“Naturopathic Medicine”  What is it?  How can it help me?

Naturopathic medicine supports the body in its amazing ability to heal itself.  By looking at the root causes of illness rather than just the symptoms, and promoting healing through natural therapies, naturopathic medicine is a successful non-invasive way to prevent chronic illness as well as reduce need of prescription medications (and all of their side effects). Understanding your body’s unique chemistry, naturopathic medicine aims you to boost your immune system, prevent and treat chronic disease and increase your overall energy level and quality of life.

Naturopathic treatments may include clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathic medicine, acupuncture and Asian medicine, hydrotherapy, lifestyle counseling, or a combination of these.

Naturopathic medicine treats all forms of health concerns: Arthritis, Diabetes, High and Low Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Obesity, Constipation & Diarrhea, Crohn’s Disease, IBS, GERD, Hemorrhoids, Gallstones, Allergies, ADHD, Dermatitis (Eczema/Psoriasis), Chronic Fatigue, Sleep Disorders, Fibromyalgia, Anxiety/Depression, Migraines, Tension Headache, Hypothyroidism, Low Energy, Dysmenorrhea, Uterine fibroids, Pelvic and Bladder infection and inflammation, Infertility, Healthy Pregnancy, Glaucoma, Cataracts, Hearing loss, Ringing in the ear(Tinnitus), Tonsillitis, Colds and Flues, Anemia, Vitamin B12 deficiency, Halitosis(Bad Breath), Ear Wax impaction, Prostate issues and Erection difficulties.

Naturopathic doctors are provincially-regulated primary care providers. With extensive education, including a pre-med degree and four years of training at an accredited naturopathic college.  You do not need a referral to see a Naturopathic Doctor.  Most extended healthcare plans include naturopathic medicine, so check with your insurance provider to see the amount of your coverage.

Dr. Behzad Azargoshasb, ND.  Is a licensed and registered Naturopathic Doctor, Practicing in Richmond Hill at the York Medical Building close to Leslie and Elgin mills.  He practices Family Medicine and is accepting New Patients Currently at Horizon Wellness Clinic.  He works on Monday and Wednesday, 11am to 9pm and some Saturdays by appointment.

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