Change your health with Traditional Chinese Medicine (415) 431-TALK

Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture Herbal Medicine Qi Gong Tai Ji Functional Medicine Supplements Nutrition Lab Testing Educational and Fun Call-in radio show Fridays 7am-8am PST KEST 1450 AM San Francisco, CA Invitation to call With compassion and humor, Dr.  John Nieters, L.Ac. strives to answer our health questions. Sometimes poignant, sometimes irreverent, always an adventure. […]
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Book: Lyme Disease and Modern Chinese Medicine

Book discussed on the Balancing Point radio show today: Lyme Disease and Modern Chinese Medicine, by Dr. QingCai Zhang and Yale Zhang.

Balancing Point podcast in iTunes

To all of the listeners worldwide, thank you for your patience.  The Balancing Point is now available in iTunes. Shows will be uploaded weekly and announced on Facebook.  Thank you for your support. Looking forward to your phone calls and questions on Fridays 8-9am PST. Live in the San Francisco Bay area on KEST 1450 […]
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Skin Rash, Anemia, Baby Formula, and more. Balancing Point 3.22.13

Skin rash. Pityriasis rosea. Latent and transformative heat. Magnesium glycinate. Restless leg syndrome Bio-availability of supplements and vitamins. Absorption of nutrients by the body. Vitamin B-12.  Serum ferritin levels. Mean corpuscular volume. Iron levels. Anemia. Corn syrup in baby formula. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point […]
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Testosterone Deficiency, Digestive Issues, Antibacterial Herbs, and more. Balancing Point 3.15.13

Health literacy. Vitamin D-3 levels. Testosterone deficiency. Testosterone-restoring herbs. Cause of enlarged prostate. Treating digestive issues with TCM: leaky gut, ulcerative colitis, etc. Acid reflux pharmaceuticals. Magnesium deficiency. Berberine, barberry, coptis, goldenseal, and other antibacterial herbs. “Minimizing.” Taking inventory of one’s body. Morning muscle aches. Blood and/or qi stagnation. Electrolyte imbalance. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), […]
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Chronic Nausea, ADD, Athsma and more. Balancing Point 3.1.13

Chronic nausea. Probiotics. Fecal implants. Antibiotics. Leaky gut. Pots disease. ADD: causes and treatments. “Excito-toxins.” Asthma. Trigger foods. United States healthcare systems. Hysterectomy. Sever lower abdominal pain. Statins. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese Medicine, supplements, nutrition, and more.  […]
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Goiter, Chronic Nausea, Sleep Apnea and more. Balancing Point 2.22.13

Enlarged thyroid. Iodine deficiency. Goiter. Chronic nausea. Celiac disease. Undefinable diseases. Sleep apnea. Importance of touch. Treatment times for different illnesses. Calcium supplementation. NSAIDs and cardiovascular risk. Achieving critical mass of natural healing. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese […]
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Overall Health, Anemia, Mercury and more. Balancing Point 2.15.13

Fatigue. Overall health and wellbeing. Anemia. B-12 deficiency. Low Vitamin D levels. Cholesterol. Redefining “normal.” Symptoms are not normal.  Dangers of even minor surgeries. Hyper parathyroid. Magnesium deficiency. Dealing with root causes rather than symptoms. Purpose of pain. Mercury poisoning. Chronic pancreatitis. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The […]
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Ataxia, Lyme Disease, Low Blood Pressure and more. Balancing Point 2.8.13

Repetitive stress injuries. Acupuncture for orthopedic injuries. Ataxia. Low blood pressure. Blood stasis as primary cause of aging. Lyme disease: contraction and remedy. Western vs. Chinese therapies for lyme disease. Gu and chung diseases. Biofilm-dissolving herbs. Continuous vs. discrete supplementation. Coldness of the extremities. Epicor. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. […]
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Prescription Drugs, Menopause, Peyronie’s Disease and more. Balancing Point 2.1.13

Prescription drugs. Behaviorism. Parkinson’s Disease. Estrogen levels. Hot flashes. Hormone production and classification. Menopause. Peyronie’s disease. Bias in medicine. Sleep apnea. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese Medicine, supplements, nutrition, and more.  Host Dr. John Nieters, acupuncturist and health […]
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Gallbladder, MS, Good Oils, and more. Balancing Point 1.25.13

Gallbladder removal surgery. Passing gall stones. Gallbladder health diet. Multiple sclerosis: causes, remedies, and hope for the future. Sore throats. Cold and flu. Herbal medicine. Gui zhi tang. Infectious agents. Strep throat. Powerfully anti-viral herbs. Good fats and oils for cooking. Polyunsaturated fats. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. […]
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Parathyroid, Bone Mass, Pharmaceuticals and more. Balancing Point 1.18.13

Best ways to stay healthy: plenty of sleep, de-stress, take Vitamin D. Stress and anxiety. Catabolic hormones. Parathyroid. Calcium. Bone mass. Reading labs. Bodily toxicity. Dementia. DHA. Beta-carotenoids. True effects of pharmaceuticals. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese Medicine, […]
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Healthcare Education, Gas, the Flu and more. Balancing Point 1.11.13

Healthcare education and lack thereof. Gas. Simethicone. Gut health. Treating the root of the problem. “Biological normal.” Flu season. Carnivora. Immune boosting. Vitamin D. Benzodiazepines. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese Medicine, supplements, nutrition, and more.  Host Dr. John […]
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Warts, Insomnia, Dairy and more. Balancing Point 1.4.13

Influenza. Boosting immunity. Warts. Anti-viral herbs. Body odors. Insomnia. Sleep issues leading to diabetes. Health care system inefficiencies. Kefir. Perils of dairy. Red palm oil. Extra virgin oils. Omega-3 fatty acids. Algae. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese Medicine, […]
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Fatty Liver, Heart Health, Salt and more. Balancing Point 12.28.12

Fatty liver. Vitamin D. Shifting energetic systems. Interpreting lab results. Liver fire. Permanent weight loss. Detoxification. Bowel health. Liver and gallbladder support. Flax seed. Blood pressure. Systolic and diastolic blood pressure measurements. Rheumatoid arthritis. High quality salt. Heart tonics. Finger warts. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing […]
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Stress, Nature of Truth, Migraines and more. Balancing Point 12.21.12.

Holiday stress. Creating your reality. Focusing your attention. Dwell in the truth. The dao de jing. Goodness and badness. Eight hugs a day. Migraines. Detox and weight loss. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese Medicine, supplements, nutrition, and more.  […]
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Immunity, Low Back Pain. Flatulence and more. Balancing Point 12.14.12

Cold and flu season. Immunity. Vegetarianism. Importance of healthy fats. Dementia prevention. Vitamin D. Mediterranean diet. Low back pain. Steroid injections side effects. Efficacy of acupuncture. Prolotherapy. Gout. Psoriasis. Eggs. Dentures. Acupuncture for brain diseases. Flatulence. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show […]
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Headaches, Diarrhea, IP-6 and more. Balancing Point 12.7.12

Headaches. Root vs. branch of a problem. Stress-induced diarrhea. “Cock’s crow diarrhea.” Toxicity as cause for numerous disorders. Leaky gut. IP-6. “Hallelujah symptoms.” Follow-up self-care. Iron levels. Cancer treatment support. Eustachian tube blockage. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese […]
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Orthopedic Treatment, HPV, Hormones and more. Balancing Point 11.16.12

Five branches of medicine. Detoxification. Cultural toxicity. Anxiety. Most common uses for acupuncture. Importance of second and third opinions.  Orthopedic treatments. Projecting/sucking qi. Manifestations of qi. HPV. Hormone production and conversion. DHEA. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese Medicine, […]
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Arthritis, Incontinence, Vitamin D and more. Balancing Point 11.9.12

Heberden’s node. Osteoarthritis of the finger joints. Genetic component vs. simple wear and tear. Inflammatory component. Treating the entire body system.  Adressing systemic problems, rather than just diseases.  Osteoarthritis vs. rheumatoid arthritis. Ei type pain. Incontinence: causes, prevention, remedies. Prolapse. Insidious inflammation. Cholesterol. Dangers of vasectomies. Vitamin D levels. Active vs. passive Vitamin D forms. […]
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