Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic Doctor in Bowmanville

free-naturopathic-consultNaturopathic medicine is not just for those who want live a healthier lifestyle.

  • Naturopathic medicine uses a combination of scientific research and more natural ways to address common and uncommon problems.
  • While treating your symptoms, we are also looking into the cause, in hopes of resolving the origin of the issue. Asking ‘why’ is just as important as asking ‘what’.
  • Naturopathic medicine offers individualized treatments that address your specific needs and work with your current medications and lifestyle.

 

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Naturopathic Doctors are trained to:

  • Ask questions to understand your symptoms and medical history
  • Perform physical exams
  • Order and interpret lab tests
  • Diagnose and treat symptoms while addressing underlying causes
  • Prevent future disease and treatment

Our Naturopathic Doctor focuses on 4 main areas in the body:

Digestion/Urination

  • Bloating, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, colitis)
  • Urinary tract infections, interstitial cystitis

Hormone Health

  • PMS, menstrual concerns
  • Menopause
  • Infertility
  • PCOS

Metabolic Issues

  • Weight concerns
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Diabetes/insulin resistance

Mood and Energy

  • Anxiety, Stress
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty sleeping/Insomnia

Skin (acne, eczema, psoriasis)
Allergies
Immune function (less frequent colds/flus, ear infections etc.

Naturopathic Cancer Care

Naturopathic Cancer Care supports you and your body before, during and after conventional cancer treatments including surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Using evidence based-medicine, our doctor will create a safe, individualized treatment plan based on your cancer, stage and current treatments. Benefits of Naturopathic Cancer Care include:

  • Reducing side effects of conventional treatments (fatigue, nausea/vomiting, constipation/diarrhea,
  • Improving energy and maintaining white blood cells in order to continue with your treatments
  • Increasing the effectiveness of chemotherapy or radiation by sensitizing cancer cells to these
  • Offering a supportive environment where there is time to ask questions about conventional treatments, outcomes and how your diagnosis is impacting you
  • Discussing and implementing treatments to prevent cancer recurrence in the future
  • Initial visits can be up to 75 minutes in length, where the naturopathic doctor will take a full history, perform physical exams and discuss the current treatment plan set out by your oncologist
  • Follow-up visits are 60 minutes where we will discuss progress and any changes to your treatments

• Please bring copies of reports, recent lab work, scans etc. to your initial and follow-up visits