Tag Archives: brain

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 […]
Read More »

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 […]
Read More »

Formulas, Drusen, Cupping and more. Balancing Point 4.6.13

Mixing formulas. Adjusting herbal formulas to body types. History of herbal formulas. Macular drusen. Macular degeneration. Good books on inflammation. Truly integrative medicine. Memory loss. Gaba. Cupping. Kinesio taping. How a sprain heals. Sweetening formulas. Honey. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show […]
Read More »

Immunity, Low Back Pain. Flatulence and more. Balancing Point 12.14.12

Cold and flu season. Immunity. Vegetarianism. Importance of healthy fats. Dementia prevention. Vitamin D. Mediterranean diet. Low back pain. Steroid injections side effects. Efficacy of acupuncture. Prolotherapy. Gout. Psoriasis. Eggs. Dentures. Acupuncture for brain diseases. Flatulence. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show […]
Read More »

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 […]
Read More »

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 […]
Read More »

Leaky Gut and Intestinal Integrity Part 2. Balancing Point 6.4.12

Li-Zhu medicine and treating diseases of lifestyle and internally engendered conditions: Metabolic Syndrome X, insulin resistance, leptin signaling dysfunction, sleep apnea, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, adrenal fatigue/exhaustion, neurotransmitter deficiencies, liver toxicity. PH balance and digestive fire. Benefits of healthy gut flora, beneficial bacteria, probiotics. Understanding why most treatments for food allergies and  yeast […]
Read More »

Gut-Brain connection, ADHD, herbs, GERD and more. Balancing Point 11.17.11

Brain “Gu.” Schizophrenia, mental health and nutritional deficiencies. Gut-brain connection.  ADHD common diagnosis for children.  Reading laboratory testing for disease prevention.  Herb Jiaogulan,  gynostemma, adaptogenic herb. Misuse of herbs, herb safety and herb-drug interactions.  Popular acupuncture to avoid when people are on blood thinners.  Natural support for high blood pressure during pregnancy. GERD and proton […]
Read More »

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 […]
Read More »

Heart Health 101. Balancing Point 10.10.11

  Today all about heart health, heart attacks, heart disease, cardiovascular.  Signs of heart-mind imbalances in TCM:  Parkinson’s disease and other neurological diseases, scattered thinking, difficulty concentrating, loss of joy, red  or ruddy complexion, very pale complexion, speech problems, confused speech, stuttering, mental illnesses and depression,  lassitude, weak spirit, profuse dreaming, mania, red tongue, fast […]
Read More »

Lyme disease. Brain fog. Addiction. Pu-Erh tea. Cysts. Balancing Point 10.6.11

Tick-born diseases. Estrogenic factors, children’s brain health and breast health. Lyme disease co-factors. Addiction and diet, why it can be hard to make healthy food choices.  Supplements for brain fog.  PH, acid-alkaline. Pu erh tea.  Cysts.  Poultices and salves. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health […]
Read More »

Fatty liver. Migraines. Dementia Prevention. Preserving Brain Function. Balancing Point 6.13.11

  Fatty liver. Question the impossible. Migraines and hormonal imbalances. Dementia, Alzheimer’s and brain health. Herbs for dementia prevention.  Herbs to bring up the energy and promote calm, clears a cloudy head. Blood activating and blood nourishing herb, works on vessel leakage.  Herb to calm the spirit and open the orifices, effective for people who […]
Read More »