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G-NiiB probiotics – world’s first microbiome-based immunity formulas now available at IMI
Chinese University of Hong Kong scientists create G-NiiB formula after research shows good gut bacteria can reduce the severity of COVID-19 and likelihood of long...
AMA with Dr Benita Perch on Facebook Live (1 March 2022)
Facebook live with Dr Benita Perch “How do I protect myself and my kids against Covid?”, “I’ve got Covid. Help!”, “Should I vaccinate my kids?”,...
How to cope at home if you test positive for Covid-19 – SCMP interviews Dr Benita Perch
A Covid-19 sufferer describes the painful symptoms he experienced, and a family physician and a naturopath describe things to take to recover from the virus...
Are you Vitamin D deficient?
Vitamin D is well established as an immunity-booster. But how do you know if you’re armed with the appropriate levels of Vitamin D? The chances are you’re not.
From A to Z: The ultimate guide to stay sane and healthy
We’re here to support you through the summer and beyond: Practitioner recommended, client approved, these top tips will help you stay sane and healthy. We’re in this together; we’ll get through this together.
How to slim down and shape up this summer
Did you know that excess weight increases the risk of Covid-19 hospitalisation? Dr Ardyce Yik, IMI Naturopathic Physician and weight loss specialist, shares her top ten tips to help you achieve and sustain a healthy weight this summer and beyond.
As Hong Kong moves forward, don’t leave your immunity behind
The importance of taking an integrated approach to immunity. For many Hong Kongers, life is returning to normal. A new kind of normal. As we...
The link between excess weight and Covid-19
Researchers have confirmed that excess weight or obesity significantly increase the severity of Covid-19 symptoms. These health challenges are the biggest risk factors for patients under 50.
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Recent articles by IMI
Cortisol and exercise – friends or foe? An article featured in Functional Sports Nutrition magazine
From the perspective of cortisol, IMI Nutritional therapist Katia Demekhina eloquently illustrates a balanced view of exercise and of life.
How TCM supports deeper trauma healing and rebalances your nervous and endocrine system
Trauma can affect your physical, emotional and mental state. Traditional Chinese Medicine can rebalance and release energetic blockages, providing healing from trauma.
When trauma leads to infertility, and infertility leads to trauma
Infertility can cause trauma, and trauma can cause infertility too. Could past events be impacting your fertility? And could therapy help you heal emotionally and physically?
Struggling to conceive? How osteopathy can improve fertility.
Safe, gentle and natural, osteopathy has been proven to treat the root causes of infertility, as well as offering support during pregnancy. Read about Jane’s success story.
Heal or harm: the importance of practicing yoga with awareness
IMI osteopath and yogi Jonathan Vallade gives his expert advice for staying safe on the mat. Plus how osteopathy releases restrictions for an enriched yoga practise.
The latest blogs from IMI practitioners
Staying healthy on holiday
Do you return from holiday tired? Here are Monica Xu, IMI naturopath's top tips for staying healthy and really giving your body the rest it needs on vacation.
Be yourself! follow your heart!「做自己」？「跟從你的心」？
Be yourself! follow your heart!
How stress affects sleep
What are the signs that stress is affecting your sleep? Do you wake up between...
5 ways to nourish mental health this Blue Monday
New year's resolutions often cause us more pain than progress. Learn how to support yourself this Blue Monday without putting pressure on yourself.
The effect of stress on testosterone in men
Chronic stress in men can lead to low testosterone which creates a cycle of fatigue, low motivation, depression and weight gain. Learn how to break the cycle.
Is stress stealing your progesterone?
Stress and female hormones: what are the effects? Have you had a late or missed period due to stress? Learn how stress affects your body and menstrual cycle.
The culinary power of crucifers – an article featured in Functional Sports Nutrition magazine
IMI Nutirionist Katia Demekhina shares her nutrition insights for supporting our detox pathways and recovery mechanisms through delicious cooking methods.
Returning to the gym safely – Osteopathy for body recovery and sports injuries by Victor Bourdeau
IMI Osteopath, Victor Bourdeau shares some tips on how to exercise safely without causing serious injuries and over straining.
Is the pandemic causing you pain?
Poor posture may not be the source of your discomfort. If you’re suddenly experiencing aches and pains and you don’t know why, there may be several lesser known, more deeply rooted issues now coming to the surface.