WASHINGTON, June 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even though the terms "naturopathic doctor" and "naturopath" are oftenused interchangeably by medical practitioners in other disciplines and the public, consumers seeking a naturopathic doctor should know they are not the same. This is according to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), which today
Here are six things that make licensed naturopathic doctors different:
"Knowing the difference between naturopathic doctors and naturopaths can help you make informed decisions about which type of provider can best help you," said Michelle Simon, PhD, ND and Chair of the INM Board of Directors.
The complete FAQ, "What is the difference between a licensed naturopathic doctor and a naturopath?" can be found here.
About the Institute for Natural MedicineThe Institute for Natural Medicine (INM) is a national not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides public education about naturopathic medicine and increases consumer access to naturopathic doctors. As a close partner to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the INM strives to increase consumer and physician choice in safe, effective healthcare that improves patient outcomes and lowers costs. For more information visit www.naturemed.org or call 855-799-4490.
About the AANPThe American Association of Naturopathic Physicians is the professional association that represents licensed naturopathic physicians. The AANP strives to make naturopathic medicine available to every American, and to increase recognition of naturopathic physicians as the identified authorities on natural medicine. Learn more at www.naturopathic.org.
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