Acupuncturist, Therapist, and Small Business Owner in Toronto, ON, Canada
Mariana is a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (R. TCMP) and Acupuncturist (R. Ac), She is a registered member of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners & Acupuncturists of Ontario.
Her practice focuses on treating the root cause of her patients’ conditions and not just the symptoms. Her passion for natural medicines includes food therapy, herbs, minerals, and acupuncture modalities. She uses these in combination to help maintain or restore optimal health and vitality.
In particular, Mariana is fascinated with the healing properties of herbal medicine and its efficacy in mitigating side effects associated with commonly used pharmaceutical drugs. Understanding the potency of herbal medicines and any interactions with medications prior to writing a prescription demonstrates Mariana’s commitment to patient safety. If an herbal prescription is needed, she will tailor it according to the presenting sign and symptoms, the underlying root cause, as well as the patient’s general constitution. As for dietary restrictions or food sensitivities, she guides her patients to make informed decisions.
She has a heart for disease prevention and improving the quality of life of her patients. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has become well-known for managing autoimmune disorders, the treatment of pain, digestive problems, stress management, immunity, and women's health. Mariana has a particular interest in women's health, autoimmune, and digestive disorders.