This consult is in place for your safety, and for determining if you are a suitable candidate for the treatment. Certain underlying health conditions PRP may be contraindicated such as uncontrolled diabetes, infection, recent history of cancer and liver disease. During this consult we discuss if a partial or full treatment would be best suited to you. Beyond these items, I review general health symptoms and recent laboratory testing. When indicated, laboratory testing may be recommended prior to starting treatment to investigate underlying causes for the hair loss that may impede your success with PRP. Continue reading
Hot throughout the night or perhaps intermittently? Menopause is far from the only cause of waking up sweaty and throwing the blankets off. Often this is not a main symptom that new clients come in to have addressed but it is circled on the intake form. When I see this, I use it as a major clue as to which body systems are out of balance.
Glutathione is known as the “master anti-oxidant” that is made in the liver from 3 amino acids: glutamate, glucose and cysteine. 
Did you know that Naturopathic Physicians can have all sorts of prescription drugs, herbs and nutrients specifically made for your health needs? In the thyroid world, there is no one medication that makes everyone balanced yet it might seem like that sometimes! There are many ways to adapt for the desired effects.
The title “Naturopathic Physician” is protected, meaning that only BC practitioners who meet the standards of the College of Naturopathic Physicians in BC (CNPBC) can call themselves NDs. These standards are high and have many requirements to attain. Continue reading
• A consultation with one of our Naturopathic Doctors
• Thyroid Test (TSH, T4, T3)
• Stress Hormone Test (am/pm cortisol)
• Body Composition Assessment
• Diet plan based on your test results Continue reading
National women’s health week traditionally starts on Mother’s day, but we think that women deserve more than a week! As spring blossoms and we start cleansing our homes and our closets, a special consideration should be made about our health. Continue reading
Low libido or low sex drive is a common complaint in both men and women. A low libido can be caused by many different factors. Both sex hormones and stress hormones may affect your libido.
Its officially the Fall season! Kids are back to school, most people are getting back on track at work and in the home. Now is the time many of us are thinking of getting back on track with an exercise program or healthy eating plan. Continue reading
Yes, it absolutely can be your hormones and it often is! While I’ve seen hair loss due to low iron and other nutritional deficiencies, I usually see patients with thinning hair due to hormonal causes. Continue reading