Pets can serve a multitude of therapeutic functions in addition to being a loving member of the family. In recognition of National Pet Day, four naturopathic doctors share how they incorporate the therapeutic benefits of animals in patient care. Learn how interaction with pets can help your health!
Naturopathic doctors are an integral part of interprofessional healthcare delivery in many types of patient care settings. We speak with nine naturopathic doctors in various interprofessional healthcare settings to learn how they work to uncover the root cause of illness, coordinate care with numerous professionals, and ultimately educate and empower patients toward wellness.
Most people are embarrassed to talk about problems they experience in the bathroom. With a worldwide prevalence of 10% to 20%, it's time to start talking about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). We hear from four NDs about why naturopathic medicine may hold the key to uncovering the root cause of IBS. See the difference naturopathic medicine can make!
"After working with so many amazing practitioners in multiple disciplines of medicine, I felt there was a ‘gap’ in what I consider true primary care medicine. It wasn’t until I moved to the West Coast that I heard about naturopathic medicine, and once I did, I felt as though I had found true primary care medicine - medicine that works on a preventative, holistic, and integrative level."
Every year the field of naturopathic medical education advances significantly. Each of the seven accredited naturopathic medical schools share an overview of what happened on their campus to further academics, scholarship and community outreach.
The NUNM community thinks and acts “wholistically.” Whole person. Whole community. Whole world. Learn about the opportunities for NUNM students to act at each level and how they are changing the world.
One of the most common complaints that naturopathic doctors encounter revolves around digestion and digestive health. It is estimated that roughly 70 million Americans are affected by some type of digestive disorder, which includes everything from gas and bloating, constipation or diarrhea, to an actual named disease such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. Learn how your gut affects your health!