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How Does Holistic Medicine Work?

More and more people feel unsatisfied with conventional medicine. Their doctor prescribes medications for their symptoms without ever understanding their underlying cause. A holistic medicine practitioner views the body, mind, and spirit as an interconnected whole. They will work with you to restore balance and help your body heal itself. 

What is Holistic Medicine?

At Cutler Integrative Medicine, a holistic approach is part of our philosophy. Naturopathic physician Dr. Doug Cutler offers holistic medicine as part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Holistic medicine may utilize many treatment methods, including herbal or botanical treatments, nutrition, homeopathic medicine, and detoxification. It achieves a healthy, balanced connection between body, mind, and environment. 

How Does Holistic Medicine Work?

Holistic medicine uses a customized treatment plan that treats the underlying causes of your health concerns. For example, if you see Dr. Cutler for digestive issues, he will use thorough testing and analysis to determine whether food sensitivities, stress, toxicants, or other factors may contribute. By managing all these causes holistically, Dr. Cutler can help you achieve better overall health. 

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What Can I Expect With Holistic Medicine?

Your holistic medicine experience begins with a comprehensive consultation. Dr. Cutler will also request tests, including hormone levels, food sensitivities, and other imbalances. He will develop a treatment plan that may include:

Homeopathic and Herbal Medicine

A homeopathic practitioner often uses herbal or botanical treatments. They can effectively relieve symptoms by helping your body heal itself. These treatments work with your body without the side effects of conventional medications to promote its healing mechanisms. 

Supplements and Nutrition

Modern diets often lack many of the nutrients we need. Dr. Cutler will determine whether you can benefit from dietary changes or nutritional supplements. IV therapy can boost your levels of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants by delivering them directly to the bloodstream. 

Lifestyle Changes

Your lifestyle can contribute to many physical, mental, and emotional health issues. A holistic practitioner will help you learn strategies to manage stress, increase physical activity, improve your daily diet, and avoid harmful toxicants. 

Does Holistic Medicine Work With Conventional Medicine?

Holistic medicine works well with other treatments you receive. Dr. Cutler can collaborate with your conventional doctor to ensure your treatments work together. Traditional doctors may refer their patients to a holistic provider to help them learn about lifestyle and nutritional management for good health. Any condition can benefit from the skills of a naturopathic physician using holistic medicine. 

Am I a Good Candidate for Holistic Medicine?

Anyone can be a good candidate for holistic medicine. This treatment can adapt to suit anyone, even those who already see a conventional doctor. Holistic treatment methods are safe and work harmoniously with your body to achieve a natural, healthy balance. 

Take the Next Step

Schedule a consultation with Dr. Doug Cutler and his team of expert naturopathic providers to learn more about holistic medicine. Call us at (248) 663-0165 today! Cutler Integrative Medicine is dedicated to your health and well-being. 

Cutler Integrative Medicine is a premier award-winning wellness clinic that provides patients with unparalleled individualized naturopathic healthcare. Dr. Doug Cutler is a nationally renowned expert in Naturopathic medicine and has the highest training in his field, as well as in Environmental Medicine, IV Nutrient Therapy, and Detoxification. His ClubIV™ is one of the most extensive IV Nutrient Clinics in the country.

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