MUIH’s Pure Care Middle Welcomes Physician of Naturopathic Drugs

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New scientific providers in pure drugs will develop remedy choices to native communities

Autumn Frandsen, N.D

Because the fifth annual Naturopathic Drugs Week kicks off (Oct. Eight-14), Maryland College of Integrative Well being (MUIH), a nationwide chief within the schooling and apply of pure drugs, publicizes the growth of providers at its Pure Care Middle with the addition of naturopathic physician, Autumn Frandsen, N.D., as a scientific affiliate. Dr. Frandsen, a licensed naturopathic physician, brings experience in vitamin, bodily drugs, hydrotherapy, homeopathy and botanical drugs to the encircling group, providing extra alternatives for residents to entry this holistic type of patient-centered care.


Naturopathic drugs can be utilized as a main care method

Emphasizing prevention and wellness, and interesting the knowledge of nature to advertise the physique’s inherent therapeutic means, naturopathic docs (NDs) diagnose and deal with illness and use conventional therapies mixed with trendy medical practices to assist restore, preserve and enhance well being. Naturopathic drugs can be utilized as a main care method, as a complement to traditional drugs and different types of healthcare, for illness prevention, or for well being and wellness assist. NDs are consultants in pure drugs, using many modalities together with smart ideas comparable to a nutritious diet and life-style, common train, and leisure and stress administration strategies.

“Naturopathic drugs is grounded in a philosophy that considers your complete individual – physique, thoughts and spirit – and helps the intrinsic therapeutic skills that nature offers,” mentioned Susan Testa, affiliate vice chairman of scientific providers at MUIH. “With curiosity on the rise for pure sources of well being assist around the globe, Dr. Frandsen’s experience will assist MUIH to develop these providers to Maryland and DC communities and past.”

NDs Naturally Oriented Towards Affected person-Centered Care

Naturopathic docs are naturally oriented towards patient-centered care and supply ample time to get to know sufferers and their issues. Along with an intensive life and medical historical past, bodily examination and affected person schooling, visits with an ND may embody an environmental evaluation, diagnostic testing and the event of a remedy plan to handle affected person well being wants. NDs full a four-year, accredited doctoral program and examine the identical biomedical sciences that medical docs and docs of osteopathy grasp. As well as, the naturopathic physician is required to finish intensive coaching in scientific vitamin, bodily drugs, counseling, botanical drugs, homeopathy and pharmacology. NDs additionally examine minor surgical procedure and intravenous remedy.

Dr. Frandsen has intensive expertise in treating autoimmune situations, thyroid situations, power Lyme illness, temper issues, weight problems, fibromyalgia, power fatigue syndrome, allergy symptoms and dermatological situations. She started treating infants, kids, adults and our geriatric inhabitants at MUIH’s Pure Care Middle in August 2017. You’ll be able to be taught extra in regards to the Pure Care Middle at

Throughout Naturopathic Drugs Week, Elizabeth Pimentel, dean, and Abigail Aiyepola, affiliate dean of MUIH’s College of Naturopathic Drugs, will probably be working alongside Dr. Frandsen, the Maryland Naturopathic Docs Affiliation and regional naturopathic docs to boost consciousness for the advantages and huge potential of naturopathic drugs.

About Maryland College of Integrative Well being (MUIH)

Maryland College of Integrative Well being is likely one of the nation’s main tutorial establishments for pure drugs. For practically 40 years, MUIH has educated and knowledgeable practitioners and leaders in well being and wellness by way of transformative and relationship-centered applications that draw from conventional knowledge and modern science. Progressive graduate levels in a variety of disciplines are supplied each on campus and on-line. Within the on-campus Pure Care Middle and group outreach settings, MUIH offers compassionate and reasonably priced healthcare from scholar interns practitioners, and delivers greater than 30,000 scientific remedies and consultations annually. For workers and college, MUIH provides a collaborative and vibrant work atmosphere that’s mission and values-driven. For extra, please go to



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