Category Archives: Naturopathic Philosophy

The issue of Integration where medicine is concerned

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It has been many months since my last post and although this post isn’t going to give you any tips on self-care or the latest in the health and wellness industry, it is a confirmation for many of you to … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Swiss report on homeopathy

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by Kate Whimster, BCom, MIFHI, ND   I just read this blog, The Swiss Government’s Remarkable Report on Homeopathic Medicine, by Dana Ullman, who writes a regular blog about homeopathy for the Huffington Post. In this blog he discusses a … Continue reading

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food INTOLERANCE vs. food ALLERGY

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When faced with the possibility of a food as the cause of dis-ease, most health practitioners normally only test for food ‘allergies’ when testing for food ‘intolerance’ is also indicated. Food intolerances however as prevalent as they are, and just … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Naturopathic medicine: choice of the uninsured

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Guest Post by Kate Whimster, BCom, MIFHI, ND I just read a great blog by an Dr. Steve Nenninger, ND in New York called “Naturopathic Medicine is the Treatment of Choice for the Uninsured.” In Canada we are fortunate enough … Continue reading

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Suppression, explained…

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Naturopathic Doctors claim that their treatments do not suppress but rather treat the root cause of illness. What exactly does this mean? Both in conventional and some alternative forms of medicine, reduction of symptoms and alleviation of suffering are viewed as … Continue reading

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Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic Doctors are guided by six basic principles: First do no harm: Primum No Nocere By using methods and medicines that minimize the risk of harmful side effects. The process of healing includes the generation of symptoms which are an expression … Continue reading

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