Skin in the Game

While this is, in fact, the medical definition of our skin and, honestly, what this article is about, I also like the definition: “the life or physical well-being of a person.”

Be Prepared: Cold v Flu

by Dr. Joy Chou, ND Fall is that quintessential time of year when kiddos faithfully head back to the classroom and become exposed to a plethora of germs and viruses. Those pesky pathogens inevitably invade the household, often resulting in torturous hours of fever, cough, body aches and utter physical defeat. Of the potential culprits … Continued

December’s Newsletter is all about our Hair!

This month, our providers have been hard at work on articles about a very scary theme: hair loss. Even thinking about this is enough to frighten us, as no one likes seeing thinning or receding hair.  But, is there anything we can do to prevent this from happening?  The answer is, in many cases, yes. … Continued

Eczema and Psoriasis—Natural Approaches

By Dr. Alison Kerns Eczema and psoriasis are two of the most challenging chronic, everyday skin conditions encountered in dermatology. Both eczema and psoriasis tend to have a genetic component and they can be triggered by stress and environmental factors. Neither condition is contagious nor infections and they cannot be transmitted by external contact or … Continued

Welcome, 2014! Welcome, Dr. Alison Kerns!

Blog Readers, Friends, Fellow health-enthusiasts– What does 2014 hold for Alpine Integrated Medicine?  The first two years of our existence has been more than we could have imagined, and every single person here at AIM is very proud of the work that we’ve been doing, helping people live more healthy, happy, and fulfilled lives.  In … Continued

Foods that help fight virus

Foods that help fight virus Hey folks, Since this month’s newsletter is all about Cold and Flu season, I wanted to share this neat article I found that relates to using certain foods to fight off the flu.  Give it a try!

Meet Jashar

Born and raised outside Anchorage, Alaska, Jashar Rentz developed a love of camping, climbing, fishing, boating, mountain biking, and all things outdoors.  Besides being outside, he developed a love of working with people early in life; and, a couple of camp counselor jobs later, he decided to pursue a career in education, specifically the teaching … Continued