Naturopathic & Functional Medicine in Victoria, BC
Prioritize Your Health & Longevity.
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I am a licensed naturopathic doctor and functional medicine practitioner practicing in Victoria, BC.
Areas of Focus
PMS, PCOS, thyroid health, fertility, menopause – you name it – all are influenced by hormonal imbalances.
Women spend nearly 1/3 of their life in menopause. This is not a period in life to endure, but rather to thrive.
Approximately 2 million Canadians suffer from an autoimmune disease, of whom nearly 80% are female.
Getting to the root of your digestive health concern can make a big difference. Don’t let your digestive complaints become your new normal.
Metabolic Health & Weight
Beyond just prescribing diets – this is about balancing blood sugars, lowering cholesterol and devising a plan tailored to you.
Your Free Proactive Menopause Plan
- Know your Risk Factors.
- Identify your Symptoms.
- Build a Proactive Plan.
Recent BLOG Articles
Many women are conflicted when presented with the decision whether to start hormone replacement therapy (HRT). While menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes, can be disruptive and negatively affect your quality of life, there are countless articles outlining the...
I am often asked: “What is naturopathic medicine?”, “What is functional medicine?”, and “How do they differ?” Both naturopathic medicine and functional medicine are focused on understanding and treating the underlying cause of disease. They differ from the...
fter your hormones are metabolized in the liver, some of the estrogen (known as conjugated estrogen) is excreted into the bile and dumped into the small intestine. The bacteria in your gut (the microbiome) play an important role in regulating...
Why I Chose Naturopathic and Functional Medicine
Both naturopathic medicine and functional medicine are focused on understanding and treating the underlying cause of disease.
For me, functional medicine offered a model that I had been seeking to organize my naturopathic education. It is grounded in evidence-based research, understanding the whole person, and taking a proactive approach.
Our communities are demanding integrative and patient-centered forms of health care – ones that prioritize prevention, and promote health beyond the absence of disease. Utilizing both functional medicine and naturopathic medicine allows me to provide this type of care, and to integrate the best practices of both traditional and integrative medicine.