What conditions does a Naturopath treat?

Naturopaths treat much the same conditions as a doctor, including:

  • Asthma / allergies / hay fever
  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • IBS / digestive problems
  • Menopause
  • Insomnia
  • Skin conditions
  • Migraines
  • 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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