I'm Dr. Astrid
I grew up on a small farm in northern Germany where my mom, siblings, nieces and nephews still live today.
I started out as a plant biologist in Germany, and later moved to Canada, where I completed a Master’s in plant biochemistry. I finally followed my passion for natural medicine and took the leap to become a Naturopathic Doctor in 2012 and also obtained my “Heilpraktiker” license in Germany.
For the next six years I was working in Prince George, a small community in the middle of beautiful British Columbia.
In 2019, after sixteen years in Canada, I bid goodbye to wonderful friends and followed my wandering foot and craving for adventure to Dubai.
I currently work at Novomed Centers, Dubai Marina, where I provide care for kids, adults, and elderly alike as well as for any
condition – ranging from hormone disorders, diabetes, menstrual changes, mood disorders, sleep problems, allergies, cardiovascular health and digestive problems.
My special interests are in
- digestive health
- hormone disorders
- autoimmune disease
These systems stand at the root of a plethora of problems and offer widespread relief once addressed
I am a plant biochemist at heart – and my approach is science based and naturally focussed.
My favorite treatment tools are
- Botanicals + herbal medicines
- Nutraceuticals (vitamin and mineral supplements)
- Intravenous therapies (including nutrient IVs, high-dose vitamin C, mistletoe therapy and chelation therapy)
These are scientifically proven, effective, and safe allies to correct imbalances and re-establish wellness.
I hold special licenses to provide
- Intravenous (IV) nutrient therapy
- Chelation therapy
- Prescription medications
I am a member in good standing with the
As a Naturopathic Doctor, I seek to find the root cause of your problem – inside and outside the boundaries of conventional paradigms – and offer treatment options that are individualized to you and your situation.
I am humbled by the lessons I learn from my patients on a daily basis, and do my best to return your trust by giving my best advice and knowledge to guide you to optimal health and wellbeing.