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

BronteWellness

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.

Intermittent Fasting: Is It Healthy For You or Another Fad Diet?

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition, Weight Loss|Tags: , , |

Intermittent fasting, when done properly, can lead to effective weight loss and long-term health benefits. Fasting is one of the oldest therapies in medicine, recognized for its ability to help heal and prevent disease.   Intermittent Fasting Versus Starving: A Big Difference   So, you might be wondering, what’s the difference between intermittent fasting and starvation [...]

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Scar Tissue: Why You Need Treatment

By | October 16th, 2018|Categories: Massage Therapy|Tags: , |

Scar tissue isn’t just the ugly bit of skin that heals after a bad cut. Scar tissue can form inside the body from minor injuries to massive accidents or surgery.   Collagen fibres have a nicely knit basketweave formation that allows tissue to keep its strength and integrity. When trauma occurs, collagen fibres are laid down [...]

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Paleo Green Curry Chicken Soup

By | October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , |

Paleo diets don't have to be difficult. This easy fall soup is both healthy and delicious. The fresh ingredients mix combined in a warming soup are perfect for a cool fall evening. We hope you enjoy! Ingredients 4 tbsp coconut oil 2 chicken breast 1 onion, diced 4 cloves garlic 3 tbsp ginger, grated 4 tbsp [...]

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Natural Depression Treatment

By | September 25th, 2018|Categories: Psychotherapy & Counselling|Tags: , |

Most often, when a person complains of feeling depressed, a medical doctor will prescribe antidepressants. For major depressive episodes, this may be a good approach to help cope with their emotions. For those with mild to moderate depression, there are a variety of natural options that can help fight the blues effectively, without pharmaceuticals.   Talk [...]

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Dealing with Depression

By | September 11th, 2018|Categories: Psychotherapy & Counselling|Tags: |

Have you ever suffered from depression? If so, you’re not alone. The World Health Organization estimates that 350 million people suffer from depression worldwide and that it is a leading cause of disability. Fifteen percent of adults will experience depression at least once in their lifetime.   Depression knows no bounds. It can impact anyone at [...]

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Get Glowing Skin from the Inside Out

By | September 4th, 2018|Categories: Skin Health|

Beautiful, healthy, glowing skin - is there anyone who doesn’t want that? A balanced complexion isn’t just beautiful, it can also signify the state of your health, youthfulness, even your happiness or stress level. Of course, these messages are happening on a subconscious level, but they are so pervasively accepted, that taking care of your skin [...]

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Meditation: Change your thoughts. Change your life.

By | August 28th, 2018|Categories: Psychotherapy & Counselling|Tags: |

Play along for a moment and allow yourself to take in a long conscious breath.   Feel how the air moves through your body as you inhale and exhale.   Now take another full deep breath.   And another.   One more.   How do you feel? Did time slow down a little? Did you enjoy [...]

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Is SIBO Causing your Gut Problems?

By | August 21st, 2018|Categories: Digestive Problems|Tags: , , , , , |

If you suffer from chronic bloating, diarrhea, fatigue and you have not been able to find out what is going on, it may be due to Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, also known as SIBO.   The small intestine often get overlooked when digestive symptoms arise. This 20 feet of intestines is responsible for digesting food, absorbing [...]

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Why do I still have Thyroid Symptoms?

By | August 7th, 2018|Categories: Thyroid|Tags: , , |

Are you currently taking thyroid medication and still feel unwell? Often times my patients describe suffering from thyroid symptoms despite their doctors telling them their lab work is totally normal. Why is this?   The first challenge lies in how your doctor is assessing your thyroid function. Complete thyroid hormone profiling is essential in order to [...]

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Dessicated Thyroid: Why is it More Effective

By | July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Thyroid|Tags: , , |

Dessicated Thyroid is a prescription thyroid medication that is an alternative for patients diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Conventionally, when a patient is found to have low thyroid function, they are typically prescribed synthroid or levothyroxine. These are both synthetic forms of the thyroid hormones T4. While a lot of patients find relief in their symptoms using these [...]

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