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Acupuncture is one of the several modalities used by Naturopaths to treat their patients’ conditions.

Naturopathic Care in Dartmouth, Halifax

Using tools such as nutrition, lifestyle counselling, supplementation, acupuncture, cupping therapy and herbal remedies, naturopathic medicine helps individuals achieve health goals and move towards optimal wellbeing. Naturopathic medicine can treat a wide range of clinical concerns. This approach to health management is particularly good at health promotion and chronic disease management. Empowerment and education are also huge components of the naturopathic philosophy. Supporting patients in understanding their body is important for making long lasting change in health.

Conditions commonly treated:

  • Women’s health: fertility, pregnancy, hormonal imbalances (menopause, premenstrual syndrome, polycystic ovarian syndrome), and menstrual complaints, libido
  • Men’s health: benign prostatic hyperplasia, erectile dysfunction, libido
  • Pediatrics: breast feeding support, colic, teething, eczema, allergies, immune support, food introduction, sleep
  • Digestive Complaints: irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, gastric reflux, constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas, cramping, stomach pain, food sensitivities
  • Adrenals: stress, burn out, fatigue
  • Skin: acne, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis
  • Mental and emotional health: anxiety, depression
  • Additional: autoimmune disorders, headaches, arthritis, weight management, cold and flu…and more

To take advantage of all that Naturopathic Care has to offer, schedule your appointment today.

Dr. Lauren MacIntosh – Naturopathic Doctor


Dr. Lauren MacIntosh, Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Lauren MacIntosh obtained her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. During her clinical rotation, she was one of six interns selected for the Pediatric focus shift, giving her additional training in this area. Prior to studying Naturopathic Medicine, she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Acadia University. Dr. MacIntosh is a member of the Nova Scotia Association of Naturopathic Doctors (NSAND), the College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND). She also holds additional training in Intravenous Nutrient Therapy (IVIT).

Lauren likes to spend her free time cooking, knitting, running, hiking and going to the farmer’s market. She is thrilled to be back in her home province of Nova Scotia after a brief move to Saskatchewan.

Services and Fees

Appointment Type Adult (18+) Pediatric/Youth (>18) Senior (65+)
Initial (60 min) $200.00 $190.00 $190.00
Follow up (60 min) $185.00 $155.00 $155.00
Follow up (45 min) $125.00 $110.00 $110.00
Follow up (30 min) *standard* $105.00 $90.00 $90.00
Follow Up (15 min) $50.00 $50.00 $50.00
**Appointments available in person and virtually**
Service Fee
Naturopathic Visit + Acupuncture (60 min) $120.00
Naturopathic Visit + Acupuncture (45 min) $95.00
IV therapy (45 – 90 min) $95.00 + Cost of materials
B12 Injections (5 minutes or during visit) $20.00
**Patients are required to have an Initial Consult with Dr. MacIntosh before scheduling for acupuncture and/or IV**

Ready to get started? Give Kinesis Health Associates a call today! (902) 464-2225