Skip the wait. Get a naturopathic doctor consultation online.
Struggling with health concerns? From digestive issues to stress management and fatigue, and food sensitivity testing, our naturopathic doctors can help. Get an online consultation with a licensed ND — from your phone, tablet or computer.
Currently available in Ontario and British Columbia.
Coming soon to other provinces.
Seeing a naturopathic doctor on Maple is easy.
First, submit your request
Simply enter your symptoms or the topic you'd like to discuss, and your request will be securely sent to a registered Canadian naturopathic doctor.
Initial visits are 1 hour in length — they include an assessment and treatment plans. Follow up visits are 30 minutes to evaluate your progress.
If you have private insurance, you may be eligible for coverage if your plan includes naturopathic doctors — please check directly with your insurer.
Next, you'll be matched with a naturopathic doctor
Once you’ve booked your appointment, you’ll be prompted to upload any relevant health information including medications, allergies, and surgeries. The initial consultation will include a full assessment, discussion, and treatment plan.
If the naturopath isn’t able to help based on the details of your request, they’ll let you know in advance and you won’t be charged. Otherwise, your appointment will start at the scheduled time.
Review your assessment and next steps
Our online service allows for a wide variety of naturopathic treatment plans at the provider’s discretion.
If you have a consultation on Maple, the ND may also offer you the option for in-person follow-up appointments at their clinic.
Food sensitivity testing
Our NDs can order food sensitivity tests through our partner LifeLabs in Ontario and British Columbia. This can help determine the cause of symptoms like gas, bloating, heartburn, cramps and irregular bowel movements. This can help determine if hidden food sensitivities are contributing to your symptoms.
The LifeLabs RMA FST™ provides a list of food sensitivities in an easy-to-interpret report, by analyzing hundreds of different types of food antigens.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are naturopathic doctors?
Naturopathic doctors (NDs) are trained in areas like clinical nutrition, lifestyle counseling, botanical medicine, and homeopathy. They use natural therapies to diagnose, prevent, and treat acute and chronic illnesses holistically.
Some of the most common conditions NDs treat include digestive difficulties, fatigue and stress management.
How do naturopathic doctors diagnose illnesses?
While NDs can provide relief from symptoms using natural approaches, their end goal is to uncover and heal the root causes of illness.
They do this by asking questions about symptoms, your environment and health history and also by working hand-in-hand with Medical Doctors and other healthcare providers.
Are naturopathic doctors licensed?
Naturopathic doctors are regulated by the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia. The other provinces and territories are actively seeking regulations to ensure the highest standards are met.
In order to become a licensed ND in the above provinces, each practitioner completes an undergraduate degree at university, as well as an accredited naturopathic medicine program, which includes training in basic, medical, and clinical science, diagnostics, naturopathic principles and therapeutics. It also includes extensive clinical experience under the supervision of qualified NDs.
After a ND candidate has successfully graduated from an accredited program, they must pass the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examinations (NPLEX).
What can naturopathic doctors treat?
Naturopathic doctors commonly treat allergies, chronic pain, digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, respiratory conditions, fertility problems, menopause, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and much more.
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