Naturopathic physicians strive to heal people inside and out, mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually.
An essential component in establishing health and healing is creating a nurturing, supportive, therapeutic relationship. Dr. Verma educates patients on how to cope with daily life stresses and provides motivation to create a life of balance and wellness, thus to ensure prevention and physical health.
The use of plants and plant extracts for medicinal purposes has been documented as early as 3,000 BC in ancient Chinese and Egyptian papyrus and is used by many cultures. The success in treating many conditions with the use of herbs has become widespread both alternatively and conventionally. Where some pharmaceuticals can cause side effects and dependence, herbs work with the body’s own ability to heal itself.
Homeopathy was founded in the late 1700’s in Germany and is widely used throughout Europe and India. It is a medical practice based on the belief that “like cures like,” where if a substance causes a symptom, that same substance will also heal. Homeopathic medicine involves the use of diluted agents from plant, animal and mineral origin, and are chosen based on an individual’s physical and mental characteristics. It is a safe, nontoxic, nonaddictive treatment with no side effects. It works wonders on physical and mental ailments.
It is known through extensive research that our diet dictates our health. Consuming foods rich in nutrients provides therapeutic benefits, as well as prevents illness. Through healthful eating, symptoms can be alleviated and wellness can be achieved. Vitamins, minerals and enzymes may be incorporated into therapy based on one’s personal health needs.
Advanced Diagnostic Evaluation
Depending on the individual, conventional laboratory testing and imaging, along with modern functional tests may be ordered. These include nutritional assessment, salivary hormone testing, neurotransmitter testing, comprehensive stool analysis, heavy metal testing and food and environmental sensitivity/allergy testing.
An ancient medical practice that involves the use of fine needles to treat many ailments and balance the body physically and emotionally.
Detoxification and Anti-Aging
Along with Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, a key element to anti-aging is working from the inside. Regular cleansing of organs makes them more efficient in filtration and elimination. This further decreases the toxic burden placed on our bodies and keeps the body full of vitality. Detoxes can also help relieve allergies, inflammation, promote weight loss and other health benefits.
Reiki means “God’s wisdom or the Higher Power” and ki is “life force energy.” Reiki is a Japanese method of healing that focuses on energy that flows through our bodies to promote healing and relaxation. It is a wonderful complementary treatment to cancer and other illnesses.