Category Archives: Education

Q&A 5/17/22 D-Dimer, micro-clotting, Nattokinase, Serrapeptase, Long COVID Symptoms

  Podcast Highlights: 06:11 High D-Dimer test results while in ER 45:42 Type of magnesium recommended for long-COVID heart problems. 47:14 Which brands of nattokinase and serrapeptase do you recommend? 48:10 What do you think about Health Concerns supplement – Serramend? Transcript from Webinar: Hi there.  Welcome to another edition of “Ask Dr. John.” We’re […]
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Q&A 5/10/22 Brain Inflammation, Anxiety, Depression, Thyroid, Digestive Problems

  Podcast Highlights: 01:55 Keep Your Mind Healthy So You Can Help in Meaningful Ways 04:00 The Neurotransmitter Paradigm 05:19 SSRI’s:  An Occasional solution for an occasional Problem 07:21 CYTOKINE STORMS: The Healing Inflammatory Process Run Amok 11:32 Ibuprofen and Gluten positive correlation to Leaky Gut 13:26 lactobacillus rhamnosus 15:29 Anxiety: Sign of Vitality or […]
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Q&A 5/3/22 Brain Fog, Magnesium toxicity, Tattoo’s & Anxiety and Depression.

Podcast Highlights: 00:44 I’m having horrible brain fog lately. What causes it? And is there anything that can be done about it? 19:02 Hi, Dr. Nieters, I received a bottle of magnesium threonate last evening. Took the first capsule of the day’s three capsules serving, at 6:12. Noticed I was actually feeling more relaxed and […]
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Q&A 4/26/22 Old Scars and Benefits of Coffee and Tea

  Podcast Highlights: 03:31:22 Could my internal organs be displaced after a C-section 17 years ago or from adhesions forming after that surgery? Could visceral manipulation be good to try for diagnosis and or relief?” 25:59:27 Is all caffeine, the same? Coffee and tea? Does the different sugar content in soft drinks make a difference? […]
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Q&A 4/19/22 Arthritis and TCM and What’s the Best Form of Magnesium to Take?

Podcast Highlights: 02:30:05 What is TCM’s model of care for arthritis and what is causing the imbalance? And can it be reversed? What would be a combined treatment using functional medicine and TCM involved? 33:38:29 What’s the best form of magnesium to take? Full video of webinar: Podcast Highlights: 02:30:05 What is TCM’s model of […]
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Q&A 4/12/22 Hypertension and Sammi People, Hypovolemia, Orthostatic Hypotension, Low Aldosterone, Low or High MCV on Lab test, Mushrooms/Caffeine/Espresso for ADD, Hives after virus, Dementia and supplements

Podcast Highlights: 01:31:03 – Hypertension and polymorphisms of the Sammi people 10:12:06 – I have a MCV on my blood test of 101, what does that mean? 27:29:18 – What are your thoughts about using mushrooms as an alternative to caffeine or espressos? 30:25:19 – What’s can I put in a protein shakes for my […]
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Q&A 4/5/22 Sleep problems, Appendix, Old foot injury, Postpartum & histamine and Concussions

Podcast Highlights: 03:02:19 – I’m currently doing the liver flush and I’m noticing my deep sleep isn’t as long as it normally is. Why would that be? 09:03:18 – Has the function of the appendix been determined by traditional medicine? They say it has no function, although it doesn’t make sense that nature would do […]
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Q&A 3/29/22 Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Liver/ Gallbladder

Full video of webinar: Podcast Highlights: 02:00 pH changes in the digestive system 7:40 Gallbladder stones 10:00 Bristol Stool Chart 11:50 The Hun 12:50 Zong and Fu organs 14:48 Paired organ meridian relationships. 17:57 Adrenal Glands and kidney meridian 23:16 Hun, wood, growth 24:51 The general liver 25:44 Gallbladder administrator 30:12 drinking Tart Cherry juice […]
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Q&A 3/22/22 Functional Labs, Long COVID, Adrenal Fatigue, Gallbladder pain, Hiatal Hernia, CT Scans/ Ultrasound

Podcast Highlights: 01:08 “I talk to my doctor about the labs and he says you don’t need to be worried about those labs. They’re within normal limits, etc.. 11:02 I had mild COVID symptoms. I added brain fog, low appetite. low optimism. I’m just in survival mode. I move 40% slower than usual. 29:57 I […]
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Q&A 3/15/22 Rain & Pain, Shingles, Tinnitus, Dry Brushing, Liver Cleanse

Podcast Highlights: 02:51 Why am I a human barometer? I hurt more when it’s raining. 23:35 Can I talk about the shingles vaccine? 29:52 What can be done to help tinnitus? 35:12 What’s the correct way to dry brush? 40:00 Ultimate Liver Cleanse Program starting soon   Full video of webinar:   Transcript from Webinar: […]
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Sleep, Kids & IBS, Muscle Testing, Mold Exposure, Nature & Microbiome and MCAS

Questions Include: 06:54 Best Time to Sleep? 22:11 How to get kids to acknowledge they have IBS and how to help treat it? 35:49 What is Muscle Testing? 41:40 Symptoms of Mold Exposure? 43:55 Looking for a primary care doctor. 44:32 How does being in nature change our microbiome? 49:15 How Mast Cell Activation Syndrome […]
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Q&A – Ocular Migraines, Ashwaganda, ADHD in Adults and Bile Flow

Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM, is an acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist, functional medicine, writer, teacher, and leader in the community. This is a recording of a live Q&A Zoom webinar. March 4, 2022 Timestamp: 00:00:00 Intro 00:02:47 Can Color blindness cause psychological problems? 00:10:05 What can you tell us about the triggers, causes and other information […]
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Anxiety, Stress and Acupuncture

Podcast Highlights: Anxiety, Stress and Acupuncture What is Stress? 3 Stress Stages in Response to Life Hormones and Stress Weight Gain and Stress Tests for Adrenal Imbalances 4 Ways to Reduce Stress Stress and Acupuncture What if I am afraid of needles? How do I know if I am stressed enough to need acupuncture? Full […]
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Red Tongue Tip – What Does It Mean?

Did you know the tongue can reveal quite a bit about what is going on with your health. If the tip of your tongue is redder than the rest of the tongue, this can indicate you are experiencing a lot of stress, anxiety and/or insomnia. Symptoms could include: Over thinking Agitated Uneasy feeling Easy Anger […]
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Insomnia and Acupuncture

Insomnia is when you have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Insomnia side effects could include – fatigue, mental sluggishness, brain fog, irritability, depression, anxiety, excessive worry, difficulty focusing, and even accidents. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) sees insomnia as an imbalance of energies (or Qi) throughout the body. Insomnia can be from Qi Stagnation – […]
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Opening Car Door… Tai Qi Style

Did you know you can apply Tai Qi movements to everyday tasks? Dr. John Nieters demonstrates how using your core to open the car door can be effortless and reduce the chance of injury. Dr. John Nieters began studying Tai Qi with Master YC Chang almost 50 years ago. He also studied Wing Chun and […]
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Tai Qi: The Source of the Force

Dr. John Nieters discusses the the Tai Qi principles on the importance of alignment and applying all movements through the core. Dr. John Nieters began studying Tai Qi with Master YC Chang almost 50 years ago. He also studied Wing Chun and small circle Jiu Jitsu. He started his studies with Peter Ralston – who […]
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Qi Gong Observations

More insight into Qi Gong and ways to practice it throughout your life. How to practice and not stress: Know it will take a long time to learn the Tai Qi set Key is to NOT STRESS! Takes about 4 months, of 2 days a week practice to learn a Tai Qi set Different way […]
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My Personal Immune Support Protocol

Dr. John Nieters, discusses supplements he personally takes to support his immune system during the COVID 19 epidemic. DAILY Modified Ketogenic Diet Orthomolecular – InflammaCORE Orthomolecular – MitoCORE Orthomolecular – Buffered Lemon C (2,000mg Vitamin C, Magnesium, Potassium) Orthomolecular – K-Force (Vitamin D3, 180mcg Vit K2) Source Naturals – Benfotiamine (helps with sepsis) TH1 Stimulators […]
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Meet Dr. John Nieters

Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM, hosts The Balancing Point. A weekly video series which focuses on education, lifestyle, classical wisdom and health. Dr. John Nieters has been serving the Bay Area community for over 35 years. In his practice at Alameda Acupuncture, he provides a combination of Chinese medicine with functional medicine to those dealing […]
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