What conditions does a Naturopath treat?
Naturopaths treat much the same conditions as a doctor, including:
- Asthma / allergies / hay fever
- IBS / digestive problems
- Skin conditions
- Weight loss / weight gain
- Stress / depression / anxiety
- Menstrual and fertility issues
- High blood pressure / cholesterol
How is a Naturopath different to a GP?
A registered Naturopath completes a 4 year graduate degree at a recognised college of Naturopathy and is schooled in the same basic sciences as a conventional doctor, but studies holistic and non-toxic methods of treatment with a particular emphasis on disease prevention and optimising wellness.
Does a Naturopath know when to refer to health care practitioners?
Yes, in fact an individual’s recovery may be greatly enhanced by working with several practitioners at once.
Is a referral necessary?
No, a referral is not compulsory. Anyone can visit a Naturopath.
Are visits to Naturopaths covered by private health insurance?
Yes, however check with your individual plan for specific coverage details.
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