Does the Use of Herbs and Vitamins Constitute a Medical Practice

Does the Use of Herbs and Vitamins Constitute a Medical Practice

Does the use of herbs and vitamins constitute a medical practice, as defined by medical health insurance for claims purposes? Naturopathy – an alternative medical system –  utilizes treatments based upon such foundations as changes to diet, medicinal herbs and vitamins. The practice relies on those methods rather than the use of pharmaceuticals for treating various conditions. Critics say that “Naturopathic medicine” is little more than a recent incarnation of “naturopathy,” the 19th-century health movement…

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