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Naturopathy in Canada FAQs

Are Naturopathic Doctors real Doctors? Naturopathic Doctors are considered Primary Care Practitioners, so yes, they are real doctors. Just like any other general practitioner, naturopaths have the power to requisition and interpret lab tests as well as sign-off on physical exams. Naturopaths have been put through a 4-year professional medical program that is comparable to most…

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Human Papillomavirus Treatment

A couple of months ago I wrote the article 5 Reasons to see me for your Pap Test and planned to write this article answering your Human Papillomavirus treatment questions as a follow-up but as time passed it kept being put on the backburner.  Then I read a compelling article titled Why a mom with cervical cancer needs…

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What Is Integrative Health Care?

Below, a couple of our naturopathic doctors discuss integrative health care. Even if we treat the root causes Naturopathically, there are a lot of physical causes as well to address through body work such as as massage, osteopathy, chiropractic, and acupuncture as well.

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Endometriosis: Not Just A Hormone Condition

by Dr. Alessia Milano, Naturopathic Doctor For many women with endometriosis, they’re told their problem is hormonal. Many believe the cause of endometriosis is too much estrogen and not enough progesterone. Although hormones are involved, it’s unlikely they’re the only cause (or main cause) of endometriosis. Unfortunately, this misunderstanding of endometriosis has consequences, as most…

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Coming Off the Pill with Acne Prone Skin

by Dr. Alessia Milano, Naturopathic Doctor For a staggering 14% of women using birth control, the primary reason for going on the pill is to control severe, cystic acne. Sadly however, many of us reach a point when it’s time to let go of the pill and face the reality of our acne returning. So…

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