Even if you’re feeling good, having a support system to help you maintain your health is essential. Providers at Integrative Acupuncture can review where you’re at and where you want to go with your health, making sure you stay feeling good.
Prevention is key. A yearly physical provides both you and your physician an opportunity to review where you’re at and where you want to go in regards to your health. This includes a thorough physical exam and in most individuals, basic blood work.
In our society, stress is frequently ignored, but can be an underlying cause of many conditions. Naturopathic physicians can help you find management techniques that work for your lifestyle, keeping you going in a stressful world.
Hormones play a major role in the lives of women, contributing to a number of conditions and symptoms. From PMS to symptoms of menopause, or preconception care to infertility, a naturopathic physician can help maintain or restore balance, making each stage of womanhood one that is empowering and smooth.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
PCOS can present in a number of unique ways depending on the individual, affecting more than just ovarian function. In Naturopathic medicine, treating the cause is of utmost importance, especially in PCOS. Working with a physician on managing all contributing factors can be essential to getting everything back in balance.
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Many women suffer from symptoms prior to their period including mood changes, headaches, insomnia, bloating, and fatigue. Though these symptoms are frequently written off and accepted as normal, they are signs of hormone imbalance. Naturopathic medicine aims to restore normal cycling, keeping all women feeling their best, no matter the time of the month.
Painful periods can be quite debilitating, especially when severe. In many women this is due to an imbalance of hormones. A naturopathic physician can help you restore balance within the menstrual cycle, preventing severe cramping or pain. At the same time, some herbs and supplements can provide symptom relief, reducing the need for pharmaceutical intervention.
Perimenopause & Menopause
The transition through perimenopause can be a long and ever-changing process. Naturopathic practitioners can help patients understand how their bodies are changing, while using supportive measures to help smooth this transition.
Preconception Care & Fertility Support
The human body can do amazing things. Ensuring you’re at your best when trying to conceive is the best form of preventative medicine, both for you and your future child.
Thyroid conditions are increasingly common, with many still experiencing symptoms with standard treatments. Naturopathic physicians look closely at thyroid function while taking into account other sources of inflammation and hormone abnormalities to get you back to feeling like yourself.
• Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) – Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis
• Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
• Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)