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Naturopathic medicine is a distinct
system of holistic healthcare.
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Naturopathic doctors are rigorously
trained healthcare professionals.
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Addressing the root cause of illness
with individualized medicine.
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Naturopathic treatments combine ancient
wisdom with modern research.
The Nova Scotia Association of Naturopathic Doctors (NSAND), established in 1995, is the professional association representing licensed naturopathic doctors (NDs) in Nova Scotia. NSAND's mission is:
To be the resource for reliable and current information, news and events related to naturopathic medicine.
To protect the public by upholding the national standards of competency in naturopathic medicine.
To increase the visibility and understanding of naturopathic medicine among Nova Scotians.
To act as a resource and support system for members of our association.

What Is A Naturopathic Doctor?

What Is A Naturopathic Doctor?

Naturopathic doctors are primary healthcare practitioners with the skills to assess, diagnose and treat a wide range of health conditions. NDs specialize in the use of natural treatments.

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Education

Education

After completing a pre-med degree, naturopathic medical students attend a four-year, accredited naturopathic medical school. The curriculum includes medical science and natural therapeutics.

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Treatments

Treatments

Naturopathic doctors offer natural treatment options including clinical nutrition, dietary counselling, lifestyle counselling, herbal medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine and homeopathy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Naturopathic Medicine is a unique primary healthcare system that combines modern scientific research with traditional and natural medicine. Frequently asked questions are answered here.

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