Functional Medicine – The Naturopathic Principles
First, to do no harm, by using non-invasive and non-toxic therapies with minimal side effects.
To treat the causes of disease, by identifying and addressing the underlying causes of illness, rather than simply suppressing symptoms.
To teach the principles of healthy living and preventative medicine, through patient empowerment and education.
To support the healing power of the body, by removing obstacles to support the body’s inherent ability to heal.
To heal the whole person through individualized treatment, incorporating the physical, mental, emotional, genetic, environmental and social factors that contribute to a persons illness.
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