Do we REALLY need to supplement with Vitamin D?

By | 2018-01-31T15:43:49+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Categories: Conditions, Health Education|Tags: , |

The simple answer for most people is in fact yes. For many reasons, we are experiencing an epidemic of low vitamin D in the northern hemisphere.  Just like me, you must be wondering what could possibly have changed in recent history to cause such a drastic change? A combination of theories exist, and, in truth, all of them have ...

How long does influenza last?

By | 2017-12-22T21:42:22+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Categories: Conditions|Tags: , |

Flu, influenza! Need remedies? Got questions? The Empower Health team can help you. Getting the Flu, also called influenza, we all dread this, and when it happens our first question is: How long is this going to last!? The flu can make you uncomfortable and often bed ridden.  Influenza usually lasts between 7 and 14 ...

Therapeutic Music with IV Therapy: Special Event!

By | 2017-12-22T22:52:02+00:00 August 28th, 2016|Categories: Special Events|Tags: |

A synergistic approach combining intravenous nutrient support with relaxing music and guided meditation. Music with your Nutrient IV! Saturdays Dec 17th, from 2-4pm. This will be a holiday themed event! We are doing Complimentary IV intakes for New Patients and having Music Therapy during your IV. All of this for the cost of a regular ...

Toxic World: unearthing the reasons to Detox

By | 2016-08-26T16:39:51+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Categories: Health Education|Tags: |

Our world is toxic, we need to help our body detox. Detox is a relatively new concept. Starting with the industrial revolution our environment is becoming more and more polluted.  In the last 50 years it has become exponentially more toxic.  We put products on our skin, in our hair, we breath the air pollution ...

Making Alternative Healthcare More Affordable

By | 2017-12-23T10:45:15+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Categories: Classes & Groups, Community Partners, Empower Team|Tags: , , , , |

Naturopathic Medicine for 1/2 the price! Our  Integrative Health Assessment Process is already in full swing!  Naturopathic Interns from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine are completing their clinic competency requirements through Empower Health Clinic, under the direct supervision of licensed naturopathic physician.  You get more heads on your case, additional research and no compromise in quality ...

Body Composition Analysis

By | 2017-12-23T10:46:41+00:00 May 5th, 2016|Categories: Therapies|Tags: , , , |

Body Composition analysis done by bio-electrical impedance assessment (BIA) is the clinical assessment of tissue and fluid compartments in the human body.  Simply explained, BIA measures the impedance or resistance of an electrical current as it travels through the water that is found in muscle and fat.  A normal distribution of tissue and fluid in ...

Naturopathic Medicine Week at Empower Health (May 9th!)

By | 2017-12-23T10:48:04+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Special Events|Tags: |

Naturopathic Medicine Week is happening all over Canada! Join Empower Health as we celebrate Naturopathic Medicine Week from May 9th to 15th.  This week is all about how this amazing healing profession can serve YOU, your family and your community!  Clinics all over Vancouver are offering discounted serves and other special offerings.  Read on for what ...

How to Talk to Your Therapist

By | 2017-12-23T11:01:31+00:00 April 23rd, 2016|Categories: Empower Team|Tags: , , |

When we seek help professional help with our problems, especially in health fields such as Massage Therapy and Naturopathic Medicine, finding the right way to communicate of all of the relevant information can be difficult. You may want to give a timeline of how your experiences or injuries/ailments have progressed.  Or tell your clinician about how you ...

Stress – A 21st Century Epidemic (Dr. David Wang)

By | 2017-12-23T11:02:50+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Categories: Conditions|Tags: , , , |

Stress-related diseases are on the rise, warns Dr. David Wang. Dr. Wang, now considered a respected elder and pioneer in the BC naturopathic community, has helped thousands of patients journey from sickness into health.  Over the years he has experimented with many innovated therapies, but more and more he finds that the fundamentals of good nutrition and a ...

Direct Billing – Get Health Service Without Paying Upfront!

By | 2017-12-23T11:03:52+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Categories: Empower Team|Tags: , , , |

What is Direct Billing for Extended Health Insurance? Employers everywhere are starting to see the benefit of including extended health insurance as part of a benefit package for their employees.  They are recognising that our standard medical system does not offer everything you might need to be a healthy, happy and productive employees.  Extended Health ...