*EXCITING* Clinic Updates! MUST READ!| July 2023 newsletter

published5 months ago
5 min read

Happy July!

This newsletter is packed with important clinic news and other info! Please read through to the end!

In this newsletter:

  • *NEW OFFERING*: Bioresonance testing!
  • *POLL*: Are you interested in improving your brain and nervous system? I might have a new way to help you!
  • Big changes coming from Health Canada regarding regulation of natural health products––*THIS WILL IMPACT YOU!*
  • Reminder about my FREE digestive health online support group

NOW OFFERING Bioresonance Testing!

I am SO excited to announce I am now offering bioresonance testing in my office! Bioresonance testing is a safe, fast, gentle, and non-invasive way to gain insights into many aspects of your health including:

  1. Overall function of 47 organs in the body
  2. Presence of microbes including fungi, viruses, bacteria, and parasites in various tissues in the body
  3. Toxins affecting the body including pesticides, food additives, heavy metals, smoke, and more
  4. Intolerances and allergies to foods and environmental triggers
  5. Emotional and psychological factors that may be contributing to health problems
  6. Nutrient deficiencies including vitamins and amino acids

... and more!

The test takes about 10-15 minutes and it can be done during a regular in-person follow-up appointment at no extra fee. If you haven't been in for a while and would just like to come for the assessment, please book a 30 minute appointment for this.

How does the test work?

Electrodes are placed on the ankles, wrists, and forehead. Then a very small and painless electrical frequency is delivered through the electrodes and through the body to measure the electrical frequency of 47 organs in the body. At the end of the scan, we review the results together and I send you a digital copy of the 10-25+ page report.

I've been testing patients (and myself) for a couple of weeks and so far the results are blowing my mind!

How accurate is it?

All tests (including blood work done through a standard lab) is subject to error and can change day by day, but in my experience, bioresonance testing is very accurate and matches the results generated from expensive lab testing! Depending on results, we may want or need to follow up with additional testing to confirm findings or get more detailed information. If you want and need information about your health but don't want to pay hundreds or thousands of dollars for lab testing, bioresonance testing is exactly what you've been waiting for!

How to prepare for the test:

  • Try not to be hungry when you come in for testing, though it’s best if you don’t eat anything for 2 hour prior to testing
  • Avoid alcohol for 2-3 days before testing
  • It’s recommended to pause any non-essential medications and supplements the day before testing. Continue to take any medications that are required to maintain steady-state blood levels. If you’re not sure, you can ask me.
  • Avoid contact with chemical substances like varnish, paint, and solvents the day before testing
  • Avoid smoking 1 day before testing if possible
  • It’s recommended NOT to be tested during menstruation
  • Try to book your appointment in the morning sometime, before the afternoon

Day of testing:

  • Drink plenty of water
  • Avoid coffee, strong tea, spicy foods, chocolate, citrus fruits, and chewing gum
  • Wear clothing made from natural fibres (cotton, bamboo or wool clothing)
  • Do not wear jewellery (or you can remove it in office).
  • Avoid cosmetics, face creams, and ointments

POLL: Your input needed! Please vote!

So many of my patients struggle with brain- and nervous system-related issues, and these issues can be hard to treat. I'm excited to report that I've discovered a medical device I want to bring into my practice to help you in a big way! The technology is called IASIS microcurrent neurofeedback, and it is a quick, painless, and safe way to support people of all ages with a variety of brain-related health conditions like:

  • Brain fog
  • Post-chemotherapy "chemo brain"
  • Post-concussion
  • Long COVID
  • Brain effects from mold and Lyme
  • Migraines
  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Learning difficulties
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD and post-traumatic stress
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Twitches and tics
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Stress & nervous system dysregulation
  • Cognitive issues & memory problems
  • Insomnia and sleep disorders
  • Performance-related brain optimization

What does it do?

A subtle (painless) frequency is delivered to the brain in a few short bursts via electrodes placed on the head. This frequency helps improve brain activity, increasing the normal brain activity and decreasing dysfunctional brain activity, which you can actually see through real-time brain EEG imaging on a computer screen during your treatment. Furthermore, the treatment helps improve the glymphatic system in the brain––think of this like a "brain detox". It's very exciting that so much benefit can be achieved with such a simple, safe, and painless treatment! And unlike other forms of biofeedback, this process is entirely passive. You don't need to do anything! It's safe and appropriate at any age and even during pregnancy. I know I need this, and I'm sure many of you would be interested too!

What will it cost?

For the first several months, I plan to offer the treatment at an introductory rate of just $105 for each 20-30 minute session with every 10th session free. 10 sessions would cost $945 (so an average of $94.50 per treatment), all billable to extended health and tax deductible. Other practitioners charge anywhere from $150-$250 USD per session. While many people experience a benefit after even their first session, the greatest benefit is seen after 10-20 sessions. Some people will then need the odd "tune up." Once I'm up and running, I'll be offering free consults and hosting a webinar regarding this exciting treatment so you can learn more.

Due to the high cost of the machine, I'm assessing interest before I invest. If there is enough interest, I'll move ahead and start offering this treatment sooner than later. Please take my poll here and let me know if this is something you would be interested in, or hit reply to this email to let me know your thoughts! Similarly, if there are any investors out there who would like to help make this treatment available sooner than later, please contact me to learn about a special offer.

Changes Proposed by Health Canada

Health Canada is proposing regulatory changes that will impact the natural products (supplements) industry. These changes will bring higher costs to companies manufacturing supplements. This means that smaller companies may have to close, and bigger companies will likely have to raise their prices––possibly by a lot. You can read about the changes here.

What you can do:

If you would like to have your voice heard on this topic, I encourage you to write to your local MP and let them know your concerns. There is a template letter you can use at Save Our Supplements, and the website also makes it very easy to get your letter to your MP.

You're Invited to Join Gut Lovers Society

Join my FREE Facebook support group for those dealing with digestive issues. Feel free to invite your friends and family too!

That's all for this month! Until next time,

Dr. Erica Volk

Your Friendly Naturopathic Doctor



Tel: 778.760.3400 Fax: 844.991.3601

428-665 Cook Road | Kelowna, BC | V1W 4T4

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