As a naturopathic family practice, Village Health Clinic supports and treats most of the common medical issues that can affect your daily living.
The following is a list of common ailments we seen in our practice. It is not meant to diagnose or treat. Some conditions have similar or complicated symptoms and should always be diagnosed by a doctor.
Please contact our office to consult with our Physicians.
|Chronic Fatigue||Depression||Digestive Issues|
|Eczema & Psoriasis||Fertility||Headaches & Migraines|
|Hormonal Imbalance||Insomnia||Weight Control|
Acne has a variety of causes, including bacterial, hormonal, and inflammatory. We offer natural alternatives to prescription acne medications and birth control pills for treating acne. The Naturopathic approach includes treating digestion, supporting the body’s liver function and detoxification, and hormone balancing. We recommend nutrients that treat acne from the inside out. (back to the top)
ADHD is characterized as a problem with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or a combination of these symptoms. Naturopathic physicians start with a non-drug approach to ADHD including tests of brain hormone function, blood sugar and metabolism, individualized nutritional programs, vitamins and minerals that affect behavior. We also advise on lifestyle factors to regulate behavior. (back to the top)
Allergies are caused by a hypersensitivity of the immune system. A variety of reactions can appear, from the immediate to the delayed. Testing for both environmental and food allergies can be done through skin and blood tests. Determining food and environmental allergies and eliminating or reducing their presence in your life can greatly improve or eradicate reactions as well as calm the sensitivity of the immune response. (back to the top)
Arthritis is inflammation of the joints caused by injury or by the immune system attacking the joint tissues. Certain foods in the diet (example: nightshades like peppers, eggplant, etc) may contribute to arthritis. Naturopathic approaches focus on reducing inflammation and providing non-surgical treatment for rebuilding the joint tissues. (back to the top)
Asthma is the inflammation of the respiratory airways that affect breathing. Naturopathic approaches include identifying triggers of inflammation and calming the immune system activity that causes the symptoms of asthma. Identifying and avoiding food allergies can calm or reduce the number of asthma attacks. We recommend specific vitamins, minerals and herbs that can reduce inflammation, open the airways, and calm the immune system. (back to the top)
Depression is a mood disorder in which feelings of sadness, loss, anger, or frustration interfere with everyday life for a long period of time. There are Naturopathic alternatives to prescription medications for mild to moderate depression with less severe side effects. We support the body’s brain and hormone systems with amino acids, herbal medicines and specific vitamins. By adopting a foundation of optimal nutrition within a healthy lifestyle, we can help you significantly improve your symptoms of depression. (back to the top)
Digestive issues plague us all at one time or another. However, frequent and recurring symptoms can affect your quality of life. Symptoms of the digestive issues can include constipation, irritable bowel, chronic diarrhea, reflux / heartburn and/or ulcers. Even occasional bouts of digestive problems can be a sign of weak digestive function, which can interfere with proper absorption of nutrients and further disrupt health. We help identify the possible causes and support proper digestive function to get health back on track. (back to the top)
Headaches and migraines are common and can be debilitating. Possible triggers can be hormonal or inflammatory. Diet, food allergies, and digestive problems can also cause frequent headaches and migraines. By examining and addressing the root causes, we can help to reduce or eliminate the frequency and intensity of headaches. (back to the top)
Headaches & Migraines
Headaches and migraines are common and can be dibilitating. Possible triggers can hormonal or inflammatory. Diet, food allergies, and digestive problems can also cause frequent headaches and migraines. By examining and addressing the root causes, we can help to reduce or eliminate the frequency and intensity of headaches. (back to the top)
Hormonal imbalances can contribute to depression, irregular periods, PMS symptoms, infertility, or menopausal symptoms. We can screen for specific hormonal imbalances through blood, saliva, and urine tests. We help you balance your hormones through nutrition, acupuncture, herbal medicines, and vitamins. (back to the top)
Insomnia, commonly referred to as the inability to fall asleep or stay asleep, can be extremely frustrating and debilitating. The body uses rest and sleep to reset your internal system. A chronic disruption of sleep can cause contribute to other health issues. Dependence on addictive sleep aids becomes a cycle that can be difficult to manage long term. We address all possible internal and external factors to help get you back to healthy natural sleep. (back to the top)
Poor weight control can be symptomatic of an underlying health disorder or condition. We address your concerns with weight and look closely at diet and possible health issues that can contribute overweight or underweight. By correcting underlying health issues, supporting your metabolism, addressing overall nutrition and lifestyle, and not just dieting, we can help you maintain a healthy weight. (back to the top)
Conditions are examples of health issues diagnosed at Village Health Clinic. Consultation is required for effective treatment, as improper diagnosis can lead to further health issues. Village Health Clinic assumes no liability for improper use of our online resources.