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Understanding the Immune System

Understanding the Immune System by Dr. Gurdev Parmar We’ve really come a long way in our understanding of the immune system in the last few decades. Since the turn of the 21st century, the scientific and medical communities have rapidly accelerated research in this field, with exponential growth since 2000. In 2020 alone, the FDA…

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Lung Cancer Screening Program

BCCA Lung Cancer Screening Program by Dr. Gurdev Parmar Integrated Health Clinic is excited to work with the BC Cancer Agency in promoting their recently launched province-wide lung cancer screening program, providing access to eligible high-risk people at 36 sites throughout the province, using CT scans.The Lung Screening Program launched in May 2022 expects to…

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Cancer Prevention

Cancer Prevention by Dr. Gurdev Parmar The vast majority of cancers are caused by “modifiable risk factors” or preventable causes including obesity, smoking, excessive alcohol intake, chronic stress, chronic infections, etc.So here are some basic cancer prevention strategies with great research:- Eat nutrient-dense whole foods- Physical activity and Exercise- Reduce Stress- Sleep Hygiene & Circadian…

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Understanding the Power of the Fever Response

Understanding the Power of the Fever Response by Dr. Gurdev Parmar PODCAST There are many misconceptions about fever and how it works with the immune system. On this show, Karolyn talks to Dr. Gurdev Parmar who is a naturopathic oncologist and expert on immunity. Dr. Parmar’s new book, Arming the Immune System, goes into detail about…

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Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain “Living with chronic pain dramatically reduces quality of life as it can last for weeks, even months beyond expected recovery. Our doctors are equipped to provide services to help reduce this pain using a variety of evidence based techniques with the goal of healing the area of injury/pain and restore quality of life…

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Iron Deficiency

Iron Deficiency Iron deficiency is incredibly common world wide, affecting approximately 12% of the global population. The numbers are highest in women 18-45yrs, and people living in lower-income countries. In North America 10% of women of child-bearing age are believed to be iron deficient. An astounding 25% of pregnant women are thought to be iron…

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Integrative Protocols

Integrative Protocols Integrated Health Clinic Cancer Care Centre is committed to forwarding our understanding of medical practices. Our objective is to position ourselves to provide you the patient with a diverse and unique perspective on Health. We study the efficacy of our treatment practices and work with outside institutions to validate our belief in integrative…

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Arming the Immune System

Arming the Immune System by Dr. Gurdev Parmar Learn how hard our bodies work to maintain our body temperature, and what happens when our internal thermostat intelligently and purposefully shifts up the heat. The fever response has developed over a very long time, slowly perfecting its orchestral brilliance. I’ll share stories of bees who make…

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture Acupuncture has been recognized as a very good complementary treatment for cancer patients by the World Health Organization, and other Cancer Institutes and agencies in North America, Europe and Asia. It is not a replacement for traditional Western treatment but will complement these treatment methodologies. It can help patients in the following ways; i….

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Fever

Fever Until the late 1800s, fever was widely considered a healthy sign during disease. This view has changed with fever-lowering drugs now the knee-jerk reaction worldwide. We have more scientific evidence than ever about what actually happens when people fever and when they interrupt this natural process with common, easily-accessed medications. When people feel lousy,…

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