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.
Naturopathic medicine can treat a wide range of conditions using natural treatments.
IBS, diarrhea, constipation, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease
Chronic fatigue from known and unknown causes, adrenal fatigue
Hypothyroidism, subclinical hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's disease, Graves disease, hyperthyroidism
PMS, menopause, fibroids, heavy, irregular and or painful periods
Eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, acne
Chronic pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis, sciatica
Learn how to optimize your health through your nutrition and lifestyle
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 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.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture has been shown to to be effective for anxiety and depression, pain management, hormonal imbalances and many other conditions.
Nutrition is one of the important pillars of health. This includes dietary modifications and supplementing with minerals and vitamins when appropriate.
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.
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.
Advanced laboratory testing is available and performed in office or at home. Lab testing is helpful is providing targeted treatment for faster results.
Hormone imbalances can cause symptoms such as chronic fatigue, difficulty sleeping, difficult weight loss, menstrual irregularities, infertility, etc. Testing available includes cortisol, estrogen, progesterone, testosterone.
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 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.
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
All consultations also available. Please ask about this option or indicate this option when you book your appointment online!
Led by Dr Renée Purdy, ND and Kitchen Coach Michelle Alcorn. Classes are held once a month at the Moncton Farmer's Market! Fill your body with nourishing food and your mind with knowledge, as you learn new recipes that will inspire you to eat well every day.
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