One Woman’s Naturopathic Nightmare

Meet Jodi who shares her story of what she says was a naturopathic nightmare. The Doctors examine if naturopathy is real medicine or sham science.

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46 Comments

  1. From Singing To Soccer on November 2, 2020 at 7:55 am

    If you can’t understand how a treatment works, don’t do it. Who knows, she could have been hypnotized? I’ve noticed that Americans who are into "natural" stuff are often messing with magic or some kind of ritualistic religion that they don’t understand.

  2. soneelita on November 2, 2020 at 7:56 am

    bs

  3. Romancefantasy on November 2, 2020 at 7:57 am

    So you go to a pill pusher, don’t ask what it is, just pop it in your mouth and blame the pusher?

  4. Woody Woodlstein on November 2, 2020 at 7:58 am

    All naturopathy is a nightmare. It’s ALL FRAUD.

  5. Lana Delmar on November 2, 2020 at 7:59 am

    I don’t believe him they think science explains all.

  6. Thank YOU JESUS on November 2, 2020 at 8:03 am

    Such bad propaganda

  7. Mandy Simms on November 2, 2020 at 8:03 am

    Have your thyroid checked. Sounds very much like me. I too had serious sinus infections often. Fumbling, dropping stuff all the time, poor memory ect ect. Tied all the time. Your natrupath dosnt seem any good. I found an Intrgrative dr and treated my hypothyroidism with medication from her. Feel a million dollars now. My naturopath specialises in thyroid conditiins.

  8. Alex Klatt on November 2, 2020 at 8:06 am

    My Naturopath is also an MD; 2 doctors for the price of one.

  9. Esmeralda Garcia on November 2, 2020 at 8:07 am

    I’ve known first hand that chronic sinusitis make you feel slow, confused, brain fog, tired, fatigued , and even can cause anxiety. Maybe that’s what you need to take care of

  10. Bart Robinson on November 2, 2020 at 8:09 am

    He’s a close minded idiot with an agenda

  11. Asterio Lombardozzi on November 2, 2020 at 8:13 am

    Yeah well, she’s from California. No explanation needed.

  12. Zax Reed on November 2, 2020 at 8:13 am

    Probably was a fake naturopath.

  13. FallnAngel07 on November 2, 2020 at 8:14 am

    She went to the naturopathic doctor, wasn’t getting better so she kept going back to him.

  14. richa bhatnagar on November 2, 2020 at 8:15 am

    Naturopaths in America are more like psychopaths.. come to proper Indian naturopathic centers..

  15. Aki Okami on November 2, 2020 at 8:17 am

    Listen guys, if you believe something will work, then it will work. For a little while at least. The biggest issue is people self-diagnosing

  16. Alize A on November 2, 2020 at 8:17 am

    lol tired and sinus problems. yo drink a red bull and some Motrin and get over it

  17. DeMoN HacKs on November 2, 2020 at 8:18 am

    who else counted the times that dude was winking his eye on the camera? :b

  18. averiee C on November 2, 2020 at 8:19 am

    I understand what she went threw I went to one the supplements she gave me made me extremely sick. I’m still dealing with it

  19. Woody Woodlstein on November 2, 2020 at 8:20 am

    They ARE QUACKS. THEY ARE SCAM FRAUD ARTISTS. THEY ARE COMMITTING FRAUD EVERY SINGLE DAY.

  20. avaorchid on November 2, 2020 at 8:22 am

    Vets routinely recommend dry "prescription" food for cats with urinary blockages. The only ingredient that could possibly help is salt and dl methionine. Both can be used separately from the extremely expensive food the vets are raking money in for. They are taught in school by the same people who manufacture these crap foods that are mainly corn, filler, animal digest and inflammatory ingredients…for an OBLIGATE CARNIVORE! So in school they get nearly all of their animal nutrition info from the people who stand to benefit the most from them selling animal inappropriate diets. This is the same issue we have with human doctors it is just more apparent in vets because you have more freedom with your animals as far as treatment. Doctors are human but with the US health system none of it was ever meant to actually help the patient. It is a business and even a good caring doctor will soon be beat down with the red tape, legalities, lawsuits, and insurance and governmental bs. You should research everything that anyone suggests for something as important as your own health. Doctors can be wrong and often do not listen well enough as they have quotas to reach etc. Naturopaths can be wrong as well. I think a combo of both with a lot of research into actual scientific studies is the best approach. Do your research and never take something without asking about it and checking the info

  21. jenna on November 2, 2020 at 8:25 am

    “the tones are like OwO!!! OwO!!”

  22. Michael Kensington on November 2, 2020 at 8:26 am

    I do not go to a regular pcp. Neither have my parents or grandparents. All naturopathic and they live healthy happy lives. No medication, no antibiotics, no pill popping. Whats going to kill you is seeing your pcp and they just prescribe you rx rx rx. Drs dont no crap about health and treating the body. They just know how to write scripts and collect your $$$$. Stay away and go natural if you want to live a long and healthy life.

  23. Nicurru on November 2, 2020 at 8:27 am

    I dont think that doctors should be the ones talking about scams. Maybe they should look at their own scam medicin and treatments first?

  24. Joanne Tang on November 2, 2020 at 8:28 am

    Even western medically educated doctors can give misinformation so a uneducated doctor, no matter which side, can be dangerous

  25. Adriana Perezz on November 2, 2020 at 8:28 am

    That doctor was really bad

  26. DIANNE on November 2, 2020 at 8:29 am

    regarding first lady, where is the evidence that the tapes are the culprit ?

  27. Cupcaek on November 2, 2020 at 8:29 am

    She sounds like she was hypnotized or something…

  28. Rebekah Shashaguay on November 2, 2020 at 8:31 am

    Speaking of quack science.. maybe you should stop recommending vaccines!!

  29. Lexi Marie on November 2, 2020 at 8:31 am

    Coment

  30. 3fishes inatank on November 2, 2020 at 8:33 am

    Um, Psychiatrists went to actual medical school; but they subject their victims to chemical quackery, with far worse malpractice.

  31. Sarawthanh on November 2, 2020 at 8:35 am

    You should never blindly trust anyone, especially doctors. Always do your research. Think for yourself. The problem is, in this society, we’ve been programmed to not trust ourselves.

  32. louise valiquette on November 2, 2020 at 8:35 am

    let’s face it. most people turn to naturopathic doctors after giving up on MDs because they are not helping them

  33. carol newlands on November 2, 2020 at 8:39 am

    This "regular MD "..is afraid for his own "future" in conventional medicine……She is 100% right…just changing my diet to 100% plant based…I completely changed my health!!Sorry there IS room for both..

  34. Mandy Simms on November 2, 2020 at 8:41 am

    Thats ridiculous! A naturopath and Integrated Doctor saved my life where general practitioners let me go 18 years with hypothyroidism getting worse and worse.

  35. Woody Woodlstein on November 2, 2020 at 8:41 am

    This is why Del is on business. Of alt med. he is taking his piece of the 30 billion dollar pie.

  36. Simple Psychiatry MD on November 2, 2020 at 8:41 am

    I think it’s funny that the naturopathic “doctor“ in the red shirt is trying to impress the audience with all of the tests she took in her Quacky school. Tests and licensure are both meaningless if the things that you learned are not based on evidence, such as homeopathy. You could be in the top 1% of your class for your homeopathy final exam, it doesnt matter. You could be in the top of your class for your class on harry potter potions too.

  37. ice9 on November 2, 2020 at 8:41 am

    Seems to me this is just another witch hunt to smear holistic practitioners. Obviously there are both good and bad doctors on both sides, yet you chose 1 case with a negative outcome. Why was that?

    A growing number of people worldwide are going natural, so I’m sure Western doctors feel threatened. I visited a Naturopath who was also an MD and had a wonderful experience. She spent far more than the usual 5 min. the typical Western doctor gives patients, and helped me when traditional medicine could NOT. While Western docs push pills, holistic healers believe in using natural cures that have been proven safer and are often more effective than pharmaceuticals.

  38. NymphetaminexXxGrrrl on November 2, 2020 at 8:42 am

    I guess i lay somewhere in the middle with this. I have had bad experiences with both modern medicine and naturopathy herbs and remedies. "Natural" doesn’t automatically mean something is good for you, or that it won’t have side effects or interact with other medicine, but then again lots of modern medicine also has serious health consequences. For example i know two schizophrenics who now struggle with diabetes as a result of their antipsychotics, and a friend of mine died taking an antiepileptic medication, you never know. The idea is to assess whether the benefits outweigh the risks, and that can be tricky to find the right balance. However modern medicine all started with naturopathy, for example aspirin is made from willow bark, so to suggest naturopathy is not science is a pretty blanket statement when we wouldn’t have modern medicine without first finding an adapting natural remedies for disease.

    It has taken me a decade to get off of the various medicines i was given through a modern medicine doctor who gave me about 10 different pills to take and made me much worse, after doing my own research (which doctors hate it when you do that) i realized every pill he gave me negatively interacted with every other pill he gave me, as a western doctor he should have known not to prescribe so many medications that interacted and clearly stated not to mix. I was also lied to. Given pills and lying about the purpose of them, giving me antidepressants and telling me they weren’t (i’m not depressed nor have ever been) I was also put on a very high dose of methadone and told there were no side effects and that i could stop any time if it didn’t help. What he didn’t tell me upon giving me 175mg of methadone was that 30mg can kill an adult without opiate history, and that 60mg is the average dose, yet he drove me up to a crazy dose of 175 without explaining anything, and now my chronic pain is so much worse with allodynia and hyperalgesia and many opiate induced conditions. I’ve been weaning for years and am now at 16mg (so close to done) but anyway i realize having a bad experience with modern medicine doesn’t automatically mean naturopathy is automatically right either. They both have positives and negatives. Before i take any naturopathic anything i do extensive research and generally come to the conclusion that its placebo based or outright quackery, but in and amongst the crap there is actually some decent information and a few promising studies. Definitely cautious about taking anything from western or naturopathic. Just trying to cope with the pain through cognitive behavioral therapy and get off meds completely. Just do what i can when i can and live with the fact that im limited in some departments.

  39. Ashlie Leavelle on November 2, 2020 at 8:45 am

    I am very pro medication when necessary. I once was helped by a naturopath when an eNT, neurologist, and 2 family physicians couldn’t help. However, the naturopath had me on the stuff for about 9 months. Naturopathic medicine is very expensive. If I have a cold or something viral, I try natural. If I have a high fever for days and it is obviously a bacterial infection, I have no issue getting an antibiotic.

  40. Alkaizer on November 2, 2020 at 8:46 am

    The doctor will see you now.

  41. Skincare CEO on November 2, 2020 at 8:47 am

    Total puff piece with a clear agenda.

  42. Woody Woodlstein on November 2, 2020 at 8:49 am

    Just ask Britt Hermes. This dumb ND has bills to pay. She’s a liar.

  43. Julian S on November 2, 2020 at 8:50 am

    Choose your medical doctor wisely and be careful when choosing a naturopath as the last one I consulted put me off after what I heard what the naturopath said behind my back. A professional does not make idiotic comments about a client, especially if the client is depressed and the client states what she/he is intolerant to. The client does not need a Nauropath who is inclined to anti-wellness. The same goes for any health professional. Health professionals should never act like quacks.

  44. cataderian on November 2, 2020 at 8:50 am

    Listening to tones through headphones while having your brain activity monitored and taking supplements is not going to have the effects this woman reported. I think this woman is having purely psychosomatic symptoms that she has convinced herself were brought on by nonsense "treatments" She could probably be easily cured by wearing a copper bracelet and putting a bar of soap under her mattress- if she believed it would work!.

  45. Yilvoxe on November 2, 2020 at 8:50 am

    Herbal and "natural" remedies should always be done as a supplement to medical treatment and done under the supervision of someone trained in the medical field. Full stop. This is coming from someone who commonly uses herbal and spiritual remedies. Drink you tea and meditate, but see a doctor too.

  46. Jesus is the Way the Truth the LIFE on November 2, 2020 at 8:52 am

    This is propoganda. BIG P(HARM)A kills more people every year. Over 80 holistic doctors have died within months of each other. These Pharmakeia witch doctors can be y’alls god if you want, but MY GOD has blessed man with natural remedies to heal. Doctors are helpful, but only in certain situations.

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