More and more people are finding the treatments for depression and anxiety to be very limited with the current pharmaceuticals available. As a result, patients are seeking our doctors out to help them manage their depression and anxiety with the use of naturopathic and integrative medicine. Our naturopathic approach considers the whole person versus just focusing on neurotransmitters such as serotonin or dopamine (which is what pharmaceuticals do).
We commonly see digestive health issues, food sensitivities, lowered levels of certain hormones and nutrients playing a significant role in how one feels. Our workup takes all of this into consideration and more as we design a plan that is customized to the individual. Treatments can focus on dietary and lifestyle counselling and targeted supplementation with the use of herbs, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. We also have training in how to use our therapies in combination with medications you may be on or choosing to decrease.