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.

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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Hypothyroidism: Study shows how Levothyroxine treatment is not ideal

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Hormone Health|Tags: , |

As a naturopathic doctor, I’ve seen hundreds of cases of hypothyroidism in my career. This disease, most common in women, is associated with fatigue, weight gain, mood changes, hair loss, among other symptoms. Most frequently, medical doctors have limited tools to diagnose and treat patients with hypothyroid leaving patients frustrated and seeking naturopathic care.   When [...]

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Top Reasons Patients See Our Oakville Naturopathic Doctors

By | August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Hormone Health, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Naturopathic Doctors are trained in conventional medicine but have a unique skill set that allows them to practice functional medicine and utilize a natural approach to help you feel your best. At our clinic, we are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest standard of care. Here are the most common concerns that our Oakville [...]

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Paleo Vegan Thai Carrot Soup

By | August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , |

Oakville Naturopathic Doctor's Favourite Rainy Day Soup Our Oakville Naturopathic Doctors want you to get healthy, look beautiful and feel amazing! This vegan and paleo friendly soup recipe is one of our favourites from the Oh She Glows cookbook.  This hardy soup is packed full of beta carotene that converts to vitamin A. Vitamin A is [...]

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Vaginal Dryness…Oakville Naturopaths Offer Safe & Effective Treatments

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: Hormone Health, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Why live with it?!    Our Naturopathic Doctors often see women complain of symptoms associated with vaginal dryness. Up to 50% of menopausal women suffer from this but few people ever seek treatment. Vaginal dryness is not only uncomfortable, but it can cause painful intercourse, increases the risk of urinary tract infection and make women more [...]

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