Monthly Archives: November 2011

Essence-Spirit diseases or mental-emotional disorders. Balancing Point 11.28.11

Essence-Spirit diseases or mental-emotional disorders. Manual of psycology DSM4 may be revised.  Movement away from talk therapy towards drug therapy. Normal human experience now pathological. Political decisions affecting mental healthcare system.  Repercussions of diagnosis.  Cultural differences.  TCM perspective of yangming disorders from the Huang Di Nei Jing.  Distinguishing mania and withdrawal, manic depression and bipolar […]
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Gratitude, bone health, electroacupuncture and more. Balancing Point 11.24.11

Giving thanks. Skin problem and Chinese herbals. Increasing blood flow after injury to promote healing. Supporting bone health after fracture or break. Different types of electroacupuncture.  Acupuncture to support eye health. Master Tung points. Incontinence and pelvic floor disorders treatment, using acupuncture to “pull up the central qi.” With regards to Thanksgiving: “Nothing tastes as […]
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Female Infertility, PCOS and endocrine disorders. Balancing Point 11.21.11

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), Stein-Leventhal Syndrome,  female infertility, endocrine disorders. Erratic menstruation, lack of menstruation, facial hair, darker body hair, hair on nipples, change or increase in body fat, apple shaped body, acne, insulin resistance, low HDL, high LDL, cholesterol, irregular ovulation, no ovulation, androgen excess, FSH:LH, thyroid testing, regulating leptin and ghrelin.  Chlomid vs. […]
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Gut-Brain connection, ADHD, herbs, GERD and more. Balancing Point 11.17.11

Brain “Gu.” Schizophrenia, mental health and nutritional deficiencies. Gut-brain connection.  ADHD common diagnosis for children.  Reading laboratory testing for disease prevention.  Herb Jiaogulan,  gynostemma, adaptogenic herb. Misuse of herbs, herb safety and herb-drug interactions.  Popular acupuncture to avoid when people are on blood thinners.  Natural support for high blood pressure during pregnancy. GERD and proton […]
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Chronic recalcitrant diseases: Gu Syndrome “when the oil has seeped into the flour.” Balancing Point 11.14.11

  Gu syndrome: “when the oil has seeped into the flour.” A combination of recalcitrant chronic diseases, digestive disorders, mental-emotional disorders, parasitic diseases. depression, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, emotional overwhelm, exhaustion, Lyme disease, mycobacterial infection, gut inflammation, sarcoidosis.  Props to Fruehauf, Flaws, Klinghoffer, Mattman, Maciocia.   Understanding why certain common Western and TCM treatments can make the […]
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Gu disorders, chronic conditions, parasitic diseases, dry skin, pre-diabetic and more. Balancing Point 11.10.11

Living in harmony with nature in a material world.  Gu disorders, digestive disorders, mental-emotional disorders, parasitic diseases. Getting your life back after being hijacked by chronic disease. Fumigation herbs to drive out pathogens. Protecting the skin in the fall. Dry skin.  Herbal teas and tinctures for immunity and fall health. Retaining choice in healthcare.  Pre-diabetic […]
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Lyme, skin disorders, immunity, allergies and much more. Balancing Point 11.3.11

Oldest known case of Lyme disease. Skin problems, actinic keratosis, psoriasis. Immunity, vaccines, cell mediated immunity, humoral immunity. Eggplant extract in skin cancer treatments.  Rise of food allergies, peanut allergies, asthma, food sensitivities. IBS, ulcerative colitis (UC).  Drawing toxins out thru the skin, kidney damage. PSA test information. Walnuts. Post-stroke recovery with acupuncture. Traditional Chinese […]
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