Naturopathic doctors are trained to recommend dietary & lifestyle changes, in addition to herbs and vitamin supplements to treat common medical issues. Naturopathic doctors graduate from doctorate programs at accredited universities and are required to take board exams prior to licensure. Naturopathic medicine programs are similar to medical doctorate programs in many ways however, naturopathic medicine training focuses on herbal therapies, nutrition and lifestyle changes. Naturopathic doctors are a great choice for those interested in preventing illness, maintaining their health or for those looking for alternative medicines when pharmaceutical medications are not working. Naturopathic doctors, aka naturopaths in some regions, specialize in helping patients restore their health by guiding them in making lifestyle changes. In this episode Doc J breaks down her education, the benefits of having a naturopathic doctor on your health care team and why she chose to be a naturopathic doctor & acupuncturist.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:


• How a naturopathic doctor can help you
• Why naturopathic medicine is controversial
• Why team care based medicine is best
• How to find a good naturopathic doctor

Resources From This Episode:
• Learn more about Dr. Jannine Krause
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Bastyr University
National University of Natural Medicine
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
University of Bridgeport
National University of Health Sciences
Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges
Institute for Functional Medicine

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