As doctors around the world continue to stray away from conventional western medicine and towards integrative approaches such as natural health and therapy, a few famous individuals are leading the way.
In this blog, we’ll cover who they are and their significant contributions to the global natural health space.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
One of the most famous natural health doctors in the United States – with even his own television show, The Dr. Oz Show – Dr. Oz is a beloved health expert in the field of natural medicines. Having made appearances on the famous Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Oz is well known for his commitment to alternative medicine and enthusiasm in seeking out natural approaches to health concerns.
Through his own television show (created in 2009) as well as his outspoken appearances on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Oz has certainly made an impact in the natural medicine space and has helped the field garner significant and growing attention both in the United States and around the world.
Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride, MD
Despite her background as a medical doctor, Dr. McBride is better known as a practising nutritionist from the United Kingdom. Having created the GAPS (Gut and Psychology Syndrome) diet, Dr. McBride has made headlines around the world with her treatment and studies on gut health and the immune system.
Through her GAPS dietary protocols as well as her expertise in natural medicines, Dr. McBride has helped many of her patients overcome the struggles of ADHD, depression, autism, anxiety and autoimmune diseases.
Dr. Terry Wahl, MD
Dr. Terry Wahl is a clinical researcher who through her own efforts in natural medicine, has overcome multiple sclerosis. Since her diagnosis with the disease in 2000, Dr. Wahl has worked tirelessly to recover from her disease with natural methods, and found success with her own version of the Paleo diet – which focuses on nutrients consumed directly from food which boost brain function. Through her diet, Dr. Wahl has avoided becoming incapacitated with multiple sclerosis and has even completed an 18 mile bicycle tour.
Dr. Alissar Ayouby, Chiropractor
Based in Sydney, Australia, Dr. Alissar Ayouby is a famous chiropractor within her local community for her dedication to natural medicine and women’s health. Having experienced the potential benefits of chiropractic care as a child, Dr. Ayouby has since made it her goal to motivate and educate her local community, especially women, on the importance of health maintenance through natural therapy practises such as chiropractic care.
Dr. Ayouby believes fitness and chiropractic go hand in hand and has combined her two passions to open up two clinics in the Sydney area.
Natural health therapy and integrative medicine is certainly becoming more well known around the world, and correspondingly, there are also many famous doctors and experts who are making a name in the field.
In addition to the four mentioned in this blog, there are also thousands and thousands of more doctors who are helping to progress the natural health therapy space around the world. Be sure to find out more about the ones in your local community to better understand the future of natural therapy and health!