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Holistic Medicine Specialist

Humaira Quraishi, ND, MS

Naturopathic Doctor & Certified Nutrition Consultant located in Fort Lee, NJ & Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Holistic medicine is a form of health care focused on treating the whole body, including the mind, body, spirit, and emotions, to optimize health and wellness. Humaira Quraishi, ND, MS, is a naturopathic doctor who practices holistic medicine to create individualized health plans that maximize well-being and prevent disease. To schedule an appointment with the experienced and patient-focused doctor, call the office in Fort Lee, New Jersey, or book online today.

Holistic Medicine Q&A

What is holistic medicine?

Holistic medicine is a whole-body approach to health and wellness. Traditional Western medicine focuses on the disease and symptoms, rather than the patient as a whole.

With holistic medicine, the focus is on the health and well-being of the whole patient, including physical, emotional, and spiritual health.

Dr. Quraishi is a naturopathic doctor who takes a holistic and integrative approach to care. She aims to discover the root cause of your symptoms by understanding your body’s unique biochemical and physiological functions. 

What conditions can holistic medicine treat?

Dr. Quraishi is an experienced naturopathic doctor and uses holistic medicine to help people struggling with many chronic health conditions. Conditions she treats include:

  • Diabetes
  • Adrenal fatigue
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Thyroid health
  • Food allergies
  • Cardiovascular problems (high blood pressure, high cholesterol)
  • Digestive disorders (celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome)
  • Pain conditions
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Autoimmune disease (Hashimoto’s disease, psoriasis)
  • Allergies
  • Skin conditions (eczema)
  • Autism
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Dr. Quraishi also provides care for acute illnesses such as ear infections, sore throats, and the common cold, as well as general health. 

She provides care for patients of all ages including children, teens, and adults.

What can I expect during a holistic medicine consultation?

You can expect a comprehensive and compassionate holistic medicine consultation when you come in to see Dr. Quraishi. 

She asks detailed questions to gather as much information as possible about the various factors that may influence your health, from physical to environmental. She also reviews your usual diet, exercise routine, daily stressors, work life, medical history, and family history.

Dr. Quraishi performs a physical exam and runs extensive lab work to better understand your overall health and wellness. Testing may include:

  • Organic acid testing
  • Micronutrient
  • IgG food sensitivity
  • Inhalant allergy
  • Celiac disease
  • Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR)
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Thyroid panel

She then uses the science of conventional care and the wisdom of alternative medicine to help you get the most well-rounded treatment plan for better health and wellness. 

What are holistic medicine therapies?

For holistic medicine, Dr. Quraishi uses naturopathic therapies to optimize health and wellness. Therapies she offers include:

  • Herbal medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Therapeutic-grade supplementation
  • Functional medicine
  • Water-based therapies (hydrotherapy)
  • Lifestyle counseling
  • Homeopathy
  • Mind-body awareness

With holistic medicine, Dr. Quraishi provides you with the tools your body needs to heal itself. 

To get the support, tools, and help you need to take charge of your health, call the office of Humaira Quraishi ND, MS, or book an appointment using the online scheduling tool.