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n. pl. na·tur·op·a·thies
A system of therapy that avoids drugs and surgery and relies on natural remedies, such as diet, exercise, and massage, to treat and prevent illness.

na′tur·o·path′ (nā′chər-ə-păth′, nə-cho͝or′-) n.
na′tur·o·path′ic (nā′chər-ə-păth′ĭk, nə-cho͝or′-) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.naturopath - a therapist who practices naturopathy
healer, therapist - a person skilled in a particular type of therapy
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[ˈneɪtʃərəˌpæθ] Nnaturópata mf
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n. naturópata, persona que practica la naturopatía.
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n naturista mf, naturópata mf
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Bongiorno, a naturopath and acupuncturist who works with mental health clients, recommends complementary and alternative medicine remedies for anxiety and depression and ways to combine them with conventional care.
As a self-employed naturopath, income depends on the hours you work and the number of clients you see.
As a traditional naturopath, I do not consider myself to be competing with true physicians (MD's and DO's), Most of our population incorrectly believe that these professionals have the knowledge to help them get well and retain their health.
For a young naturopath, the diagnosis of leukemia was one that she never imagined she would love back.
While various naturopathic organizations have differing perspectives on the scope of the naturopath's practice and different practitioners take different approaches to diagnosis and treatment, traditional naturopaths adhere to certain basic principles:
The naturopath told the family their daughter should also attend her dermatology appointments and between all of them, hopefully, the girl's eczema would improve.