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Micronutrients – Why do they matter?

Micronutrients – Why do they matter?

Micronutrients are essential to maintaining overall health and longevity: brain health, muscle mass, bone density, nervous tissue function, skin health, and blood circulation are among the myriad of bodily functions that rely on adequate stores of these vitamins and...

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SHEET-PAN TERIYAKI SALMON WITH BROCCOLI AND ASPARAGUS

SHEET-PAN TERIYAKI SALMON WITH BROCCOLI AND ASPARAGUS

4 tbsp Coconut aminos 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp fine sea salt 1 (2pound) salmon fillet 8 ounces broccoli florets 1 bunch asparagus (trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces) 2 tbsp Avocado Oil 1/2 tsp Apple cider vinegar   Preheat oven to 400 F....

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Chelation Therapy

Chelation Therapy

What is Chelation therapy? Chelation therapy is an intravenous treatment used in conventional and alternative medicine for the purpose of removing heavy metals and chemicals from the body. If you have or had mercury fillings (or amalgam fillings) in your teeth, have...

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BPA: The Plastic Toxin

BPA: The Plastic Toxin

What is BPA and how is it harmful? Bisphenol A (BPA) has been reported in the news as causing health problems in humans. Unfortunately, the bad news about this toxin is still evolving - A pair of recent studies links BPA with heart disease, obesity, and diabetes risk....

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8 Simple Ways to Control Stress!

8 Simple Ways to Control Stress!

Besides rebalancing hormones, simple modifications in posture, habits, thought, and behavior often go a long way toward reducing feelings of stress and tension. Here are 8 quick and simple things you can do immediately to help keep your stress level under control....

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One Simple Dietary Change for Male Fertility

One Simple Dietary Change for Male Fertility

There are two definitive things to avoid to help with male fertility - smoking and drinking alcohol. However, many men do not realize that their diet can also affect their fertility. Processed meat products like bacon and sausages do affect male fertility in a...

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10 Tips to Stay Lean after Summer!

10 Tips to Stay Lean after Summer!

1) Workout first thing in the morning before you start your day. Then, you will have no excuse later in the day. 2) Be more active - choose to walk or ride a bicycle or swim as much as possible, swimming is one of the highest calorie burning activities you can do. 3)...

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Understanding food allergies and sensitivities: a closer look

Understanding food allergies and sensitivities: a closer look

What is a food allergy? Patients often ask me – “what is a food allergy?” Or “what is a food sensitivity?” Is that the same as a food intolerance? The word “allergy” is derived from the Greek word meaning “altered reaction”. These reactions can include headaches,...

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Naturopathic Support for Cancer

Naturopathic Support for Cancer

Q: I have recently been diagnosed with cancer. How can Naturopathic Medicine help me?   A: Over 80% of people with cancer are choosing to use naturopathic medicine alongside their conventional treatments. Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) provide evidence-informed...

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Hair Loss in Women

Hair Loss in Women

50% of women will experience significant hair loss by the age of 50. Fortunately hairloss is often a symptom of an underlying problem which can be addressed.

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The Skinny on Intermittent Fasting

The Skinny on Intermittent Fasting

You’ve probably heard about intermittent fasting which, according to Google, was the most searched diet trend of 2019.  The practice of fasting has been around since ancient times. Hippocrates, widely considered the father of modern medicine, was a staunch supporter. ...

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The Benefits of B vitamins

The Benefits of B vitamins

A vitamin is an essential nutrient. The human body cannot create its own vitamins, and if a specific vitamin is missing, predictable symptoms will occur. For example, if you don’t eat enough vitamin C symptoms of scurvy may appear. B vitamins are commonly prescribed...

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Concussions

Concussions

How can Naturopathic Medicine support concussions? A concussion is a potentially debilitating condition that can be caused buy a variety ofinjuries. While many are mild, some can have lasting effects. Many patients can healfrom a concussion with appropriate rest, but...

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Can stress make my hot flashes worse?

Can stress make my hot flashes worse?

What are Hot Flashes? Hot flashes are just one of many symptoms that can occur in perimenopause or menopause. There is an intricate pathway of hormones that come into play with regards to balancing hormones. Once key thing to remember is the role that the adrenal...

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Meet your Neurotransmitters

Meet your Neurotransmitters

Nerve cells release tiny chemicals, called neurotransmitters to send messages to neighbouring cells. Neurotransmitters play an important role in the healthy functioning of the nervous system including mood, sleep, and more. Keep reading to learn more about some of...

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Skin and Stress

Skin and Stress

Why is my eczema flaring up? We are approaching spring and normally this time of year I would be discussing seasonal allergies and healing skin conditions (eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis) from winter exacerbation. Cold weather, dry homes and warm layers can make...

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Why Doctor Google isn’t a great doctor

Why Doctor Google isn’t a great doctor

Why Google isn’t a Great Doctor We all know that if we turn to google to diagnose our health concern we’ll likely walk away thinking we have cancer. But there are far more reasons to see a health care provider in person.   The Healing Relationship The...

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Immune system support

Immune system support

Cold and flu season is here! Here are three foods to support your immune system with winter:   Tulsi tea Tulsi, is also known as Holy basil or Ocimum sanctum. This tasty herb has gentle anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal potential through its ability to...

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Due to COVID-19, we are updating our clinic protocols to ensure the health and safety of all patients and staff. We are taking extra measures to follow CDC guidelines. We ask patients to please call the clinic if you feel that you are symptomatic of the flu. It is...

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Our Most Common Tests

Our Most Common Tests

To help identify the cause of your symptoms, our naturopathic doctors can order a wide range of tests. These can include blood tests through lifelabs, or functional testing through a wide variety of labs. Lab tests are always recommended based on your individual...

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Dr. Cathryn Coe, ND

Dr. Cathryn Coe, ND

Owner & Naturopathic Physician


Naturopathic services are being provided by a registered healthcare corporation, Dr. Cathryn Coe Naturopathic Physician Inc.

Dr. Cathryn Coe is extremely pleased to be the Owner and Clinic Director of Edgemont Naturopathic Clinic. Born and raised on the North Shore, it was always her dream to open a modern, spa-like clinic in which to practice her passion – helping patients to understand the root cause of their illness and offer options to help them look and feel their best.

Dr. Sanjay Mohan Ram, ND

Dr. Sanjay Mohan Ram, ND

Naturopathic Physician


Naturopathic services are being provided by a registered healthcare corporation, Dr. Sanjay Mohan Ram, N.D. Inc.

Dr. Mohan Ram’s areas of interest in Naturopathic Medicine include digestive conditions, Food Sensitivity Testing and treatment, Adjunctive Naturopathic Anti-Aging and Cancer treatments, Clinical Nutrition & Diet Therapy for Weight Loss, Hormonal testing and treatment for Men and Women’s Health, Intravenous Treatments for Anti-Aging, Fatigue and Heavy Metals as well as other Chronic conditions.

Marion

Marion

Support Staff

Marion comes from a healthcare background; she worked as a dental assistant and later changed her career and worked at a University Hospital in Austria in different departments in administration for more than a decade.  Holistic medicine is an integral part of the Austrian lifestyle and healthcare system.  In her spare time, you will find her in the beautiful nature hiking and exploring BC.

Dr. Susan Goto, ND

Dr. Susan Goto, ND

Naturopathic Physician

 Dr. Goto is excited to join the team at Edgemont Naturopathic Clinic. She runs a general family practice with particular interest in hormone balance, digestive concerns, pain management, and aesthetic medicine. She believes in taking an individualized, comprehensive approach that targets the root cause, not just your symptoms.

Youna Kim, RAc

Youna Kim, RAc

Registered Acupuncturist (RAc)

Youna studied acupuncture and moxibustion both in Asia and Canada, and graduated from the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Vancouver. After graduation, she has done further training in NAET (allergy elimination techniques) and Auricular Medicine. Her treatment consists of a twelve meridians diagnosis and a whole body health analysis.

Jessica, RN

Jessica, RN

Registered Nurse (RN)

Dr. Lesley Kemp Studer, ND

Dr. Lesley Kemp Studer, ND

Naturopathic Physician

Dr. Kemp Studer has a very gentle approach to patient care and loves working with families to optimize health through all stages of life, from fertility enhancement, through childhood, teenage and midlife hormonal challenges, to enhancing sparkle and vibrancy in the golden years. She has a wealth of experience with stress management, mind-body medicine, digestive issues (heartburn, IBS, constipation, etc.), hormonal issues (PMS, menopause,
andropause), pain management, sports injuries, preparation and recovery from surgery.

Zuzana Friedmann, R.H.N.

Zuzana Friedmann, R.H.N.

Registred Holistic Nutritionist, Live Blood Analyst

Zuzana Friedmann is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist. She has always had great passion for holistic nutrition, healing and working one on one with her clients on their healing paths. After completing her studies in holistic nutrition at CSNN she acquired certification for Functional Blood testing. Applying both modalities in her practice allows her to discover the root of health issues as seen in our living blood cells and their environment.

A visit with Zuzana and her microscope is a journey into the state of health of your body, and it is amazing. With her gentle approach and thorough explanations and guidance, she will explain, teach and contribute to your new direction for health.

Her approach to nutrition uses mindfulness and strategic eating to take the guesswork out of a healthy diet- creating what matters most for each individual.

 

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