Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care system that aims to determine and treat the root cause of dysfunction. Treatments involve a variety of modalities including lifestyle, nutrition, botanical medicine, and orthomolecular (vitamin/mineral/nutrient) medicine. Medically trained. Naturally focused. Read Dr. Jenny Schmidt-White's bio.
Why see a naturopathic doctor?
Preventative healthcare – annual physical exam, optimize current health status: hormones, brain, metabolism, energy – in order to prevent disease states
Improve immune function – reduce frequency and duration of colds and flus
Hormone care – pms, irregular periods, endometriosis, fibrocystic breasts, polycystic ovaries, low libido, thyroid imbalance
Sleep improvement – insomnia, unrefreshed sleep, frequent waking, difficulty falling asleep
Mood balancing– anxiety, depression, irritability
Energy rescue/adrenal support – daytime fatigue, exhaustion, depleted energy
Optimize digestion – gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, loose stools, hemorrhoids, acid reflux
Detoxification – liver, kidney, lymphatic support
Pain management – arthritis, musculoskeletal injuries, general inflammation
Hormone panels – urine, salivary, blood
General blood tests through Calgary Lab Services (privately paid)
Vitamin, mineral, amino-acid status