Therapies:

Bronte Wellness Boutique offers the following Therapies:
- Bioidentical Prescriptions
- IV Therapy
- Cosmetic Acupuncture
- Nutrition & Weight Loss
- Massage Therapy
- Supplements
- Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
- Counselling

What We Treat

Bronte Wellness Boutique Treats the following:
- Adrenal Fatigue
- Allergies
- Anxiety & Depression
- Digestive Problems
- Hairloss
- Headaches & Migraines
- Hormone Imbalance
- Hypothyroid
- Insomnia
- Menopause
- PMS
- Stress
- Weight Loss

Contact Us Today to Learn More

11 Bronte Road, Unit 28
Oakville, Ontario
L6L 0E1

(289) 837-3377
info@brontewellness.com

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Dr. Samantha Ristimaki, BSc, ND

About Dr. Samantha Ristimaki, BSc, ND

Dr. Samantha Ristimaki is the chief medical officer at Bronte Wellness Boutique. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Guelph majoring in Nutrition and Neutraceutical. Her passion for health led her to pursue a four-year graduate degree at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto where she graduated with Honours as a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Ristimaki is a member the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors, the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors, and is registered and licensed with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario.

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Unless you are planning on living in a glass bubble, chances are you will be exposed to cold and flu germs throughout the whole season. When cold and flu sufferers cough or sneeze, tiny droplets that are inhaled or transmitted from hard surfaces infect an unlucky host. Small changes can go a long way in keeping [...]

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Naturopathic Doctor & Massage Therapist Affiliations

By | June 8th, 2016|Categories: Massage Therapy|Tags: , |

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Feeling Yucky? Need to Detox? Normally your body can naturally detoxify itself, but it becomes “toxic” when it can no longer clear all the metabolic waste products, environmental chemicals and the food we eat in the Standard American Diet. When the threshold is crossed and your body can no longer clear everything efficiently, all of your [...]

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Hair Analysis: What Can It Tell You?

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Bioidentical Progesterone

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