The practice of Naturopathy is based on a belief in the body's ability to heal itself through fixing pathologies internally. Diagnosis and treatment programs use complementary healthcare modalities and methods which may promote the body's natural ability to heal.
Naturopaths focus on a Holistic whole body approach, often completely avoiding the use of surgery and drugs. Naturopaths aim to prevent illness through stress reduction and changes to diet and general lifestyle.
Naturopath modalities include Herbal medicine, Applied Kinesiology, Acupuncture, Colonic therapies, Cranial Osteopathy, Hydrotherapy, Manipulative Therapy, Iridology, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Public Health awareness, Massage Therapy and various other forms of bodywork such as Rolfing.
6. Can We Trust the Science? (Censorship and Corruption)
The media plays a vital role in society and how it functions. Charlotte Palmer digs beneath the surface and ultimately makes us question if we can take what we are told by the media and scientists at face value.
12. Influence of Media on Health
Madelaine Winzer looks at trends in the media and how they may influence consumers. Are they positive or negative?
16. Five Herbs for Optimising Athletic Performance
There are few herbal ergogenics that can give astonishing performance results just by being consumed on their own. Giacomo Sandri has selected five popular and well-researched ones that should be in every athlete’s pantry.
20. The Healing Sound of the Universe
Layhing Siu Munro explains how the Gong can be used to heal trauma. The effects of the gong are unique to each individual and in this article Layhing tells us how the Gong helped her on her journey.
24. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) – Symptoms, Prevention and Cervical Cancer
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common viral infection of the reproductive tract, affecting sexually-active men and women. Olivier Sanchez describes symptoms of HPV, risk factors and different measures individuals can take to help prevent viral infections.
27. Herbal Friends Series
In this issue, Corina Mueller provides a herbal monograph for Linden. She looks at the history, uses and contraindications.
30. How Do Tonic Herbs Work?
Tonic Herbs provide an array of benefits. In this article, Ross Danson tells informs us of the ways in which tonic herbs may help us improve our overall health.
40. Harmful Food Additives Every Naturopathic Practitioner Should Know About - With client case examples
By Elle Fox, ND, CNM Graduate