EP 043 - Dr. Dyment "Naturopathic Medicine"


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Dr. Alanna Dyment grew up seeing a naturopathic doctor and never had much experience with medical doctors until she started to notice deficiencies as a young adult with short-term solutions for chronic, deep rooted problems. She was exposed to the shortcomings of the mainstream medical model and felt she had to be a part of the movement to improve healthcare in Ontario. She attended the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Arizona because of its wide scope of practice including drug prescription, delivering babies as well as performing minor surgery. Dr. Dyment is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, as well as being certified in Advanced Classical Homeopathy Training, with The Canadian Academy of Homeopathy. In this episode, we discuss: • Dr. Dyment’s health journey • How an ND differs from an MD • Starting a new practice • Dr. Dyment’s mantra for a successful practice • How school is one big test • Self-doubt and overcoming it • Trusting yourself to make the right decisions • Requirements of an ND • Collaborating with other healthcare practitioners • Identifying the root cause of dis-ease • Resistance to standard medicine? • Prescription drugs can be beneficial • Common ailments • Optimizing diet, exercise and sleep first • Are some people more susceptible to dis-ease? • How genetics impact our health • Keeping healthy habits simple • Why individualized care is so important • Confusion surrounding yoga, exercise & pregnancy • Tips for protecting yourself from the demands of the fitness industry • You don’t have to have all of the answers • Goal setting & vision mapping • Dr.Dyment’s habits & hacks for success Support the show! www.patreon.com/rudiejay Connect with me: www.pursuitofyoginess.com Connect with Dr. Dyment: www.manotickhealth.com

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