I then discovered naturopathic medicine. I was intrigued about all the talk about “treating the whole person” and “getting to the root cause” and I figured I should try it out despite my insurance not covering it. In my first visit with my ND, she asked me questions I never even thought to consider. She probed deep into my health history where no other doctor ever had. She understood my problems the way no other doctor had. She spent an hour with me and for once, I felt like my problems were finally heard!
Being a doctor was something I wanted to be from a young age. But it was my experiences in the modern healthcare system that almost completely turned me off to the passion I had for medicine. But once I learned about naturopathic medicine, I knew right away that it was my calling in life. It is my passion and privilege to help those who are struggling with health issues, who feel like they haven’t been listened to, and who are tired of patching symptoms with band-aids.