Bringing a passion for women's health, children's health, pregnancy and fertility to Commercial Drive.
Hormonally, women are complex, and we face many changes as we move through the different stages of our lives. As we progress from childhood to puberty through menopause and into old age we are met with new and often unfamiliar health demands. I help women move through these stages with ease and comfort.
Common women's health conditions I treat and work to prevent include:
Menstrual Irregularities | Contraceptive Advice | Perimenopause | Menopause | Hormonal Imbalances | PMS | PCOS | Anovulation | Mental and Emotional Health | Stress and Anxiety | Weight Loss | Fibrocystic Breasts | Breast Health
I love seeing children and infants and naturopathic medicine has so much to offer. I have extensive continuing education in the safe use of nutritional support, herbal medicine and homeopathic remedies.
Common children's health conditions I treat and work to prevent include:
Attention disorders including ADHD and autism | Food allergies and intolerances | Rashes | Eczema | Psoriasis | Diaper Rash | Colic | Constipation | Diarrhea | Bowerl Irritability | Immune Support | Colds | Flu | Ear Infections | Strep Throat | Bronchitis | Pneumonia
My heart goes out to those women struggling to conceive and have a healthy pregnancy. Heartbreaking, frustrating, stressful and infuriating are some emotions I imagine you may be feeling now, or have felt on your journey in trying to have a baby. I would like to join you on this journey and offer you my support. As a naturopathic doctor there are so many ways I can help you achieve optimal fertility and I'm eager to get going on supporting you on this journey.
Factors I consider when investigating fertility include:
Stress and Anxiety | Menstrual Irregularities | Ovulation | Hormonal imbalances | Sleep Disturbances | Nutrient and mineral deficiencies | Nutrition | Food sensitivities or intolerances | Leaky Gut Syndrome | Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome | Sperm Health | Autoimmune Conditions
Pregnancy is a time of amazing change and growth. It is a time of intense excitement and joy, but also of fear and uncertainty. You probably have a host of new and fluctuating emotions, sensations and a lot of questions. I can help you. I can listen to you, I can answer your questions and I can help make you more comfortable. I have extensive training in the safe use of diet, herbs, supplements and acupuncture to help you have a healthy pregnancy, labour and delivery.
Common pregnancy concerns I treat and work to prevent include:
Nausea and morning sickness | Varicose veins | Insomnia | Headaches and migraines | Group B Strep (GBS) prevention | Iron deficiency anemia | Fatigue | Joint pain | Preeclampsia | Depression | Recurrent miscarriage | Gestational Diabetes | Labour and delivery support