is and what they do, and how despite the extensive training they’ve gone through at accredited naturopathic medical schools, some states…

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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…