Parmar’s Blog

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,...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Arming the Immune System

Arming the Immune System by Dr. Gurdev Parmar Discover the power of your natural immunity. Learn why we should allow our bodies to run their intelligent health maintenance programs,...

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Mental Health

Mental Health When it comes to mental health, now more than ever, every action counts. There are important reasons to start talking about mental illness. Hard to see, mental...

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The Foods We Eat

The Foods We Eat It is well-known that the cancer rates are increasing each year, particularly in the industrialized nations. One of the biggest factors contributing to this rise...

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Honey

Honey Did you know Honey helps: Prevention and treatment of radiation-induced mucositis. Prevention of radiation-induced xerostomia Empirically for the prevention and treatment of radiation-induced dysphagiaHow to do it: Swish...

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Endocrine Disruption

Endocrine Disruption In addition to direct carcinogenicity, a significant pathway from environmental toxins to carcinogenesis is endocrine disruption. Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that can interfere with endocrine (or hormonal)...

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Sleep

Sleep It is well-established that sleep plays a central role in human health. Given its impact on nearly all systems of the body, evidence points to various ways that...

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Redo Project

The Redo Project REDO Project: The Repurposing Drugs in Oncology (ReDO) project is an international collaboration initiated by a diverse group of researchers, clinicians and patient advocates all working...

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Dr. Ralf Kleef – 1961 – 2021

A Dear Friend & Colleague  It is with tremendous sadness that I share the news that my dear friend and colleague, Dr. Ralf Kleef, MD, passed away on Monday,...

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Antioxidant Protection from Ionizing Radiation from Scans

Antioxidant Protection from Ionizing Radiation from Scans In 2012 Canadians received 4.4 million computed tomography (CT) exams, nearly double the number in 2003. (Canadian Institute for Health Information). These...

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Mental Health Check

Mental Health Check How often do you check in on your mental health? It is an important and often overlooked component of overall health. At @integratedhealthclinic, our approach to...

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The Gut Microbiome

The Gut Microbiome They tell you to “trust your gut” but do you actually take care of your gut so it can function properly? Your gut microbiome is made...

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Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN)

Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) Several common chemotherapeutic drugs can accumulate to levels that are neurotoxic and result in the development of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN). The most common...

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Hyperthermia (mEHT) and Intravenous Vitamin C

Hyperthermia (mEHT) and Intravenous Vitamin C A recent Phase 2 trial was published on the outcomes of patients with advanced lung cancer who received treatment with modulated Electro-Hyperthermia (mEHT)...

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Hyperthermia, The Immune System’s Ally

Integrative Hyperthermia Hyperthermia: The immune system’s ally in the battle against cancer. “Our immune system knows how to fight such diseases as cancer. Inside our lymph nodes, T-cells are activated...

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The Moss Report Podcast

Clinic Conversations: Canada’s Integrated Health Clinic with Gurdev Parmar, ND The Moss Report Podcast is now available. It was my distinct honour to have been a recent guest on...

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Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology

Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology: A Desktop Guide of Integrative Cancer Care is now available at a new reduced price. With the constant stream of new information, and well in...

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Pearlz Blog Series-Pain Symptoms

PAIN SYMPTOMS Brief Overview Cancer-related pain can be either acute or chronic. Acute pain may be directly related to cancer (i.e., pathological fracture, obstruction), a side effect of the...

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Mahan Health with Dr. Hanisha

PODCAST – Integrative Oncology with Dr. Gurdev Parmar Details Cancer was the second leading cause of death in 2020 and outside of chemotherapy and radiation there still are few...

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Pearlz Blog Series-Colorectal Cancer

COLORECTAL CANCER Brief Overview A person with an average risk of colorectal cancer has about a 5% chance of developing colorectal cancer overall. Generally, most colorectal cancers (about 95%)...

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Naturopathic Oncology, What Does That Mean?

Naturopathic Oncology, What Does That Mean? Thanks for attending our recent webinar with AANMC. We had a wonderful turnout and your questions were engaging and informative. If you’d like...

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Pearlz Blog Series-Bladder Cancer

BLADDER CANCER Brief Overview An estimated 80,470 adults (61,700 men and 18,770 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with bladder cancer. Among men, bladder cancer is the...

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Pearlz Video

PEARLZ VIDEO INTRODUCTION Introduction video to Clinical Pearlz eBook Series.   Link to the Pearlz website Click Here Yours in Health, Gurdev Parmar, ND

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Pearlz Blog Series-Introduction-Cancer Symptoms (cont.)

PEARLZ INTRODUCTION – Cancer Symptoms (cont.) This first Clinical Pearlz eBook Series on side effect management includes the integrative approach to the management of many common side effects. For...

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Pearlz Blog Series-Introduction-Cancer Symptoms

PEARLZ INTRODUCTION – Cancer Symptoms The role of any healthcare provider is to optimize outcomes for the patient, to ensure there are no contraindications to chosen therapies, to lessen...

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Naturopathic Oncology

Naturopathic Oncology, What Does That Mean? From cancer screening, to active co-management during treatment, to aftercare and survivorship, find out exactly what a naturopathic oncology practice looks like in...

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Pearlz Blog Series-Introduction-Cancer Types (cont.)

PEARLZ INTRODUCTION – Cancer Types (cont.) In addition to the integrative treatment considerations discussed in an earlier post, well-evidenced lifestyle measures such as exercise, normalization of circadian rhythm, proper...

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Pearlz Blog Series-Introduction-Cancer Types

PEARLZ INTRODUCTION – Cancer Types The Clinical Pearlz eBook Series also includes eBooks on various cancer types, including their overview, causative factors, presentation, conventional management and integrative naturopathic interventions....

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Pearlz Blog Series-Preface (cont.)

PEARLZ PREFACE (cont.) The decisions that patients make immediately following a cancer diagnosis have a significant and measurable effect on their outcomes. The scientific medical literature provides a wealth...

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Pearlz Blog Series-Preface

PEARLZ PREFACE It is clear that people diagnosed with cancer regularly integrate naturopathic therapies into their treatment plans. Surveys have shown that up to 90% of people being treated...

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8-Year Observational Study

There is a considerable amount of research supporting the use of hyperthermia a treatment in oncology, and on the use of naturopathic treatment methods to complement therapy. This investigation...

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Testicular Cancer Awareness

Testicular cancer awareness can be a sensitive topic for men, however, it’s something we need to talk about openly. If we all encouraged the men in our lives to...

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The Moss Report Podcast

Ralph Moss Podcast Invitation. I am very excited to announce that I will be joining Dr. Ralph Moss as a guest on his cancer focused podcast series: The Moss...

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Fever Therapy to Immunotherapy

Health Masters Live Oncology Update Webinar Series for 2021. Dr. Gurdev Parmar ND just presented an online lecture for the Health Masters Live on Monday, April 5, 2021. He...

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Integrative Hyperthermia

Hyperthermia (HT) is a useful treatment to use alongside most chemotherapy (CT) regimens, as well as radiotherapy (RT) schedules, in the management of most solid tumours. I will summarize...

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Hyperthermia and the Immune System

Hyperthermia (HT) makes the immune system become actively engaged against tumours. Yes, HT actually induces anti-tumour immunity, creating a type of “personalized” treatment approach. One of the most eloquent...

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Fever Therapy to Immunotherapy

Health Masters Live Oncology Update Webinar Series for 2021. Fever Therapy to Modern Immunotherapy April 15th, 2021 (stay tuned for details) Dr. Parmar will take the listener on a...

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Answers to Your Questions About the Covid-19 Vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials completed so far enrolled very few people with cancer, so there is not definitive data on the safety or effectiveness of the currently authorized vaccines in people...

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Integrative Oncology Clinical Pearlz

www.drgurdevparmar.com Dear friends, patients, colleagues and anyone interested in the topic of cancer! We are confident that you will find critical clinical information via the articles, blogs, videos and...

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Oncology Update Webinar Series-2021-Fever Therapy

I would like to introduce the  Health Masters Live Oncology Update Webinar Series for 2021.  It is my pleasure to be presenting:

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Dr. Gurdev Parmar-Introduction

“Dr. Gurdev Parmar has brought naturopathic oncology into the 21st century” Ralh W. Moss, PhD, Author of 10 books including The Cancer Industry Hello, and thank you for taking...

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How the Textbook Information is Organized

As mentioned in a previous post highlighting the content of the Textbook of Naturopathic Medicine, much of the most pertinent information summarized through tables. These provide incredibly valuable snapshot references....

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Join the Revolution

The Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology was created with the intention of furthering the field of integrative naturopathic oncology. Over his two decades of practice, Dr. Gurdev Parmar, ND, FABNO realized that...

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Hallmarks of Cancer

Our current understanding of cancer is largely informed by biologists Douglas Hanahan and Robert Weinberg, who published “Hallmarks of Cancer: The Next Generation”, one of the most often cited...

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The Origin Story

“A masterpiece, a long-awaited comprehensive textbook which will establish its’ importance in the years to come. The current textbook as well as its future editions will influence generations, and...

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The Content of the Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology

The Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology is an in-depth overview of the most well-researched naturopathic and integrative therapies and how these should be administered in the context of collaborative care. This 550-page...

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Pearlz eBook Series

This Clinical Pearlz eBook series is our best attempt to get the most relevant evidence-guided and “pearly” information from our experienced team of writers to those people living with...

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How the Pearlz eBook Works

So, you might ask how these eBooks work? Well, here is an FAQ FYI: What type of payment can I use to purchase the eBook? We accept all major...

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Stop Cancer

Don’t be lulled into Complacency! Webster defines: COMPLACENCY Self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies. An instance of usually unaware or uninformed self-satisfaction. Apathetic with...

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Cancer Screening

… don’t procrastinate! As discussed in our recent Stop Cancer post, the prevalent cancers today are cancers of the breast, prostate, colon/rectum and lung, and together account for nearly...

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8-Steps to Cancer Prevention

Achievable steps we can all take toward cancer prevention Stop smoking. It is estimated that 85% of lung cancers are related to smoking, and can also increase the risk...

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Hyperthermia (HT) and Cancer

“Those who cannot be cured by medicine can be cured by surgery. Those who cannot be cured by surgery can be cured by fire [hyperthermia]. Those who cannot be...

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