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Living Well With Diabetes

Living Well with Diabetes: Practical Tips and Guidance

Living with diabetes can be a challenge, but with the right knowledge, support, and lifestyle choices, it's possible to maintain a high quality of life while effectively managing this condition. At AIM, we understand the importance of comprehensive care.
Nov 6th, 2023
Asthma Management: Breathe Easy, Live Fully

Asthma Management: Breathe Easy, Live Fully

Breathing is a fundamental aspect of life, yet for those living with asthma, each breath can feel like a battle. However, with the right knowledge and tools, asthma can be effectively managed, allowing individuals to embrace life to the fullest.
Aug 9th, 2023
The Impact of Hormone Imbalances on Overall Well-Being

The Impact of Hormone Imbalances on Overall Well-Being

The impact of hormone imbalances on overall well-being highlights the importance of identifying and addressing these issues. Consultation with our providers here at Alpha Internal Medicine, can involve comprehensive testing and evaluation.
Jul 24th, 2023
High Blood Pressure: Causes, Risks, and Lifestyle Modifications | Alpha Internal Medicine

High Blood Pressure: Causes, Risks, and Lifestyle Modifications

Alpha Internal Medicine provides comprehensive care for patients suffering from high blood pressure and empowers patients to make positive changes in their lifestyles. AIM aims to guide patients on our journey towards better blood pressure control!
Jul 10th, 2023
Women's Health Screenings: What You Need to Know

Women's Health Screenings: What You Can Expect & Need to Know

Alpha Internal Medicine is committed to providing comprehensive women's healthcare, including specialized screenings tailored to each patient's needs. By prioritizing regular women's health screenings, women can proactively manage their well-being!
Jul 5th, 2023
Reasons to Consider Sculptra

Reasons to Consider Sculptra

Dermal fillers are one of the most popular minimally invasive cosmetic treatments in use today, able to fill in lines and wrinkles while adding volume. While Sculptra has much in common with other fillers, it also offers unique advantages.
Nov 6th, 2022
I'm a Diabetic: What Should I Be Most Concerned About?

I'm a Diabetic: What Should I Be Most Concerned About?

The effects of diabetes on your body are widespread. You can suffer problems with your heart and blood circulation, kidneys, eyes, feet, and more. To minimize all problems, your primary concern is control over your blood sugar levels.
Oct 1st, 2022
5 Benefits of Dysport

5 Benefits of Dysport

Injectable treatments using variations of the botulinum toxin type A are the most requested cosmetic procedure on the market today. Dysport has a unique formulation with its own characteristics that provide natural, long-lasting effects.
Sep 1st, 2022
Can Strep Throat Heal on Its Own?

Can Strep Throat Heal on Its Own?

A common bacterial infection that favors children but can hit you at any age, strep throat usually lasts about a week when left untreated. However, it can be responsible for some serious complications in rare cases.
Jul 1st, 2022
The Dangers of High Blood Pressure

The Dangers of High Blood Pressure

There’s no question that high blood pressure is dangerous. A key component of metabolic syndrome, hypertension contributes to a range of harmful health conditions, and it does so with few or no symptoms until its dangerous later stages.
May 1st, 2022
The Importance of Primary Care

The Importance of Primary Care

The family doctor was once the common name for a primary care physician. No matter which name you use, that doctor or clinic is typically the entry point for you into the healthcare system, as well as a familiar face who knows your health history.
Mar 1st, 2022
5 Ways to Improve Bone Health

5 Ways to Improve Bone Health

As solid as the bones in your body seem, they’re made from living tissue that’s constantly refreshed. When you get older, porosity inside your bones increases, and it can advance to the point where you suffer fractures easily.
Feb 1st, 2022
Do Allergies Ever Flare Up in the Winter?

Do Allergies Ever Flare Up in the Winter?

While “seasonal allergies” may bring to mind pollen-filled spring and summer months, the cooler temperatures the rest of the year may fill the air with other types of allergens. It’s not your imagination if your allergies flare up in the winter.
Jan 1st, 2022
Why You Shouldn't Ignore Strep Throat Symptoms

Why You Shouldn't Ignore Strep Throat Symptoms

Most sore throats are due to viral infections, but when a severe sore throat comes on quickly, it may be due to group A streptococcus, commonly called strep throat. Left untreated, these bacteria can cause dangerous complications.
Dec 1st, 2021
5 Heart-Healthy Holiday Tips for Managing Hypertension

5 Heart-Healthy Holiday Tips for Managing Hypertension

While the holiday season is a great time to relax and recharge, preparing for it can have its own challenges. If you have hypertension, rich eating and seasonal stresses may strain your blood pressure management routine.
Nov 2nd, 2021
How is Bronchitis Diagnosed?

How is Bronchitis Diagnosed?

An inflammation of the bronchial tubes in your lungs, bronchitis is a frequent symptom that accompanies respiratory infections, like the common cold. Sometimes, bronchitis becomes chronic and it may take more effort to diagnose.
Oct 5th, 2021
Could I Benefit from Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Could I Benefit from Hormone Replacement Therapy?

It’s natural for hormone production to fall off as we get older. Some people take this in stride with few effects from lower hormone levels. Others, though, can develop severe symptoms, for which hormone therapy is the answer.
Sep 7th, 2021

Say Goodbye to Crow's Feet

Though crow’s feet are a natural part of living a life full of smiles, they can sometimes reveal a bit too much about your age. When the lines become too deep, you can even look older than your years. Here’s how to say goodbye to crow’s feet.
Aug 27th, 2021

Is Strep Throat Serious?

Strep throat results from a bacterial infection and it can be a particularly painful sore throat problem. It often hits quickly and, while it may pass on its own in about a week, it can also have some serious complications without treatment.
Jul 19th, 2021

Double Chins Have Met Their Match With Kybella

There’s little comfort in blaming genetics when it leaves you with a double chin. The tissue below your jawline is a common place for the body to store fat and it can soften lines and prematurely age your appearance. Kybella may be the answer.
Jun 17th, 2021

Dietary Dos and Don'ts When You Have Diabetes

Managing diabetes is all about blood sugar control. High levels of sugar in your blood cause damage throughout your body. While insulin and other medications play an important role, eating wisely is an important part of staying healthy.
May 10th, 2021

5 Tips for Managing Menopause Symptoms

While menopause is a natural process, the symptoms sometimes feel anything but natural. Your combination of symptoms, as well as their severity, may be a mix that’s as unique as you. There are ways to manage these, often without medications.
Apr 11th, 2021

Pain In Your Teeth? It Could Stem from Your Sinuses

When you’re up-to-date with your dental visits and diligent about oral care at home, aching teeth may be something of a mystery. However, there’s so much going on in your head, tooth pain may have little to do with your teeth.
Mar 1st, 2021

Is Stress Making You Sick?

Stress has always been a part of life, ideally one that goes away longer than it stays. While some stress can be good, chronic stress not only affects your mental state, it can take its toll on your body and health, too.
Feb 10th, 2021

I'm Feeling Fine. Do I Still Need a Gynecological Exam?

It’s time for your annual visit to the gynecologist, but you’re feeling great. Can you skip it? Even though you feel fine, your body may already be undergoing changes toward health problems. A well woman visit can catch some of these issues early.
Jan 13th, 2021

6 Benefits of Botox

Botox® Cosmetic is the most common medical aesthetic procedure performed today. However, many people are surprised to find out that Botox has its origins as a therapeutic treatment. Here are six of its surprising benefits.
Dec 6th, 2020

Are You Born with Asthma?

Both children and adults can be affected by asthma. While it may be present from an early age, being born without asthma doesn’t mean you can’t develop it later. It’s even possible for childhood asthma to subside, only to return later in life.
Nov 15th, 2020

How to Lower Your Risk for Osteoporosis

It’s easy to think of bones as solid, but they’re constructed like sponge toffee, full of bubbles inside. As you get older, the bubbles get bigger, and the strength of your bones decreases — osteoporosis. There are steps you can take to avoid it.
Oct 15th, 2020

4 Lifestyle Tips for Managing High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a silent killer because of its lack of recognizable symptoms. If you can feel its effects, you’re likely in the serious late stages of the disease. Lifestyle changes can make a big difference in blood pressure levels.
Sep 22nd, 2020

Do I Really Need to Finish My Antibiotics?

Antibiotics are a miracle drug of the 20th Century, still less than 100 years old. Able to stop many bacterial infections in their tracks, antibiotics can lead to changes in the bacteria themselves, making drugs less effective.
Aug 21st, 2020

Emotional Stress and Asthma

Stressful situations can leave you gasping for air, especially if you suffer from stress-induced asthma. What’s worse, worry about an asthma attack can feed the very conditions that start attacks, sending you spiralling downward.
Jul 27th, 2020

Your Options for Hormone Replacement Therapy

The symptoms of menopause can turn a woman’s life upside down, and some men suffer a similar problem with low testosterone levels. Hormone replacement therapy is the answer for many who can’t control symptoms through other means.
Jun 24th, 2020

Controlling your Asthma During Allergy Season

Allergies and asthma often share a connection, and when they occur together, the breathing issues associated with each condition add together to create potentially major problems. A solid asthma routine can help control the impact of allergies.
Mar 26th, 2020

How to Spot Strep Throat

Strep throat isn’t your run of the mill sore throat. Fast and painful, strep throat hits without the other symptoms of a cold or flu, and left untreated, this bacterial infection can spread and cause serious complications.
Feb 11th, 2020

Coughing? Don't Let Your Bronchitis Turn into Pneumonia

Got a cough that just won’t go away? It could be bronchitis, which left untreated can turn into pneumonia. Don’t delay; see a doctor and find out for certain what ails you so you can get preventive treatment.
Jan 17th, 2020

My Pap Smear Results Were Abnormal — Now What?

Has your routine Pap smear come back with abnormal results? If so, it’s normal to feel nervous, but it doesn’t necessarily mean cancer or other serious disease is present. Understand what abnormal Pap smear results mean and the proper next steps.
Dec 4th, 2019

Myths and Facts About Vaccines

If you’re confused about what is myth and what is fact regarding vaccines, we can help set the record straight.
Nov 1st, 2019

This Is How Stress Affects Your Blood Pressure

Stress is more than just a mental state. When you’re stressed, your body goes into overdrive with its fight or flight senses. This can have real consequences for your blood pressure and cardiovascular health.
Sep 6th, 2019

5 Travel Tips for Patients With Asthma

Asthma is a disease that makes your airways sensitive and inflamed, so breathing gets difficult. Traveling presents special challenges for people with asthma. Learn some tips for keeping yourself safe and managing your asthma when you’re traveling.
Jun 17th, 2019
Pap Smear, educe your risk of developing cervical cancer

Are You Up to Date on Your Pap Smear?

What if you could do one thing that takes just a few minutes of time to significantly reduce your risk of developing cervical cancer? Well, thanks to Pap smears, you can. But you have to be tested regularly. Here's how to know when it's time for your next
May 14th, 2019


The hemp or cannabis plant is made up of many components that have been used for centuries for medicinal and other purposes. The CBD component is considered the therapeutic component of this plant. Click to learn more..
Apr 25th, 2019

Sculpsure to melt fat cells

Sculpsure is state of the art in body contouring using laser energy to melt fat cells. The treatment consists of applying frames just larger than the size of a credit card to the area that is being treated.
Apr 5th, 2019
At Alpha Internal Medicine, we can help you keep your allergy symptoms under control with treatment plans tailored to your sy

5 Tips to Get Ahead of Spring Allergies

Sneezing, coughing, itchy eyes, and fatigue — allergies really put a damper on Spring. However, by planning now you can help reduce your symptoms and enjoy all of your favorite outdoor activities come April.
Mar 1st, 2019
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Vaccines Are Not Just for Kids: Are You Up to Date?

Keeping current on vaccinations is equally important for parents as their offspring. The physiciations at Alpha Internal Medicine in offer moms and dads the following guideline for deciphering which immunizations they need and how often.
Feb 12th, 2019
Coughing: Is It COVID-19, Flu, Cold, RSV, or Allergies?

Coughing: Is It COVID-19, Flu, Cold, RSV, or Allergies?

Coughing, a prevalent symptom across various illnesses, can often leave us wondering about its root cause. The coughs associated with COVID-19 from those linked to other conditions such as the flu, common cold, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) & allergies
Dec 5th, 2023
9 Surprising Facts About Asthma

9 Surprising Facts About Asthma

In this blog, we'll delve into the world of asthma to uncover some of the most astonishing facts about this condition, providing you with a deeper understanding of its impact on millions of lives.
Nov 6th, 2023
5 Tips For Maintaining A Healthy Heart

5 Tips to Maintaining a Healthy Heart

Your heart is an incredible organ, tirelessly pumping blood to nourish your body. It's crucial to take care of this vital muscle, and our cardiologists at AIM are here to provide expert guidance on maintaining a healthy heart. Here are 5 tips!
Nov 6th, 2023

The Link Between Diabetes and Obesity

Physicians and scientists have always suspected a link between obesity and diabetes, but the exact connection isn’t clear. Until it is, current research has revealed enough details to explain why being overweight may lead to type 2 diabetes.
Jul 10th, 2019

Kybella for Double Chin

Kybella is a liquid injection of a medicine that has been in use for over 20 years for other medical applications. It has natural fat-destroying activity. It is FDA approved to destroy fat cells under the chin giving a better side profile for those wis
May 23rd, 2019