Vancouver Naturopathic Blog

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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How To Choose The Right Holistic Doctor

You have decided to opt for holistic medicine but you’re not quite sure how to pick the right holistic doctor. We’re here to help! A holistic doctor is anyone that deals with natural, alternative, integrative, or complementary medicine. They include naturopathic doctors, chiropractors, homeopathic doctors, and osteopathic doctors.

March 30, 2015

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What Is Holistic Medicine And The Philosophy Behind It?

Holistic medicine is also known as naturopathy, and deals with wellness and healing. It is not merely a treatment plan, it is also a philosophy and way of life. The entire person is considered in the process, which includes one’s mind, body, spirit, and emotions. As a result, treatment plans lead to optimal physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health. This philosophy is based on the law of nature, which states that the whole is made up of interdependent parts. For instance, Earth consists of land, water, air, animals and plants, and if life is to continue to thrive on it then each of these systems must work together. If certain plants die, or the water supply is severely depleted, then there would be serious repercussions on […]

March 17, 2015

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Why Choose Naturopathic Medicine?

First thing is first: what is Naturopathic Medicine? Naturopathic medicine is an alternative treatment that can enhance our well-being and keep our bodies happy and healthy without the use of prescription or non-prescription drugs. As such, it is even gentle enough for children and babies. Acupuncture, Bowen Therapy, hormone balancing treatments, detoxifications, and IV therapy are among the different types of naturopathic medicine. Acupuncture is concerned with the use of slim needles that are inserted into the body. The optimal points where the needles are inserted are called meridians. Qi, or vital energy, flows through these points and sometimes need to be unblocked. Injuries or problems can occur when the energy is not flowing properly. Acupuncture has been known to assist with fertility, reduce stress, headaches, […]

March 10, 2015

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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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Are You Well on Your Way to Being Well?

In the wise words of Professor Benjamin Miller: Your body is the one machine that is unconditionally guaranteed to last a lifetime. How long and good a life this will be depends a great deal on you, whether you neglect and abuse your body out of carelessness and ignorance or whether you treat it with the respect so wonderful and complicated an organism deserves.

January 6, 2014

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