Erin Thole: Certified Natural Healthcare Practitioner
Nov 01, 2019 12:00AM
Erin Thole, CNHP
Many people have come to realize that the current healthcare system is one that compartmentalizes the body and typically addresses the symptoms instead of the root cause of diseases and conditions.
As a natural healthcare practitioner, I see the body as one whole unit and am not interested in addressing symptoms; I am looking to get to the root of an individual’s health conditions. I often have clients come to me with various diagnoses from their medical doctors and they are on various cookie cutter medications meant for those with that same label (i.e. diagnosis). However, 100 people could have the same diagnosis, based on their symptoms, yet they could all have a different root cause for those symptoms leading to that particular diagnosis.
Due to this, many people end up never finding relief for their ailments and become attached to a “label” diagnosis. In my practice, I am always chasing the “why”: Why do you have digestive issues? Why do you have a thyroid condition? Why are your hormones out of balance? Why do you have constant fatigue and poor sleep? If we continue to ask the why questions, we can eventually get to the root of the health condition and address it.
I approach each client as an individual. This means there is no one-size-fits-all program. I conduct a series of functional medicine lab tests, an extensive health history review and symptomatology reports to figure out each individual’s “why” and put together an individualized program based on these results and findings.