Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care profession, emphasizing prevention, treatment, and optimal health through the use of therapeutic methods and substances that encourage individuals’ inherent self-healing process. The practice of naturopathic medicine includes modern and traditional, scientific, and empirical methods.

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Naturopathic Philosophical Tenets:

  • The Healing Power of Nature
  • Prevention
  • Treat the Whole Person
  • Doctor as Teacher
  • First, Do No Harm
  • Identify and Treat the Causes

Tools Dr. Bloomingdale UtilizesYou’ll leave each session with a tailored Care Plan including a crafted combination of:

  • Constitutional Homeopathy
  • Energetic Movement – Yoga and Acupressure
  • Botanical Medicine and Supplementation
  • Nutrition and Lifestyle Counseling based in Nature Cure Theory

Naturopathic medicine looks to support the person with a diagnosis or set of symptoms as opposed to the diagnosis or symptoms themselves. Dr. Bloomingdale helps people with ailments throughout all organ systems including, but not limited to:

  • Headaches and migraines
  • Recurrent tonsillitis and ear infections
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Rashes and acne
  • Gastrointestinal concerns including constipation, diarrhea, GERD, IBS, IBD (Crohn’s and Ulcerative colitis)
  • Cardiovascular wellness including blood pressure, heart disease and cholesterol optimization
  • Diabetes
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Integrative cancer care – focusing on whole-body health throughout conventional care and beyond
  • Hormonal challenges from puberty through menopause
  • Kidney stones
  • Recurrent urinary tract or vaginal infections
  • Osteopenia and osteoporosis
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Insomnia or sleep challenges in general
  • Fatigue and low energy concerns
  • Integrative mental and emotional issues – anxiety, panic attacks, depression
  • Complex cases – or perhaps a set of symptoms without a clear diagnosis.