Posts Tagged: Dr. Lisa Watson

Hormones and Hair Loss

March 01, 2019

In my practice I focus on women’s health and hormone balance. So you would imagine that I spend most of my day talking about the lady garden.  But women’s health is so much more complicated than that. Our hormones influence everything that happens in our bodies. From how much energy we make, to our moods, […]

The Fastest Test for Digestive Function: The Indican Test

August 07, 2018

Did you know there is a simple, in office test that can tell you about several key factors impacting your gut, including: stomach acid production production of digestive enzymes malabsorption bacterial overgrowth I bet you didn’t! Too few doctors are using this simple test to diagnose digestive concerns (and it can also be used to […]

Natural Treatment of PCOS

April 10, 2018

PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, is the most common hormone imbalance impacting women and teenage girls. Polycystic ovarian syndrome, meaning “multiple ovarian cysts” can start during puberty and can persist for years. For some women it starts later – but for all women and teenage girls, it is an incredibly frustrating, and sometimes painful condition. […]

Fertility Frustrations: Endometriosis

March 26, 2018

Endometriosis impacts around 1 in 10 women of menstruating age and one-third to one-half of those women will struggle with infertility – about twice the rate of infertility of the general population.   If you know you have endometriosis, or suspect it (painful periods, painful intercourse and pain when having a bowel movement are key signs), […]

Painful Periods are Total BullS$%T

January 30, 2018

  Hopeless, bent over in pain with a heat pack across your stomach and wondering if you should give in and take an Advil, or worse questioning how many Advil are safe to take before you get a stomach ulcer? You do not need to settle for suffering – there is a LOT that we […]

SIBO or IBS??

November 02, 2017

IBS, SIBO, GERD – doctors sure know how to make your digestive tract sound complicated.  But does it have to be complicated?  And do you have to struggle with gas, bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea or constipation?  The answer to both is no.  You don’t have to suffer, and you can be empowered with knowledge to […]

Hormone Harmony: Testing for Hormone Imbalances

February 20, 2017

Hormone Harmony: Testing for Hormone Imbalances By: Dr. Lisa Watson Naturopathic Doctor The importance of hormones for human health can’t be understated.  The over 50 hormones in the human body act as chemical messengers that control most major bodily functions – from hunger, stress, mood and emotions to reproduction. The body maintains an intricate balance […]

Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

September 19, 2016

Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) affects 1 out of every 10 women. Each woman with PCOS will manifest the hormonal imbalances and symptoms differently. Only through understanding the underlying imbalances unique to each woman can we hope to overcome polycystic ovarian syndrome and achieve balanced, vibrant health. What is PCOS? PCOS is […]

The Endometriosis Diet

July 25, 2016

The Endometriosis Diet By Lisa Watson As a Naturopathic Doctor, I believe that health is built on a foundation of a nutritious diet and healthy lifestyle. As an expert in women’s health I see this to be true in most women’s health concerns, from uterine fibroids, polycystic ovarian syndrome, premenstrual syndrome to endometriosis. The purpose […]

The PCOS Diet

June 27, 2016

By Dr. Lisa Watson A nutritious diet is the cornerstone of health – a foundation on which we can build healthy choices and behaviours. This is true for most health concerns, and certainly for women who have polycystic ovarian syndrome. Choosing the right foods for PCOS and avoiding others is necessary for women who want […]