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Healthy Baby Seminar

Topic: Dr. Brian Gluvic will discuss effective natural treatments for common conditions in infancy.

Overview: Dr. Brian Gluvic is a naturopathic physician and co-founder of the Village Health Clinic with a specialty in Pediatrics. He teaches pediatrics at the local Naturopathic Medical School. He will discuss effective natural treatments for common conditions in infancy including eczema, constipation, and colic. Strategies to prevent allergies and infant nutrition will also be discussed.

Date: Thursday, June 9thUnknown

Time: 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Location: Community Birth Program Clinic located in the Panorama Village Shopping Centre at #201-15149 Hwy. #10 in Surrey.

Reservation: Please call 604-575-7275 or inquire at Village Health Clinic / Community Birth Program.

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Medicinal Plant Walk

thumb_COLOURBOX4254060Learn how to treat common conditions with the pharmacy in your own back yard. On Sunday, May 29th at 6 pm, Dr. Brian Gluvic will discuss medicinal uses and pharmacology of local plants on a walk through Crescent Park.

To register, please call the office at 604-575-7275 or email reception@villagehealthclinic.ca.

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Tired of Feeling Tired: Natural Treatments for Fatigue

bio pictureDr. Brian Gluvic will be speaking at the Aging Gracefully Lifestyle Show on June 27 2015.

WHERE:  Shannon Hall (Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Fairgrounds)
6050-176 St (Cloverdale Fairgrounds), Surrey
Corner of 176th Street and 60th Ave, Cloverdale

TOPIC: Tired of Feeling Tired: Natural Treatments for Fatigue

Do you feel really tired late morning or mid afternoon? Are you dependent on sugar and caffeine to make it through the day? Do you often wake in the middle of the night unable to get back to sleep? Fatigue and sleep issues are often an accepted part of aging.

Fortunately, these issues do not have to dominate our lives as we grow older. Learn how simple dietary changes and nutrition can improve your energy and sleep and help you feel younger.

Dr. Brian Gluvic is a Naturopathic Physician at the Village Health Clinic. He provides family medical care with an emphasis on dietary and nutritional therapies, lifestyle counseling, and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. He completed his medical training at Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington and received additional training in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine at the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Vancouver. Dr. Gluvic is an adjunct professor (Pediatrics) at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine.

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Seminar: How to Get Children to Eat a Healthy Diet

imagesTopic: How to Get Children to Eat a Healthy Diet

Date:  May 28th, 7pm-8pm

Location: Woodward Hill Elementary

Overview: Dr. Brian Gluvic will talk about the recent trend away from a whole foods diet towards a refined foods diet and the relationship between a refined diet and certain chronic diseases, specifically obesity and diabetes. The components of a healthy diet for children will be discussed along with instruction on how to read labels and ingredients. Effective strategies to improve your child’s dietary intake of healthy foods will be presented.

Registration: Please register at info@woodwardhillpac.ca

 

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Free Naturopathic Consults

Do you have a health concern? Find out how naturopathic medicine can help you. During Naturopathic Medicine Week, May 11th to 17th, the Village Health Clinic will be offering complimentary naturopathic consultations* with Dr. Brian Gluvic or Dr. Pam Smith. These consultations are a opportunity for you to ask questions about your health concerns and how naturopathic medicine can help.

Please book in advance as space is limited! Please call the clinic (604-575-7275) to schedule your appointment.

*Free consultations are approximately 10 minutes in duration and are for information purposes only. No diagnosis or specific treatments will be prescribed.

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Please Welcome Dr. Pam Smith to our Health Care Team!

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Dr. Smith completed her Bachelor’s degree from Thompson River University in Biology and Psychology with the goal of becoming a Naturopathic Physician in mind. She then completed the four year intensive naturpathic medical program at Boucher Institute for Naturpathic Medicine in New Westminster, BC.
She has a strong passion for working with families which has been strengthened through many experiences treating underserved populations in both Canada and abroad in countries such as Europe, Central America, and India.  Here, she was required to truly examine the root cause of many diseases and patient concerns using minimal resources. This helped her to understand the value and power of treating the cause using first line naturopathic treatments and how far compassion and empathy go to assisting people with their journey back to health.
Dr. Smith uses a variety of modalities in her family medical practice including: acupuncture, herbal medicine, physical medicine, clinical nutrition, and IV therapy. She also has pursued extra training in naturopathic pediatric & obstetrical care, trained as a naturopathic doula, and has her pharmaceutical prescriptive authority. Dr. Pam is focused on living a balanced and preventative lifestyle and supporting her patients in doing the same. In her spare time, Dr. Pam enjoys being in the outdoors, including skiing, snowboarding and camping. She also likes to go for walks near the ocean or in the forest, hockey games, and relaxing with her husband.
Dr. Pam Smith will be working similar hours as Dr. Gluvic with additional evening hours and Saturday Hours.
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Medicinal Plant Walk

homeopathy-stockexhngLearn how to treat common conditions with the pharmacy in your own back yard. On Sunday, May 31st at 6 pm, Dr. Brian Gluvic will discuss medicinal uses and pharmacology of local plants on a walk through Crescent Park.

To register, please call the office at 604-575-7275 or email reception@villagehealthclinic.ca.

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Open House: Meet our Health CareTeam

16On Saturday, February 14th, from 11 am until 2 pm we will be hosting an open house. It will be an opportunity to meet with one of team members and ask questions about your health concerns and how we could potentially meet your health care needs. Refreshments and snacks will be served and we will be offering free 5-10 consultations with our health care practitioners.  Learn about integrative approaches to weight loss, allergies, IBS, infertility, natural childbirth, and much more.