Yes! The effectiveness of Naturopathic Medicine is backed by controlled studies. It has evolved and has been refined over centuries and continues to grow and incorporate scientific advances. It is important to keep in mind that there can be a difference between clinical effectiveness and scientifically proven effectiveness. In fact, the effectiveness of many naturopathic treatments reflects many decades of positive clinical results.
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine along with the many other accredited naturopathic institutions continue to perform state of the art studies that are published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. In order to obtain a licence in Ontario, ND’s undergo rigorous training and examinations conducted by the Council of Naturopathic Medicine Education (CNME). In order to remain licensed, ND’s must take mandatory continuing education training every year.
Naturopathic Doctors included in the Regulated Healthcare Practitioners Act in Ontario and are regulated by the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO). ND’s prefer to work in a integrative approach encouraging patients to receive treatment from many different healthcare providers.
What conditions can Naturopathic Doctors Treat?
- Integrative Cancer Care
- Diabetes & Thyroid conditions
- Weight Management
- PMS, Menopause, Infertility
- Digestive Concerns
- Arthritis, Fibromyalgia
- Chronic Fatigue
- Pediatric Concerns (ADHD, Colic)
- Skin Concerns (Eczema, Psoriasis)
- Sleep Disorders
- Stress Management
- Headaches, Migraines
- Mild Anxiety and Depression
- Cardiovascular Disorders
- Chronic Ear Infections
- Acute & Chronic Pain