Tag Archives: dementia

De-Stressing, Kidney Stones, Seasonal Allergies and more. Balancing Point 4.20.13

Dementia. Acupuncture for stress relief. Grounding out. Hugging trees. Human touch. Lymphatic massage. De-frazzling. Castaneda. “Stop the world.” The power of contemplation. Vitamin D and kidney stones. Dehydration. Calcium buildup. Types of kidney stones. Passing kidney stones. Dietary modifications for kidney stones. Evening primrose oil. Dietary and medical “fads.”  Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. Types […]
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Parathyroid, Bone Mass, Pharmaceuticals and more. Balancing Point 1.18.13

Best ways to stay healthy: plenty of sleep, de-stress, take Vitamin D. Stress and anxiety. Catabolic hormones. Parathyroid. Calcium. Bone mass. Reading labs. Bodily toxicity. Dementia. DHA. Beta-carotenoids. True effects of pharmaceuticals. 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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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 […]
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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 […]
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Healthcare Costs, Fasting, Power and more. Balancing Point 6.28.12

Measuring magnesium. MMSE test for diagnosing and predicting dementia. The cost of healthcare. Preventative vs. curative care. “Effortless power.” Benefits of fasting. Vegetable vs. fruit fasts. 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. […]
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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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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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Blood Sugar, Alcohol, Allergies and more. Balancing Point 3.8.12

Blood sugar. Blood glucose tests: A1C, GITT, GTT. Diabetes. Hypoglycemia. Antihistamines. Seasonal allergies. Anti-inflammatory diet. Carotenoids. Alcohol and dementia. Preparing for spring. Seasonal living. Gallbladder pain. 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. […]
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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 […]
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Connective tissue, lab review, diet soda, PTSD and more. Balancing Point 9.22.11

When to get treatment from an acupuncturist.  Collagen health and connective tissue health. Bruising and collagen deficiency.  Lab test review, when to worry about a lab test. Test your microwave for radiation leakage. New study on seniors and pharmaceutical usage. Concerns about diet soda. Aspartame and diabetes link. Soda linked to strokes.  Sores on toes. […]
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