The Very Essence of Your Health is that the ANSWER lies within YOU!!
Health Treatments and Medicines need to be About
Providing you with the Essential Ingredients that Your Body needs to Regain and Maintain Health without Doing Harm
Naturopathic Medicine is most commonly referred to as Alternative Medicine. Alternative to what? It was the very beginning of medicine and is still the medicine for the future – Do you think?
Naturopathic Medicine is not hairy, fairy about your Health. It is all about serious commitment to supporting you with Living Healthy Lifestyle Habits, Eating Foods that are going to both provide your body with the fuel it needs each day, to keep you going. As well as protecting you and providing support for you immune system to fight off illnesses and disease.
What is Naturopathic Medicine all About?
Naturopathic Medicines are focused on being chemically free, using ingredients from nature that will support your body’s unique healing process in becoming well. These medicines are formulated in Herbal and Homeopathic formulas. As part of a Naturopathic consultation often as part of your treatment protocol herbal and or a homeopathic formula will be individually made for you. Julie is well known for her extensive Herbal and Homeopathic Dispensary to be able to formulate your individual formula.
As a Naturopathic Health Professional I am formerly trained to understand the connections betweenlifestyle, diet, genetic, environmental, mental, emotional and spiritual influences on the wellbeing of each person. Therefore, a naturopath will take a holistic approach to health rather than see body parts as isolated from the rest of the body and its functioning. Health also needs to be understood in the context of one’s surroundings such as environment, and family and social interactions.
In practice, as a naturopath I endeavour to find out as much as possible about YOU. This is vital in you and I working together for your Optimal health. Becoming aware of the links between influences in your life and the effect it could be having on your current state of health. The insight gained from this information will help determine what advice and/or therapies or remedies may be needed for each person at that particular point in life. The emphasis is always on determining where the disturbance is coming from, what organs and tissue are being compromised giving both of us a clear picture of beginning to get a handle on your health and how we can best improve it.
We live in the ‘information age’. The media, internet, books and other sources of information are readily available to most people. Therefore, when the body wants attention by producing specific symptoms information about this is already available from doctors, the health food store or pharmacy, the media or the internet.
There is one thing, though, that not even the internet can supply: individualized treatment. There are many people who have been given the same diagnosis, but none will have the same life with all its past history, genetic make-up, life events, habits etc. Each person is unique, and therefore any approach to restore health needs to be tailored to one’s particular needs. Naturopaths are uniquely equipped for this by searching for imbalances regarding how the body functions metabolically (the chemical reactions that are taking place in the body), what other influencing factors play a role, and attempting to correct those – ideally before there are outward signs and symptoms of disease and before organs are irreparably damaged.
The role of the naturopath is to assist with restoring and maintaining healthy bodily functions with the use of herbal, homoeopathic medicines, nutrition and nutritional supplementation so as to assist with the body’s own unique healing process without doing any further harm.
As a Naturopath I will also educate and empower you with the tools, the treatment and medicines that will assist your body’s own healing mechanisms to allow it to function optimally. Lifestyle Changes, understanding your emotional health and nervous system so as to cope with life’s ever changing challenges.
There are times, however, where good nutrition is not enough to regain health, as is the case in nutrient depletion with stress, toxic overload or in certain illnesses. Therefore, naturopathic recommendations often include nutritional supplements, herbal and homoeopathic medicine. As your Naturopathic practitioner you receive not only one on one consultation but also individually prescribed herbal and homoeopathic remedies.
Naturopathic and Conventional Medicine
Naturopathic Medicine doesn’t replace Conventional Medicine as Conventional Medicine doesn’t replace Naturopathic Medicine. However in some circumstances Naturopathic medicine can be used alone, whereas to improve the effectiveness of Conventional medicine it would be advantageous to encompass the utilization of Naturopathic Practitioners within the Health System.
Working together giving each person every opportunity of GREAT HEALTH:
Implementation of any medicine or treatment to regain HEALTH should be allowing YOU to take CONTROL; Not the MEDICINE or TREATMENT taking control of YOU!!!!
This is brought to you as “Food for Thought” not as to eliminate any genuine, honest and ethical forms of health treatments, but to give you a broader view of what your health options can be. It is brought to you from formulative years of study along with 20 plus years plus of working hand in hand with my clientele to support their health needs as a Naturopathic Health Professional