Dr. Katrina Allison

Dr. Katrina Allison, ND

North Vancouver, BC

I help women optimize their hormonal health to feel energetic, strong, and empowered through each age and stage.

Women have a unique and constantly changing hormonal experience — through puberty, pregnancy, postpartum, and perimenopause — not to mention the daily hormone fluctuations of our menstrual cycles. I work primarily with female patients ages 13-50, to provide them with healthcare that is tailored to support the female experience.

I am a competitive marathon runner and have experienced firsthand how important hormone health is for female athletes. I’m passionate about helping other women athletes and fitness enthusiasts achieve their best health & peak performance.

Some of the concerns I focus on in my practice include:

  • Period & hormone concerns (absent/irregular periods, PCOS, hypothalamic amenorrhea, painful periods, heavy periods, teen periods, perimenopause)
  • Mood concerns (PMS/PMDD, depression, anxiety, insomnia)
  • Female athlete health (athletic performance, sport nutrition, overtraining, relative-energy deficiency in sport (RED-S), fertility & perinatal health in athletes & return to exercise postpartum)
  • Nutrition concerns (Nutritional deficiencies, eating disorders, vegan/vegetarian diets)

Some of the services I provide include:

  • Naturopathic Consultations
  • Prescriptions
  • Bioidentical hormone therapy
  • Lab testing – both standard bloodwork and comprehensive testing
  • IV vitamin therapy, vitamin injections
  • Intravenous iron for the treatment of iron deficiency/anemia
  • Pap tests, pelvic exams, and clinical breast exams
  • Acupuncture

Outside of seeing patients one-on-one, I frequently speak on the topic of female athlete health to various sporting organizations, athletes, coaches, and parents. I have had the honor of educating my colleagues on my research and clinical experience treating hypothalamic amenorrhea (lack of periods). I am the founder of the SheCan Athlete Health program, a group medicine program at Restoration Health Clinic for teen female athletes.