What to expect from your naturopathic visit

What To Expect from Your Naturopathic Doctor Visit

Naturopathic Medicine is defined by principles rather than by methods or modalities. Above all, it honors the body’s innate wisdom to heal.

When you visit a Naturopathic Doctor (ND), you may be surprised at the level of attention and quality of care you receive. You will most likely be given a physical checkup similar to a regular doctor’s appointment, using conventional medical equipment to record the standard observations such as your blood pressure, pulse, weight, etc.

However you’ll notice one very significant difference: Your ND will speak with you at length, asking a series of probing questions about your symptoms as well as other factors in your daily life, such as stress, relevant aches and pains, foods you’ve been eating, digestive issues, possible allergens, your family health and medical history, relationships, and numerous other lifestyle factors. He or she will view you as a whole person. In order to gather enough valuable information, an ND really listens to and observes you with an inquisitiveness and respect that you will appreciate and considerably benefit from.