Neurvana Health Blog - Alternative Medical Therapies That Work


A view from the outside of the Famers and Makers Market.

The Best Hidden Farmers’ Markets in Calgary

The local farmers’ market is jam-packed with delicious fruits and vegetables, fresh-baked goodies, and high-quality meats and poultry to fill your fridge. From artisan teas to home-grown harvests, take a look at what’s waiting for you at local Calgary farmers’ markets.

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What is Naturopathy?

Naturopathy is a type of alternative medicine that believes in the healing power of nature and promotes the body’s self-healing mechanism. It includes natural therapies like nutrition, acupuncture, and herbal medicine. Naturopathy originated in 400 BC when Greek philosopher Hippocrates stated that one must view the person as a whole when trying to find the […]

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Dealing with SIBO and Improving Your Gut and Overall Health

Our gut is extremely important for the proper working of our immune system. Having a healthy gut will go a long way in maintaining good physical and mental health. Doctors at a naturopathic clinic can help maintain your gut health. One of the most common issues that our gut faces is small intestine bacteria overgrowth […]

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test tub with lyme typed on it

How to Find Out If You Have Lyme Disease With Testing That Works

Lyme Borellia and other co-infections are master hiders and know exactly how to evade your immune system.  Why is this a problem? Hiding is one of the main reasons why it is so difficult to detect the presence of Lyme disease and its co-infections in your body. The infection can hide intracellularly (inside your cells) […]

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The Complexities of Lyme Disease, And How to Find Real Help

You’ve been suffering from multiple symptoms, have been labeled a chronic case and you suspect you may have Lyme disease. You’ve done the research (more than you ever thought you had to), consulted with some experts and you think you found an answer. Finally!  You excitedly visit your doctor and explain your Lyme findings, yet […]

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Natural Food Store Calgary

The Best Health Food Stores in Calgary, as Told By a Local Nutritionist

Chances are, grocery shopping isn’t always the favourite item on your to-do list. Well, I’d like to change that. Here at Neurvana Health Naturopathic Clinic, one of my greatest pleasures is inviting patients into the wonderful world of wholesome health food stores. From therapeutic herbs and funky fungi to organic home products, your local health […]

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Man suffering from digestion issues from head trauma

3 “Weird” Symptoms You May Experience After a Concussion

You may have a dozen or more chronic hormonal symptoms, but “crazy” isn’t one of them.  Maybe your doctors, friends and even your Google-symptom-searching family have told you that your hormonal symptoms couldn’t possibly be related to your concussion—but you know you’re not crazy (and we know you’re not too).  Are you taking medications and/or […]

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Stressed young man needing help because of concussion symptoms

Help! I’ve Tried Everything But My Concussion Symptoms Won’t Go Away

Dozens of Google searches, doctor visits, diet changes and emotional rollercoasters—you’ve tried everything you know and you are still symptomatic.  You may have even been told that your current symptoms couldn’t possibly be due to the concussion you got months or even years ago. They were supposed to subside after eight weeks. Maybe your symptoms […]

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Isolating yourself from the world is a common problem that tbi sufferers face

From Extrovert to Introvert: My Social Life Tanked After I Got a Concussion

If you suffered a concussion or multiple head injuries, you may be experiencing feelings of loneliness and isolation. Not because you want to isolate yourself, but because socializing and interacting with people can quickly turn into uncomfortable sensory overload. So what do you do? You retreat, which is completely understandable. After all, it’s easier to […]

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Returning To In Clinic Apointments and What You Need To Know To Stay Safe

The wait is finally over and The Neurvana Health clinic is moving toward a full re-opening of services.  There are current limitations and procedures that need to be followed in compliance with Alberta Health guidelines as they pertain to COVID 19. As the situation changes we’ll be sure to update you with new standards. Here’s […]

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Wearing blue blocking glasses to help with concussion symptoms

Symptomatic After a Concussion? These Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Help

Have you suffered from a concussion or multiple head injuries? If you are experiencing chronic symptoms due to concussion, “searching for answers” has likely become as daily a routine as brushing your teeth and putting on pants. Google, books, reputable practitioner websites—you probably have an arsenal of information at your disposal that has helped you […]

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Marlene shares about her scare with thinking she had alzheimer's

How One Testimonial Changed Her Life – A Gastrointestinal Disorder Case Study

Marlene’s symptoms got so bad that she thought she was getting Alzheimer’s in her 50’s. Knowing she didn’t just want a pill to make her feel better she decided to try another route. Find out how she is feeling now. I’m Marlene Kangus, I’m 56 years old, a mother of four and a grandmother of […]

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Stephanie talks about how tbi symptoms affected her life for 11 years

Finding Joy After 11 Years – A Concussion Case Study

After a concussion in 2008 Stephanie felt numb and angry all the time. Find out how working with us at Neurvana Health brought back her joy. My name is Stephanie and I’m from Lethbridge, AB. I was to teach phys ed for 16 years and administration for a year and a half before I had […]

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Traumatic brain injuries can cause memory problems

How to Experience Long-Term Recovery From Concussion-Related Memory Issues

Do you have trouble remembering what you did a week ago? Maybe you can’t even remember what you did a few hours ago. Tired of having to write everything down to remember it all? If you’ve had multiple head injuries in the past, you may be experiencing memory problems. Cumulative head injuries affect our memory […]

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Craig shares how neurofeedback helped his concussion symptoms to disappear

No More Living In The Dark – A Concussion Case Study

Craig has gone from being so sensitive to lights and sounds that he had to live in his dark basement after his concussion to being able to film the video below with the lights on and no sunglasses. Read on to find out how he was able to resolve his symptoms by working with us. […]

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Neurofeedback helped Victoria fix her chemo-brain symptoms

Chemo-Brain Triumph – A Cancer Case Study

Victoria felt like she had Alzheimer’s receiving chemo and radiation for breast cancer. Find out how she feels now, after her boss told her to try neurofeedback. What brought you to work with Neurvana Health? My journey is, I’ve had breast cancer. I had a double mastectomy and I had chemo and radiation. The treatments […]

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Dr. Keen working on her computer

We Have a Cool New Naturopathic Doctor

I have some exciting news to share with you today!  We are strong believers in the law of diminishing returns and there is only so much Corey can do before he is spread too thin and the quality and attention that you deserve begins to go down. That’s why we have been busy laying the […]

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Whiplash injury

What to Do With Your Car Accident-Related Symptoms

Has your health gone downhill after being involved in a car accident? You may not have been diagnosed with a concussion or even hit your head during the accident, but maybe you are not feeling well and you know something’s wrong. Insomnia, gut issues, depression, and other strange symptoms—even though your doctor said you didn’t […]

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client doing Neurofeedback Therapy

Neurofeedback: The Final Stop On Your Path To Concussion Recovery

Botox, chiropractic manipulation, and pain meds? If these sound familiar, you may have tried just about every protocol you know to alleviate your concussion symptoms. But, if you’re reading this article, it’s likely you are still symptomatic.  You may have even felt a glimmer of hope with some short-term recovery, but soon after, your symptoms […]

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Lyme disease recovery in Calgary, AB

Becoming Her Own Health Advocate – A Lyme Disease Case Study

Pam’s biggest realization from working with Neurvana Health was “getting that diagnosis, to feel not-crazy.” Read on to find out how Pam finally got her diagnosis after 20 years. My name is Pam Purnell and I’m from Calgary, AB. I grew up in Central Alberta and I moved to Calgary for university. I work in […]

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Cancer recovery in Calgary, AB

Choosing Her Own Path – A Cancer Case Study

When Rosemary found out that her cancer she thought was in remission had spread to her lungs, she decided to take her daughters’ advise and came to speak with Corey Deacon at Neurvana Health. Find out how her path changed through one visit.

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remote neurofeedback Calgary, AB

COVID-19: How We Continue to Serve You

An update on COVID-19 and how we’re now providing remote neurofeedback to clients.

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concussion solutions in Calgary, AB

Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Concussion Syndrome — The Ultimate Guide

Are you looking for the right concussion clinic in Calgary, Alberta but aren’t sure which one is best suited to help you and your unique symptoms? In this resource, we’re going to arm you with deep knowledge about brain injury, concussions and post-concussion syndrome. After going through this resource you will walk away feeling confident […]

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Ideas and stuff podcast Calgary

Podcast: Ideas and Stuff Podcast with Corey Deacon

If you’re one of the 27 percent of Albertan’s listening to podcasts monthly, you’re in for a treat this week. Neurvana Health’s co-founder and Medical Director, Corey Deacon, will be featured on Calgary’s Ideas and Stuff Podcast on February 18, 2020. Hosted by local Michael Montgomery, you can’t miss this upcoming episode. Have You Tuned […]

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The Perfect Stool interview with Corey Deacon

Podcast: The Perfect Stool – Understanding the Gut Microbiome with Lindsey Parsons and Corey Deacon

Everything in your body is connected, from your head to your toes and—more importantly—from your brain to your gut. When something in any of your key organs goes awry, the effects can radiate throughout your entire body. Just ask the host of The Perfect Stool: Understanding and Healing the Gut Microbiome, Certified Health Coach Lindsey […]

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concussion head trauma

After concussion: Looking deeper into the brain

A concussion or any disruption of the brain can cause issues ranging from mental fatigue and chronic pain to insomnia and hormone imbalances. Other problems can include mental fatigue, anxiety, depression, or issues with focus, memory, attention and mood. Concussion myth #1: A helmet protects against concussion Wearing a helmet helps protect against skull fractures, […]

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Concussion seminar at Red Deer College

Event on Concussions: Take Back Your Life After a Concussion

UPDATE: The event has now past and the recording of the event can be viewed below. Have you been struggling to feel like yourself again after a concussion? You’re not alone. Each day, 452 Canadians suffer a serious brain injury—that’s one trauma every three minutes.  We urge you to reclaim your life after a concussion, […]

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Spruce Cliff Centre, Calgary, AB

Event on Lyme: Learn the Secret to Overcoming Lyme Disease

UPDATE: The event has now past and the recording of the event can be viewed below. Have you been feeling like a fraction of your normal self lately? Has it been a struggle to receive an accurate Lyme disease diagnosis, let alone a diagnosis of any kind? Neurvana Health is here to help. Join us […]

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Lakeview Community Association YYC

Event on Cancer: Improve Your Odds With The Support Of Natural Solutions

UPDATE: This event is now over but the recording can be viewed below. A cancer diagnosis is frightening, to say the least, but you should never be afraid you’re making the wrong decision for your health. At Neurvana Health, we help individuals feel empowered to make confident choices in their cancer treatment. If you or […]

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