Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic medicine focuses on prevention and the self-healing process through natural therapies. In recent years naturopathic medicine has witnessed a rapid increase in the public interest and works on the philosophy of prevention, wellness, and respect for nature's innate healing ability. 

What Is Naturopathic Medicine?

Naturopathic diagnosis focuses on recognizing the underlying causes of disease. The naturopathic therapies are supported by research drawn from peer-reviewed journals from many disciplines, including naturopathic medicine, clinical nutrition, traditional medicine, European complementary medicine, pharmacognosy, phototherapy, homeopathy, psychology, and spirituality.

What Are the Principles of Naturopathic Medicine?

Minimally Invasive 

The naturopathic medications and procedures are as minimally invasive as possible. If the natural treatment methods are not effective, you can be advised on an alternative course of action.

Natural Healing 

Naturopathic medicine emphasizes the body's own ability to heal. They help the patient utilize this power by creating a healthy internal and external environment.

Identify the Causes 

Naturopathic medicine aims to identify the core structural, physiologic, biochemical, and psychospiritual symptoms. By treating the underlying root cause, naturopathic medicine intends to treat the cause of symptoms. 

Treat the Whole Person 

Naturopathy emphasizes multiple physical, mental, genetic, environmental, and more factors that impact one's health. The fundamental focus of naturopathic medicine is the prevention of disease and ailments.

What Conditions Can Naturopathic Medicine Treat? 

  • Hormone imbalances
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Immune conditions
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Sleeplessness
  • Fertility issues
  • Nutrition & fatigue

What Are the Benefits of Naturopathic Medicine?

Some of the benefits of naturopathic medicine include the following:

  • They help boost the immune system
  • They can help overcome nutritional deficiencies and support healing at the same time.
  • The raw materials required to formulate natural medicine are readily available in nature.
  • The medicines are more cost-effective.
  • They generally produce very few side effects
  • They do not need to be adulterated

What Is the Process of Naturopathic Medicine?

At Love Medical Spa in Portland, we treat and heal the whole person, including the mind, body, and spirit. We address the root cause of illness by establishing a new path forward for preventative health.

We work on the understanding that our bodies have an inherent capacity to heal. Hence our naturopathic medicine focuses holistically on your wellness goals, medical history, and symptoms.

First, your lifestyle, genetic, and environmental factors are assessed for information and to identify and remove the obstacles limiting any healing response. Then, we provide appropriate treatment plans and options to prevent disease and encourage recovery by utilizing natural remedies such as herbal medicines, therapeutic nutrition, nutritional supplements, homeopathy, lifestyle wellness, and non-invasive treatments.

To learn more about our naturopathic medicine therapies, visit Love Medical Spa office at 2250 NW Flanders St., Portland, OR 97210. You can also reach us at (971) 500-9009 and schedule an appointment.