Lara Armstrong, is a licenced naturopathic doctor who currently practices in Ancaster and Hamilton, ON. She received her training in Naturopathic Medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), graduating in 2004, and started her private practice, Armstrong health in 2005, where she runs a general family practice.
Her areas of interest include: digestive conditions (IBS, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) and women’s health. She has received training as a Doula (birthing assistant) and has special interest in all stages of birth from assisting fertility to delivery.
Dr. Armstrong is very passionate about helping women who are going through menopause, providing them with education and has been involved in several speaking engagements discussing this topic. Additionally she has been involved with writing blogs on the subject for the menomission (www.menopausemission.ca), a website that provides support for women entering into this stage of their life. Dr. Armstrong has been the recipient of the Diamond Award for “Best Naturopath” in the Hamilton’s Readers Choice for the last 6years.
In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Armstrong, is part of a mentoring program with the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine and will have medical students shadowing appointments from time to time.
Outside of clinical practice, Lara enjoys the practice of yoga and the health benefits that this provides. She is the mother of 3yr old Jasmine and loves spending time with her and continuing to learn from her.