If you are interested in finding a naturopathic doctor in Seattle, you may be unsure of what to expect when you first visit the ND. Here are a few things that you may experience upon your first visit.
When you first visit your ND, you will most likely discuss your medical history, including medications, surgeries, experiences positive and negative, and also your medical and wellness goals for the future. This part of the appointment, you will get to know your new doctor, and more importantly, they will get to know you as an individual and assess your needs and goals.
After your doctor learns about you and discusses any current symptoms you may have, they will order a series of tests before they make a diagnosis. Their goal is to find out the root causes of any problems or symptoms you are having without simply just addressing the symptoms. They want to make you well through and through rather than putting a Band-Aid on whatever is bothering you. From here, your ND will discuss your diet and herbal options to help address your health and wellness.
You should expect to spend an hour to ninety minutes on this first appointment so that the doctor really gets a chance to get to know you. This is quite a contrast from typical western doctors that sometimes are only willing (or able) to spend five or ten minutes at the most with you before they move on, leaving you to wonder about the quality of care.
To learn more about a naturopathic doctor in Seattle, please contact LeVisage Wellness Center & Spa at (425) 905-2410.