Q&A 5/24/22 Digestion: SIBO, SIFO, EPI and Leaky Gut

  Podcast Highlights: 03:23 My naturopath has said that I have SIBO, SIFO, EPI and leaky gut. What does this all mean and does it make sense? 06:00 Chewing Food 11:50 Bitter Foods 30:30 Hiatal Hernia 31:32 H. Pylori 34:02 Pancreas and Gallbladder 36:02 "EPI." Endogenous Pancreatic Enzyme Insufficiency 38:01 Breaking Down Enzymes 41:41 Leaky... Continue Reading →

Q&A 4/26/22 Old Scars and Benefits of Coffee and Tea

  Podcast Highlights: 03:31:22 Could my internal organs be displaced after a C-section 17 years ago or from adhesions forming after that surgery? Could visceral manipulation be good to try for diagnosis and or relief?" 25:59:27 Is all caffeine, the same? Coffee and tea? Does the different sugar content in soft drinks make a difference?... Continue Reading →

Q&A 3/29/22 Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Liver/ Gallbladder

Full video of webinar: Podcast Highlights: 02:00 pH changes in the digestive system7:40 Gallbladder stones 10:00 Bristol Stool Chart 11:50 The Hun 12:50 Zong and Fu organs14:48 Paired organ meridian relationships. 17:57 Adrenal Glands and kidney meridian 23:16 Hun, wood, growth24:51 The general liver25:44 Gallbladder administrator30:12 drinking Tart Cherry juice for liver cleanse35:26 Recommend for... Continue Reading →

Weekly Update 2-10-21: PMS, Lymphatic Cleanse and Liver Flush

Podcast Highlights: How herbs and acupuncture can help relieve PMS symptomsImportance of doing a lymphatic cleanseAlameda Acupuncture 14-day lymphatic group cleanseImportance of a liver flush to further healing. Podcast Notes: 00:00  Hello and welcome to The Balancing Point. I am Kathryn, here with Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM for another Weekly Update. Dr Nieters: I... Continue Reading →

Wheat; Lead Testing; Ear Wax; Cell Phone Radiation; 04.13.2018

There has been an upsurge in laboratories doing testing for conditions and issues that historically hav been very difficult to get good testing for. An example of such testing is the Wheat Zoomer Test.  There are numerous potential problems, issues and sensitivties associated with eating wheat that, in the past, were rarely tested for.  The... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Gallbladder, MS, Good Oils, and more. Balancing Point 1.25.13

Gallbladder removal surgery. Passing gall stones. Gallbladder health diet. Multiple sclerosis: causes, remedies, and hope for the future. Sore throats. Cold and flu. Herbal medicine. Gui zhi tang. Infectious agents. Strep throat. Powerfully anti-viral herbs. Good fats and oils for cooking. Polyunsaturated fats. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming.... Continue Reading →

Fatty Liver, Heart Health, Salt and more. Balancing Point 12.28.12

Fatty liver. Vitamin D. Shifting energetic systems. Interpreting lab results. Liver fire. Permanent weight loss. Detoxification. Bowel health. Liver and gallbladder support. Flax seed. Blood pressure. Systolic and diastolic blood pressure measurements. Rheumatoid arthritis. High quality salt. Heart tonics. Finger warts. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing... Continue Reading →

Gut Health, Flu Shots, Colon Cancer and more. Balancing Point 10.12.12

Terminology: cleanse vs. detox vs. fast. Gut health is the core of overall health. Leaky gut. Gut’s impact on immune health. Five element/five phase theory. Flu shots. Vitamin D. Avoiding colon cancer and cancerous growth. Bowel flora. Probiotics. Fermented food. Gallbladder bile. Antacids. Importance of stomach acid. Internal organ massage. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western... Continue Reading →

Hysterectomies, Abdominal Pain, Hives and more. Balancing Point 6.7.12

Intestinal dysbiosis and linked illnesses. Hysterectomies. Drusin. Macular degeneration. Green tea extract and astaxanthin for eye health. SOD. Latent heat. Chronic illness. Methylation pathways. Macro vs. micro systems. “Unexplained” abdominal pain. Post-surgery pain. Chi nei tsang. Thyroid conditions and heart attacks. Hives and autoimmune disease.  Hives indicate damp heat. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective,... Continue Reading →

Curcumin, Lactose Intolerance, Iron and more. Balancing Point 4.26.12

Lactose intolerance. Anxiety. Kaptchuk, T.J. et al. 2008 study. Lowering iron. Antioxidants. Vitamin D. Curcumin. Alzheimer’s. Macrophages. Liver and gallbladder spasms. Castor oil. Eyelid inflammation. Detoxification side effects. 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. ... Continue Reading →

Spring and the Wood Element. Balancing Point 4.16.12

Spring and the Wood Element, another conversation with Anastacia White. Saturation of healthful eating into mass media. A very high-energy time. Cultivating the energy coming from the ground. Anger and frustration as a result of excess energy. Wood  element in relation to the cosmos:  Thunder, wind, fluctuating weather, the planet Jupiter. Expansiveness. Night-focus. Trees. Rigidity,... Continue Reading →

Making the Most of Spring. Balancing Point 3.19.12

Spring seasonal advice. How to maximize your energy for spring. Minimizing risk. Five element theory. Liver & gallbladder systems. Importance of having a high functioning liver and gallbladder. Holistic and Western points of view. Life vision. Keys to successfully creating your life. Vision -> goal -> plan -> action. Grounding. Earthing. Increasing exercise. Detoxing. Balancing... Continue Reading →

Radiation, Cosmetic Acupuncture, Liver cleanses and more. Balancing Point 3.15.12

Radiation. Squalene. Botox. Cosmetic acupuncture. Fat distribution. Weight loss. Weight fluctuations. Leptin system. Liver cleanse. Protecting the liver. Milk thistle. Dandelion. Gallbladder health. Thermograms. Glucose control. Diabetes. 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... Continue Reading →

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.... Continue Reading →

Seasonal changes, immune support, headaches and more. Balancing Point 10.3.11

Harmonizing your body with the natural rhythms of seasonal changes from Long Summer to Fall. Developing immunity. Fall foods for health and warming the middle jiao for sustaining energy. Importance of tranquility, meaning, inspiration and companionship. Using acupuncture to tune-up the immune system. Honor the body's natural sleep cycles, it's time to sleep in. Vitamin... Continue Reading →

Cosmetic acupuncture. Post-gallbladder surgery. ALS, Crohn’s disease and more. Balancing Point 5.26.11

OTC painkillers and blood cancers. Learning Chinese medicine "drawing clear liquid from the dregs of the ancients". New study on bone health. New study on Vitamin D and COPD.  Weight loss. Stimulate lymph and blood flow. Salt and electrolytes.  Jaw pain.  Medical tourism.   Cosmetic acupuncture or facial acupuncture.  Japanese acupuncture technique.  Scars affecting qi flow.... Continue Reading →

The Balancing Point 2.24.11 Heart health, Shoulder pain, Breast health thermagrams, Ulcerative Colitis and more.

High blood pressure, not sleeping well, obesity (likely insulin resistant), history of heart disease in family -where to start, finding the root. Ergonomics and repetitive stress injuries. Shoulder pain, rotator cuff injury. Pneumonia vaccine. Laboratory testing for healthy vitamin D levels. Thermograms to measure blood flow in breast tissue and early detection for tumors.  Breast... Continue Reading →

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