Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary healthcare system that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine. Naturopathic doctors work to prevent illness and restore health by addressing the root cause of disease, treating the person as a whole (mind-body-spirit), educating the patient about their health, and employing gentle, non-invasive medicines to stimulate the human body’s inherent ability to heal.

Naturopathic services provided include:
 

  • Nutritional counselling

    • Assessments on dietary intake, recommendations of healthy food choices, instruction on how to form healthy eating habits

  • Herbal medicine

  • Acupuncture

  • Mind-body therapies (also known as Integrative psychotherapy)

    • An approach to healing and easing life’s problems by increasing one’s resilience and personal resources. It corporates the fundamental principles of traditional psychotherapy and holistic medicine to promote healing on many levels, including physical, mental, emotional and spiritual
       

Conditions commonly treated with naturopathy

  • Digestive disorders

    • Conditions include: heartburn, constipation, gas and bloating, hemorrhoids, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

  • Fertility support

  • Hormonal imbalances

    • Conditions include: Hypothyroidism, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), adrenal fatigue, menopause

  • Autoimmune conditions

    • Conditions include: Celiac disease, Type 1 Diabetes, Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis

  • Anxiety and depression

  • Cardiovascular disease

    • Conditions include: heart disease, heart failure, heart valve problems, arrythmia, stroke

Naturopathic Services provided by: Dr. Laura Batson, ND

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