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Naturopathic Medicine vs. Allopathic Medicine

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Both naturopathic and allopathic medicine are great and have their place in modern medicine. Making the choice between naturopathic and allopathic medicine for your health care treatment all depends on the patient and the type of patient care you are hoping to receive as well as your goals.

Allopathic medicine is essential when it comes to emergency situations and when symptoms are causing pain or discomfort. If you are in a car accident or have recently had a stroke, traditional medicine can stabilize and protect you from the damaging effects of those serious incidents. Allopathic physicians are also able to stabilize common ailments quickly through the use of modern pharmaceutical medicine.

When it comes to health prevention, many people look to naturopathic medicine because of the focus it places on the root of the cause. Naturopathic treatment naturally boosts the immune system with herbs, vitamins and minerals, and other natural remedies, which helps the body heal itself. This can lead to improved vitality and/or complete reversal of the disease, as well as a reduction or elimination of drugs. Naturopathic doctors look to replace what your body is naturally losing from age or other health concerns.

If you want to help heal your body and restore it to its functioning, healthy self again, many patients find that naturopathic remedies very beneficial. Dr. Burns has been practicing naturopathic medicine since 2005 and specializes in family and preventative health, IV nutrients and botanical medicine. She is passionate about natural medicine, and wants the absolute best for her patients. Take the first step in becoming healthy again, and schedule a consult today.