Docere– Doctors as Teachers

The word “doctor” is derived from the Latin word “docere,” meaning “to teach.” The Physician’s major role is to educate and encourage their patients to take responsibility for their health. The Physician is a catalyst for healthy changes, empowering and motivating patients to assume responsibility for their well-being. It is the patient, not the doctor, who ultimately creates and maintains healing.

Natural Weight Loss with a Naturopathic Doctor!
Most people are unhappy with their present weight, yet after trying all sorts of fad diets and pills, are not sure how to change it. Unfortunately, many would be better off as they were. You may want to weigh less or more or even look like someone else, but those goals may feel unattainable.You may look at magazines, advertisements, and TV and wish you looked more like the models and actors do, but that’s a sure way to set yourself up for disappointment. No magical diet or pill will make you look like someone you weren’t meant to be. So what should you do about weight control?

Being healthy is really about being at a weight that is right for you. The best way to find out if you are at a healthy weight or if you need to lose or gain weight is to talk to a Naturopathic Doctor who can help you set realistic goals and show you the way to successfully achieve those goals.

Weight management is about long-term success. People who lose weight quickly by crash dieting or other extreme measures usually gain back all (and often more) of the pounds they lost because they haven’t permanently changed their habits. Therefore, the best weight management strategies are those that you can maintain for a lifetime.