Kelowna Naturopathic Services

Dr. Alana Hendrickson is a Naturopathic Physician specializing in anti-aging therapy, Dr Alanaacupuncture, electroacupuncture, botanical medicine, clinical nutrition and detoxification. She received her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from the University of Calgary and her doctorate from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) in Arizona.

Dr. Hendrickson volunteers for Naturopaths Without Borders giving her inspiration and knowledge to work in the global health arena.

Dr. Hendrickson concentrates on the anti-aging process and its technologies. She believes that regenerative therapies are beneficial in the treatment of all aspects of the body.

Naturopath Services

Aesthetic and Anti-Aging

Aesthetic and anti-aging medicine is concentrated on your individual needs. Do you worry about health and bother how to look better? Don’t be afraid of the first wrinkles, we know how to save your natural beauty. The anti-aging technologies include modern solutions. Particularly, we pay attention to the regenerative therapies that proved to be the most prolific during the treatment using aesthetic and anti-aging technology. With the help of botox, fillers, and PRP, the naturopathic medicine solves internal and external problems that come in the area of aesthetics and aging. Young and beautiful – this is the motto for all the times!

Acupuncture and Electroacupuncture

Traditional Chinese doctors believe that on the body there are special points which are responsible for physical and also mental health. Nowadays it is hard to astonish somebody by using thin, sharp needles inserted in these points. As well as in old China, current specialists are assured that it is an excellent way to direct energy Qi into the healthy flow.

For those who suffer from the chronic pain, we propose electroacupuncture. It shows a strict resemblance towards acupuncture but is a bit different. In case of electroacupuncture the needles inserted in the point on the body are attached to a special device to generate electric impulses. As many of our patients who came with the long-lasting pain attacking them during the months claimed, acupuncture treatment helped to remove the acute and chronic conditions.

Botanical Medicine

Have you recognized the value of nature in your life? No wonder, a good walk in the forest or collecting flowers helped people to keep mental health while fresh air is essential in the fight against any diseases. Well, botanical medicine means that a patient uses plants to treat or prevent illness. By the way, such an approach has been approved during many centuries of usage.

Clinical Nutrition

When a patient applies to a doctor, he is in crucial need of the right nutrition. If it weren’t for the appropriate clinical nutrition, the patients would not be able to get cured soon. In this case, food serves as the medicine if its useful peculiarities are taken into account. Moreover, the well-compounded diet helps to reduce the risk of contracting disease.

Detoxification

Unfortunately, our bodies are susceptible to damage. Especially it refers to viruses and toxins. Bad ecology, wrong diet, ignorance of health-life principles quite often lead to toxic substances that accumulate within the organism. With the help of detoxification technologies, they must be removed. Particularly, we use detoxification being accompanied by temporary dietary changes, botanical medicine, and nutritional support. Everything is intended to make organism functioning better.

Homeopathy

According to the principles of homeopathy, the small doses of substances are used to get a response from the body. Homeopathy works in an excellent manner when a patient suffers from emotional and mental disorders as well as physical conditions. One of the most pleasant features here is that it is safe and efficient.

Hormone Balancing

Hormone balance is the reason for good health. No wonder, the condition of hormones is usually revised when a patient comes to the doctor. These little molecules in our body should not be underestimated as they possess an ability to turn on and off essential processes in the organism. By the way, everybody who is worried about hormones needs to know that their functioning is regulated by genetics, lifestyle, right nutrition, ecology, and the level of stress. There is a simple way to check if your hormones are out of balance. Do you have the following signs?

  • – splitting headaches;
  • – infertility;
  • – pain during the menstrual period;
  • – temperature is too high;
  • – the weigh is fluctuating, it might become too high or too low without explanatory reasons;
  • – skin, nails or hair get worse;
  • – a patient experiences panic attacks, suffers from insomnia, and anxiety.

If you have noticed some of them at once, this is the reason to check your hormone balance. In our turn, we use the lifestyle correction, right nutrition, botanical medicine, and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy to help you if this is your problem.

Lifestyle counseling

Long-lasting diseases usually affect out mental and emotional conditions. The whole system of the organism is damaged, it makes a negative impact on the lifestyle. When we get cured of the illness and are officially recognized as healthy, sometimes we still return to the harmful lifestyle that an exact disease. We will help you to make your day better organized and deal with the useless habits inserting the useful ones.

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