Naturopathic Wellness Consultations Address Whole Person
What should I expect when visiting a Naturopathic Doctor?
Naturopathic doctors work with patients to improve overall health and wellness with a strong focus on restoring health through more natural approaches. Through healing techniques, it is possible to better align with your body's natural ability to heal. At UH Connor Integrative Health Network, we work with patients to restore a greater sense of balance, rather than the imbalance that occurs with poor health.
For the initial visit, our naturopathic doctor takes a complete health history with special attention current medications, including herbal supplements, and any possible interactions that may be affecting your optimal health. We take the time to fully understand your health goals and how healthy living fits your personal lifestyle. We will discuss a range of daily living topics, including:
- Lifestyle habits
- Eating patterns
- Sleep habits
- Exercise practices
- Stress levels
- Emotional issues
You will be asked to bring any herbal or vitamin supplements you are taking so that your dosage and the quality of the products can be evaluated. At the end of the visit, your naturopathic doctor will tailor an individualized plan based on your specific needs and goals. We also offer specialized lab testing, including but not limited to micro-nutrients, food sensitivities and hormones to completely assess what may be affecting your health.
What is Naturopathy?
Naturopathy, or naturopathic medicine is a distinct system of holistic health care that addresses the whole person and the root causes of disease. It supports your body’s innate ability to heal itself through natural therapies with a focus on a proactive approach to health and disease prevention. The principles of naturopathic medicine include:
- Teach disease prevention and encourage self-responsibility for health
- Support the healing power of the body
- Address the root cause of the disease
- Address the whole person with individualized care
What is the Science of Naturopathy?
A Naturopathic doctor combines the wisdom of nature with the rigors of modern science. They offer a complementary approach to health care by integrating standard medicine with preventative measures and natural therapies. These natural therapies may include herbal medicine, diet and lifestyle modifications, supplements, homeopathy, acupuncture and detoxification strategies.
To schedule your consultation, please call 216-285-4070.