Our Toronto Naturopathic Clinic
We pride ourselves in providing science-based naturopathic medicine with respect and warmth. We are located in the North York Centre at Yonge and Sheppard, in Toronto. We strive to make our clinic a welcoming, comfortable space and we fully support you in achieving your best health!
Since 2001, our naturopathic doctors have been leaders in women's health, hormones and fertility in naturopathic medicine. We can help you with very challenging conditions that may not have responded to other therapies.We were voted Best Naturopath by the Inside Toronto Readers Choice Awards for 2014, in the North York Mirror!
Our Licensed Toronto Naturopaths
Dr. Fiona McCulloch and Dr. Erica Nikiforuk are fully licensed, board-certified Naturopathic Doctors who provide research-based natural medicine to the Toronto community with professionalism and warmth. We also serve many out of town patients who seek our specialized care. Our doctors are involved in teaching, writing and research in the field of naturopathic medicine in addition to keeping busy clinical practices.
Our team also includes our Registered Psychologist Dr. Julia Sen, who addresses the mind-body connection.
Naturopathic Medicine Can Help.
Our naturopathic doctors can provide a full range of laboratory testing and science based natural treatments for you. Beginning with an intensive assessment, our goal is to understand your health comprehensively. We always seek to treat the underlying causes of disease and to strengthen your overall health in the process of finding solutions to your concerns.
We welcome challenging conditions, as well as knowledgeable patients who have researched their own health. We are honoured to help all who are interested learning more about the amazing benefits of having a Naturopath as part of your health team.
That time of year has come again – as we spend more inside, viruses and bacteria begin to spread. There are many serious viruses going around this year so tune into this new post to detail natural ways to protect your body from illness. Dr. Erica Nikiforuk highlights some great products, foods and lifestyle suggestions to ward off those bugs!
At White Lotus, we’ve created a series of quotes and facts for PCOS Awareness Month. Please share these graphics to increase awareness of the most common hormonal disorder in women of reproductive age!
T regulatory cells are one of the most important immune cells when it comes to keeping autoimmune disease at bay. They are involved in suppressing the immune response when it is finished its work. In conditions like Hashimoto’s and Grave’s, two autoimmune thyroid diseases, these cells are often not at their optimal levels.
Our ovaries really do depend on the health of our mitochondria. What exactly are mitochondria anyway? They are the energy production houses of the cell – allowing our cells to grow and metabolize efficiently. In healthy cells, we see healthy mitochondria. In polycystic ovarian function, the mitochondria can be compromised by insulin resistance.
Depression is a common condition that many women will experience at one point in their lives. It’s common to experience depression around times of hormonal shifts, such as menopause, premenstrually, or postpartum. Many women do not want to use anti-depressants, or hormone based drugs to treat. There may be a new herbal alternative to address hormonally mediated depression in women.