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.

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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Testosterone and How Zinc Status Can Impact Hormones in Men

By | May 29th, 2018|Categories: Hormone Health|Tags: , , |

Testosterone naturally declines with age in men but lower than normal levels can have a large effect on overall well-being.   Most people assume that testosterone is implicated in building more muscle mass and increasing libido, but it’s effects extend beyond that. Deficiency can lead to fatigue, low libido, erectile dysfunction, increased body fat, depression, bone [...]

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IV Glutathione: Beat Aging & Have Flawless Skin

By | May 22nd, 2018|Categories: IV Therapy|Tags: , , |

Want Younger, More Radiant Skin? Try IV glutathione.   Are you starting to see the affects of years of sun exposure on your face? Are you seeing dark patches or uneven skin tone? Does your skin lack lustre? Do you want to beat aging and have more younger looking, radiant skin?   One of our favourite [...]

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Suspect a Thyroid Problem? Top Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

By | May 15th, 2018|Categories: Hormone Health, Thyroid|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Thyroid problems are very common, especially in women. Since the thyroid has a vital function in regulating energy, metabolism and tissue repair, low thyroid function, known as hypothyroidism, has several ill effects. Hypothyroidism is a condition that often goes undiagnosed and untreated, here are some of the most common symptoms to help you recognize if you [...]

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Weight Gain is Caused By High Stress

By | April 25th, 2018|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: , , |

If you have experienced weight gain and can’t figure out why, chronic stress leading to high cortisol levels may be the problem. The body is uniquely designed to cope with all sorts of different stressors. Be it the sort term stress of almost getting hit in a car accident or the more long term stress of [...]

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