What is Naturopathic?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications


Naturopathic medicine (also known as naturopathy, or natural medicine) is a complementary and alternative medicine which emphasizes the body's intrinsic ability to heal and maintain itself. Naturopaths use natural remedies such as herbs and foods rather than surgery or synthetic drugs.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support immune health 6 3
General health 4 1
Bipolar II disorder 1 1
Bone pain 1 1
Chronic pain syndrome 1 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Naturopathic

Side effect Patients
Weight gain 1


Based on patients currently using Naturopathic

Dosage Patients
daily 1
weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Naturopathic

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Naturopathic


Currently using Naturopathic

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 2

Stopped using Naturopathic

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 4
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 1
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Naturopathic.