Testosterone Deficiency, Digestive Issues, Antibacterial Herbs, and more. Balancing Point 3.15.13

Health literacy. Vitamin D-3 levels. Testosterone deficiency. Testosterone-restoring herbs. Cause of enlarged prostate. Treating digestive issues with TCM: leaky gut, ulcerative colitis, etc. Acid reflux pharmaceuticals. Magnesium deficiency. Berberine, barberry, coptis, goldenseal, and other antibacterial herbs. “Minimizing.” Taking inventory of one’s body. Morning muscle aches. Blood and/or qi stagnation. Electrolyte imbalance. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM),... Continue Reading →

Ataxia, Lyme Disease, Low Blood Pressure and more. Balancing Point 2.8.13

Repetitive stress injuries. Acupuncture for orthopedic injuries. Ataxia. Low blood pressure. Blood stasis as primary cause of aging. Lyme disease: contraction and remedy. Western vs. Chinese therapies for lyme disease. Gu and chung diseases. Biofilm-dissolving herbs. Continuous vs. discrete supplementation. Coldness of the extremities. Epicor. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine.... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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,... Continue Reading →

Aging & Longevity (Chinese Medicine’s Kidney System). Balancing Point 5.7.12

Aging and longevity and the "Kidney System" and “blood stasis" in Chinese medicine and translation to Western biomedicine. Endocrine system. Chinese medicine statements of fact explained. Kidneys store essence. Kidneys govern fluids and water. Kidneys govern the absorption of qi. Kidneys govern the bones. Kidneys govern agility. Fear is the orientation of the kidneys. The... Continue Reading →

Neurodegenerative diseases Part 2. Balancing Point 3.12.12

Prevention of neurodegenerative diseases. Dementia. Alzheimer’s. Parkinson’s. ALS. MS. Lifestyle, herbs, acupuncture. Legal pharmaceuticals and brain health. Overmedication. The health pyramid and moving away from dementia risk. Jing, preservation of the vital essence and aging. Stress reduction. Prioritizing a healthy lifestyle. Early warning sign and tests. Foods and supplements for prevention. Laboratory tests for dementia... Continue Reading →

Fatty Acids, Inflammation, I Ching and more. Balancing Point 3.1.12

Lab tests. Essential fatty acids. Prostaglandins. Cholesterol. Cardiovascular health. Polyunsaturated fat. Omega 6 vs. Omega 3 fatty acids. Clearing heat. Dispelling blood stasis. Sticky blood. Inflammation. Cholesterol. Vertical auto profile test. HDL, LDL, VLDL, and triglycerides. I ching translations. Duality. Simplicity. Whiplash. Cupping. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming.... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Neurodegenerative Diseases Part 1. The Balancing Point 2.20.12

Brain health and neurodegenerative disease. Dementia, Alzheimer’s. Parkinson’s. ALS, MS. Predictors, causes, signs and symptoms. The "kidney" system and aging and the brain in Chinese Medicine. Legal and illegal drug use and the affect on the brain. "Kidney deficiency.” "Spleen Qi" deficiency. Phlegm. Damp and blood stasis. Senior moments. Nominative aphasia. Not engaging in mental... Continue Reading →

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