Prescription of Pharmaceuticals as needed
While Dr. Sierra can and does prescribe pharmaceutical medications when warranted, her focus is to use diet, herbs, supplements and life-style strategies whenever possible to achieve optimal health. Dr. Sierra especially enjoys being a primary care doctor, and therefore she can manage and bring context to an individual’s reliance on pharmaceutical interventions. Naturopathic physicians are fully licensed by the Washington State Department of Health and have nearly full prescriptive authority.
Full Natural Pharmacy
The Wellness Center is home to a comprehensive natural pharmacy with the finest medicines and health products-herbs, vitamins and minerals, and many optimizing nutrients and superfoods. The Wellness Center pharmacy is open when Dr. Sierra is seeing patients, and products can also be purchased by emailing the Wellness Center with requests. Orders and custom prescriptions can be placed for local pick-up or delivery to any location. Herbs in tincture form are an especially easily absorbed for of plant medicine, and Dr. Sierra custom compounds tinctures for her patients. All products are of the highest quality available, and are competitive in price.
The Principles of Naturopathic Medicine
1. First, do no harm.
2. Act in co-operation with the healing power of nature.
3. Address the fundamental causes of disease.
4. Heal the whole person through individualized treatment.
5. Teach the principles of healthy living and preventive medicine.