Every individual is unique! Optimal weight loss is a program that offers a unique nutrition program for each individual based on their individualized medical conditions, their “metabolism” governed by internal body function and hormone balance, and emotional eating patterns.
Food sensitivities and allergy testing helps to uncover which foods and other substances trigger chronic inflammation in the body. Most people with allergies have an immediate symptom onset. A food sensitivity is a different type of immune response that can lead to delayed inflammatory reactions which include single or multiple symptoms.
Over 200 foods can be measured when assessing food sensitivities and allergies. This will generate a personalized report indicating which individualized foods affect your system.
Signs that you might have food sensitivities or allergies related to food include…
Increased blood pressure
Nasal congestion and puffiness around the eyes
What does Naturopathy Treat?
Naturopaths are trained in seven modes of treatment including…
Clinical Nutrition, which focuses on the fuel you are putting into your body and how nutrition is affecting your energy.
Botanical Medicine, which is based on the use of plants or plant extracts that may be eaten or applied to the skin. Since ancient times, herbal medicine has been used by many different cultures throughout the world to treat illness and to assist bodily functions.
Chinese Medicine including the use of herbs, massage, acupuncture and acupressure methodologies.
Homeopathic Medicine which focuses on strengthening the bodies natural immune system.
Physical Medicine which may include spinal manipulations, ultrasounds and exercise therapy.
Lifestyle Counselling, which focusses on the external pressures which may be manifesting themselves in the form of stress, depression, anxiety, ADHD, menopause, fertility or pregnancy issues, hormone imbalance, weight gain and weight loss, allergies or food sensitivities.
Ottawa’s Favourite Naturopath
A Naturopath is trained to treat the whole person, as opposed to just the “illness.” They often spot the underlying factors of an issue and help you adjust them. Dr. Carolyn Mercer, Naturopathic Doctor, is amongst the best Naturopaths in Ottawa Ontario. You don’t need to suffer alone. Get the ancient wisdom of naturopathic medicine working for you. 613 656 0987