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Empowering YOUR Period

By |May 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 of alignment.  In reality, however, ...

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What Is Going On In Your Body During Allergy Season?

By |May 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: Aggravation of asthma Fatigue and ...

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Jessica’s Journey to Becoming A Naturopathic Physician

By |May 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 experiences with anyone who has ...

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Unique Breathwork Styles Offered At Empower Health with Shama Zeynep

By |May 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, disease. Private breathwork sessions can ...

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

By |May 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 the controversy surrounding it continues ...

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Is Breathwork The Cure For Anxiety?

By |April 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 clients achieved. With this simple ...

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