Presentations

    • exhibitor - Review of Non-Standard Testing Methods
      Review of Non-Standard Testing Methods  This talk will cover some of the most useful and practical laboratory and diagnostic testing an ND could use to help diagnose and develop a protocol for a variety of patients. The goal of this talk is to educate members about the options that exist for NDs in Nova Scotia, and help run through both the theory behind this testing as well as the logistics of ordering it. We’ll go above and beyond the typical tests we may have learned in formal education.

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    • exhibitor - Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth: What do we do about SIBO?
      Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth: What do we do about SIBO? Talk Description: Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) has our attention for some exciting reasons. It's giving us a framework to understand and better treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome and other SIBO related conditions. Unfortunately, given it's recent rise to awareness, approaches for diagnosing and treating SIBO often conflict and relapse is common. Working with SIBO can be frustrating for practitioners and patients. The goal of this talk is to arm the practitioner with practical information to work with their SIBO patients and those suspected of having SIBO. Discussion will centre on w

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    • exhibitor - The Pain-based Physical Exam for NDs
      The Pain-based Physical Exam for NDs  What is the cause of your patients sore shoulder? Frozen shoulder, osteoarthritis, biceps tendinitis or maybe calcific tendinitis? The body can suffer from painful conditions in many locations with a variety of possible causes. The best way to ensure an effective treatment is to understand the cause of the pain. In this presentation we will discuss how to arrive at an accurate diagnosis quickly and if/when we should refer to a patient's GP for further imaging or specialist referral. Naturopathic treatments for painful conditions will also be mentioned when discussing individual conditions. Qu

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    • exhibitor - Why Isn't My Patient Getting Better
      Why Isn’t My Patient Getting Better Naturopathic doctors have an amazing set of tools and assessment methods to draw from to help their patients get better. Indeed, our profession has been helping to resolve acute and chronic symptoms for over a century. However, sometimes we encounter cases that are partially or completely refractive to those therapies that "always" work or "should" work. Dr. Rade and Dr. Lantz will discuss physiological and psychological factors to consider when dealing with more challenging cases.

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    • exhibitor - Applying Epigenetics
      Applying Epigenetics 

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    • exhibitor - Cholesterol and Heart Health in Women
      Cholesterol and Heart Health in Women 

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    • exhibitor - Histamine Intolerance
      Histamine Intolerance Erin’s talk on Histamine Intolerance will touch on the basics of histamine, mechanisms involved, diagnosis of histamine intolerance, recent research, treatment options, including dietary concerns, and a case review.

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    • exhibitor - Managing Patients with a Cancer Diagnosis
      Managing Patients with a Cancer Diagnosis 

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