Since the Industrial Revolution, the interaction between the environment and human health has grown more challenging. With a booming global population comes more demand for things such as housing construction, faster transportation and rapid food distribution. These demands continue to bring about a variety of toxins which could make their way into your body through […]

The summer season brings lots of outdoor opportunities. Whether it’s hiking through the forest, relaxing by the water, or enjoying a barbecue with friends and family it is a season full of activity. In addition to a weekly acupuncture protocol to keep you running at full capacity, there are a variety of herbal remedies that […]

IMS Summer Newsletter 2016 “Dare Yourself To Find Your Inner Summer”   Good health to you this brand new summer. After a true spring in the Northeast, where days could rollercoaster from sun to rain and warmth to cold, summer has finally stepped out of the shadows. Cool coat-less breezes with a hint of heat […]

When the spring season arrives you want to utilize as much energy as you can to take advantage of the warming weather and extended daylight. Unfortunately, coming out of the winter doldrums or staying stuck in old habits could stifle your potential for tapping into important energy reserves. By combining acupuncture and clinical nutrition for optimal […]

Foot pain is a common presentation that can be due to a variety of causes. These may include work related fatigue, diet, trauma, age, or a genetic anomaly such as flat feet. According to the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, the North West Adelaide health study concluded that, “Foot pain affects nearly one in […]

Spring Newsletter 2016 “In this month the vapors of heaven descend and those of earth ascend. Heaven and earth are in harmonious co-operation.” – Liji, Yueling: 6 (The Book of Rites) Now, the old and the stale can dissipate. Spring is the season of renewal. Just like at the start how the humble slithers of […]

When winters are mild, in place of ice and snow comes rain along with unseasonably warm temperatures. This mix can spawn slow bacterial growth causing release of pollen, mold and oth er potential toxins that could cause allergic reactions. Dr. Clifford Bassett, founder and medical director at Allergy and Asthma Care of New York comments […]

There are many types of hearing conditions that could create a daily struggle difficult to overcome. According to The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), About 2 to 3 out of every 1,000 children in the United States are born with a detectable level of hearing loss in one or both ears […]

“Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.” – John Boswell Winter is here and you are welcome to embrace all that strengthens, reboots and heals or hide your head in the snow and wish for the best. As each seasonal transition […]

BPH stands for benign prostatic hyperplasia, a condition in men in which the prostate gland is enlarged but not cancerous. The prostate is a walnut sized gland deep in a male’s anatomy wrapping itself around the urethra (outflow urine tube) and in charge of adding protective fluid, called semen, to sperm. When the prostate enlarges, […]