Tag Archives: acupuncture

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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Our Last Episode; Benefits of Tai Chi; a Healthy Diet; Mammograms; 07.27.2018

When the level of vitamin D is not where one would suspect than always have a calcitrol test done.  Calcitrol is the active form of vitamin D with a half life of 15 hours. Invest in breast health but be careful about mammograms. For good general health, eat seasonally, organic and all the greens you […]
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Being a Meditator; EMF; Environmental Toxins; 05.04.2018

Recommended book:  12 Rules For Life by Jordan Peterson.  One of his 12 rules: always be comparing yourself to yourself.  Strive to be better today than yesterday.  If we are not moving forward we are sliding backwards. The lipoprotein profile includes:  LDL (low density lipoprotein cholesterol), HDL (high density lipoprotein cholesterol, and Triglycerides (fats carried in […]
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The Blood Brain Barrier; Iodine; What to Ask Your Doctor 4.27.2018

As we move into May, it is a time of creativity; of moving and growing. It is important to ask for specific labs at you annual visit with you MD:  1) a blood test, including a CBC (complete blood count); 2) a chem panel; and 3) a urinalysis. Iodine is necessary for the functioning of […]
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Blood Stasis; Meditation; PreDiabetes; Vaccines; 4.20.2018

The longer we can put off being vaccinated the less damage is done. Body movement is important for healthy blood flow.  The body is dependent on healthy blood flow to carry oxygen in, nutrients in to feed muscles, and to take the cellular waste out.   Artificial electromagnetic frequencies that we are overly exposed to can […]
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Wheat; Lead Testing; Ear Wax; Cell Phone Radiation; 04.13.2018

There has been an upsurge in laboratories doing testing for conditions and issues that historically hav been very difficult to get good testing for. An example of such testing is the Wheat Zoomer Test.  There are numerous potential problems, issues and sensitivties associated with eating wheat that, in the past, were rarely tested for.  The […]
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Dry Needling; Orthopedics; Grovers Disease; 4.06.2018

  Dry needling is a technique used for the treatment of pain and movement impairments. The technique uses a “dry” needle, one without medication or injection, inserted through the skin into areas of the muscle. Acupuncture needles are very small – almost as thin as a strand of hair Grover’s disease is a rare, temporary skin condition. […]
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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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