Teen Health

Teen wellness is an often neglected area of health care, when they don’t easily fit into a children’s health program or an adult one. Naturopathic medicine can provide support for teens in optimizing their health during these transition years, and also as a great opportunity to learn about their bodies and maintaining their health in the future.

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ABOUT DR. MARIKA BERNI:

Her practice has always focused on women’s health and paediatric care. She is passionate about teen health, and supporting the many issues that adolescence can bring. She has always worked in a multidisciplinary environment and strongly believes in the importance of integrative care to address all aspects of a patient’s health and well being.

 

Complimentary Support Options

 

Osteopathy, Counselling/Psychotherapy, and Massage Therapy can help to support the following:

  • Menstrual irregularities

  • Anxiety and depression

  • Sleep disturbances

  • Digestive disorders

  • Growth pains

  • Frequent illness

  • Fatigue

Teen Health within Naturopathic Care:

Common health issues that apply during these years include:

  • Acne concerns
  • Other skin conditions – psoriasis, eczema, others

  • Hormone imbalance (late, irregular or difficult menstruation)

  • Menstrual cramps

  • Weight issues

  • Digestion support – irritable bowel syndrome often starts at this age

  • Allergies

  • Depression, anxiety and sleep disturbances

  • ADHD

 

If you are interested in further support for your health as a teen or as the parent of one, please contact the office for more details. A Naturopathic approach is educational, proactive and health-promoting for the long term.

Watch Dr. Marika Berni explain her approach to teen health here:

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What's Next?

See a Naturopathic Doctor to address your Teen's Health concerns