7 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

At AIM, our practitioners are very passionate about preventing food waste and taking care of the environment. By supporting amazing organization like La Soupe and frequently talking with patients in our Get Well Program, we are very aware of the fact that “Up to 40% of the food in the United States is never eaten. … Continued

Common Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance

As many as 80% of women experience hormone imbalance during their lifetimes. But women aren’t the only ones who experience hormone imbalances – men do too! Both men and women can be affected by imbalances in insulin, steroids, growth hormones, and adrenaline. Women may also experience imbalances in estrogen and progesterone levels, while men are more likely to … Continued

FASTING—NOT JUST A NEW FAD

There’s been a lot of talk about fasting lately, and it seems like a new fad. Yet fasting is anything but new. Humans have been doing it for thousands of years, as part of religious ceremony, and even as part of basic existence. Our caveman ancestors were not likely to have had abundant food sources, … Continued

Breaking Down Type II Diabetes Myths

Katie Peeden, MD November is American Diabetes Month and since November 14th is World Diabetes Day, a day dedicated “to raise awareness of diabetes, its prevention and complications, and the care that people with the condition need,” I wanted to share some information on the Type 2 Diabetes epidemic in the United States.  According to the CDC’s website:  It is estimated … Continued

Do You Need to Re-Evaluate Your Exercise Routine?

Caylin Holmes, D.C., DACRB Many of us are still facing changed routines and increased stress levels. We are trying to return to our old exercise routines, but we aren’t responding like we used to. Alternatively, some patients are finding themselves increasing or changing up their exercise routine due to having additional time or preferring the … Continued

Minimize. Simplify. Breathe.

Katherine Mattox, RDN Happy September. For many of us, the beginning of this month brings the transition away from relaxingly long summer days and into the scheduled business of fall routines. I am writing this while in a cabin over Labor Day weekend, taking a long inhale of cooler New York weather, star-gazing at night … Continued

Prolotherapy – Could It Be Your Solution for Joint Pain?

Dr. Liz Woolford It’s been more than 8 years since I started training to use prolotherapy for patients with joint pain and ligament laxity. Time sure does fly! We incurred a shortage of dextrose (one of the necessary components of prolotherapy injections) this spring and had to suspend injections for a few months. But, I’m … Continued

Reduce Infections as Your Kids Go Back to School

Steve Amoils, MD Did you know that a study showed that an herbal combination of echinacea, propolis, and vitamin C showed a 55% reduction of illness and a 62% reduction in the number of days with fever per child in children (Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. VOL 158, 2004; 158:217-221)? Many of you have been faced with the decision of sending your … Continued

Choosing the Right Probiotic

Teresa Esterle, M.D. There are many considerations when choosing a probiotic. Generally speaking, most people can benefit from taking one. We always recommend working with your provider to get a specific recommendation that is best for you. However, there are three things you should be particularly concerned with: 1. Picking a Quality Brand This is important, … Continued