medicine is a distinct system of primary health care that
uses natural methods and substances to support and stimulate
the body's inherent self-healing process.
foundation is the principle Vis Medicatrix Naturae: The Healing
Power of Nature.
is to discover the underlying cause to the symptoms presented
and treat the imbalance(s). Physical, mental and emotional
factors are all taken into consideration; and the treatment
is tailored to each case.
of Naturopathic Doctors
and licenced N.D.'s must have a minimum of 3 years university
premedical education. They must also have completed the 4
year professional training at a recognized college of naturopathic
medicine. The intensive training includes medical clinical
sciences, diagnostics, naturopathic philosophy, therapeutics,
extensive clinic experience and passing Board exams.
Treatments do N.D.'s Use?
Health and nutrition go hand in hand. Specific diets, vitamins,
minerals and specialized supplements are frequently essential
for both treating illness and optimizing long-lasting health.
Counselling and Stress Management
Innovative counselling, and natural substances known for their
ability to correct and prevent the physical affects of stress
are used. Coaching changes to remove obstacles - both mental
and enviromental - will lead to greater well-being.
Very safe and effective for detoxification of various body
systems; and the treatment of specific disorders.
Known for thousands of years, this healing system has become
a popular choice for musculo-skeletal problems, and so much
Originated by an M.D. in 18th century Germany, minute amounts
of natural substances are prepared in a specialized manner
to stimulate the body's innate ability to heal itself.
do Naturopathic Doctors Treat?
People suffering from chronic symptoms of fatigue, digestive
disorders, gynecological problems, depression, joint, organ
dysfunctions, allergies, etc. no matter what age, can heal
with Naturopathic Medicine alone, and in conjunction with
Colds, flus, headaches, ear infections, sprains, strains,
intestinal upsets are effectively treated naturally.
Catching weaknesses and tendencies before they become serious
illnesses or degenerative diseases is a primary objective
of the Naturopathic Doctor. People who are healthy and well
frequently seek naturopathic care to ensure they stay that
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J. Heinen, N.D. is owner of Heinen Naturopathic & Wellness
Centre whose mission is to provide the public with a place
for education and healing of both mind and body with an
emphasis on prevention and wellness for the whole family.
MEDICINE IS COVERED BY MANY EXTENDED HEALTH CARE BENEFIT
| SHIRLEY J. HEINEN, BA (Psy), N.D.
J. Heinen, B.A. (Psy), N.D. graduated from the Canadian
College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1992. She also attained
her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University
of Waterloo in 1988. As a 3rd generation health professional
in her family of medical professionals; Shirley J. Heinen
is the first to join the Naturopathic tradition in keeping
with her keen interest in the body's own healing wisdom
when encouraged by natural means. She has enjoyed lecturing
regularly on Naturopathic Medicine to both large organizations
(ie. Microsoft, Nortel) and small groups alike. She
has taught at Sheridan College and Adult Continuing
Education; and has also appeared on television.
GOEHNER, B.Sc. Hon, N.D.
obtained a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Biology
from McMaster University in 1997. Her degree focused
on health sciences and Jane successfully defended her
senior thesis in Alzheimer's disease research. Her own
powerful experience of healing through natural treatments
inspired Jane to choose naturopathic medicine as a profession.
Jane is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic
Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto. She has special experience
working with immunocompromised individuals.
Diseases including cancer
and heart disease are best managed by preventive medicine
rather than waiting until the disease has taken hold. The
importance of herbal medicine in the prevention of disease
is now well documented.
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