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
by Nichole Santoro, LAc Headaches from Excess of Yang in the Head (ie. headaches from high blood pressure, anger, stress, strong emotion) This type of head pain usually occurs at the temples or at the very top of the head if the blood pressure … 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 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 Patti Shelton, MD, RYT It’s the end of a long day, and you’re exhausted, but you feel too stressed and frazzled to sleep. Or you’re feeling like you really should do a yoga practice, but you simply don’t have the energy for downward dog. Restorative Yoga is perfect for these moments. Here are a few … Continued
Energy flows throughout our body through nadis or channels, an intricate system that connects at the chakra points and has storage points called ‘bandhas’.
Readers, Health Enthusiasts, Friends, and Colleagues, In this second episode of “Married to a Doctor”, I wanted to take a moment to just say: “ND’s do NOT…I repeat…do NOT, have a cure for Cancer.” On the front page of the Seattle Times today was this article, about how this Bothell ND claimed to have developed … Continued
If you’ve ever had back pain, then you know it’s no joke. In fact, its the second most reported problem in the US, right after headaches, so many of us have had the “pleasure” of being sidelined with back stiffness, soreness, pain, or lack of mobility. In this case, AIM literally has your back. … Continued
Greetings Patients and Friends of Alpine, and the local Redmond Ridge Community, In the spirit of new beginnings, today we are excited to announce the start of our new Yoga program here at Alpine Integrated Medicine! Feb Yoga Schedule (click this link for the flyer with class schedule, descriptions, and cost) We are hosting … Continued
Nothing says you care like a homemade gift. Also, nothing warms the heart and body like a fresh cup of Chai Tea on a cold winter morning. Dr. Brooke and the AIM crew are making some special homemade Chai Tea and offering it for sale here at the clinic. When you are in for a … Continued