Tag Archives: acupuncture

Change your health with Traditional Chinese Medicine (415) 431-TALK

Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture Herbal Medicine Qi Gong Tai Ji Functional Medicine Supplements Nutrition Lab Testing Educational and Fun Call-in radio show Fridays 7am-8am PST KEST 1450 AM San Francisco, CA Invitation to call With compassion and humor, Dr.  John Nieters, L.Ac. strives to answer our health questions. Sometimes poignant, sometimes irreverent, always an adventure. […]
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Energetic Healing, Stroke, Fractures and more. Balancing Point 5.11.13

Importance of service. Acupuncture for stroke recovery. Brain disorders. Panic attacks. Being “beside oneself.” Energetic healing. Cholesterol components. Fractures. Bone breathing. Bone strengthening. 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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Goiter, Chronic Nausea, Sleep Apnea and more. Balancing Point 2.22.13

Enlarged thyroid. Iodine deficiency. Goiter. Chronic nausea. Celiac disease. Undefinable diseases. Sleep apnea. Importance of touch. Treatment times for different illnesses. Calcium supplementation. NSAIDs and cardiovascular risk. Achieving critical mass of natural healing. 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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Overall Health, Anemia, Mercury and more. Balancing Point 2.15.13

Fatigue. Overall health and wellbeing. Anemia. B-12 deficiency. Low Vitamin D levels. Cholesterol. Redefining “normal.” Symptoms are not normal.  Dangers of even minor surgeries. Hyper parathyroid. Magnesium deficiency. Dealing with root causes rather than symptoms. Purpose of pain. Mercury poisoning. Chronic pancreatitis. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The […]
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Warts, Insomnia, Dairy and more. Balancing Point 1.4.13

Influenza. Boosting immunity. Warts. Anti-viral herbs. Body odors. Insomnia. Sleep issues leading to diabetes. Health care system inefficiencies. Kefir. Perils of dairy. Red palm oil. Extra virgin oils. Omega-3 fatty acids. Algae. 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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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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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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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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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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Article: Can Needles Soothe Wounded Warriors?

Wall Street Journal article discussed on the Balancing Point radio show April 23, 2012: Can Needles Soothe Wounded Warriors? – “Military doctors in Afghanistan are using acupuncture to treat brain injuries, with promising results”

Vitamin B, Cholesterol, Reproductive Health and more. Balancing Point 4.5.12

Xin: “the heart-mind.” Toxicity. B-12 deficiency, folate deficiency, and niacin deficiency.  Kidney function. Protein imbalance. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Detoxing from cigarettes and soda. Lung yin deficiency and lung heat.  Niacin and mental health. Cholesterol. Patient advocacy. Bodily polarity. Intention. Acupuncture and reproductive health. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. […]
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Edema, Blood Tests, Eye Pain and more. Balancing Point 3.29.12

Swelling and edema. Electrolyte levels. Blood pressure medication. Channel theory. San jiao channel. Spleen channel. B-12 deficiency. Blood tests. Eye pain. Liver-eye connection in TCM. Extra points. Local vs. distant points. Constipation. Miralax. Konjac mannan fiber. Hyoscyamine. Memory. High blood pressure. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing […]
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Ginseng, Diabetes, Diagnosis and more. The Balancing Point 2.23.12

  Energy medicine. Energy movement. Energy alignment. Blood pressure medication. Wu ling san. Chai hu long gu mu li tang. High blood pressure causes. Pulse diagnosis. Blood stasis. High blood sugar. Ginseng. Lower abdominal pain. Chi nei tsan. Diabetes. Glucose monitoring. Diabetic training. Retinal bleeding. Spleen qi. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and […]
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Channel Palpation Diagnostics. Balancing Point 2.6.12

  Channel palpation as a system of diagnostics in Chinese Medicine in the style of Wang Ju-Yi, author of Applied Channel Theory.  Nei Jing “the channels are the determiners of life and death.”   Acupuncture and TCM education.  Andropause.  Moving points. “Transport opening.” Network vessels. Thick and thin body fluids. Opening channels.  Fluid Stagnation.  Five […]
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Winter solstice. Bladder prolapse. Eye health and more. Balancing Point 12.22.11

Honoring Winter Solstice: go slow, be patient.   Bladder prolapse considering surgery. Picking a surgeon. Large German acupuncture study. Side effects from acupuncture. Top four supplements for eye health. Girdjieff. Contrast agents in MRI’s.  Vaccine research. Best cooking oils. Kidney support. GMO foods. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The […]
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Stomach flu. Meditation. Qi gong massage and more. Balancing Point 12.15.11

Pleomorphism and monomorphism.  Surprising affect of acupuncture treatment. Notice how the world responds to you and slow down.  Gratitude for our community.  Herbal treatment for stomach virus. Acupressure points to help with stomach flu.  Starting a meditation practice.  BEC and BEC5 skin cancer. Alternative support during cancer treatments. Free meditation course.  Qi gong for upper […]
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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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