Tag Archives: depression

Fibromyalgia, Pulses, Gut-Brain Connection and more. Balancing Point 5.4.2013

Stroke. Fibromyalgia. The six depressions. Vascular age. Taking pulses. Pulse wave velocity test. Cardiovascular episodes. Maintaining free flow of qi, blood, and bodily fluids for health. Leaky gut and mental/emotional issues. Autism. MSG. Gut-brain connection. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about […]
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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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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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Allergenic Foods, ALS, Depression and more. Balancing Point 10.19.12

Eliminating allergenic foods.  Detoxification. Supplements to pull out toxins. Chelation. Link between pesticides and neurological conditions. Herbs for DNA repair. ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Chlordane. Heavy metal testing. Depression. Qi stagnation. Individualized diagnosis. Statin use. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional […]
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Pain Management, Protein, Kawasaki Disease and more. Balancing Point 4.12.12

Corydalin/Yan Hu Suo. Pain management. Binaural beats. Qi stagnation. Liver depression. Kawasaki disease. Statins. Heart disease. Diabetes. Gluten intolerance. High-lectin foods. Pea protein. Rice proteins. Bowel micro-flora. Probiotics. Bowel disease. The master cleanse. Breaking fasts.  Curbing sweet tooth. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk […]
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Men’s Health – Andropause. The Balancing Point 2.13.12

Men’s health: andropause, the male climacteric. Hormones. Depression. Aging. Prostate cancer.  The male brain and how it impacts “male reality.” Thriving through andropause. Low testosterone. Low energy. Loss of sex drive. Erectile dysfunction. Human growth hormone. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show […]
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Supplements, arthritis, anxiety and more. The Balancing Point 2.9.12

Painful tongue. Burning mouth syndrome. Fish and krill oil. GM Food. FDA. Vitamin and Supplement regulation. False findings about vitamins and supplements. Arthritis. Digital swelling. Hot and cold bi. Gluten free. Aikido. Energy flows. Diet. Anxiety. Nervousness. Depression. Antidepressants. Practicing mindfulness. Ceasing thought. Chai hu jia long mu tang. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, […]
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Sleep problems, melatonin, tendons, weight Loss, and more. Balancing Point 1.12.12

Turning around pre-diabetic condition.  Sleep problems.   Asthma. Melatonin and magnesium. Grounding. Acupressure channels for spasticity. Balance method. Restless leg. Eye floaters and herbs for visual obstructions. Melatonin, ALS, sleep, weight loss, metabolic rate. Help for plugged ears.  Tendon rupture side effect of Cipro,  support for tendon health in Chinese medicine by supporting the liver and […]
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Styles of Chinese Medicine, herbal safety concerns, depression and more. Balancing Point 12.8.11

Heat-wind condition.  Different styles of Traditional Chinese Medicine: “External turn to Zhang, Internal turn to Li.”  Science and magic. Concerns about Chinese herbal safety. Orthomolecular medicine article on evidence based medicine.  Calcium intake considerations. Help for dry eyes. Research design. Simple treatment for depression. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live […]
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Essence-Spirit diseases or mental-emotional disorders. Balancing Point 11.28.11

Essence-Spirit diseases or mental-emotional disorders. Manual of psycology DSM4 may be revised.  Movement away from talk therapy towards drug therapy. Normal human experience now pathological. Political decisions affecting mental healthcare system.  Repercussions of diagnosis.  Cultural differences.  TCM perspective of yangming disorders from the Huang Di Nei Jing.  Distinguishing mania and withdrawal, manic depression and bipolar […]
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Chronic recalcitrant diseases: Gu Syndrome “when the oil has seeped into the flour.” Balancing Point 11.14.11

  Gu syndrome: “when the oil has seeped into the flour.” A combination of recalcitrant chronic diseases, digestive disorders, mental-emotional disorders, parasitic diseases. depression, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, emotional overwhelm, exhaustion, Lyme disease, mycobacterial infection, gut inflammation, sarcoidosis.  Props to Fruehauf, Flaws, Klinghoffer, Mattman, Maciocia.   Understanding why certain common Western and TCM treatments can make the […]
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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 […]
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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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Antibiotics. E.Coli. Metal detox. Balance method. Childhood asthma, eczema and more. Balancing Point 6.9.11

Benefits of antibiotics.  Overuse of prescription drugs.  Child with fever. Why E.coli is a concern. Metal detox.  Mercury vapors in the mouth. Dental amalgams. Different systems of Chinese Medicine, balance method, classical Chinese medicine, traditional Chinese medicine.  Childhood asthma, eczema with Chinese medicine.  Chinese medicine treatment to address many common ailments. Benefits of tea, green, […]
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SSRI’s. Anemia. Cancer. Gestational diabetes. Hyperthyroid, hypothyroid and more. Balancing Point 6.2.11

SSRI’s and antidepressants.  NSAIDS and cardiovascular risk.  Vegetarian and vegan diets, Hydrochloric acid function, anemia.  Preparing the body for pregnancy.  Cancer and chemotherapy support. Help with nausea, neuropathy in hands and feet, quality of life and pain.  Effective herb for pain management.  Study looking at nutrition and metabolic syndrome (combination of blood sugar problems, diabetes, […]
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