1. What is naturopathic medicine? Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care profession, emphasizing prevention, treatment, and optimal health through the use of therapeutic methods and substances that encourage an individual's inherent self-healing process.  The practice of naturopathic medicine includes modern and traditional, scientific, and empirical methods.
  2. How do you know if naturopathic medicine works? The healing approaches used by Naturopathic medicine are informed by scientific studies 
  3. What training do naturopaths have? A naturopath licensed by the State of Connecticut has received four years of naturopathic medical training following a four-year undergraduate degree. Naturopaths often have also engaged in additional training to further deepen their expertise and knowledge. 
  4. Do naturopaths do physical medicine? Yes, we treat pain, injury, mechanical dysfunction such as back pain, joint pain and other musculo-skeletal conditions.
  5. Are naturopaths licensed? Yes, naturopaths are licensed by the state of Connecticut and Sharon de Kadt has been licensed since 1986 in the state.
  6. How much will my treatment cost? Naturopathic treatment is often much less costly than other forms of medical treatment, but of course the expense of any individual's treatment can vary. 
  7. What products do you offer? We provide a range of high quality supplements, vitamins, and musculo-skeletal healing devices as part of our treatments to support the health of our patients. These are available to patients who come to our office.
  8. Will my treatment be covered by insurance? In many cases, insurance covers naturopathic medicine in the state of Connecticut. Check with your insurance provider to see if your insurance program includes coverage for naturopathic medicine.
  9. Can I see a regular doctor at the same time I am seeing a naturopathic physician? Yes, you can. In many instances it is advisable to work with a regular doctor, and Sharon de Kadt, N.D. often refers her patients to other doctors.
  10. Will I have to stop taking my prescription medications? It is important for you to communicate with your naturopathic doctor about prescription medications you may be taking. She can work with you to determine how best to work with the medications you are taking in conjunction with other treatment that may be indicated.
  11. Where can I learn more about naturopathic physicians? You can click [here] to visit the site of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.