Tag Archives: acupuncture

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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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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