Chelation: Removing Toxic Metals From Your Body

By |2023-08-28T09:51:19-07:00August 25th, 2023|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

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 ...

Naturally Remedying Toenail Fungus: Advice from a Naturopathic Doctor

By |2023-08-15T16:34:04-07:00August 15th, 2023|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , , |

Onychomycosis, commonly known as toenail fungus, affects approximately 14% of the general population and can be a bothersome and embarrassing condition. However, you don't have to face it alone. In this article, we will explore effective natural remedies for treating toenail fungus with the guidance of a naturopathic doctor or naturopathic medical student.   Understanding ...

What Are the 5 Most Common Psychological Disorders?

By |2023-07-17T13:05:55-07:00August 1st, 2023|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The field of mental health is both intricate and expansive, encompassing a broad spectrum of conditions referred to as psychological disorders. In this article, we delve into five common psychological disorders prevalent in Canada[1], namely depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). These disorders can significantly impact an individual's quality of life, making ...

Naturopathic Cancer Care That Works

By |2023-06-16T17:04:34-07:00June 25th, 2023|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

Cancer is the number one killer of Canadians. Nearly everyone has a family member or friend who has been affected by cancer. In this article, we will discuss the latest and greatest in naturopathic remedies for cancer care. Cancer is not a single disease, but a group of diseases that share a couple of common ...

Carpal Tunnel Relief: Empower Yourself with Massage Therapy

By |2023-06-12T12:35:15-07:00June 12th, 2023|Categories: Conditions, Health Education|Tags: , |

If you ask any sufferers of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, most will agree that this can be quite a nasty and debilitating condition. People who commonly acquire Carpal Tunnel Syndrome typically work in fields which over-use their forearm muscles and wrist: line-work manufacturers, chefs, butchers, sewers, office workers etc. It can also occur during pregnancy due ...

Is Osteopathy Safe During Pregnancy?

By |2023-05-01T18:36:56-07:00May 8th, 2023|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies|

Pregnancy is a magical time for most women, but it can also bring about significant changes to the body. One common question is whether osteopathy is safe during pregnancy, as this gentle approach can help address various pregnancy-related discomforts. In this article, we'll explore how osteopathy can provide relief while maintaining the safety of both ...

Got Anxiety? Here’s How a Psychologist Could Help

By |2023-03-26T00:09:39-07:00July 26th, 2022|Categories: Conditions, Health Education|Tags: , , , , , |

Got Anxiety? Here’s How a Psychologist Could Help “I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.”  Can you relate? Mark Twain may have spoken the following words in 1934, but they can probably apply to almost anyone who reads them today.  Worrying about this or ...

How to Reduce Hypertension Naturally

By |2022-07-05T16:00:50-07:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Conditions, Health Education|Tags: , , |

How to Reduce Hypertension Naturally Today is World Hypertension day and we at Empower Health are eager to provide Naturopathic options for treating and preventing high blood pressure.  High blood pressure (also known as hypertension) is a common concern in our communities as it increases our risk of more serious conditions that affect our heart ...

Understanding Concussions and Your Brain Health

By |2019-06-27T15:15:15-07:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

Concussions can take a toll on our brain health at any age. A concussion is defined as a traumatic brain injury caused by a direct blow to the head, face, neck or body with an impulsive force transmitted to the head which impairs neurologic function. While this may be physically seen in terms of a ...