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Naturopathy is a wholistic system of healing that incorporates a range of treatments and natural therapies, with the underlying belief that your body given the right support, is able to heal itself.
A naturopathic practitioner deals with internal health problems, metabolic disorders and imbalances, through treatment of the whole person. In general, a wide range of assessment techniques are employed to uncover the causative factors, and treatment may involve nutritional advice, dietary changes, herbal medicines, homoeopathy, bodywork or nutritional supplements. Naturopaths will not necessarily utilise all of these therapies, but will have a range of therapies they specialise in.
Naturopaths believe that when we restore or maintain the equilibrium of the body, our immune system is better placed to defend itself against infection and disease.
Naturopaths are trained in a variety of modalities and therefore able to treat a broad spectrum of illness or disease states that are either acute or chronic.