Monthly Archives: May 2012

Building Cartilage, Being Present, Digestion and more. Balancing Point 5.31.12

Certainty vs. values systems vs. assumptions. Wrist pain. Arthritic pain. Bone fusion surgeries. Rebuilding cartilage. Vitamin B-12 side effects. Methylation pathways. The danger of objectification. Being present. Surrendering to the experience of “other.” Eating raw food with cooked food. Digestion vs fermentation. Vitamin D and development. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional […]
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Leaky Gut and Intestinal Integrity Part 1. Balancing Point 5.28.12

“When internal Qi is righteous, external evils cannot invade.” Gut health and supporting the internal. Immune support. Natural killer cells. “Forest bathing.” Double-edged “magic bullet” medicine. Causes of Leaky Gut and intestinal dysbiosis. Antibiotics. NSAIDs. Antacids. Hormone modulator. Birth control pills. Complications. Inflammation and immune responses. Permeable gut linings. Metabolic wastes, hormones, lectin dense foods, […]
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Muscle Cramping, Meditation, Breast Milk and more. Balancing Point 5.24.12

Muscle cramping. Electrolyte imbalance. Unexplained illnesses. The chong channel. Release of trauma. Breast milk toxicity. Florence Williams—Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History. Meditation. Vipassana. Sleep apnea. Natural pain relief. Persistent low blood sugar. 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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An Ounce of Prevention. Balancing Point 5.21.12

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Healthcare versus illness care. Basics: sleep, meditation, exercise and food. Factors that lower cancer risk. Breast cancer prevention and screening tools. Maximizing health care dollar: catastrophic health insurance and preventive care. Beyond the lab test. The eight aspects of John’s “web of wellness.” What to […]
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Iron, Eye Health, Blood Cancers and more. Balancing Point 5.17.12

Minerals. Excess Iron. Iron chelators. Aluminum and copper. Eye disease. Macular degeneration. Fuchs’ corneal dystrophy. Spleen qi deficiency not holding blood in vessels. Describing disorders in Chinese Medicine. Blood-building formulas. Anemia. Lack of dietary fiber. Fructose. High platelet count. Blood cancers. Er xian tang. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live […]
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Seasonal sleep, Arginine, Bell’s Palsy and more. Balancing Point 5.10.12

Finding our source assumptions. Whole health. Mental health. Nature of reality. Seasonal sleep adjustment. Konjac mannan. Arginine. Causes of Multiple sclerosis. Phytic acid. IP-6. Chelation. Nose tickle. Liver discomfort. Bell’s Palsy. Trigeminal nerve. Blood pressure. Beet roots, celery, cucumber. Iron. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point […]
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Aging & Longevity (Chinese Medicine’s Kidney System). Balancing Point 5.7.12

Aging and longevity and the “Kidney System” and “blood stasis” in Chinese medicine and translation to Western biomedicine. Endocrine system. Chinese medicine statements of fact explained. Kidneys store essence. Kidneys govern fluids and water. Kidneys govern the absorption of qi. Kidneys govern the bones. Kidneys govern agility. Fear is the orientation of the kidneys. The […]
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Water, Fatty Liver, Menopause and more. Balancing Point 5.3.12

Spinach. Raw vs. cooked vegetables. Water purification. High-oxalate foods. Reducing oxalate production. Fatty liver. Danger of fructose. Caffeine. Green tea extract. Chlorella and spirulina. Coconut products. Soy. Turmeric. Perimenopausal symptoms. Menopause. Progesterone deficiency. Estrogen balance. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about […]
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