Integrative naturopathic medicine focuses on science-based approaches to help restore and maintain good health. Starting with Whole Food/Plant Based eating, regular exercise, stress relieving activities, and restful sleep.
This can all be accomplished without the need to take a handful of supplements every day, or do expensive 'functional' testing that won't significantly change your treatment.
Instead, we use symptom, sleep or cycle charting and conventional lab testing to explore why things aren't balanced and working well.
A collaborative approach
Responsible ND care should collaborate with your family physician and other members of your health care team. This ensures that all the things you are doing to improve your health are working co-operatively.
I may be your ideal ND if:
You would like to discuss natural approaches based on current Naturopathic best practices and evidence informed care.
Your looking for a doctor who supports plant based diets, whether you are looking to transition or are already on board.
You would like to learn how to manage your health in a sustainable way.
You want an ND who will work in cooperation with your conventional healthcare providers and your current medications.
You expect your ND to support Ontario and Canadian Public Health recommendations such as hand washing, mask wearing and immunization.
Note: I do not use homeopathy, iridology, live blood cell analysis, muscle testing or similar alternative style practices. I also don't promote 'keto' style diets.
About the doctor: Marianne Trevorrow, MA ND
I am a naturopathic doctor registered with College of Naturopaths of Ontario who has been in practice since 2006. I'm originally from BC, and did my ND training at Bastyr University in Seattle, WA, where we are trained to do comprehensive primary care medicine.
I welcome patients throughout the lifespan, although I focus on adolescents and identified women with menstrual, reproductive and menopausal issues, as well as people of all ages with digestive, allergic, and other chronic health problems, including autoimmune, cardiovascular and healthy aging concerns. I am authorized to prescribe by CONO (our regulatory body in Ontario), so welcome discussions about prescribing within our scope.
I also support and practice Whole Food/Plant Based eating as a foundation to good health for people as well as our planet.
When I'm not in my office, I'm the editor in chief of CAND Vital Link, the professional journal of the Canadian ND Association, and I'm a faculty member for the Institute for Healthcare Communication, where I conduct workshops on The Empathy Effect: Countering Bias to Improve Health Outcomes. I try to integrate the practices of trauma informed care into everything I do.
I've written for several peer-reviewed CAM journals and I have my own blog here.
When I'm not at work, I'm a big fan of alpine hiking and skiing, nordic skiing, sea kayaking, and adventure travel. I have an adult son, and am still working on a better work-life balance. I currently volunteer for the Frontenac Zone of the Canadian Ski Patrol.
If you are interested in learning more about my approach, and live in Ontario, I encourage you to book a complimentary phone consult with me.
Marianne Trevorrow, ND