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Naturopathic Medicine in Moncton

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My goal is to help you feel your best and reach your health goals!

There is a kind of healthcare that teaches people how to live and feel healthier. A kind of healthcare that uses food as medicine. A kind of healthcare that takes the time to know people and create treatment plans to suite their individual needs. This is naturopathic medicine.

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About

Dr Renée Purdy is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor with a general family practice in Moncton, New Brunswick. She is a graduate from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto and has an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in International Development Studies. She is also a member of the New Brunswick Association of Naturopathic Doctors and of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors. She is an expert in natural holistic healthcare and has a focus on digestive health, hormonal balance and chronic stress and fatigue. Following the principles of Naturopathic Medicine, Renée works on all aspects of health, including mind, body and spirit, in order to allow the body to heal. She works with individuals and groups to help them take back their health and reach their greatest level of health, as she believes that health essential for us to reach full potential and live our best life. Renée is also a member of the faculty for Natural Doctors International (NDI), a naturopathic global health organization that promotes holistic healthcare. She leads groups on medical the clinic in Nicaragua. If you’d like to know more about NDI, you can visit their website http://www.ndimed.org

Individualized Healthcare

"As each person is unique, so is the healthcare they require. I create treatments tailored to meet the needs of each patient."

Addressing the Cause of Disease

"Rather than treating individual symptoms, I take time to get a complete health picture of my patients in order to find and treat the causes of disease and symptoms."

Naturopathic Treatments

"The medicine used combine ancient knowledge with modern scientific research to create safe and effective treatments, including nutrition, acupuncture, homeopathy and botanical medicine."

Preventative Medicine

I teach my patients about healthy living and healthy eating in order to optimize health and prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer and many others.

Complimentary Medicine

Naturopathic medicine can compliment conventional medical treatments in order to improve their efficacy and decrease side effects of medications.

Deeper healing

Get healthcare that will help you heal your symptoms in a holistic way, addressing you as a person.

Services

Dr Renée Purdy offers individualized healthcare in Moncton using natural therapies. She spends a great deal of time with her patients in order to offer the best treatment to treat each person as a whole. She offers her services in English, French and Spanish. Naturopathic medicine is covered under most healthcare plans.
Conditions treated

Naturopathic medicine can treat a wide range of conditions using natural treatments.

Digestive concerns

IBS, diarrhea, constipation, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease

Fatigue

Chronic fatigue from known and unknown causes, adrenal fatigue

Thyroid conditions

Hypothyroidism, subclinical hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's disease, Graves disease, hyperthyroidism

Women's health

PMS, menopause, fibroids, heavy, irregular and or painful periods

Pre and Post natal care

Fertility, optimal pregnancy, optimal mother and baby health, postnatal care

Skin conditions

Acne, eczema, rosacea, psoriasis

Pain

Chronic pain, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis, sciatica

More conditions

Please contact me if your conditions isn't listed here.

Treatments

Any of the following naturopathic modalities may be used alone or in combination, depending on the individual and the condition(s) being treated.

Botanical medicine

Botanical medicine combines traditional knowledge and modern scientific research on medicinal plants and is used as a safe and effective treatment for a number of conditions. Medicinal plants can be used as food, herbal teas, capsule form or in an alcohol-based extract.

Acupuncture

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture has been shown to to be effective for anxiety and depression, pain management, hormonal imbalances and many other conditions.

Clinical nutrition

Nutrition is one of the important pillars of health. This includes dietary modifications and supplementing with minerals and vitamins when appropriate.

Lifestyle Counselling

The lifestyle we lead has a significant impact on our health, stress being the main culprit. Strategies and tips for managing stress are an important part any treatment plan.

Vitamin B12 injection

High dose methylcobalamin (active form of vitamin B12) may be used to correct deficiencies and to treat symptoms such as fatigue, brain fog, sleep disturbances, anxiety, depression, etc. Ask Dr. Purdy in your next visit if this treatment is appropriate for you.

Neural Therapy

Procaine, a mild anesthetic, is injected into specific areas on the body. Used to treat acute and chronic pain, nerve pain, headaches, scars, and more.

Skin Rejuvenation with Platelet Rich Plasma

Get softer, smoother, firmer and more even toned skin naturally, using your body's ability to heal itself. With this treatment, healing factors from your own blood are concentrated and re-injected into the skin to stimulate a healing process. It can be used to treat wrinkles and fine lines, aging skin, scars, discolouration and acne.

Hair Loss Treatment with Platelet Rich Plasma

Treatment is beneficial for men and women experiencing hair loss. Platelet Rich Plasma is injected into the scalp, stimulating hair follicles to go into an active, hair producing phase and prolonging the active phase of hair follicles that are currently in this phase. For more information, visit: http://reneepurdy.com/prphair/

Laboratory testing

Advanced laboratory testing is available and performed in office or at home. Lab testing is helpful is providing targeted treatment for faster results.

Hormone Testing

Hormone imbalances can cause symptoms such as chronic fatigue, difficulty sleeping, difficult weight loss, menstrual irregularities, infertility, etc. Testing available includes thyroid, cortisol, estrogen, progesterone, testosterone. Dr Purdy will assess your complete health history to determine what testing is appropriate for you.

Vitamin D Testing

Vitamin D is considered to be the body's most important vitamin. It is estimated that more than 30% of Canadians are deficient in vitamin D. Maintaining adequate levels is essential not only for bone health, but to prevent certain cancers, to maintain a balanced mood and to help prevent many chronic conditions. Testing is available to ensure your vitamin D levels are adequate.

Food Sensitivity Testing

Food sensitivities cause chronic health problems such as digestive complaints, brain fog, eczema, difficult weight loss etc. This food sensitivity panel tests 120+ different items for sensitivities.

Candida testing

Candida overgrowth can cause a wide range of symptoms from fatigue and brain fog to digestive concerns and chronic yeast infections. This test can help us determine if there is Candida overgrowth for more targeted treatment.

Comprehensive Thyroid Panel

A lab test showing a complete picture of thyroid function, including: - TSH - Free T3 - Free T4 - Anti-TPO - Anti-TG - Reverse T3

Your first visit will be 75 in duration, during which Dr. Purdy will go through an extensive intake process including your current health concerns, past medical history and other relevant information. A focused physical exam may also be performed. In most cases, treatment will be initiated. Cost: $150

Follow-up visits are up to 40 minutes in duration and are used to fine tune treatment, monitor progress, perform in-office treatment such as acupuncture, to perform or follow-up on laboratory testing and complete required physical exams. New concerns may also be brought up in follow-up visits. Cost: $80

Welcome to the Blog

Have a look through my blog. I write about all topics that have to do with health. If you have a topic you'd like to see addressed, send me a message! I'd love to chat!

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Contact me

To find out more about naturopathic medicine or to find out if it's the right approach to your health or to schedule an appointment, please don't hesitate to contact me by telephone, by email or by sending me a message. You can also book an appointment online by clicking on "Book Online" in the menu bar. Remember to check your junk email folder as an email from me may land there! All services are offered in English, French and Spanish.

Office location

93 Weldon Street Moncton, NB E1C 5W1

Contact

Email: dr.reneepurdy@gmail.com Tel: (506) 858-1808

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