The primary differences between Naturopathic and Allopathic medicines is the philosophical approach to health and the therapies used. Naturopathic doctors treat patients as individual by addressing the lifestyle, physical, Mental, and environmental aspects of health. This helps to treat the cause of the disease by using Panchamahabhuthas. That is , Prithvi, Aap, Tej, Vaayu and Akash. In contrast, Allopathy doctors generally treat the symptom of the disease rather than the source of illness. by using Pharmaceutical therapies or surgery.
Naturopathy is a drugless system of Medicine. It believes, the human body is made up of nature's five elements that is Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Ether. In positive health, each of these elements is in equilibrium. Any disturbances in this equilibrium due to any cause leads to disease.
For a healthy person 10-14 days of Naturopathy treatments as an inpatient are sufficient to detoxify the system.
If you suffer from chronic disease or longstanding diseases, It's not possible to cure the disease in a short stay. Depending upon the condition of the patient, his symptoms, body Prakruthi, and vitality, it may take anytime between 14-42 days. chronic disease takes its own time to show up all its classical symptoms. and to get cure.
Naturopathy and Ayurveda are both holistic and clinical sciences. which collectively strive to prevent and cure various types of ailments with a holistic approach, So it can be combined in some cases to treat the chronic diseases.
Health or sickness depends on the presence or absence of a balanced state of the total body matrix, including the balance between its different constituents. Both the intrinsic and extrinsic factors can cause disturbance in the natural equilibrium giving rise to disease. This loss of equilibrium can happen by dietary indiscrimination, undesirable habits and non- observance of rules of healthy living. Improper exercise or erratic application of sense organs and incompatible actions of the body and mind can also result in disturbances of the existing normal balance.