Naturopathic Medicine is a distinct primary health care system that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional, natural forms of medicine.Naturopathic medicine is gentle, safe and effective. [/fancy_box] Naturopathic medicine can be used as complimentary medicine to the patient’s current health plan. Naturopathic medicine when used in a complimentary manner can help reduce side effects of medication and can help reduce the doseand quantity of pharmaceutical medications the patient is on. Naturopathic Medicine can benefit everyone and every age group. It is a type of medicine that can be used for chronic and acute conditions, or even for health optimization and illness prevention. Conditions treated with naturopathic medicine are variable and include: Digestive issues such as IBS and IBD, allergies, asthma, eczema, acne, arthritis, autoimmune conditions, stress, anxiety, adrenal fatigue, hormonal problems such as PMS and menopause, healthy pregnancy and fertility issues, detoxification, weight management…The list is long, so please call our Naturopathic Doctor. Naturopathic Therapies Naturopathic Doctors are trained in several different therapies and will often incorporate various treatment options into a health program to maximize the outcome for the patient. Botanical medicine: the use of plant extracts that have been shown scientifically and traditionally to have health benefits Clinical Nutrition: specific diets and supplements may be required for optimum health Homeopathy: an energetic medicine that is gentle, safe and effective and is often used with children, pregnant and breastfeeding women. Acupuncture: an ancient Chinese practice that is very successful for many conditions, especially for pain and injury management. I.V. Therapy: nutrients are injected intravenously to maximize efficacy and guarantee 100% absorption. This therapy is often used in depression, anxiety, chronic fatigue, stress, burnout, poor immune health and for endurance training athletes. It can kick start the entire body and speed recovery time. Lifestyle Counselling: helping to uncover and manage sources of stress and achieve a healthy, active, more balanced life. Alternative Lab Tests: IgG Food allergies, Hair Mineral Analysis, Hormone Testing for both males and females, Adrenal panel, and Thyroid testing. If you are interested but are unsure of whether Naturopathic medicine will help you, feel free to book a free 15 minute meet and greet with our Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Dr. Gayle Maguire ND, and she will be happy to answer any questions you may have.