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Is naturopathy a holistic treatment, and what does that mean?

Naturopathy is an alternative medicine that focuses on holistic and natural healing. Holistic medicine involves treating every aspect of your health--emotional and mental as well as physical. Naturopaths use treatments that work in combination with your body's natural healing properties. Holistic treatment focuses on prevention and not just treating symptoms.

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