Women's Health


Women often have unique and separate health needs that require individual assessment and comprehensive care. With this in mind, Dr. Akehurst focuses on a whole-body customized approach to addressing healthcare concerns for her female patients. This might include balancing hormones, improving gut function, supporting the nervous system and reducing stress, treating infection and preventing chronic disease. Dr. Akehurst works with patients to achieve a sustainable and reasonable treatment plan that might include diet and lifestyle counselling, herbal medicine, acupuncture, prescription medication, detailed hormone or infectious disease testing, or referrals to appropriate professionals when needed.

Dr. Akehurst frequently works with the following conditions:

  • Recurrent UTIs
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Bacterial and Yeast Infections
  • PMS and Other Menstrual Disorders
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Adrenal Conditions
  • Chronic Stress
  • Hair Loss
  • Low Libido
  • Acne, Rosacea, and other skin concerns
  • STI testing and Pap Tests