Getting older should be something that we look forward to rather then deny. Dr. Toman believes that health should not resemble a gentle hill that peaks in young adulthood and slowly degrades over time. Rather health should look more like a plateau with a sharp cliff at the end.
Most diseases of old age are chronic degenerative diseases of which naturopathic medicine can work to prevent from occurring.
Complex Geriatric Care
Naturopathic medicine can be beneficial for everyone even people on multiple pharmaceutical prescriptions. There are however many herb-drug and nutrient-drug interactions that are taken into account whenever a supplement is prescribed to someone on medication. Naturopathic doctors are the experts most familiar with these risks.
Often naturopathic care can result in no longer needing medications that were prescribed to manage side effects of other medications.