Tag Archives: breathing exercises

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, […]
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An Ounce of Prevention. Balancing Point 5.21.12

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Healthcare versus illness care. Basics: sleep, meditation, exercise and food. Factors that lower cancer risk. Breast cancer prevention and screening tools. Maximizing health care dollar: catastrophic health insurance and preventive care. Beyond the lab test. The eight aspects of John’s “web of wellness.” What to […]
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Anxiety, Insomnia and Stress. Balancing Point 4.23.12

Using Chinese medicine to transform the quality of life. Exploring the unnaturally high levels of stress imposed by the modern American lifestyle. Increasing workplace stress. Sympathetic vs. parasympathetic nervous system responses. Chai hu long gu mu li tang. Post-traumatic stress disorder. “Interior vacuity”. Yin depletion. Stomach heat. Xin: heart-mind. Breathing techniques. Melatonin. Types of insomnia. […]
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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 […]
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The Balancing Point 1.13.11 Anxiety, Herb-Drug Interactions, Muscle Spasm, Uterine Prolapse and more.

Three week detox program.  Young teen with anxiety. Herb and drug interactions and contraindications for St. John’s Wort.  Acupressure points to relieve children’s anxiety. Breathing exercises for anxiety and to lower blood pressure. Herbal treatments and craniosacral to rebalance neurology.  Leg length disparity. Care for athletes and sports injuries.  Medicinal mushrooms.  Finding acupuncture points and […]
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