Naturopathic medicine is a health care system that focuses on prevention and natural remedies in the promotion of health. While it can be used acutely, it's brilliance really shines through when dealing used as a preventative tool in maintaining health and well being. Naturopathic philosophy focuses on discovering the underlying cause of disease and addressing it. Treatments are individually tailored and focus on lifestyle and dietary changes but may include botanical medicine.
In BC, naturopathic doctors can prescribe medications when necessary and have the ability to interpret and order lab