Liz Woolford, M.D. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death for American women. Did you know more women are living with breast cancer than ever before, and cancer is now viewed as a chronic disease state? Mammograms are still the best way to detect cancer early and provide the best opportunity for cure. … Continued
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Unfortunately, many studies have shown that some dietary supplements do not actually contain what is on the label. In the U.S., supplements are not regulated by the FDA. While the manufacturer is responsible for ensuring safety, new supplements do not need to be approved by the FDA unless they contain a new ingredient that has … Continued
The Five Elements have been used throughout Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. Learn how we assess our patients by evaluating favorite seasons, tastes, colors, emotional tendencies, etc. This helps us determine a particular element an individual represents and ultimately formulates a personalized treatment plan.
June 2019 marks the 20th Anniversary of Alliance Integrative Medicine. What an amazing 20 years it’s been! We’ve been through a few lows, including a building fire, followed by many more highs such as winning best workplace this year. We feel so much gratitude towards our amazing patients and partners who continue to trust and support us as we grow. The Beginning In … Continued
We believe sound mental health is just as essential as your physical health. Learn how acupuncture can help anxiety, depression, PTSD, addiction, and other conditions you may be experiencing.
To reduce your need for antihistamines, consider eating an orange. This fruit contains two nutrients that are extremely helpful in reducing allergy symptoms: vitamin C and bioflavonoids.
Time travel is possible and perfecting it is one of the goals our physicians have for you this year. Learn how to reduce the unhealthy stress your body experiences in each negative trip with just a few, simple techniques.
In the Part 1 of this blog, we detailed how elevated stress and poor sleep routines can lead to increased heartburn. In Part 2, we want to take a moment to reflect on how weak concentrations of stomach acid, along with environmental and food allergies/sensitivities, can cause this aggravating symptom.
Heartburn is commonly associated with overeating, the consumption of certain foods, especially those that are spicy or fatty, pregnancy, and obesity. Despite these frequently associated causes, many of our new patients who present with this symptom as a daily concern do not fit into one of these categories. Here at AIM, we also take into consideration other factors before we treat.
Vitamin D3 is a very important hormone and trying to make it via sun exposure requires careful consideration in order to maintain healthy skin.