Women’s Health & Hormone Balancing

patient_on_table_tallDr Wales works extensively with women’s health issues.  Some common women’s health issues include:

• PMS (pre-menstrual syndrome)
• Period irregularities (too long/short or erratic cycles)
• Endometriosis
• Menopause
• Fertility issues
• Uterine fibroids
• Ovarian cysts
• Breast discomfort and conditions (cysts, fibrocystic, pain before periods)

Naturopathic doctors look at many possible causes of and solutions for hormone imbalance.  Our goal is to listen to your individual story and assess where the imbalance is coming from.  A large part of our assessment is done in-office listening to your history and symptoms and using physical exams and conventional lab work to identify patterns.  Other assessments may include saliva hormone testing and/or hair analysis as indicated.  Listed below are the common areas of imbalance often associated with women’s health conditions. that we consider and treat.  We are evaluating which of the following apply to you individually and select appropriate treatment methods that suit you and your lifestyle:

  • Estrogen dominance symptoms
  • Signs of liver congestion
  • Diet analysis & enhancement
  • Signs & symptoms of toxic overload
  • Thyroid & adrenal function
  • Stress history & management

Each woman’s health case is individual and may have other elements that need to be addressed by you and your naturopathic doctor.  The beauty of naturopathic medicine is just that – we assess you individually and work on the underlying causes of your condition!