How to become a naturopathic physician??
There are two main ways to become a naturopathic physician. First is by becoming a medical doctor and then taking up the naturopathy specialty. In Canada and the U.S., this begins with pre-med university studies which is usually a four-year bachelor of science degree.
Do naturopathic doctors go to med school??
Yes, a licensed naturopathic doctor has to go to a four year accredited medical school and must pass a national licensing exam in order to practice. There are currently five accredited schools in North America: NCNM, Bastyr, Southwest College, Bridgeport, and Canadian College.
What kind of Doctor is a nd??
A naturophatic doctor (ND) or a naturopathic medical doctor (NMD) is a doctor who helps his patient to prevent illnesses by greatly focusing on the patient’s natural ability to heal. In other words, a naturopathic doctor mostly treats a patient using natural methods or alternative medicines.
How can naturopathic medicine help you??
Preventing disease. Naturopathic medicine will help boost your immune system to help get your body ready to jump into action to help itself. With a stronger immune system acting on your behalf, you’ll be much more able to fight off both chronic and acute conditions before they have a chance to overwhelm your body.