A Naturopathic doctor is like the general practitioner of the natural medicine world.
Common conditions that bring a patient to a Naturopathic doctor include digestive concerns such as: IBS, inflammatory bowel disease, acid reflux and heartburn or food sensitivities and nutritional deficiencies. Hormone imbalances such as: infertility, painful menstruation, perimenopause, menopause, andropause (male menopause) or hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
Cardiovascular concerns such as: congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, coronary artery disease and post-operative recovery.
Skin conditions such as: excema, psoriasis, acne and hives. Respiratory conditions such as: allergies, asthma and chronic sinus infections. Autoimmune conditions such as: rheumatoid arthritis, hashimoto’s thyroiditis, graves disease, celiac disease and lupus. Chronic pain conditions associated with osteoarthritis, tendinitis and disc herniations.
Conditions related to chronic stress such as: adrenal fatigue, poor sleep, emotional swings and fatigue.