Who do Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) treat?
NDs traditionally treat most all medical conditions and if a condition requires a specialist, the doctor will make that very clear.
What type of illnesses do NDs treat?
Among the most common ailments NDs treat are adrenal fatigue, cancer support, allergies, chronic pain, digestive issues, fertility problems, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, hormonal imbalances, menopause, obesity and respiratory conditions. NDs work on general immune support and overall well-being and can work either on their own or in a complementary fashion for most all conditions.
What does Harvey not do?
Harvey doctors do not practice surgery or do any physical treatment as we are a telemedicine platform. Harvey doctors generally do not utilize prescription drugs as the emphasis of naturopathic medicine is the use of natural healing agents.
What is naturopathic medicine?
The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) defines naturopathic medicine as:
"A distinct system of primary health care-an art, science, philosophy, and practice of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of illness. Naturopathic medicine is distinguished by the principles upon which its practice is based. These principles are continually re-examined in the light of scientific advances. The techniques of naturopathic medicine include modern and traditional, scientific, and empirical methods"