Treatments and Tests

Dr. Andrea’s integrative approach includes advanced functional diagnostic testing with accredited laboratories in combination with a thorough health consultation. These will help to determine the root cause of health issues and the most appropriate treatment plan. 

Botanical medicines, also known as herbal medicine is the science and practice of using medicinal plants and extracts to improve overall health, support health and treat acute and chronic disease.

Bowen is a hands-on therapy. It sends neurological impulses to the brain resulting in immediate muscle relaxation and pain reduction.

Homeopathy is gentle system of medicine with a very long history.  It is effective and does not interfere with prescription medications. 

Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin needles through your skin at strategic points on your body. A key component of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is most commonly used to treat pain. Increasingly, it is being used for overall wellness, including stress management.

Body Metrics is measured using a  (BIA) Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis. BIA is a science that was originally developed for monitoring patients after surgery in a hospital setting. Leads are connected to your hands and feet and pass a low voltage electrical current through your body. This is safe and painless, and provides insight into aspects of your health such as how much fat and muscle that you have in your body. BIA can also help your to monitor your cellular health and energy levels.

Our partner laboratory for diagnostic testing with convenient locations throughout Ontario. 

A blood test to determine IgG Food Sensitivities.  We only use accredited labs.  These labs are often covered by most insurance providers. 

DUTCH (Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones) is considered the most accurate in assessing sex and adrenal hormones. If you suspect hormonal issues get the most accurate testing.  

Provides full analysis of your microbiome to identify pathogens, opportunistic bacterial, beneficial bacterial, and key intestinal health markers. 

There are different types of SIBO and different testing methods.  Get the right testing. If you are suffering from symptoms of stomach distension, bloating, gas, diarrhea/constipation, indigestion, IBS, etc; there’s a very high chance you may have SIBO. Consider this breath test as the first step to understanding your condition and treatment options.

A specialized food plan designed to eliminate inflammation and associated autoimmune conditions.  It can be very restrictive so it is important you would with a knowledgeable health professional  

Healing the gut is a 4 stage process.  Many will start to feel 80-90% better by stage 1 or 2.  However, to get complete healing and resolution completing all 4 stages is  necessary.

Determines levels of potentially harmful metals in the blood that can cause various health issues.

A cornerstone in Naturopathic Medicine.  Nutrition is assessed and addressed in all patients health and treatment plans. Nutrition is worked into to every treatment plan to meet every individuals needs.