The Body Has the Inherent Wisdom to Heal
Our bodies are wise and we must honor the messages they are relaying to us. Symptoms are a way of the body communicating to us that something is off balance. By finding and removing barriers to self-healing, such as poor diet and and unhealthy lifestyle, naturopathic doctors facilitate the healing process.
Being diagnosed with a serious condition, such as diabetes or
heart disease is probably one of the scariest moments a person can experience
in their life. When the health professional gives the prognosis, one of the
first things that will happen is that the individual will be given a
prescription medication that at the very least keeps the disease at bay. In
fear of becoming sicker, people will generally rush and have the prescription
filled and begin their treatment for the disease, hopefully following the
health orders the health professional prescribed.
There are people who are trying something different. More and more
people are considering natural alternatives to prescription medication. What
has caused this shift is the fact that many medications prescribed for serious
health conditions have side effects. While many side effects tend to subside
once your system has become adjusted to the medication, and many serious side
effects are rare, many people don't want to take a chance with prescribed
medication. This has lead to an increase in the purchase of natural
alternatives. Comparing natural alternatives to prescribed medication can help
you and your doctor determine which route is best for you.
On the side of natural alternatives is the belief that a
treatment plan that features elements that are natural to the chemical makeup
of the human body are best. There is also the belief that the reason
prescription medications are often associated with unpleasant side effect is
because they go against what the body really needs. However, there is no real
concrete data that proves that natural alternatives are better. People basically
take natural alternatives at their own risk, and the reason it is important to
discuss natural alternatives with a medical professional.
Contact us for more information or with questions.