Back pain does not discriminate. It affects men and women equally, and is a leading cause of missed workdays and poor work productivity. NDs help patients identify the root cause of pain, and formulate holistic and individualized approaches. We share a few things to consider for optimal back 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.
Naturopathic doctors set themselves apart with personality traits and qualities that help them excel in holistic, patient-centered care. Find out if naturopathic medicine is the right path for you by learning about the careers and habits of successful NDs in the field.
November is National Diabetes Month. Learn how naturopathic approaches to diabetes treatment can relieve symptoms, in some cases reverse disease, and help patients manage sugar levels better day to day.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Learn how naturopathic approaches to nutrition and exercise can regulate mood and mental health to reduce aggressive tendencies and prevent children from developing bullying behavior.
Many people are taking a cue from naturopathic doctors who have sought for years to determine what the underlining root causes are of poor health only to realize that many of these are inter-related. For instance, stress doesn’t just manifest itself as a feeling of anxiety or even depression; it can account for physical symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, stomach and digestive issues, tension, and even decreased libido as well as a general irritability and anger. All of these issues could be alleviated if the root cause—stress—were addressed. This issue also doesn’t just affect the stressed out employees of businesses—the businesses themselves are losing $300 billion annually in lost work and health care costs. So how do we fix this?