Eating well, exercising and getting regular massages are just some of the ways naturopathy can help you keep healthy. Naturopathy is an alternative medicine that focuses on using the body’s natural ability to stay well. Instead of focusing on illness, the therapy seeks to promote wellness.
What is naturopathy?
The guiding philosophy of naturopathy is that our ability to heal and remain healthy can be supported through nutrition and healthy lifestyle changes. Popular naturopathic treatments include:
- nutrition advice
- exercise therapy
- stress management (yoga and meditation)
- massage therapy
Naturopathy is believed to be an effective treatment for a variety of health concerns, including back pain, fatigue, headache, menstrual cramps and skin conditions.
The six principles
Naturopathic medicine is traditionally based on six essential…