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Are you struggling with mental health issues, digestion, immunity disorders or other chronic diseases? Find natural treatment solutions with naturopathic medicine today. Dr. Terri Bugg, ND of Alkimiya Wellness, is a licensed naturopathic doctor with a general family practice and clinical focus in mental health, digestion and immunity. Dr. Bugg is deeply committed to sharing the healing power of nature and her goal is to bring you back to a state of harmony and balance. Dr. Bugg uses natural, non-toxic treatments such as homeopathy, herbal medicine, supplements, nutrition, acupuncture and lifestyle counselling to help you achieve vibrant optimal well-being in mind, body and spirit.

Alkimiya Wellness, alkimiyawellness.ca

Embracing Comfort & Safety

As 2024 begins, our focus turns to winter wellness for our loved ones. Home care becomes a beacon of warmth and support, ensuring seniors navigate the colder months with comfort and safety. From expertly conducted home safety checks to wardrobe assistance for chilly days, our caregivers bring tailored care to the doorstep. As the cold weather sets in, home care becomes more than practical assistance; it’s a commitment to preserving independence and fostering a cozy, secure environment. Embrace the season with peace of mind, knowing that your loved ones are in caring and capable hands.

Meet Your Practitioner

Are you struggling with mental health issues, digestion, immunity disorders or other chronic diseases? Find natural treatment solutions with naturopathic medicine today. Dr. Terri Bugg, ND of Alkimiya Wellness, is a licensed naturopathic doctor with a general family practice and clinical focus in mental health, digestion and immunity. Dr. Bugg is deeply committed to sharing the healing power of nature and her goal is to bring you back to a state of harmony and balance. Dr. Bugg uses natural, non-toxic treatments such as homeopathy, herbal medicine, supplements, nutrition, acupuncture and lifestyle counselling to help you achieve vibrant optimal well-being in mind, body and spirit.

Welcoming in 2024!

Welcome to the vibrant community of 2024, where a renewed focus on community, health, and wellness is shaping our collective journey. Let’s amplify our connections, breaking through virtual barriers to create a genuine sense of belonging. Health isn’t just about defeating illness—it’s a dynamic equilibrium of mind, body, and spirit. We’re all about embracing active lifestyles, savoring nourishing nutrition, and fortifying mental resilience. Search the WellnessHubBC.ca for great health tips, articles, and connect with local businesses and practitioners. As we embark on this journey together, let’s celebrate the harmony of community, health, and wellness in 2024 and beyond.

Better Health Better Life

Blood is the body’s universal means of transport; oxygen, nutrients, chemical messengers (e.g. hormones) and immune cells are all transported through our blood. When our body’s cells, tissues and organs are adequately nourished and metabolic waste products are removed, our bodies are healthier and function properly.
BEMER’s patented signal has been scientifically shown to temporarily improve blood flow in target tissues.
Many physical discomforts and impairments are directly related to diminished circulation. This is because healthy circulation is the cornerstone of health!
Peer-review medical publications can be found on www.pubmed.gov.
BEMER is licensed and registered as a Class 2 Medical Device.

Local Spotlight

SoleFit, a family-run pedorthic clinic established in 2005, offers specialized care in custom foot orthotics, video gait analysis, knee braces, and recovery products. What sets us apart is our holistic approach; we not only provide short-term solutions for current injuries but empower patients with education to prevent future problems. By balancing immediate treatments with a focus on the root cause, we ensure comprehensive care. Our mission is to educate and empower, fostering a proactive attitude towards foot health. With a commitment to personalized, informed solutions, SoleFit is dedicated to enhancing lives, one step at a time with Certified Pedorthis.

Benefits of Infrared Sauna

Infrared saunas are a type of sauna that use infrared heaters to emit infrared light experienced as radiant heat, which is absorbed by the surface of the skin. Here are some potential benefits associated with the use of infrared saunas: Detoxification, Relaxation and Stress Reduction, Pain Relief, Improved Circulation, Skin Health, Weight Loss. It’s important to note that while there is evidence supporting these benefits, scientific research is still ongoing to fully understand the extent and mechanisms of these effects. Individuals with certain health conditions should consult with a healthcare professional before incorporating infrared sauna sessions into their wellness routine.

Laser Acupuncture for Smoking Cessation

The addictive qualities of cigarettes make smoking a tough habit to break, but there are safe and alternative measures you can take to remove this addiction from your life. Laser acupuncture is a non-invasive option that focuses on the three aspects of addiction: physical, using laser/electronic stimulation of acupressure points on your upper body; psychological, providing materials, tips, and one-on-one coaching; and detoxification, helping to eliminate cigarette toxins from your body. With an impressive success rate ranging from 85% to 94%, we offer 8 weeks of booster sessions to ensure your long-term success. Choose laser acupuncture as your gateway to a smoke-free life and regain your health and well-being.

Physio for Lower Back Pain

There are numerous reasons people experience lower back pain—a sedentary lifestyle, poor posture, lifting things improperly, and weak stomach muscles are just a few of the causes of pain in this area. After a professional evaluation, a customized physiotherapy program can be created to help reduce and, ideally, eliminate lower back pain. Your program will include a combination of manual therapy, movement exercises, and strengthening exercises. While it can be tempting to avoid doing the exercises, they’re critical to healing the problem and ultimately ensuring the pain does not come back. By making changes at the causal level, you can heal lower back pain forever.

Full Body Health Scan

Bodycomp Imaging offers a comprehensive proactive solution for a healthy life. As a pioneer in DEXA scan technology, Bodycomp Imaging is renowned for its precise Full Body Health Scans—assessments of lean muscle mass, body fat percentage, and bone density. Recognized for its accurate body composition assessments, Bodycomp Imaging is dedicated to supporting longevity, health, and wellness.

Book Club: Mind Over Mood

Change how you feel by changing the way you think. By Dennis Greenberger, Christine A. Padesky. Discover simple yet powerful steps you can take to overcome emotional distress–and feel happier, calmer, and more confident. This life-changing book has already helped so many use cognitive-behavioral therapy–one of today’s most effective forms of psychotherapy–to conquer depression, anxiety, panic attacks, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse, and relationship problems.