Naturopathy in Canada FAQs

Are Naturopathic Doctors real Doctors? Naturopathic Doctors are 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 allopathic…

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Endometriosis: Not Just A Hormone Condition

By Dr. Alessia Milano, ND 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 women…

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Coming Off the Pill with Acne Prone Skin

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 whether you’re thinking of starting a…

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Is It Really PCOS?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, better known as PCOS, affects 5-10% of women of reproductive age. However, there’s a big problem plaguing the PCOS community: PCOS is both overdiagnosed and underdiagnosed.

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