Naturopathic medicine addresses the fundamental and root causes of disease. Naturopathic Doctors (ND’s) look to heal patients through individualized natural treatment, and educate them about the principles of healthy living, optimal wellness and preventative medicine.
The human body is a complex system. When health is less than optimal, the body signals what is wrong (via presenting symptoms) and it is then up to us to read those signals and take corrective action, rather than using a suppressive approach. Using the principles of Naturopathic Medicine, one can identify ‘blindspots’ in our diet, environment, lifestyle and biochemistry, and help to correct these imbalances naturally to optimize health and well-being. Naturopathic Medicine is a patient centered approach.
Laboratory tests and other diagnostics are used to:
Naturopathic Medicine at The Dempster Clinic – Center for Functional Medicine harnesses the power of lab testing as a critical part of our patient centered approach. By focusing on your unique health goals, utilizing and interpreting data uncovered by selected lab tests, taking and reviewing your medical history – we help you formulate a Naturopathic Medicine program customized to you.
You will find many of the tests used to evaluate health and pinpoint stresses and conditions in our Functional Medicine Test & Diagnostics section.
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