Tag Archives: acupuncture

Chinese Medicine; Governing Channel; Bakers Cyst 3.30.2018

  Chinese Medicine has proven to be tremendously effective at reducing inflammation and increasing blood flow. A Bakers Cyst is usually the result of knee joint conditions, such as arthritis or torn cartilage, that cause the knee to produce too much lubricating fluid. Turmeric, Frankincense and Myrrh is a superb herbal combination for inflammation. The […]
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Leaky Gut; Spleen Qi Deficiency; Mammograms; 3.23.2018

  The gut is our area of most dangerous exposure to bacteria, viruses, fungi, etc.  We need an acidic stomach in order to pull out iron, B12, calcium and a host of other things. Secretory IGA – one of several lines of defense in the gut. Consistent or overuse of NSAIDS can contribute to leaky […]
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SIBO; Sun Exposure; Testosterone; 01.05.2018

  A breath test is the standard diagnostic tool used by medical doctors in diagnosing SIBO or Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth.  It is a condition where particular strains of bacteria have colonized the small intestine. Dr. Siebecker has a good example chart of a specific carbohydrate diet that is beneficial when dealing with SIBO. Video […]
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Five Elements, Vitamin D, Arvigo Massage; 12.29.2017

  The winter solstice is a time to move slowly – a time to be wise with our bodies. Book of the Week:  The Tao of an Uncluttered Life: Lao Tzu’s Ten Principles for Organization by Karen Hicks. The five elements, or phases, in Chinese medicine are fire, metal, wood, earth, and water.  Fire melts metal – […]
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Gravitational Fields; Facial Rejuvenation; H Pylori; 10.20.2017

  A combination of GI Care by Evergreen, Powerful Digestive Flora from Bio Essence and mastic gum has been effective in treating H pylori. Book of the Week:  PEMF – The Fifth Element of Health: Learn Why Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) Therapy Supercharges Your Health Like Nothing Else! by Bryant Meyers.  He details gravitational fields and how […]
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Five Levels of Healing; Healing is Voltage; Importance of Potassium; 10.13.2017

  Important to have a healthy relationship with the bacteria in our bodies.  Check out Dr. Anne Livingston’s work regarding the 10-20 different bacteria that are known and proven to cause cancers. Book of the Week:  Healing is Voltage by Dr. Jerry Tennant.  He addresses bowling ball syndrome, cranial sacral pump, Chinese medicine and measuring voltage […]
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Dangers of Fluoride, Tips for Autumn and Herbs to Travel With; 10.06.2017

  “The Fluoride Problem; Testimony of Dr. Dean Burke” – recommended video.  A new study that confirms the use of fluoride is a problem Fluoride is an endocrine disrupting chemical.  It is linked to thyroid and memory disorders.  It binds to receptor sites resulting in an inability to utilize iodine properly.  Some side effects of high […]
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Book of the week; Diverticulitis; Iodine Supplementation; 9.29.2017

  Book Recommendation:  Nutrient Power; Heal Your Biochemistry and Heal Your Brain by William J. Walsh  http://event.awakeningfromalzheimers.com/fb-a/ Supplement of the week -the need for iodine supplementation.  Recommend himalayan sea salt augmented with iodine.  A small percentage of people may have an iodine allergy so start with a small amount.  In the USA we are completely flooded with bromine, […]
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Book recommendations, protect against flu vaccines and the benefits of green tea; 9.22.2017

Warriors of Stillness by Jan Diepersloot – book recommendation of the week Life force exercise – The Way of the Sword by Reinhard Kammer EGCG – antioxidant that plays a major role in keeping the vitreous humor healthy and other benefits of green tea Squalene based adjuvant in flu vaccines – dangerous for people with […]
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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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Joint Pain, Ketosis, Tennis Elbow and more. Balancing Point 5.25.2013

Pleural Mesatheloima diagnosis – no direct treatment through Chinese medicine but many approaches to support the overall health of the person going through treatment. Knee pain – turmeric, boswellia or curcumin for inflammation and acupuncture for pain relief can be better than in some cases  than PT and surgery.  Discussion of additional herbal formulas beneficial […]
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Guasha, Sex, Qi and more. Balancing Point 5.18.13

Acupuncture and guasha for facial rejuvenation.  Daoist and Chinese medicine take on vitality through sex and/or masturbation.  Qi – differing opinions on its existence and at the very least what it actually is in a martial arts sense.  The three essential nutrients needed for a healthy heart – magnesium, fish oil and Vitamin D.  Benefits […]
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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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