Homeopathy and First Aid

by Dr. Liat Engel, ND Now that spring is in the air and we are all finding ourselves wanting to spend more time outdoors. Activities like hiking, bike riding, running and swimming are all wonderful opportunities for getting our bodies and spirits out of the sleepy hibernation mode of wintertime. Naturally, increased physical activity and … Continued

GI Case Studies–What can we Learn?

  by Dr. Mohammad Shegeft Generally, it can be useful to take vitamins and minerals orally, and we recommend that when appropriate.  However, if vitamins and minerals are not adequately absorbed into the body, they are useless.  Frequently, due to certain disease states that create intestinal imbalance and malabsorption, patients do not adequately absorb vitamins … Continued

The Down-Low on SIBO

by Dr. Rhea “Doc Rabbit” Abbott Let’s talk a minute about everyone’s favorite topic: bowel dysfunction. There are hundreds of things that can cause constipation or diarrhea, but if all the usual suspects (giardia, food poisoning, celiac, hypothyroidism, etc) have been ruled out, some docs are stumped and just call it IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). … Continued

Holiday Musings from Dr. Brooke!

It’s hard to believe, but the holidays are upon us and that means the end of the year is close.  That also means the start of a new calendar year for many people’s insurance is about to begin.  Here at AIM, we always try and be conscious of our patient’s wallets.  That is why I … Continued

UPPING YOUR GAME BY GETTING YOUR ZZZZ’s

By Dr. Rhea Abbott, ND           Imagine your doctor hands you a prescription for something that will enhance both your mental and physical performance. Did you picture a supplement that will give you more energy? Faster reflexes? Something to improve concentration? Bet you didn’t imagine the script said “get more sleep!” … Continued

IV for the Athlete Inside You

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft Competitive athletes push their bodies to the limit and getting that edge could be the difference between winning and, well, not winning.  Competitive greatness means finding those edges you’re your opponents don’t have. Enhancing your performance is not only for the “competitive” athlete, however.  Remember your immune system is also competing … Continued

Flu Shot Alternative

We are not vaccine-haters or vaccine deniers here at AIM.  However, we also recognize that the flu is much more complicated than your local super-wal-store would have you believe, as they attempt to sell another “vaccine”.  Here’s the thing about flu vaccines: they are based on an educated guess.  Researchers take their best guess at … Continued

A holistic approach to Back Pain

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft Back Pain, restricted range of motion, and laxity in joint movement are all very common occurrences during our lives.  That knowledge doesn’t make your back or other joints feel any better, but the good news is that there are some simple things you can do to alleviate that pain.  At AIM … Continued

Natural Cold and Flu Prevention

by AIM Staff When the symptoms of a sore throat, cold, flu or other upper respiratory infection begin, there are steps you can take to avoid becoming ill by boosting your immunity, or to shorten the duration of illness. The earlier you take these measures, the more helpful they will be. Prevention is always important … Continued