Women’s Health Defined

By: Dr. Kandis Lock, Nov 30, -0001
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Naturopathic Doctors, Your Ottawa, Ontario Naturopathic Doctor, Women’s Health,

What is Women’s Health?

Women’s health encompasses more than the physical; it also involves mental, emotional and social well-being. Dr. Kandis Lock, ND, treats the whole person, and does a comprehensive intake to assess physical health, mental health, stress and lifestyle.

Women come to the clinic for all kinds of reasons. Most commonly, Dr. Lock, ND, sees women for the following women’s health concerns:

  • Difficulty conceiving
  • Hormonal problems
  • Bone Health
  • Thyroid conditions
  • Insomnia/Fatigue
  • Digestive concerns
  • Irregular menstrual cycles
  • PMS
  • Polycystic ovaries
  • Perimenopause/menopause (including symptoms associated such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness etc.)
  • Endometriosis and Fibroids
  • Candida/Chronic infections
  • Breast and Ovarian Cancer
  • Cervical dysplasia

As part of a comprehensive plan, Dr. Lock, ND, offers specialized saliva, blood or urine hormone testing which allows her to customize a treatment plan that is individually unique. She can also offer bio identical hormone therapy as part of a larger protocol.

Dr. Kandis Lock, ND is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is passionate about helping her patients achieve wellness. She looks to form a partnership with each patient and make sure they take an active role in their own health. She educates each patient on healthy living and healthy choices and discusses the importance of finding root cause of disease. The goal is always to figure out the cause of symptoms vs. suppression of symptoms.

Dr. Kandis is able to help patients with many conditions including allergies and asthma, digestive upset (IBD, IBS), anxiety and depression, chronic diseases and cancer care, and more. She uses nutrition, lifestyle counseling, acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, herbal remedies and homeopathics to help each patient achieve a balanced life.

To learn more, visit:
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