Holistic Doctors utilize vitamins, minerals, herbs, homeopathy, detoxification and massage therapy to help their clients solve health issues without having side effects of toxic medications. Typically, a holistic (naturopathic doctor) will spend a considerable amount of time with you to really attempt to get to the 'root' of your health concerns to help fix it for the long run.
Many individuals end up in a Holistic (Naturopathic) Doctors office because they have not found the results that they are looking for with allopathic medicine. Some people do not tolerate toxic pharmaceutical medications and have many side effects which lead to additional need for more medications.
Other individuals end up exploring the Holistic Medical route because nothing will show up on their blood work as being wrong, however, they still feel miserable and they absolutely KNOW that something is wrong. A Holistic Doctor is really good at helping to solve these health puzzles.