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Allergies: The Great Shape-Shifters

Spring and fall are usually very hard times of the year for anyone with allergies. An allergic reaction can cause the body to release more histamine, which in turn can cause more inflammation in your body.

Jul 15th, 2020
What is Functional Medicine?

Functional medicine’s goal is identify the root cause of a person’s disease or ailment. Each symptom or other diagnosis one has received could be a part of a larger issue, and the root causes haven’t been identified yet.

Jul 15th, 2020
6 Powerful Foods You Might be Overlooking

Beans, an often an overlooked food, are very healthy as they contain high amounts of fiber and protein, but are low in carbohydrates which make them a great choice when you’re trying to lose weight.

Jul 15th, 2020
Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

Hormone is a word that is typically associated with women, but hormonal changes have real effects on everyone throughout their entire lives.

Jul 15th, 2020
CDC: Chickenpox Down 85%

Good news! Chickenpox, caused by the varicella-zoster virus, has declined in the United States since 2006, according to U.S. health officials.

Jul 14th, 2020
Does Fasting Fight Cancer?

There are a good number of useful ancient health practices. Researchers discovered the first evidence of fasting as a natural intervention, leading to stem cell-based regeneration in the body.

Jul 14th, 2020
Quinoa, Belly Fat and Magnesium

Compared to oats, this ancient food has twice the amount of protein, with more fiber and iron. Your body needs protein to repair cells and create new ones. It’s essential for growth and development during childhood, adolescence, and pregnancy.

Jul 14th, 2020
Coffee vs. Colorectal Cancer

Here’s a better reason to have a fresh cup of coffee! The medical journal, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, released new research explaining a significantly reduced risk of colorectal cancer due to your favorite cup of coffee.

Jul 14th, 2020
Here’s Why Sweating Isn’t as Gross as You Think

Your body is an amazing creation with plenty of functions. Your body knows what it’s doing more than you can comprehend. It sweats for many practical reasons, but western culture has convinced most people that it’s disgusting.

Jul 14th, 2020
How To Deal With Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most prominent mental disorders in the modern world. Everyone deals with some level of anxiety in their life, but others develop anxiety disorders ranging in severity.

Jul 14th, 2020
The Importance of Magnesium

Magnesium is a part of more than 300 biochemical functions within the body, including the regulation of the heartbeat and helping out with neurotransmitter functions.

Jul 14th, 2020
Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance relates to a condition where the body has troubles with lactose, a type of sugar found in milk and dairy products.

Jul 14th, 2020
Five Important Health Benefits of Eating Kale

It stands as one of the healthiest plant foods out there, and is packed with many different health benefits that you should be taking advantage of. Kale is a vegetable that is definitely worth eating, but what makes it so great?

Jul 14th, 2020
Unhealthy Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

Life can be busy, thanks to the large number of errands and responsibilities we all have. As a result, you might neglect your health until you come down with with a serious illness.

Jul 13th, 2020
Beat Cancer with Exercise

We’re all affected by it somehow, as many of us have family or friends with health problems. Hearing about cancer brings sadness and awe to our hearts, especially when we’re talking to patients and survivors.

Jul 13th, 2020
Here’s Why You Should Start Work at 10 am

You may feel frustrated after waking up to an annoying alarm clock just to make it to work on time. Some people need several alarms to wake them up while others only need one. Some people need coffee, and others don’t.

Jul 13th, 2020
7 Tips to Rise Up from Overeating

Maybe others do it more than the rest, but people don’t usually plan overeating. Sometimes you may feel some guilt and regret after stuffing all the food down your mouth, but you shouldn’t act this way after binge eating.

Jul 13th, 2020
Tips for Clean Air in Your Home

The air you breathe at home is important not just for you but for the people who live with you. The air you breathe every day is essential to your health, more than you could ever know.

Jul 13th, 2020
Is Timing When You Eat Important?

New studies recommend timing meals mindfully to stay healthier. Research suggests we take time to have a closer look at when we are eating our biggest meals.

Jul 13th, 2020
Foods to Avoid When You’re Pregnant

Pregnancy is a delicate time for women, so you need a higher level of care. Whatever you do as a mother is important, not just for you, but for the baby in your womb.

Jul 13th, 2020
Completely Detox from Sugar in 10 Days

Sugar can be as addictive as heroin when it comes to the human brain. High levels of blood sugar cause diabetes. When you look at diabetes and obesity rates, it shows how quickly the sugar problem goes out of control.

Jul 13th, 2020
How to Avoid Coffee Crash with Supercharged Coffee

Since the 15th century, drinking coffee has been a way of life for people all across the globe. Coffee has many benefits including weight loss, making you smarter, providing you with healthy antioxidants and making you happier.

Jul 13th, 2020
10 Minutes of Sun Exposure for Better Health

There is an ongoing debate on whether or not sun exposure is good for your skin. Due to this discussion, people are unsure of the sun’s benefits due to skin cancer and premature aging.

Jul 13th, 2020
A Quick Tip to Boost Self-confidence

A mirror is one typical piece of furniture found in every bedroom, bathroom and living room. It is so readily available that our conscious minds ignore this standard item. Unfortunately, the behaviours that we ignore may become compulsive habits.

Jul 13th, 2020
Lose Weight with 5 Meals a Day

Surprisingly, there are so many ways to be healthier. Sleep, for example, is very good for you because it reduces your craving for junk food, restricts inflammation, and extends your lifespan.

Jul 13th, 2020
How Cutting Down On Sugar Can Affect Your Body

Mounting studies continue to show just how much sugar negatively affects our health. One recent study showed the intake of food with high levels of sugar could lead to serious ailments such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Jul 13th, 2020
The Best Teams have People who Complement Each Other

At Dr. Aimee and Associates, Family Physician Eliza Bernas, M.D. and AADP-Certified Holistic Health Coach Donna Schoen each have important roles, but they have an even more profound effect when they work together.

Jul 13th, 2020
Welcome, Dr. Eliza Bernas, M.D.!

Dr. Aimee & Associates is proud to welcome Dr. Eliza Bernas to our practice. Eliza Bernas, M.D. is a family practitioner, who graduated from the University of Santo Tomas in 1985.

Jul 13th, 2020
Our Mission

We are a practice dedicated to honouring and serving our clients, community and humanity in a way that empowers all of us to live healthy, full and satisfying lives.

Jul 13th, 2020
Success Story ~RLL

I started to see Dr. Aimee for some family issues I couldn’t seem to figure out how to handle. I was going through a very difficult time with my family and having to learn boundaries.

Jul 13th, 2020
WIND AM 560 Radio 3

Hi, I’m Dr. Aimee Harris-Newon of Dr. Aimee & Associates. We take a team approach to your care. As an integrative and holistic healthcare practice we look at the ...

Jan 3rd, 2013