There are many conditions that are amenable to treatment using natural remedies and/or integrative medicine. The most widely used natural remedies can be categorized as Nutritional Medicine, Homeopathy, or Herbal Medicine.
Nutrition is the fundamental provision of vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, sugars and amino acids that are essential to normal health.
Homeopathy is based on a form of energetic medicine in which a very dilute remedy is taken to influence the body’s subtle energy.
The use of plants and herbs in the treatment of medical illness has a long history in the cultures of indigenous peoples and herbal remedies commonly and successfully used to treat illness are St. John’s wort for depression, echinacea for infections and ginseng for fatigue.
Under this heading there are common conditions that can be treated successfully using natural methods. We hope that the natural remedies outlined for each of these conditions will help you on your journey to wellness!
To your health,
Dr. Chris Dawkins, BM, MRCGP, LMCC