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Posted on April 23rd, 2011 by Webmaster
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Stethoscope and AppleNaturopathic Medicine promotes working with the body and it’s ability to heal.  A naturopathic doctor (ND’s) have a similar level of education to a ‘regular’ MD, except they don’t have such a high reliance on using man made drugs and they are more interested in preventing illness rather than just treating it.

ND’s encourage using methods like herbal medications,  acupuncture, massages, meditation, aromatherapy, to name just a few, in order to achieve and maintain good health.  They encourage their patients to take a pro-active stance on their own health care and to make better lifestyle choices.