What Your Naturopathic Physician Can Do For You
In our fast-paced society, women are looking for balance in their lives and health. They want to be in harmony with the natural rhythm of their bodies= cycles and smooth the transitions that occur in their reproductive lives.
Women are seeking natural treatments. They want to minimize the unnecessary use of pharmaceuticals and hormones, and to avoid surgery whenever possible.
They seek relief from menstrual complaints and menopausal symptoms. Some are looking for help with infertility, others a natural approach to childbirth and postpartum issues.
Naturopathic physicians specialize in providing holistic, natural reproductive, gynecological and general health care for women from adolescence to the postmenopausal years. They provide preventative care and early detection of women’s health conditions. Some naturopathic physicians practice natural childbirth, providing care for mother and child during the prenatal, delivery, and postpartum periods.
Naturopathic medicine is effective in treating most health problems, whether acute or chronic. Some of the women’s health conditions treated by naturopathic physicians include:
- Amenorrhea, anovulation
- Cervicitis, cervical dysplasia
- Depression, anxiety
- Dysfuncional uterine bleeding
- Habitual miscarriage
- Menstrual irregularity/pain
- Menopausal symptoms
- Morning sickness
- Natural birth control
- Natural family planning
- Nursing difficulties
- Ovarian cysts
- Premenstrual syndrome
- Polycystic ovarian syndrome
- Postpartum depression
- Sexual disorders
- Urinary incontinence, cystitis
- Uterine fibroids
- Vaginitis (bacterial, yeast)