Homeopathic Services


Dr. Heather Cardona, BSc. HD
Homeopathic Doctor (MHA)
welcome@vianatural.ca

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An appointment with Dr. Cardona consists of an Intake Visit, where health history as well as current health concerns are explored. Prior to the Initial Visit, an Intake Form should be completed by the client that summarizes the health concerns as well as indicates family history, supplement and drug history, and health indicators that are relevant to Dr. Cardona’s assessment and treatment plan. With the Intake Form, the client should read and sign a Consent to Treatment Form which outlines the type of treatment Dr. Cardona provides.
The Initial Visit with Dr. Cardona is 90 minutes for an adult and 60 minutes for a pediatric visit, (child 14 years of age or younger). After a full assessment, Dr. Cardona will discuss a variety of recommendations and work with the patient to develop a treatment plan that can include dietary changes, tools for lifestyle adjustments, Homeopathic Medicines, Botanical Medicines, Laboratory Testing to determine metabolic and immune function, and Neutraceutical Protocols for health and wellness.
Dr. Cardona believes that a good physician is a good teacher. She knows that the best way to facilitate healing is to listen carefully to her clients and assess the root of the health concern and then to work with the client to restore optimal function through supportive medicines. Natural Medicine empowers the patient, in that it is a process of understanding where and why things went off track with respect to their health.

These questions are of vital importance to the healing process. Natural Medicine is becoming increasing popular because more and more people are wanting to be involved in their healing process. They are looking for a type of therapy that not only addresses the acute state of dysfunction, but more broadly looks to repair and restore optimal function. Wellbeing means different things to each of us, but the pathway to wellness is one that everyone seeks out. Dr. Cardona works alongside her clients to navigate the pathway to health via Natural Medicine and does so with a deep respect for her clients, for her colleagues in conventional medicine, and for the amazing medicines that nature provides.

During a visit, a physical examination may be expected to assess a health concern and laboratory testing may be done in-office if requested by the patient.
Appointment Types

Initial Visit: 90 Minutes
Initial Visit: 60 Mintes, (Pediatric)
Follow-Up Visit: 45 Minutes
Follow-Up Visit: 30 Minutes
Acute, (Emergency): 15 Minutes

Phone Consults:
Vary in length; from 5-90 Minutes

IgG Food Sensitivity Testing,
in-office Blood Test for Food Allergies


Healing with Homeopathy

by Dr. Heather Cardona

Homeopathy is a specialization in Natural Medicine that facilitates healing through the use of plant/animal/mineral- based medicines that are potentized, which means that they have gone through a process of successive dilutions with succussion, (vigorous shaking), between each dilution. The resultant medicines are, in practical terms, micro-dilutions of the original substance.

Homoeopathically prepared medicines are stimulative to the organ systems of the body in ways that are unique in Natural Medicine. Rather than using high-dose medicines palliatively, which is the case for most conventional drug therapy and Botanical Medicine, Homeopathy employs micro-dose medicines stimulatively to restore optimal organ function and to initiate a healing response throughout the systems of the body.

Homeopathy is a type of Natural Medicine which was developed as an extension of our knowledge of the laws of Homeostasis, which demonstrate that the body is constantly assessing perceived change and adjusting itself to maintain balance and order. By working with the tendencies of the body to adjust to stimulation or change, Homeopathy can evoke a reparative response to cell and tissue systems. Because homeopathic medicines are micro-dose medicines, they carry a quantum chemical signal that affects cell function and communication between organ systems. This signalling is one of the most safe and effective means of evoking repair responses in the body and is one of the best types of Natural Medicine to treat chronic disease, or any type of dysfunctional pattern in the body systems.

A commonly held principle in Homeopathy is the Law of Similars, or that “Like can be cured by Like.” This is an ancient understanding in medicine that dates back to the earliest days of modern medical philosophy as Hippocrates and Paracelsus who are each credited with the foundations of our current understanding of disease and health, observed. The Law of Similars is not just a guiding principle in homeopathy, but a guiding principle in nature and can be observed with consistency in the body.

Healing with Homeopathy involves consideration of the root cause of disease, the patient as a person, the nutritional status of the body, the unique pattern of disease symptoms each case presents, and the general constitution of the patient. There are many factors to consider in order to determine the best homeopathic medicine to employ in a given case.

For more information and education please visit our local association’s page Manitoba Homeopathic Association (MHA)

We have included The Faculty of Homeopathy’s video as well for a well positioned perspective on the Homeopathic practice and how it plays an important role in modern medicine as a whole.