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Conditions We Treat

Conditions We Treat

In the Four Seasons Naturopathic Approach, the emphasis is on treating the individual person with customized care.  Most people who come for our naturopathic care have specific symptoms and illnesses that they need help with.

Below is a list of the conditions and problems that we have experience.

Digestive  & Nutrition-Related

  • Abdominal pain
  • Anemia (eg: iron, vitamin B12, copper, folic acid)
  • Bloating and excessive gas
  • Colic
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Gastritis
  • Heart burn
  • Helicobacter pylori infection (H. Pylori)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as colitis and Crohn’s
  • Intestinal polyps
  • Food allergies and intolerances (eg: wheat/gluten, dairy, etc.)
  • Maldigestion (eg: dyspepsia, pancreatic insufficiency, stomach acid deficiency)
  • Malabsorption (eg: Celiac disease)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Fissures
  • Overweight/Obesity
  • Parasites and Worms
  • Reflux disorder (eg: GERD)
  • Sugar addiction (and carbohydrate addiction)
  • Ulcers
  • Vitamin and mineral deficiencies

Immune System

  • Allergies (eg: food allergies, airborne/environmental)
  • Auto-immune illnesses (eg: multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, celiac, lupus, Hashimoto’s hypothyroid,  autism, etc.)
  • Cancers (see below)
  • Chronic fatigue Immune Deficiency Sydrome (CFIDS)
  • Coughs and colds (frequent and long-lasting)
  • Ear infections (otitis)
  • Chronic urticaria (hives)
  • Fevers
  • Infections (virus, bacteria, mould, parasite, protozoa, lice)
  • Multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS)
  • Naturopathic oncology supportive care – Cancers such as breast, colon, brain, lung, prostate, liver, lymphatic, stomach, pancreatic, etc.  Also including support with radiation and chemotherapy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Toxicity – problems from chemical exposures (eg: pesticides, solvents, heavy metals, plastics, etc.)

Mental-Emotional and Cognitive-Neurological System

  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD, ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD, including Asperger’s)
  • Bed-wetting
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS / CFIDS)
  • Dementia (eg: Alzheimer’s, Vascular, Lewy Body, Frontotemporal)
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Addictions and problems with habits (eg: sugar, carbohydrate, smoking)
  • Eating disorders (eg: anorexia, bulemia, binge-eating)
  • Headaches
  • Memory problems (eg: with ADHD, or mild cognitive impairment (MCI))
  • Mind-body disharmony
  • Migraine headaches
  • Nervous breakdown
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional-Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Picky eating
  • Tourette’s Syndrome
  • Ringing ears (tinnitis)
  • Seizure disorders
  • Sensory integration disorder
  • Smoking cessation
  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Vertigo (eg: Meniere’s)

Respiratory

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Colds and flu (and influenza-like illnesses)
  • Emphysema
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat (pharyngitis)
  • Pneumonia

Endocrine (Hormonal)

  • Adrenal fatigue, insufficiency (Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis Dysregulation)
  • Amenorrhea
  • Abdominal cramps (Dysmenorrhea)
  • Andropause
  • Diabetes (Type I and Type II)
  • Fatty liver
  • Hormone imbalance (eg: cortisol, testosterone, progesterone, estrogen, hypothyroid)
  • Infertility, or suboptimal fertility
  • Insulin resistance
  • Irregular periods and bleeding
  • Ovarian problems (eg: cysts, PCOS, insufficiency)
  • Post-partum depression
  • Pregnancy-related concerns
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Prostate enlargement (BPH)
  • Prostate inflammation (prostatitis)
  • Menstrual problems
  • Menopause (eg: hot flashes, low energy, weak bones, cardiovascular concerns)
  • Thyroid (eg: Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism)
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Uterine problems (eg: endometriosis, fibroids)

Cardiovascular and Metabolic

  • Angina (chest pain)
  • Arrhythmia
  • Atherosclerosis (blocked arteries)
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes and Prediabetes
  • Insulin resistance
  • Gall bladder disorders (eg: gall stones, inflammation)
  • Kidney diseases
  • Liver disease (eg: fatty liver, cirrhosis, hepatitis)
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Over weight (obesity)
  • Palpitations
  • Stroke
  • Under weight

Dermatology (Skin & Hair)

  • Acne
  • Cold sores (herpes)
  • Eczema (eg: atopic dermatitis)
  • Hairloss (alopecia)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rashes
  • Urticaria (hives)
  • Varicose veins
  • Vitiligo

Musculoskeletal (Muscles, Bone and Joints)

  • Arthritis (eg: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Bruxism (grinding teeth)
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic pain syndromes
  • Cramping
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Muscle tension
  • Pain disorders (eg:  arthritis, fibromyalgia, low back pain)
  • Tendonitis
  • Low bone density (osteopenia, osteoporosis)

General

  • Low energy and constantly getting ill
  • Poor general health
  • Preventative approach to heath
  • Support before, during and after chemotherapy and radiation during cancer treatment
  • Support before and after surgery to improve healing and outcomes (eg: knee surgery)

 

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