Fatty Liver, Heart Health, Salt and more. Balancing Point 12.28.12

Fatty liver. Vitamin D. Shifting energetic systems. Interpreting lab results. Liver fire. Permanent weight loss. Detoxification. Bowel health. Liver and gallbladder support. Flax seed. Blood pressure. Systolic and diastolic blood pressure measurements. Rheumatoid arthritis. High quality salt. Heart tonics. Finger warts. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing […]
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Stress, Nature of Truth, Migraines and more. Balancing Point 12.21.12.

Holiday stress. Creating your reality. Focusing your attention. Dwell in the truth. The dao de jing. Goodness and badness. Eight hugs a day. Migraines. Detox and weight loss. 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.  […]
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Immunity, Low Back Pain. Flatulence and more. Balancing Point 12.14.12

Cold and flu season. Immunity. Vegetarianism. Importance of healthy fats. Dementia prevention. Vitamin D. Mediterranean diet. Low back pain. Steroid injections side effects. Efficacy of acupuncture. Prolotherapy. Gout. Psoriasis. Eggs. Dentures. Acupuncture for brain diseases. Flatulence. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show […]
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Headaches, Diarrhea, IP-6 and more. Balancing Point 12.7.12

Headaches. Root vs. branch of a problem. Stress-induced diarrhea. “Cock’s crow diarrhea.” Toxicity as cause for numerous disorders. Leaky gut. IP-6. “Hallelujah symptoms.” Follow-up self-care. Iron levels. Cancer treatment support. Eustachian tube blockage. 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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Orthopedic Treatment, HPV, Hormones and more. Balancing Point 11.16.12

Five branches of medicine. Detoxification. Cultural toxicity. Anxiety. Most common uses for acupuncture. Importance of second and third opinions.  Orthopedic treatments. Projecting/sucking qi. Manifestations of qi. HPV. Hormone production and conversion. DHEA. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese Medicine, […]
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Arthritis, Incontinence, Vitamin D and more. Balancing Point 11.9.12

Heberden’s node. Osteoarthritis of the finger joints. Genetic component vs. simple wear and tear. Inflammatory component. Treating the entire body system.  Adressing systemic problems, rather than just diseases.  Osteoarthritis vs. rheumatoid arthritis. Ei type pain. Incontinence: causes, prevention, remedies. Prolapse. Insidious inflammation. Cholesterol. Dangers of vasectomies. Vitamin D levels. Active vs. passive Vitamin D forms. […]
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Depression, Tai Qi, Pharmaceuticals and more. Balancing Point 11.2.12

Prioritizing health. Depression. Types of depression: lack of interest in life vs. spiraling thought patterns and negative ideation. Qi, yang, or blood deficiency. Adrenal fatigue. Lack of free flow. Qi or blood stagnation. Phlegm damp stagnation. Chinese medicine coupled with antidepressants. Over-perscription of pharmaceuticals. Tai qi quan. Relaxation, surrender, and alignment. Aging well and preventing […]
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Empowerment, Frozen Shoulder, Self Care and more. Balancing Point 10.26.12

Finding purpose. Empowerment. “Know thyself.”  Becoming your values. Frozen shoulder. Gil Hedley “Fuzz Talk.” Tui na. Physical therapy. Electroacupuncture. Frank Butler. Oligo fructose. Self-healing. Self-care. Detoxification. Neurodegenerative diseases. Early detection. The time of hibernation. Moxa at ren 6 and stomach 36. Earlier and earlier puberty. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. […]
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Allergenic Foods, ALS, Depression and more. Balancing Point 10.19.12

Eliminating allergenic foods.  Detoxification. Supplements to pull out toxins. Chelation. Link between pesticides and neurological conditions. Herbs for DNA repair. ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Chlordane. Heavy metal testing. Depression. Qi stagnation. Individualized diagnosis. Statin use. 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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Gut Health, Flu Shots, Colon Cancer and more. Balancing Point 10.12.12

Terminology: cleanse vs. detox vs. fast. Gut health is the core of overall health. Leaky gut. Gut’s impact on immune health. Five element/five phase theory. Flu shots. Vitamin D. Avoiding colon cancer and cancerous growth. Bowel flora. Probiotics. Fermented food. Gallbladder bile. Antacids. Importance of stomach acid. Internal organ massage. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western […]
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Pre- and Post-Operation Care, Imbalance, Breathing and more. Balancing Point 9.28.12

Chronic illness. Symptoms. Restoring health vs. relief medicine. Primary causes of imbalance. Adenomyosis of the uterus. Hysterectomy pre- and post-op care. Long-term effects of bodily trauma. Athletes who die early of blood stasis diseases. Supplements to move blood. Supplements to boost immunity. Antioxidants. Various hormone systems. Yin and Yang. Yin is more substantial: organs, blood, tissue, […]
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The Healing Process, Heat, Cholesterol, and more. Balancing Point 9.21.12

Diseases engendered by lifestyle. Simultaneous diagnoses. Environmental toxicity. Stress. Anxiety. Generalized inflammation. Types of heat. What is healing? Symptom relief vs. true health. Three stages of healing: relief, correction, maintenance. Cholesterol.  Advertising. Ever-worsening allergies. Facial tics. Acupuncture for babies and children. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing […]
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Caffeine, Cognitive Function, Antibiotics and more. Balancing Point 9.7.12

Caffeine. Cycle of sleeplessness. Pu-erh tea. Matching tea to needs. Coffee. Tea vs. coffee. Evidence-based medicine. Hair coloring. Boosting brain power with acupuncture. Treating ADD and ADHD with acupuncture. Immune-boosting herbs. Antibiotics and gut flora. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about […]
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Heat, Allergies, Immune Health and more. Balancing Point 7.6.12

Heat rash. Clearing summer heat. Trapped heat. Seasonal allergies. Antihistamines. Injection therapies. Micro acupuncture systems. Balancing the immune system. Shonishin technique. Pressure points for allergies. 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 […]
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Healthcare Costs, Fasting, Power and more. Balancing Point 6.28.12

Measuring magnesium. MMSE test for diagnosing and predicting dementia. The cost of healthcare. Preventative vs. curative care. “Effortless power.” Benefits of fasting. Vegetable vs. fruit fasts. 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. […]
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Aging and Blood Stasis. Balancing Point 6.25.12

Bringing two worlds together: acupuncturists with hospital privileges. Yan De-xin’s work on blood stasis as the proximate cause of age related degeneration. Early signs of aging that will direct treatment plan: scaly dry skin. Varicose veins. Cough and wheezing. Daybreak diarrhea with sore low back and knees. Vertigo, dizziness, headache, poor memory, loss of sleep and […]
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ACL Injuries, Yeast Infections, Awareness and more. Balancing Point 6.21.12

ACL injuries. Situational awareness. Energy field therapy. Olfaction. Rotton odor and lung disorders. Probiotics and UT and yeast infections. Glucocorticoids and mental disorders. 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 […]
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Cataracts, Weight Loss, Addiction and more. Balancing Point 6.14.12

The force of intention. The power and purpose of inquiry. Sprained ankle. Addictive nature of sugar and wheat. Cataracts. Macular degeneration. Antioxidants. Detoxing. Eye floaters. Bubbling spring point. Acupuncture for weight loss. Will power—“zhi” in the kidneys. Addiction recovery. Diabetes causes. PTSD. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The […]
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Gynecology and the Female Hormone System. Balancing Point 6.11.12

Chinese Medicine overview of gynecology and the female hormonal system. Pain during menstruation. Endometriosis. Fibroids. Uterine myomas. Headaches. Menstrual cramps. Missed periods. Excessive periods. Breast tenderness. Acne. Fertility and infertility. Breast cancer. Estrogen dominance. PCOS. Ovarian cysts. Menopause. Sun Si-miao: “I would rather treat ten men than one woman.” Nature’s cycles and hormone levels. Benefits of […]
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Hysterectomies, Abdominal Pain, Hives and more. Balancing Point 6.7.12

Intestinal dysbiosis and linked illnesses. Hysterectomies. Drusin. Macular degeneration. Green tea extract and astaxanthin for eye health. SOD. Latent heat. Chronic illness. Methylation pathways. Macro vs. micro systems. “Unexplained” abdominal pain. Post-surgery pain. Chi nei tsang. Thyroid conditions and heart attacks. Hives and autoimmune disease.  Hives indicate damp heat. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, […]
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