From the view of Naturopathic Health dis-ease is understood to develop in the body through a progression of factors.
The goal for restoring health is to: nourish, cleanse, de-toxify and rebuild. Categories which lead to illness include:
a. Improper nutrition
b. Lack of exercise
c. Negative thought patterns, such as:
5.) Self victimization
Stress seems to be a way of life for many. This takes a toll on the adrenal glands and,
thus, the entire endocrine system. Major traumas include: death of a loved one,
getting fired, separation or divorce, re-location to a new town or region, et cetera.
Even seemingly positive changes such as: marriage, pregnancy and birth,
a new job,
et cetera, can weaken the body.
METALS AND CHEMICALS
These will accumulate in the body and build up for a lifetime, settling especially in
the liver, right kidney and fatty tissues.
FUNGUS, BACTERIA, VIRUS
This means a genetic predisposition toward a disease.