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.

Naturopath Beat Wrinkles with Bioidentical Hormones

By | December 19th, 2017|Categories: Skin Health|Tags: , , |

Bioidentical Hormones help women maintain radiant, wrinkle free skin    Hormones play a huge role in keeping your skin young and radiant. As you get closer to menopause, skin begins to age more rapidly. Estrogen plays a role in maintaining tissue collagen and keeping your tissues firm. As it declines in menopause, your skin begins to [...]

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By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: |

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5 Reasons Why Our Oakville Naturopathic Doctors Prioritize Self-Care

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: Fatigue|Tags: , |

Self-Care improves Relationships   How often have you been in an argument when you realize, you were not actually upset about the situation, but rather you were just stressed out? Implementing daily activities such as yoga, meditation or a quiet walk outside can help you clear your mind and reduce your overall stress level. Spending time [...]

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Biotin Supplementation Can Interfere with Thyroid Function Tests

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: Hormone Health|Tags: , , |

Hundreds of products market their biotin containing products to promote hair, skin and nail growth. Who wouldn’t want to have radiant skin and lustrous hair?! Before running out and self-prescribing biotin supplements, there is little evidence to support that biotin promotes hair growth and new studies in Brazil have shown how supplementation may not be ideal [...]

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Unexpected Ways Our Oakville Naturopath Help you this Flu Season

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: Immunity|Tags: |

The turn towards colder weather marks the start of cold and flu season. We take all kinds of precautions to avoid colds and flus. Because really, no-one wants to get sick and have to stay home coughing, sneezing, sniffling with body aches and a fever. Our Oakville Naturopaths make tailored plans to help your immune system [...]

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By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: Hormone Health|Tags: , , , |

Is your hair thinning and your scalp becoming more visible? Are you shedding and finding loads of hair on the bathroom floors?   Hair loss in men is predominantly associated with male patterned baldness that is hereditary. Hair loss in women is not as straight forward. There are a whole host of factors to consider. Our [...]

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Hormones in your 40’s and How Our Naturopathic Doctors Can Help

By | October 31st, 2017|Categories: Hormone Health|Tags: , , , |

What’s Happening with your Hormones in your 40’s You turn 40 and within a few months, you find yourself experiencing wild mood swings and sleeping solidly throughout the night suddenly feels like a lost luxury. Your clothes don’t fit the same and your favourite jeans are not feeling comfortable anymore. Your periods used to be manageable [...]

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Hypothyroidism: How to get Accurate Lab Testing When Taking Thyroid Medication

By | October 24th, 2017|Categories: Hormone Health|Tags: , |

I’ve always said that a good practitioner will combine a patient’s symptoms in with comprehensive labwork. Relying on one thing alone can be dangerous. Often times, patients with hypothyroidism or hashimoto’s disease are not properly instructed about how to go about thyroid hormone testing. Faulty lab testing can lead to changes in medication dosing that can [...]

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Hormone Replacement Therapy: Rules for Treatment

By | September 19th, 2017|Categories: Hormone Health|Tags: |

Oakville Naturopathic Doctors Safe Approach to Bioidentical Hormone Replacement As a licensed naturopathic doctor, continuing education is an ongoing practice for our naturopaths at Bronte Wellness Boutique. I recently read a study by Dr. RD Langer published in 2016 entitled “ The evidence based for Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), what can we believe?” It reviewed many [...]

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Pumpkin Spiced Muffins

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

2 cups almond flour 4 tbsp coconut flour 1 tsp baking soda 2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp ground ginger 1/4 tsp cloves 3/4 cup pumpkin puree 1/3 cup maple syrup 2 eggs 2 tbsp coconut oil 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips Preheat oven 350F. Line 12 muffin tins with muffin [...]

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