Home Care is the part of naturopathic medicine that focuses on those activites and treatments that can be done at home to alleviate or support various symptoms and conditions.
Health is often achieved by what is changed; not what is taken.
Home care involves:
- Awareness exercises involve tracking of symptoms, monitoring blood pressure or blood sugar or other activities that are an important part of the management and treatment of symptoms and conditions.
- Natural remedies which are made from fruits, vegetables, spices and other natural substances that are commonly found in the home
- Specific hygiene recommendations for various conditions
- Mind-body exercises such as meditation, mindfulness exercises, journalling, etc.