Frequently Asked Questions2021-10-05T11:04:09-04:00

How can we help you?

What are some examples of conditions that may benefit individuals from using complementary treatments?2021-09-22T15:12:16-04:00

A wide range of conditions can be treated using complementary treatments. Some of more common ailments include headaches, skin disorders, fatigue and lethargy, mental focus, women’s health, men’s health issues.

Should I be concerned about side effects, or perhaps therapies impacting the effectiveness conventional medications?2021-09-22T15:12:40-04:00

The personalized plans developed by the clinical team are designed to be taken in combination with conventional medications. Where required all clients will be advised of any contraindications and are encouraged to discuss their health care strategies with their primary health care providers.

Can patients continue with daily activities while undergoing treatment?2021-09-22T15:15:59-04:00

Yes.

How long do patients need to undergo treatment?2021-09-22T15:16:19-04:00

This depends on the nature of the specific health challenge.

What is the success rate of treatments for patients?2021-09-22T15:16:54-04:00

We typically see successful outcomes; however, every client is different and results may vary depending on the level of compliance with the agreed upon strategy.

Do you work with other health care providers?2021-09-22T15:17:38-04:00

We aim to be collaborative to insure the best interests of the client. In that capacity we speak with physicians and other health care professionals as is necessary. Our primary concern is the health and wellbeing of our clients.

What medicines, remedies are used at CoAT?2021-09-22T15:18:00-04:00

All medicines or remedies are specifically compounded for clients by professionals qualified by education and experience. Non-compounded supplements are authorized for sale by Health Canada and are identified by a Natural Health Product number (NPN).

Are natural health products and practitioner fees covered by OHIP or health insurance plans?2021-09-22T15:18:23-04:00

Yes. Some insurance companies and benefits providers provide coverage. Please check with your health benefits provider for more details.

How are Canadian homeopaths regulated?2021-09-22T15:18:48-04:00

Ontario licenses homeopaths and requires annual recertification.

What is the difference between naturopathy and homeopathy?2021-09-22T15:19:20-04:00

Naturopathy is practice of natural medicine and encompasses many modalities, whereas homeopathy relies on homeopathic medicines.

Do I need a referral to make an appointment?2021-09-22T15:19:41-04:00

No.

What should I bring to my first appointment?2021-09-22T15:20:00-04:00

After you contact the office, you will be asked to sign a consent form. Upon receipt of your consent form our office will book a consult with our clinical team. At the first appointment we ask that you bring a seven (7) day food journal and list of any medications that you may be on at the time of the appointment.

How many visits will I need to make?2021-09-22T15:20:22-04:00

This depends on the specific health challenge we are helping you with.

Are natural health products safe to use with prescription medications?2021-09-22T15:20:45-04:00

Not always. That is why we ask you to bring a list of your medications with you during your first appointment so that our clinicians can determine any contraindications. The health and safety of our clients is our paramount concern.

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