FAQs About Naturopathy

Is a naturopathic doctor a real doctor?

A licensed naturopathic doctor has completed a medical degree. They have also undergone training in different types of natural therapies which they use in primary and preventive health care.

Is it hard to become a naturopathic doctor?

Planning and delivering a holistic treatment plan tailored to the specific needs of a patient is the primary role of a naturopathic doctor. However, there are instances when they would need to collaborate with other medical practitioners. This can be challenging at times because not all conventional doctors are open to the idea of working with a naturopath.

Do naturopaths have medical degrees?

Licensed naturopathic doctors have earned a medical degree from a four-year course. Aside from this, they have additional qualifications in nutrition, pharmacology, counselling and botanical medicine.

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