Conditions Treated

Research has shown that 70-90% of chronic diseases are preventable through lifestyle and dietary intervention. The following conditions listed below are a sample of the many cases that respond well to lifestyle and dietary measures. At Avisio, your Naturopathic Physician can guide you on making the best choices when modifying your nutritional intake and lifestyle changes in order to prevent and reverse disease.

Top conditions treated at Avisio Naturopathic Clinic. (Note: Some conditions may fall into more than one category.)

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Anti-Aging & Longevity

  • Age spots
  • Cancer prevention
  • Wrinkles
  • Sagging skin

Auto-Immune

  • Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes, Type 1
  • Eczema
  • Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS)
  • Grave’s Disease
  • Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
  • Immune compromised
  • Inflammation
  • Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)
  • Lupus
  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
  • Psoriasis
  • Sjogren’s Disease
  • Vitaligo

Blood Sugar Disorders

  • Diabetes (Type 1 & Type 2)
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Insulin resistance

Bodily Injuries

  • Broken bones
  • Injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents
  • Overuse / Repetative use injuries
  • Sports injuries: (Short term & Long term injuries)
  • Torn Ligaments

Brain, Cognitive, Neural & Optical Health (Vision) (see also Mental Health)

  • ADD/ADHD/ASD (Attention Deficit Disorder / Hyperactivity)
  • Anxiety disease
  • Autism
  • Bell’s palsy
  • Brain damage
  • Brain fog
  • Cataracts
  • Depression
  • Learning disability
  • Memory Loss
  • Migraine / Headache
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Neuropathy
  • Tinnitis
  • Vision impairment or loss

Mental Health (see also Brain, Cognitive, Neural & Optical Health (Vision))

  • Alzheimers
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Autism
  • Brain Damage
  • Brain Fog
  • Depression
  • Dimentia
  • Mood disorders

Bones, Joints, Musculoskeletal, Teeth (Dental)

  • Arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Bone spurs
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Inflammation
  • Joint pain
  • Natural Dental & Oral Health
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Tendonitis
  • TMJ

Cancer

Naturopathic Medicine can be used to reduce the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation while optimizing its effectiveness while a patient is undergoing treatment. It is most effective, when started soon after a cancer diagnosis and can greatly improve outcomes and prevent cancer recurrence.

Cardiovascular Health

  • Heart Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Ischemic Heart Disease

Digestive Disorders (Digestion)

  • Bloating
  • Depression
  • Excess Gas
  • Gallstones (Cholelithiasis)
  • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) (Acid Reflux)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
  • IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
  • Leaky Gut (Intestinal permeability)
  • Parasites
  • SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)
  • Traveler’s Diarrhea

Fertility & Reproductive Health

  • Advanced Maternal Age
  • Infertility
  • Lactation consulting
  • Minimizing chance of complications (c-section, epidural, apeasiatomy, tears, etc.)
  • Miscarriage (recurrent)
  • Natural Birth & Home Birth options
  • Natural induction (Labour)
  • Parental Participation: Active role for fathers during pregnancy and delivery.
  • PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)
  • Pregnancy & Child Birth / Delivery Preparation
  • Prenatal Care
  • Perinatal Care
  • Postnatal / Postpartum Care (Healing after c-section, tearing, Hemorrhoids)

Genetic Disorders

Hormonal Health (Hormone Balance)

  • Andropause
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibroids
  • Menopause

  • Menstrual irregularities; Heavy Periods, Spotting
  • Menstrual pain
  • PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)

Idiopathic conditions

Conditions of unknown cause or that may come on spontaneously may be called idiopathic. Many patients report coming to us after feeling dismissed or hearing statements such as;

  • Your test results are fine.“”It’s all in your head.
  • Maybe you’re just depressed.
  • Everything was fine until…all of the sudden…
  • Your results are borderline but its nothing to worry about.
  • You’re too young to have…that disease.
  • You will just have to live with it.
  • You just have…bad genetics, bad periods, or bad luck, etc.”

Immune Health

  • Antibiotic Resistant Infections
  • Common Cold
  • Chronic Strep. Carrier
  • Chronic Stauph. Carrier
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic phlegm
  • Flu (Enfluenza)
  • Post nasal drip
  • Recurring infections
  • Staying healthy while traveling or vacationing
  • Symptoms lasting longer than 3 weeks
  • UTI – Urinary Tract Infection

Kidney Disease (Renal Health)

  • Gout
  • Kidney Stones (Urolithiasis)
  • Renal Failure (Support during dialysis, pre & post surgery care for organ transplant)
  • UTI – Urinary Tract Infection

Men’s Health

  • Alopecia (Hair Loss)
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Digestive disorders
  • Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
  • Hernia
  • Hypertension
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Infertility
  • Prostate (BPH – Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy)
  • Sports Injuries

Menopausal Symptoms

  • Hot Flushes
  • Insomnia
  • Low Libido
  • Night Sweats
  • Perimenopause to Menopause
  • Vaginal Dryness

Pediatric Care – Children Age 0-18

  • Bed wetting
  • Colic – gas, bloating, indigestion
  • Dietary & Nutritional Counselling (including; for fussy / picky eaters)
  • Healthy Child, Infant, Toddler programs
  • Immune Support – Understanding childhood illnesses
  • Lactation consulting (breastfeeding)
  • Meal Planning / Solid food introduction for babies
  • Skin conditions; acne, eczema, psoriasis, rashes, etc.
  • Sleep problems; snoring, difficulty sleeping through the night

Pulmonary (Respiratory) Health

  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Hayfever
  • Seasonal Allergies

Skin Conditions

  • Acne
  • Age Spots
  • Eczema
  • Fungus
  • Hyper-pigmentation
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Scarring
  • Vitaligo
  • Wrinkles
  • Anxiety
  • Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS)
  • HPA Axis Dysfunction (Adrenal Fatigue)
  • Hypertension
  • Insomnia
  • Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress

Surgery Preparation & Recovery

  • Healing
  • Inflammation
  • Pain
  • Scarring

Weight Conditions

  • “Failure to thrive” (Inability to gain weight)
  • Obesity
  • Thyroid (Hypo & Hyper)

  • Dietary & Nutrition Programs (for any type of diet or ethnic type including Vegan, Vegetarian, East Indian, Chinese, Vietnamese, North American, European, Italian, Russian, etc.)
  • Nutrition & Dietary: Counseling, Meal Planning, Alteration of current diet

Women’s Health

  • Alopecia (Hair Loss, Thinning Hair)
  • Anti-aging
  • Birth Control
  • Bladder Infections
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer prevention
  • Dense Breast Tissue
  • Endometriosis
  • Fertility / Infertility
  • Heavy periods
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hormone Balance
  • Hypertension
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual irregularities; Pain, PMS, etc.
  • Mineral Imbalance / Deficiencies
  • Nutrition & Diet
  • PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)
  • Perimenopause
  • Osteoporosis
  • Reproductive Health
  • Stress
  • UTI – Urinary Tract Infection
  • Yeast infection/overgrowth

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