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Attainable New Year Goals

I like to think of resolutions more in terms of goals that can be achieved throughout the month/year/decade rather than a strict new regime that needs to start in January and last forever.  The truth of the matter is that most people are unable to keep to resolutions for more than a few weeks into January.  If we are ready to improve our health, our careers and our creativity then it is important to set-up for success and create goals for the long term. Looking at health and wellness goals for this fresh, new start why not begin with something attainable?  Here are 5 suggestions to ease into improving diet and lifestyle for 2016: Start off with a sugar-free diet for 3 weeks.  Most of us […]

January 10, 2017

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Chiropractic Care May Ease Anxiety Symptoms

Recent studies have suggested that Chiropractic Care can, over time help ease the symptoms of anxiety. We’ve all been in the fight or flight mode at some point; the human body automatically responds to what it perceives as imminent danger by increasing the heart rate perform. This response is helpful in times of crisis; however, for some people, this is a chronic condition. Rapid or irregular heartbeat, panic attacks, shortness of breath, and chest pain are the most common symptoms of anxiety, although chronic anxiety can produce other symptoms as well. This condition places much wear and tear on the body and can lead to serious health problems if it continues for long periods of time.

June 20, 2016

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Why Did You Choose The Name Downtown Wellness Centre?

Dr. Badyal is a well known Vancouver Chiropractor, so we were wondering why not call his clinic the: “Downtown Vancouver Chiropractic Centre” instead of the “Downtown Wellness Centre”? Turns out, there’s a very good reason: Here’s the transcript in case you missed it: Hi I’m Dr. Raminder Badyal from the Downtown Wellness Centre. I’m the Chiropractor here. Why Did you Choose the Name “Downtown Wellness Centre”? The Downtown Wellness Centre is a multi-disciplinary clinic, I am the Founder of the Clinic and I’m the Lead Chiropractor. We also have Dr. Jennifer Luis who is a Naturopathic Physician here. We also have Registered Massage Therapists with us. In conjunction with the office we also have Medical Doctors, Dentists, Kinesiologists, Rehab Specialists, Personal Trainers that actually work with […]

January 15, 2016

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So what really is Alternative Medicine?

With a new year and your resolutions to take care of body, mind and soul, it’s the perfect time to explore new ways of treating your health issues. There are many other medicinal practices you can explore over traditional medicine. If you have ever thought about alternative medicine but didn’t really know what it is or weary of exploring it, we are here to answer your question: What is alternative medicine?

February 14, 2014

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The Value of Vitamins

Vitamins play an essential role in not only maintaining our lives, but also maintaining a healthy life. Daily there is misleading information regarding vitamins that is circulated regarding the usefulness and safety of vitamin supplementation.

March 17, 2013

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