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Naturopathic Treatments

Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) are primary care providers skilled in diagnosing, treating, and managing a variety of symptoms and conditions. They take a holistic approach, addressing the root causes of symptoms by considering the body, mind, and spirit. NDs emphasize prevention and leverage the body's natural healing abilities. A key aspect of naturopathic medicine is educating patients to take control of their own health. Naturopathic Doctors work closely with patients to develop personalized treatment plans that incorporate diet, lifestyle, and mental well-being to achieve optimal health outcomes.

Dr. Wendy Tao, ND

Dr. Wendy Tao is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor who has been practicing for over 9 years. She is a primary care provider who diagnoses, treats acute and chronic health conditions, and focuses on preventative medicine. She completed her medical training at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine (BINM) and has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta.

With a focus in naturopathic and aesthetic medicine, Dr. Tao bridges the gap between the two by using the body’s innate ability to achieve optimal health and aging gracefully.

Dr. Tao offers general practice with particular focus on:

• Environmental medicine (detoxification of environmental toxins)

• Chemical & food sensitivity

• Women’s health including menstrual irregularities, endometriosis, fibroids, yeast infections, breast health, PMS, PCOS, dysmenorrhea

• Peri-Menopause & Menopause including hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, mood imbalances, fatigue, bone health, poor memory, and low libido

• Adrenal insufficiency/fatigue for stress management

• Digestive disorders include indigestion, acid reflux, IBS, gas, chronic bloating, colitis, diarrhea, and constipation

• Sleep disorders

• Metabolic conditions (diabetes and insulin resistance, weight loss and management, hypo- or hyperthyroidism)

Dr. Wendy Tao

Benefits of Naturopathic treamtents

Naturopathic treatments focus on promoting health and preventing illness through natural, patient-centered approaches.

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Holistic Approach: Naturopathic medicine treats the whole person, addressing physical, mental, and emotional aspects to promote overall wellness.

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Root Cause Focus: Rather than just alleviating symptoms, naturopathic treatments aim to identify and address the underlying causes of health issues.

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Natural and Non-Invasive: Naturopathic treatments prioritize natural and minimally invasive therapies, reducing the risk of side effects associated with conventional treatments.

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Prevention and Wellness: Emphasis on preventive care and healthy lifestyle choices helps prevent disease and maintain long-term wellness.

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Individualized Care: Treatments are tailored to each patient's unique needs, ensuring personalized and effective care plans.

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Patient Education and Empowerment: Naturopathic doctors educate patients about their health, empowering them to make informed decisions and take charge of their well-being.

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