Why Naturopathy? | Dr. Roz NMD
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Why Naturopathy?

Naturopathic MD in Scottsdale

NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE IS BASED ON THE BELIEF THAT THE BODY CAN HEAL ITSELF

By spending ample time to thoroughly understand each patient’s unique body chemistry, environmental conditions and lifestyle, Dr. Roz can prescribe customized plans to help people live life at their optimal level. With an emphasis on prevention, naturopathic medicine uses a blend of ancient and modern methods to encourage inherent self-healing and longevity.

FROM NATURAL TO MODERN

Naturopathic Medicine treats the body holistically using various modalities including clinical and laboratory diagnostic testing, botanical medicine, nutritional medicine, IV treatments, minor surgery, massage therapy, homeopathy, dietary & lifestyle advice, acupuncture, and prescription medication.

THE SIX PRINCIPLES OF NATUROPATHY

Use Natural Healing
The body is engineered to heal itself.
Treat the Cause
Don’t just mask the symptoms.
Start Non-Invasive
Treat gently before surgically.
Educate and Guide
Empower people to learn about health.
Heal it Holistically
Look at the lifestyle and body as a whole.
Prevent, Prevent, Prevent
It’s always better to prevent than treat.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW DOES NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE WORK?

Naturopathic Medicine promotes the body’s natural healing process by finding the root causes of health problems, treating the body as a whole, and using The Six Principles of Naturopathy (shown above) to help people live life at their optimal level.

What training does a Naturopathic M.D. have?

Naturopathic M.D.’s attends an accredited four-year graduate level school of naturopathic medicine. A Naturopathic physician must complete basic medical sciences along with a strong emphasis on botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, physical manipulation, homeopathic medicine, pharmacology, psychology, and lifestyle counseling. All NMD’s must pass rigorous national board examination to be licensed as a general practice physician. They have the ability to specialize in specific organ systems, including gastroenterology, endocrinology, cardiology, gynecology, pediatrics, primary care physicians and oncology.

 

Dr. Roz, NMD is an Arizona board-certified Naturopathic Physician and received her doctorate from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. She received further advance training in functional and integrative medicine and holds metabolic and functional endocrinology certification and fellowship in Metabolic, Nutritional and Functional Medicine from the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.

What type of health problems can be treated and practice focus of Dr. Roz?

Dr. Roz practices integrative medicine, blending the best conventional medical care approaches with effective naturopathic care modalities, in many different areas including thyroid disorder, adrenal dysfunction, pre-diabetes, diabetes, hormonal balancing and restoration, bio-identical hormone replacement, gastrointestinal health, detoxification, environmental medicine, chronic illnesses, and anti-aging medicine.

 

Dr. Roz is passionate and committed to providing the best quality health care by informing and educating within an empowerment model to help patients attain optimal health, improve quality of life, and longevity. Her approach is to explore core causes of illness and focus on proactive prevention. Realizing that each patient is unique, she provides both individualized and comprehensive treatment plan.

CAN A NATUROPATHIC M.D. PRESCRIBE MEDICATIONS?

Yes, both to conventional and specialty compounding pharmacies.

How is a Naturopathic M.D. different from a Homeopathic doctor?


Homeopathy is part, but not all, of Naturopathy. Homeopathy uses natural substances to stimulate the body’s ability to heal itself. Naturopaths may choose homeopathy as well as many different traditional and modern therapies to treat their patients.

DO YOU ACCEPT HEALTH INSURANCE?

The practice does not participate in accepting insurance and payments are received at time of visit. Though typical blood work and prescriptions are usually covered through most health insurance plans.

DOES DR. ROZ OFFER A FREE CONSULTATION?

Dr. Roz offers a complimentary 15-minute consultation. Book an appointment today by calling 480-668-3389.