Naturopat­a. What is, benefits and uses for your health

The naturopat­a began its existence as of century XX in the United States as part of a medical assistance, that was based on the power that had the nature to cure and also of the body car to cure itself.

Starting off of this, nowadays an alternative medicine to the naturopat­a is considered him, for being an alternative to the conventional medicine, that helps the patient to prevent the diseases instead of to treat them.

The healthful life is the answer to many pathologies and goes from the feeding to realising exercise to maintain the free body of toxins and free radicals.

Nowadays the naturopat­a and its study have been become popular much more and even it owns subfields as it is it the nourishing naturopat­a, of which we will speak to you more ahead. Thanks to all these studies, every day they are plus the patients who go to these sessions to improve their lifestyle.

What is and why it serves

The naturopat­a term comes from €œnaturo€ and €œpath€ that means way or footpath of the nature, this was originated at the end of century XIX with Benedict Lust who was the founder of the first school.

Although we can attribute this term to Lust, has been that from 400 years a.C at the time of Hip³crates, already was spoken of the nature and its power to cure. The same had the firm belief that the disease was the answer to a cause in the habits of the person and looked for these agents in the water, the air or the Earth. Starting off of that, one was worth of the principle to avoid at all costs, to practice something that debilitates to the body.

The naturopat­a is considered him more than a medicine, a discipline. This is in charge to study and to analyze the form in which the natural means must be applied to prevent and to treat different pathologies. The aim is in fortifying the health by means of the involution of the innate ones, that is to say, helping the body to that car regenerates.

The philosophy of the naturopat­a is based on medicatrix naturae Twice: the curative power that owns the nature; what one talks about to trust our body and its capacity to cure itself. This belief comes from the studies realised by Hip³crates, that nowadays continue having validity. Thanks to this, at the present time the naturopat­a is used to educate to the patient one on a much more healthful lifestyle.

The natur³patas are in charge to prevent the diseases by means of the education with the patient one on the habits that must follow to improve their health. These see the health as a vital state, which allows the person to be developed and to adapt to the changes; not only to the nonexistence of diseases, as the conventional medicine considers it.

The medical instructors of the naturopat­a treat to patients nondiseases more, because each body is unique and must be dealed with customized way. Starting off of the group of symptoms of the patient, its habits and as it is his day to day, a specific diagnosis is created with which it will be the ailments the patient, not only to handle the symptoms but to eliminate by root the problem.

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Nourishing Naturopat­a

The nourishing naturopat­a does not have an exact definition, since this subfield of the naturopat­a includes different therapies, as long as their purpose is the one to improve the health by means of the feeding. What one looks for with this is to obtain the nutrients that are needed by means of foods to foment the good operation of the body.

The natur³patas are in charge to study the influence that has the feeding of the patient in its health and starting off of there, the investigation can be divided in which it is the nutrition, bromatology, the gastronomy and the trofolog­a.

The practice of the nourishing naturopat­a is based mainly on natural foods or of ecological origin. The important thing is that he is free of additives, zero processings, vegetarian or vegana. Also not only one focuses in his composition, but also in how it is cultivated, prepares or it manufactures.

Considering all the factors before mentioned, the naturop¡tica session will be in charge to treat to the patient being created a plan of feeding. This plan is not only a diet, but a food set that will create a species of I supplement vitaminic natural, which will help the patient to improve its health. Although the healthful feeding can help to maintain the nutrients in optimal conditions, following the group of symptoms of the patient, will look for the less synthetic form possible to replace the fault, everything by means of the own food.

Many forms exist to implement the nourishing naturopat­a and when we talked about to €œtherapy€ we are speaking of types of feeding. Although they are many and very extensive, we will explain to you here most common:

Veganism: one is based on completely eliminating the consumption of any animal product. The cheeses, milky, white meats and even the honey, are outside the repertoire of the veganos. Its feeding is based on vegetables, vegetables, vegetables and fruits droughts, which provide to the body proteins, carbohydrates and calories without the necessity to ingest meats. Planning the meals correctly, it can get to be a very flavorful lifestyle and healthful coverall.

Crud­vora: it is based on the consumption of any food, or is of origin vegetal animal or, in his crude state. Many of the medical instructors of this feeding consume fruits droughts, seeds and in the case of origin foods animal, they decide on the sushi, not pasteurised milky carpaccios or.

Ovolacto and lactovegetariana: it consists of eliminating completely origin foods animal, excepting the eggs and milk.

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Contraindications of the naturopat­a

The naturopat­a in if it does not own any type of contraindication for the body and its operation. On the contrary, it is completely healthy because it does not use that a correct feeding nothing else.

More than a contraindication we would be speaking of situations where its use is not recommended.

  • In the case of people who have some evil of serious health that needs surgery, or an emergency, must go in first instance to the hospital so that it is tried. After to have already surpassed this emergency, the patient will be able to go to a naturop¡tica consultation to evaluate the causes of the problem.
  • People who present some infection or pathology who require of antibiotics or medecines for their control.

It is important to emphasize that than a medicine, the naturopat­a is more a discipline, that although it is certain can prevent multiple problems with health to future, must be dealed with as a complement the conventional medicine to treat specific pathologies, that they require of treatment.

The naturopat­a we included it within the traditional alternative medicine category. In this category also you can find:

€“ Chinese acupuncture

€“ Ayurveda

€“ Homeopathy

€“ Reiki

€“ China medicine

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Frequent questions on naturopat­a

What is the naturopat­a?

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Importance of the feeding in the naturopat­a

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Contraindications of naturopatia

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