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Naturopathic Doctors and Practitioners

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Naturopathic Doctors at Natural Health Clinic of Halton have been award-winning since 2016. We are located in the vicinity of New Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. Our doctors and practitioners are members are all professionally trained and in good standing with The College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO).   Naturopathic Health is regulated under the Ontario provincial law, similar to other Family Doctors.  Naturopathic doctors are primary care physicians who have additional training in natural medicine and therapies.  Naturopathic Doctors have extensive training in anatomy, physiology, and pathology, as well as in the use of natural therapies.

Naturopathic Doctors in Oakville at Natural Health Clinic of Halton

A registered Naturopathic Doctor/Physician must have at least seven years of post-secondary education and training. This includes completion of three or more years of pre-medical sciences at a university followed by completion of four years of post-graduate training at an accredited Naturopathic medical school. Graduates must also complete two sets of North American Board Exams and maintain ongoing continuing education in order to have an active license to practice.

Naturopathic treatment is covered by most extended benefit plans. Check with your insurance provider to get the most out of your health care plan.

The main focus of Naturopathic Health is the promotion of wellness and prevention of illness or disease.

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Dr. Spogmai Hakimi

HBSc, BEd, ND

Dr. Spogmai Hakimi is a board certified and licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Oakville. She has attained her Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences and her Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Toronto. Her combined passion for education and health led her to complete a four-year doctorate program in Naturopathic Medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.

In her primary care practice, Dr. Hakimi integrates her strong conventional diagnostic skills along with research proven natural therapies to create safe and effective individualized treatment protocols. The cornerstone of her treatment philosophy is to address the root cause of disease by acknowledging the interdependence of the body, mind, and spirit.

Dr. Spogmai Hakimi has a Family Health Practice with special focus on

  • autoimmune disorders,
  • cardiovascular health,
  • weight management,
  • digestive disorders,
  • stress & anxiety,
  • women’s health, and
  • pain management
Dr. Spogmai Hakimi
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Dr. Shelly Verma

ND

Dr. Verma is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Oakville and licensed to prescribe bio-identical hormones: estrogen and progesterone cream, desiccated thyroid hormone, high dose vitamin D, vitamin A, and folic acid and B12 injections. Dr. Verma is also a Certified Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncturist.

Dr. Verma attained an Honors Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo and Doctorate of Naturopath from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto. She completed her internship at the largest naturopathic teaching clinic Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic (North York), Naturopathic division of Parkdale Health Centre (Toronto), and as a Naturopathic doctor at Brampton Civic Hospital.

Dr. Verma had been engaged in the consultation and treatment of patients suffering from

  • Digestive issues: chronic diarrhea/constipation, IBS, Crohn’s, Ulcerative colitis, SIBO, acid reflux, food sensitivities.
  • Hormonal issues– thyroid health (hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s disease, hyperthyroidism), fertility, weight management.
  • Autoimmune conditions- Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, hashimoto’s disease, grave’s disease, celiac, crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, psoriasis, multiple sclerosis.
  • Adrenal fatigue issues– Chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, anxiety, depression, insomnia. Understanding the uniqueness of every individual, motivated to utilize the knowledge acquired and skills developed during the previous experience, to contribute to the well-being of people.
Dr. Shelly Verma
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Dr. Donata Lee

ND

Dr. Donata Lee, ND is passionate about helping her patients achieve their health goals. She is a patient-centered Naturopathic Doctor in Oakville who enjoys one-on-one interactions with her patients and takes her time to know them in order to determine the root cause of their health concerns. She creates individualized treatment plans that take into consideration the body as a whole, including mental, emotional and physical aspects. All successful naturopathic treatment plans are built on a foundation of diet and lifestyle with support from a combination of herbal remedies, nutritional supplements, acupuncture/cupping and homeopathy.

Of the many health conditions she treats in her general family practice, she has developed a focus in the following areas:

  • Stress and related concerns such as Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Fatigue, Headache
  • Digestive concerns such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Indigestion, Acid reflux, Constipation
  • Women’s health concerns such as Urinary Tract Infection, Premenstrual Syndrome, Polycystic ovarian syndrome, Menopause, Menstrual cramps
  • Musculoskeletal concerns such as Osteoarthritis, Gout, Low back pain, Tendonitis
Dr. Donata Lee

Naturopathic Clinic Services

Naturopathic doctors are primary healthcare providers that manages variety of conditions. Some of which include the following:

Women's Health and Wellness

Women's Health and Wellness

Naturopathic doctors often specialize in women's health and wellness, providing preventive care and support for women during all stages of life.

Women's Health and Wellness

Men’s Health and Wellness

Men’s Health and Wellness

Naturopathic doctors may also recommend specific dietary changes or supplements to support overall health and well-being. Naturopathic Health can help improve symptoms such as hormone imbalances, sexual health issues, prostate problems, and low testosterone levels.

Men’s Health and Wellness

Mental Health

Mental Health

Naturopathic Health is safe and effective for treating a variety of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. Holistic approach may be particularly beneficial for people with mental health concerns, as it can help to address the underlying causes of their symptoms.

  • Attention problems – ADD and ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Emotional issues – anger, frustration, irritability
  • Insomnia/sleep disturbance
  • Panic attacks
  • Stress management
Mental Health Treatment

Integumentary System, Skin Conditions

Integumentary System, Skin Conditions

Naturopathic doctor specializes in the integumentary system, which includes the skin, hair, and nails. Naturopathic doctors can treat a variety of skin conditions, such as acne, eczema, and psoriasis. Naturopathic doctors typically use complex academic jargon when discussing treatment options with their patients.

Integumentary System, Skin Diseases

Endocrinology Conditions

Endocrinology Conditions

This is because naturopaths have extensive training in anatomy, physiology, and pathology, as well as in the use of natural therapies. Some of the most common endocrine conditions that naturopaths help to treat include diabetes, thyroid dysfunction, and adrenal fatigue.

  • Adrenal Fatigue
  • Diabetes
  • High Cortisol
  • Thyroid Issues – Hyperthyroidism
  • Thyroid Issues – Hypothyroidism
  • Insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Endocrinology Conditions

Cardiovascular Conditions

Cardiovascular Conditions

Naturopathic doctors provides holistic care and are able to help people with a wide range of cardiovascular conditions. They use natural therapies to help improve circulation, lower blood pressure, and reduce the risk of heart disease.

  • Anemia
  • Angina
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • High cholesterol, Hypercholesterolemia
  • High blood pressure/hypertension
  • Palpitations
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Varicose veins
Cardiovascular Conditions

Immune System Condition, Autoimmune disorders

Immune System Condition, Autoimmune disorders

An immune system condition is any condition that affects the immune system. This can include things like infections, autoimmune diseases, and allergies.

  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Immune deficiency
  • Hypersensitivity disorders – allergies, food/chemical sensitivity, anaphylaxis, urticaria
  • Infections – colds and flu, ear infections (otitis media, otitis externa), tonsillitis, bronchitis, sinusitis
  • Upper respiratory infections (symptoms include: a sore throat, runny nose, nasal congestion, facial pain, shortness of breath/wheezing, productive and non-productive cough)
Immune System Condition, Autoimmune disorders

Rheumatologic and Musculoskeletal Conditions

Rheumatologic and Musculoskeletal Conditions

A Naturopathic Doctor (ND) is a licensed health care provider who uses natural therapies to treat a variety of medical conditions, including rheumatologic and musculoskeletal conditions. Rheumatologic and musculoskeletal conditions are a type of medical problem that can cause pain, inflammation, and limited movement in the joints.

  • Arthritis / Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
  • Muscle tension
  • Nerve/Neurological pain
  • Neck, back, shoulder, hip, knee pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendonitis
Rheumatologic and Musculoskeletal Conditions

Respiratory System Conditions

Respiratory System Conditions

A naturopathic doctor (ND) holistic approach that focuses on the whole person, rather than just the symptoms of the illness. Naturopaths believe that the body has an innate ability to heal itself.

  • Allergies
  • Asthma, Bronchitis
  • Colds and Flus
  • Coughs - productive and non-productive
  • Pneumonia
Respiratory System Conditions

Gastrointestinal Conditions

Gastrointestinal Conditions

A naturopathic doctor for gastrointestinal conditions typically uses a variety of natural therapies to help restore the health of the gastrointestinal tract.

  • Food intolerance
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), H.Pylori, Heartburn
  • General abdominal pain, bloating, flatulence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – constipation, diarrhea
  • Infant Colic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) – Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis
  • Nausea/Vomiting
  • Peptic ulcers
Gastrointestinal Conditions

Neurology and Pain Management

Neurology and Pain Management

Naturopathic doctors are trained in a variety of natural therapies which can be used to help treat neurological conditions. Some of these therapies include botanical medicine, homeopathy, and acupuncture.

  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Genitourinary/Renal System Conditions
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Kidney Stones
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Sciatica
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Tinnitus
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) – urinary frequency, urgency, burning on urination
  • Vertigo and dizziness
Neurology and Pain Management

Lab Tests

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happening to your body.

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