What is naturopathic medicine?

Naturopathic medicine is a health care system that focuses on determining and treating the root cause of illness instead of putting a bandaid on symptoms. It is rooted in hundreds of years of healing traditions, and validated by research studies. Naturopathic doctors are trained to provide individualized health care for a wide array of conditions, and work collaboratively with conventional healthcare providers to ensure that [...]

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How does a naturopathic doctor (N.D.) compare to a medical doctor (M.D.) or doctor of osteopathy (D.O.)? ​

Naturopathic doctors have similar training in medical and clinical sciences (i.e. biochemistry, pharmacology, pathology, etc.), and in addition, they have extensive training in a full spectrum of natural medicines and therapies with emphasis on diet and nutrition. They utilize the most natural, least invasive and least toxic therapies first. Preventive medicine is of the utmost [...]

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Do you take insurance?

Naturopathic care is not covered by insurance in the state of Illinois.  Naturopathic doctors are not licensed here in Illinois.  For more information, visit https://www.naturopathic.org/regulated-states.  To support licensure of naturopathic physicians in Illinois, visit https://www.ilanp.org/.  

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What about lab testing?

I offer a number of specialty lab tests that are done at home.  These include hormone tests, stool analysis and SIBO breath tests.  Speciality lab tests are not covered by insurance. If we choose to do blood tests, I have an account with a lab company in which the expense would be out of pocket [...]

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