The holiday season is in full swing, and the next few weeks will bring lots of opportunity for excess alcohol consumption and intoxication. Let’s face it, after the year we’ve had, I don’t think anyone would blame you, except possibly your liver!
First of all, cut yourself some slack. As I said before, it is okay to not be okay. Social distancing is hard on all of us. Doctors aren’t immune to all of this. My partner and I just went away for the weekend for the first time since the pandemic began. It was a pretty simple trip to Eastern Washington and we did not do much other than go into the hot tub, sit down at the river, and go on a hike. However, the change of scenery alone was a breath of fresh air and a recharge.
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.”
by Dr. Daniel Riordan IV, ND With COVID in the news and promising research on High Dose Vitamin C, Patients have been asking lately what the big difference is between our AIM “Multi-Vitamin” IVs and AIM “Anti-Viral” IV’s, and which one might be better during this pandemic. The main difference is the amount of Vitamin … Continued
by Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz This month we are focusing on the Kidney; 2 small bean shaped organs located next to your spine on either side. I know what you are thinking: those 2 little organs, you can give one to another person and still go on living, how important could they be? After recently … Continued
By Lori Ferry’ RYT, Reiki Master Teacher A Yoga class often begins with the instructor inviting students to silently “set an intention”. In my very first yoga class, I heard the phrase, “set your intention” and literally thought to myself, “What does THAT mean”? What is an intention? An intention can be something deeply … Continued
by Dr. Alison Kerns, ND First, let’s clarify a difference in terminology between the term “detoxification” and another related concept, “depuration”. Detoxification is a metabolic process by which the toxic qualities of a poison or toxin are reduced by the body. However, depuration is the process of helping the body to remove these unwanted materials … Continued
Warning: the PDF attached to this post is a fairly dense research study…dry but really illuminating. The question of “what is a Naturopath?” is one of the most commonly asked in our profession, and there is no wonder why. Between what we see on TV, insurance companies, misinformation, and superstition, Naturopathic medicine is an enigma … Continued
This month’s newsletter is all about headaches and their causes and remedies. We hope you enjoy! Click the link below to access the newsletter. Share with friends and as always we love your feedback on the blog or on our Facebook page. AIM June 2014 Newsletter
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