About Empower Health

Empower Health Clinic provides a truly integrated healthcare approach that works with you — providing exactly the right solutions, tools, programs and expertise you need. It’s healthcare in the present, a multi-disciplinary healthcare model you can see, feel and experience. We get to work together, to help you feel BETTER NOW.

Your Best Summer Skincare Tips From The Inside Out!

By |2019-05-17T15:25:28-07:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Health Education|Tags: , , |

Summer is just around the corner with temperatures rising and the sun shining. With more time spent outdoors, We are at risk of skin damage from prolonged UV exposure. The sun can be aesthetically damaging causing premature wrinkles, or worse, increasing our risk of skin cancer. Damage can occur in as little as 15 minutes ...

Empowering YOUR Period

By |2019-05-16T14:38:44-07:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , |

As women, our menstrual cycle can be crucial to understanding and monitoring our health.  The length and quality of our cycle can give us insight into our stress levels, hormonal rhythms, gut health and detoxification efficiency. Each month menstruating women are given the opportunity to connect to their bodies and take note of anything out ...

What Is Going On In Your Body During Allergy Season?

By |2019-05-15T15:41:08-07:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education|Tags: , , |

Sneezing, itchy crusting eyes, runny nose and a mountain of used Kleenex in the garbage can? With pollen being the most prevalent, allergies can really give us a love-hate relationship with the sun that’s finally come out. Allergies can also cause associated symptoms that dampen our quality of life including but limited to the following: ...

Jessica’s Journey to Becoming A Naturopathic Physician

By |2019-05-13T13:55:24-07:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: Empower Team, Health Education|Tags: , |

Happy Naturopathic Medicine Week (May 13-19 2019)! This week is truly important to raise awareness of the naturopathic profession, but have you ever considered becoming a naturopathic doctor as your career? I’m currently studying to become a naturopathic doctor and I am doing my internship at Empower Health Clinic. I am excited to share my ...

Unique Breathwork Styles Offered At Empower Health with Shama Zeynep

By |2019-05-08T13:04:00-07:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Empower Team|Tags: , , |

Breath is the bridge between your conscious and unconscious mind. As your psychology has an effect on your breathing patterns, your breath has an effect on your psychology. Most of us only use only 30% percent of our breathing capacity. Because of this, you experience a lack of oxygen which causes fatigue, stress, and ultimately, ...

Lyme Disease: Should I get antibiotics after a tick bite?

By |2019-05-08T11:10:51-07:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education|Tags: , |

Should I get antibiotics after a tick bite? Answer: it depends who you ask… Ticks can transmit bacteria when they bite us. This bacteria can cause Lyme Disease. If not treated promptly and adequately, Lyme often progresses to become a degenerative disease that leaves many severely debilitated. With Lyme disease on the rise in BC ...

Is Breathwork The Cure For Anxiety?

By |2019-04-29T12:52:16-07:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

Could Breathwork be the solution for anxiety? By having breath experts in our team and providing various breathwork modalities at Empower Health, we have had the chance to observe and follow up on the results of breathwork therapy in conditions like anxiety and panic disorders. We are amazed by some of the results that our ...

Pathways Serious Mental Illness Society: Family Support and Advocacy

By |2019-05-02T11:36:50-07:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Community Partners|Tags: , , |

Pathways Serious Mental Illness Society is a unique, peer-led, volunteer, grassroots society of families with a shared vision to alleviate the suffering caused by serious mental illness (SMI).  Our mission is to inform, support, educate, and advocate for all families suffering from or with serious mental illness. Formerly the North Shore Schizophrenia Society, Pathways has ...

Needless Acupuncture- All The Benefits and No Needles!

By |2019-04-29T13:49:51-07:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know you could get the benefits of acupuncture with zero needles? Acupuncture has been proven effective for a variety of conditions, such as muscular and joint pain, insomnia, depression and various other conditions. While acupuncture needles are very thin, most people don’t feel any pain or feel mild soreness when needles are inserted, ...

Revol Girl, Period Proof Underwear That Is Making A Difference In Our Community

By |2019-03-30T13:10:05-07:00March 30th, 2019|Categories: Community Partners|Tags: , , |

At Revol Girl, we are a rapidly growing company of diversity. We have come far from our humble beginnings of me, Sara, the Founder, cutting and sewing everything on my own, to introducing 3 staff and an intern, Revol Girl has grown immensely and with each new person on the team, we get new ideas ...