Category Archives: Education

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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Finding the Right Acupuncturist

Dr. John Nieters was recently interviewed on Holistic Medicine Gurus. Transcript: It is exciting to have Dr. John Nieters, L.Ac., DAOM of Alameda Acupuncture in Alameda, California on our show Holistic Medicine Gurus as Dr. Nieters covers the topic of finding the right acupuncturist in Alameda and the surrounding areas. Dr. John Nieters gives viewers […]
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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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