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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Krill, fish oil. Hypothyroidism. Psoriasis. Herniated disc. Rheumatoid arthritis. Balancing Point 10.27.11

Striving for critical mass in health care change.  Krill omega 3 for brain health. Best foods for health in the fall. Newly diagnosed with hypothyroidism, several considerations. Looking at cancer. Goiters. Psoriasis internal and external. Treating a bulging herniated disc with acupuncture. Rheumatoid arthritis. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live […]
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How to Prepare for Winter. Fall preparations. Balancing Point 10.24.11

Preparing your body for Winter. Sudden energy drops in October.  How to meet the seasonal changes and build and nourish the body for the coming winter.  Qigong exercises, specific foods, specific supplements and more to build and nourish the body and the immune system in the Fall. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and […]
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Autumn energy. PSA and prostate. Vascular health. Balancing Point 10.20.11

Seasonal changes: aligning your energy with Autumn. Applying the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine broadly. Sclerosing tissue. Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) testing. In depth look at blood fats and laboratory report. Herbal formulas for coronary artery profusion and clearing the arteries. Supplements for arterial health. The importance of a deep sleep for healing. Concerns about overuse […]
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Moxa. Soy. Allergies. Mushrooms. Lung Health. Balancing Point 10.13.11

Healthcare freedom. Benefits of moxa (Chinese mugwort herb) and moxabustion therapy to stimulate acupuncture points and help to resolve cold weather issues, fatigue, menstrual pain, insomnia and improve constitutional strength.  “Always keep Zusanli wet.”  Access to nutritional supplements. Tui na massage.   Soy. Allergy shiners: dark circles around the eyes. Difficulty burping. Benefits of baking soda.  […]
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Heart Health 101. Balancing Point 10.10.11

  Today all about heart health, heart attacks, heart disease, cardiovascular.  Signs of heart-mind imbalances in TCM:  Parkinson’s disease and other neurological diseases, scattered thinking, difficulty concentrating, loss of joy, red  or ruddy complexion, very pale complexion, speech problems, confused speech, stuttering, mental illnesses and depression,  lassitude, weak spirit, profuse dreaming, mania, red tongue, fast […]
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Lyme disease. Brain fog. Addiction. Pu-Erh tea. Cysts. Balancing Point 10.6.11

Tick-born diseases. Estrogenic factors, children’s brain health and breast health. Lyme disease co-factors. Addiction and diet, why it can be hard to make healthy food choices.  Supplements for brain fog.  PH, acid-alkaline. Pu erh tea.  Cysts.  Poultices and salves. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health […]
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Seasonal changes, immune support, headaches and more. Balancing Point 10.3.11

Harmonizing your body with the natural rhythms of seasonal changes from Long Summer to Fall. Developing immunity. Fall foods for health and warming the middle jiao for sustaining energy. Importance of tranquility, meaning, inspiration and companionship. Using acupuncture to tune-up the immune system. Honor the body’s natural sleep cycles, it’s time to sleep in. Vitamin […]
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Diabetes, Parkinsons, Crohns and Ulcerative colitis. Balancing Point 9.29.11

Pathogenic factors and internally engendered disease. Integrative diabetes training courses for medical doctors and nurses aimed at adult onset diabetes. Parkinson’s disease in Western medicine and in TCM.  Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis diet and treatment options. Do not give up hope on the possibility of remission. Link to pesticides and Parkinson’s. Parkinsonism vs parkinson’s […]
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Connective tissue, lab review, diet soda, PTSD and more. Balancing Point 9.22.11

When to get treatment from an acupuncturist.  Collagen health and connective tissue health. Bruising and collagen deficiency.  Lab test review, when to worry about a lab test. Test your microwave for radiation leakage. New study on seniors and pharmaceutical usage. Concerns about diet soda. Aspartame and diabetes link. Soda linked to strokes.  Sores on toes. […]
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Low testosterone, human grown hormone, magnesium and more. Balancing Point 9.15.11

Keeping testosterone balanced, concerns about stay-at-home dads.  Chemicals blocking breast cancer drugs.  Human growth hormone and rejuvenation, healing and muscle building. Deep sleep and pulsing of human growth hormone at night. Natural ways to increase human growth hormone. Magnesium supplementation helpful for Type 2 diabetes. Smart meter concerns. Supplements and foods that support meditation and […]
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Understanding Acupuncture. Balancing Point 9.12.11

  Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM): Focus on acupuncture, one of the five branches of Chinese medicine, a modern understanding. 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 educator.  http://www.thebalancingpoint.net […%5D
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Fertility, menopause, acupuncture and more. Balancing Point 9.8.11

Risk vs. reward: antibiotics and clostridium difficile (C. diff). Building the immune system. Vulvitis, fertility and balancing the vaginal pH. EFT and acupuncture.  Top  9 foods eaten by Americans. Shingles.  Frequent bladder infections. Menopausal hot flashes, night sweats and vaginal dryness. Different treatments for chronic fatigue. Current research on acupuncture as supportive of breastfeeding and […]
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Weight loss, gain and obesity. Balancing Point 9.5.11

  Sustaining a healthy weight. Weight loss and weight gain. Obesity on the rise. Children and obesity. Regaining weight after weight loss and sustaining weight loss. Effects of restricting calories long term and short term. Mechanism of stress. Four keys to sustained weight loss. How acupuncture can support weight loss. New studies and 750 year […]
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Kidney stones, cellulitis, heart health and post-partum depression. Balancing Point 9.1.11

Concerns about managed care facilities. Dietary therapy for kidney stones.  Cellulitis, Clindamyacin and clostridium difficile (C. dif).  What you can do for C. difficile. Headaches. Supplements for diabetics. Women and heart health. Post-partum depression. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional […]
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Lyme disease, gu syndrome and knotty diseases. Balancing Point 8.29.11

“Knotty ” diseases and “Gu” syndromes: Pathogenic chronic diseases, caused by external organisms. Including Lyme disease, chronic viral infections, parasitic diseases, spirochetes, mycoplasmas, fungal infections, protazoan infections and cytokine storms. 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, […]
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Eye health, diabetes, erectile dysfunction and more. Balancing Point 8.25.11

Health score.  Eye health, glaucoma, reducing intraocular pressure, macular degeneration. 90-120 day program for diabetes.  Resolving arterial plaque.  Erectile dysfunction. Eye floater.  Skin conditions: hives. shingles. Severe vomiting, dry heaving and diarrhea. Cystic acne. Sperm health and motility. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio […]
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Prostate health, medicinal mushrooms, dietary therapy, urinary problems, achilles and more. Balancing Point 8.18.11

Prostate cancer. Medicinal mushrooms.  Calcium supplementation.  Feeling cold. Vibrating leg. Bone soup. Alkaline diet.  Gerson therapy. Bowel irregularities. Gut brain connection.  Acupuncture points to increase or decrease urination. Benefits of astragalus. Achillies tendon injury. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional […]
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Pain 101: Part 2. Orthopedic injury and pain. Balancing Point 8.15.11

Companion to previous episode on Pain.  Orthopedic Injuries, back pain, sports injuries. Techniques for treating injuries 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 educator.  http://www.thebalancingpoint.net Inspired by this […]
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