It is an incredible time to be alive in this world. Society is broadening its understanding and exploring new ways of integrating interdisciplinary knowledge to approach life’s challenges with holistic wisdom.
While the western approach to medicine can be highly effective at treating symptoms with medication and performing targeted procedures like surgeries, in other ways western medicine can be potentially near-sided, or even enabling, by failing to empower the patient to transform their health longterm from within.
Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care profession, emphasizing prevention, treatment, and optimal health through the use of therapeutic methods and substances that encourage individuals’ inherent self-healing process. The practice of naturopathic medicine includes modern and traditional, scientific, and empirical methods.
Naturopathic physicians are trained in the art and science of natural health care at accredited medical colleges. Integrative partnerships between conventional medical doctors and licensed NDs are becoming more available. This cooperation makes more effective therapies available to consumers. It increases patient satisfaction in their relationships with their care providers. More people are recovering their health by adding naturopathic medicine to their health-care options.”
Dr. Irene Karatzas, ND, discusses alternative and natural ways to treat women’s conditions.