Natural healing for the body through herbs, nutritional advice, and lifestyle recommendations
How can Naturopathy help?
Naturopathy takes a holistic approach to health and wellness, addressing everything from what you eat to how you live and exercise. It also involves herbal medicine, which is used in a preventative context to address the root of an illness before it can become worse. The overall goal of naturopathy is to support balance and wellness in the body to boost your immune system and prevent disease. Reputable practitioners in Australia always work in partnership with medical doctors and do not purport to work independent of Western medicine.
The benefits of Naturopathy
Naturopathy has been shown to have a significant impact on a wide variety of chronic illnesses, including asthma, cardiovascular illness, and polycystic ovary syndrome. By far, its greatest benefit comes through its focus on a patient's holistic health and its preventative measures. As such, it can serve as a very viable supplement to other medical interventions.
Naturopathy can also address symptoms related to:
What to expect at your Naturopathy session
Your session will begin with an interview during which your practitioner will inquire after your medical history, diet, and lifestyle. They will also ask you to describe any health problems you may currently have. Next, your practitioner may run tests, including analyses of your body composition, urine, and blood glucose. After this assessment, your naturopath will make recommendations and help you develop a treatment plan.