From the Vault: Season of Dryness! Some helpful tips…

by AIM Staff Fall is all about gathering resources and preparing for a cold and fruitless winter – a process that takes place all around us. Animals gather food and prepare cozy shelters and plants drop off leaves and seeds as resources are concentrated into the roots. As the seasons change, this process also starts … Continued

From the Vault: Healing with Honey!

By Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz Recently I attended a conference on pain and wound healing at which one of the lectures was on bee products.  We talked about bee sting therapy, propolis, royal jelly, and all kinds of honey, with a focus on Manuka honey.  Seeing that this month’s newsletter was about the skin, I thought … Continued

Tired of Getting Sick? Try IV Therapy to Boost Immunity and Recover Faster

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft   Are you sick of getting ill?  Wondering why you are always getting a cold or the flu?  Tired of getting treated with antibiotics?  Nutritional IV therapy may be your saving grace this cold and flu season. Coming down with the occasional cold may be normal, but some people seem to … Continued

Hormone Replacement is about more than just Estrogen

By Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz If you have been to AIM and are a woman, chances are you have discussed hormones with one of our docs.  This is because hormones are a huge force in our bodies, driving everything from appetite, to metabolism, to sex drive, to mood… the list is long!  Here at AIM we … Continued

Getting back to basics: How to preserve your youthfulness

by Nichole Santoro, LAc The great minds of ancient China, including philosophers like Lao Tzu, and medical practitioners like Zhang Zhong Jing, recognized that life and health depend on a dynamic balance between opposing yet complimentary forces. The terms yin and yang are used to represent this relationship and to describe the continual process of … Continued

February, Love, and Maca Root in our latest newsletter

Hello Health Enthusiasts! The new year is off to a great start, and we hope to build on that with a wonderful February.  Click on the link below to access the PDF of our February Newsletter, which is about feeling younger and increasing vitality through hormone replacement and other natural methods, like Maca Root.  We … Continued

The Gut/Breath Link–Breathing for Better Digestion

by Patti Shelton, MD, RYT In Chinese medicine, fall is all about the lungs and the colon.  In thinking about these two organs, I realized that there’s a connection between them that’s stronger than many people might realize.  And the name of that connection is the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve is one of the … Continued

Chinese Medicine’s Perspective on the Fall Season

by Debbie Yu LAc, RYT Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offers us a wealth of health related knowledge that is in tune with the seasons.  How do we nourish ourselves in the fall?  What foods are ideal in the fall?  How can TCM help you with your skin as the weather becomes more dry and cold? … Continued