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.

Jessica’s Journey to Becoming A Naturopathic Physician

By |2019-05-13T13:55:24-08:00May 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 |2019-05-23T15:22:05-08:00May 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 |2019-05-08T11:10:51-08:00May 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 |2019-04-29T12:52:16-08:00April 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 |2019-05-02T11:36:50-08:00April 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 |2019-04-29T13:49:51-08:00April 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 |2019-03-30T13:10:05-08:00March 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 ...

Remembering The Past 5 Years…

By |2019-04-01T20:28:54-08:00March 30th, 2019|Categories: Empower Team|Tags: , |

Five years have gone by in the blink of an eye and it feels like it was only yesterday that we were ripping up carpets and tearing down walls to make room for a clinic we would call Empower Health. Having an anniversary on April Fools Day has been the source of many jokes between ...

Spring Into Mental Refresh With Neurofeedback!

By |2019-04-10T17:16:20-08:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , , |

What better time than Spring to give your brainwaves a tune up! Just like we need to exercise our bodies, our brain also needs to work out. What are some of the ways that we can tune up our sleep brains after a snowy winter? Exercise, sleep, and sunshine! Not only are both of these ...

Chelation: Removing Toxic Metals From Your Body

By |2019-03-02T12:40:30-08:00March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies, Uncategorized|

You are exposed to toxic metals every day through food, water and air. The most common toxic metal exposures we see in Vancouver are mercury, lead and arsenic. Your specific exposure to these metals depends on where you work because a factory or garage will have higher levels than an office. Also what you eat ...