Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and hypothyroidism are important aspects of Dr. Luis’ practice. Having Hashimoto’s thyroiditis herself, Dr. Luis recognizes the challenges of navigating treatment and is passionate about helping others feel better using alternative prescription options and natural therapies. Barriers to health with a thyroid condition involve looking at metabolism and treating digestion, blood sugar and insulin balance, sex hormones, cortisol and stress. Dr. Luis has personally done the work and has helped thousands of people feel better.
Dr. Luis uses a variety of methods to improve health such as hormonal prescriptions, herbs, supplementation, IV therapy, chelation and aesthetic medicine. A strong emphasis on the use of laboratory testing helps her focus treatment specific to the individual health needs of her patients. Diet and nutrition guidelines are a part of each treatment plan and any deficiencies are addressed. Having 3 children herself, Dr. Luis has a good understanding of the challenges of incorporating healthy life choices into a busy lifestyle.
Dr. Luis is licensed by and in good standing with the College of Naturopathic Physicians of BC and is a member of both the BC Naturopathic Association and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors. She holds a license to prescribe pharmaceutical agents in BC. Dr. Luis is an active examiner for the CNPBC provincial board exams for new Naturopathic physicians.