Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS A NATUROPATH?


Naturopaths are trained in the art of natural healing, with a strong emphasis on prevention and holistic treatment. They work closely alongside mainstream doctors to provide an informative approach that isn't just limited to prescribing medication or surgery but also includes alternative medicines such as herbs for those who want them too - even if they're not sick!


WHY CONSULT A NATUROPATH?


Naturopathic medicine is a type of healing that uses natural ingredients to promote wellness. It's rooted in preventative practices and the belief that by supporting all your body's systems, you can live life with strong immune function plus elevated energy levels!

Trained to listen, Naturopaths respect and care for their patients with a holistic approach that treats the underlying causes of illness rather than just masking symptoms with drugs or surgery, ultimately it's all about finding what works best for you!

A naturopathic doctor will devise an individualised treatment plan to find out how they can help YOUR well being; providing ongoing management so as long as we keep up our good habits everything should be okay after healing has taken place.

WHO SHOULD SEE A NATUROPATH?


You don't have to be sick or injured to see a Naturopath. In fact, if you're looking for some guidance on how to live an optimum lifestyle with lots of vitality then a Naturopath might be the person who can help!

The benefits of seeing a Naturopath are endless. Whether you want to treat an illness or live in good health, they will be happy to give their trained advice on diet and lifestyle as well as supportive treatments like nutritional medicine and herbal medicines that can help with whatever it is you're looking for!

WHAT CONDITIONS CAN A NATUROPATH HELP WITH?

Naturopathic medicine can be a powerful tool in supporting the body's natural healing process. Naturopaths work with patients to get them back on track and are even happy to work in conjunction with your mainstream doctor to achieve the best solution. Native and Actuals specialities are, but are not limited to: -

  • Aging well

  • Anxiety and Depression

  • Hormone imbalances

  • Musculoskeletal conditions

  • Gastrointestinal system health

 

WHAT  TREATMENTS ARE USED?

Naturopathic medicine can be a powerful tool in supporting the body's natural healing process. Naturopaths work with patients to get them back on track and are even happy to work in conjunction with your mainstream doctor to achieve the best solution. Native and Actuals specialities are, but are not limited to: -

  • Herbal Medicine

Used since the dawn of time, Herbal Medicine can provide a solution for almost all medical conditions.

 

  • Nutrition

The first step to good health is good nutrition. Our dietary needs are very personal and depend heavily on our lifestyle and environment. Ensuring your body is getting the right level of nutrients is essential to better health.

 

  • Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a gentle and effective, chemical-free approach to health that works on an energetic level. The philosophy for homeopathic remedies has been based on the idea that "like cures like" - just as bitter chemicals can help relieve symptoms of sadness or anger so too will medicinal plants do wonders when taken in low doses!

DO I NEED A REFERRAL TO SEE A NATUROPATH?

Anyone can see a Naturopath, no referral is required.