Preventative Medicine

Regardless of your genetics or lifestyle, preventative medicine can benefit you! Symptoms like; high-blood pressure, high cholesterol, frequent illness, hormonal imbalances (endocrine and adrenal) and digestive issues are risk factors for chronic disease. Dr. Liz Cavin will help you improve your symptoms to help prevent them from becoming more complicated illnesses.

Prevention is a core principle of naturopathic medicine.prevent Naturopathic doctors are extensively trained in preventative and lifestyle medicine. Dr. Liz Cavin leverages the full scope of her naturopathic “tool box” to help you prevent the onset of acute and/or chronic illness.
The first step in prevention is to identify any potential risk factors for disease such as genetics, dietary deficiencies, excess stress and anxiety, lack of exercise and environmental toxins. After assessing risk factors Dr. Liz Cavin will create a preventative medicine plan tailored just for you. This plan most often includes suggested detoxification programs, herbal and homeopathic remedies, high-quality and research supported nutritional supplements, and lifestyle and dietary counseling.

The final step Dr. Liz Cavin takes in her preventative medicine approach is follow-up with you periodically to re-assessment your risk factors for disease. Through this process Dr. Liz Cavin will teach you how to incorporate healthy lifestyle choices into your daily routine. This will inevitably decrease your risk factors for illness allowing an increase in your overall health and vitality.

Dr. Liz Cavin enjoys using her preventative medicine skills to help you avoid the following health conditions: cardiovascular disease (high cholesterol, high blood pressure), blood sugar imbalances (diabetes, metabolic syndrome, PCOS), Alzheimer’s disease, gastrointestinal conditions (having the potential to lead to autoimmune diseases, fibromyalgia, arthritis), mood disorders (anxiety, depression, others), heavy metal exposure (mercury, lead) and cancer.