In this month’s AIM Newsletter, the docs and Alpine Integrated Medicine discuss the topic of vision, and the promotion of healthy eyes through a variety of methods. As the sun comes out more and more this summer, eye protection and care becomes even more important, not to mention the fact that our eyes face an … Continued
Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz The job of an antioxidant compound is to neutralize dangerous free radicals in your body, including your eyes. A few of the antioxidants that have been shown to be of particular benefit to your eyes include: Lutein – a naturally occurring carotenoid, found in green leafy vegetables, as well as yellow and orange … Continued
Shannon Funk, RYT Have you ever wondered if you really saw what was going on? Or did you see what someone else saw; did you see something ‘eye to eye’? Or even the always interesting’ “Do you see what I am saying”? How do we see what someone is saying? Seeing is about vision, but it is also about … Continued
When you’ve been on the computer all day, you haven’t had enough sleep, and you feel an ache starting to build up behind the eyes, what do you do? Palming is one of the best things that you can do!
By Nichole Santoro, LAc Chrysanthemum flower (or Ju Hua) has been used by the Chinese as a medicinal herb in teas for over 3,000 years. It is cooling, fragrant and light and can be used in the early stage of a common cold with fever, headache and red eyes. It is also useful to cool … Continued
by Dr. Alison Kerns, ND The underlying key concept to take home from this month’s vision topic is: it is important to take care of your eyes. Without proper vision it becomes difficult to read, drive, and be an active member of one’s communities. Prevention and protection are the key elements to maintaining proper eye … Continued
by Shannon Funk, RYT The muscles of your eyes and the nerves in your eyes can become weak, strained and can even degenerate, leading to a multitude of vision and other health problems. Being proactive can have huge benefits as far as keeping your eyes and your vision healthy and functioning optimally. Eating a healthy … Continued