Naturopathic medicine is a category of medicine distinct from primary health care built on a patient-centred or holistic approach. It emphasizes reaching preventive health and optimal health goals by investigating biochemical, psychological and physical attributes while still utilizing the principle of evidence based medicine preached by modern medicine.

The following modalities are utilized by Dr. Tanya Manikkam ND:

Orthomolecular Medicine (Mineral and Vitamin Supplements)
Herbal Medicine
Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy
Desiccated Thyroid
Lifestyle Management

Naturopathic medicine is based on the following principles:

  • Utilization of therapies that are minimally invasive i.e., first do no harm
  • The Healing power of nature
  • Identification and treatment of the causes of disease
  • The primary role of the doctor as the teacher
  • Treatment of the whole person
  • Disease prevention and health promotion