Naturopathic Medicine

In addition to training in primary care, physical exams, blood and lab tests, etc., naturopathic doctors practice different treatments or therapies to help support the healing process.

Diet and Nutrition

Reviewing your food intake for nutrients, and guiding the process to healthy eating. Optimizing specific vitamin and mineral intake for treatment of specific health concerns.

Botanical Medicine

Using plants for healing: teas, tinctures, extracts, creams, salves, poultices, compresses.

Homeopathic Medicine

Minute doses of substances used to stimulate the vital life force and activate healing. Both Classical Constitutional Homeopathy as well as Complex Homeopathy.

Acupuncture

Sterile needles are inserted into acupuncture points to treat various disorders and pain according to the practice and philosophy of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Infrared Sauna Therapy

Used for detoxification, inflammation and weight loss.

Dispensary

Fully stocked dispensary available to patients of Peterborough Naturopath. Third party tested professional supplements, homeopathics, botanical tinctures and teas. Special orders available on request.

Commonly Treated Conditions

  • Blood pressure
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease and heart function
  • Cholesterol
  • Chronic diseases
  • Depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder
  • Diabetes and blood sugar disorders
  • Digestion: reflux, bloating, indigestion, constipation, diarrhea
  • Digestive Tract: colitis, crohns, IBS, celiac, lactose intolerance
  • Endocrine: thyroid, adrenals
  • Environmental toxicity
  • Fatigue/Stress/Memory
  • Hair, skin and nails
  • Immune system
  • Insomnia
  • Lyme disease
  • Musculoskeletal pain/stiffness, arthritis, fibromyalgia, recovery from accidents
  • Respiratory: asthma, allergies, acute and chronic infections
  • Seizures and vertigo
  • Skin diseases: eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, hives, rashes
  • Urinary problems
  • Vitamin and nutritional support

Children / Teens

  • Allergies (food & environmental)
  • Attention deficit disorder
  • Autism spectrum
  • Digestive complaints
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Hyperactivity
  • Skin/acne

Men

  • Fertility & virility
  • Heart health
  • Kidney stones
  • Prostate

Women

  • Fertility, pregnancy, postnatal care & breastfeeding
  • Gynecology: endometriosis, PCOS, cervical dysplasia, PMS
  • Menstruation
  • Perimenopause/Menopause