What is a Naturopathic Doctor?

An N.D. is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, which is a field of medicine far broader than the practice of diagnosing health conditions and prescribing natural therapies for symptom management. In fact, Naturopathy is an entirely different model of health, based on the belief that our bodies can heal themselves — as long as we provide the right conditions. When our basic needs (clean air, pure water, restful sleep, a nutritious and balanced diet, and proper body alignment, to name just a few) are met, our innate healing ability will flourish. In the absence of any one of these variables, our bodies [...]