Tag Archives: herbal medicine

Five Levels of Healing; Healing is Voltage; Importance of Potassium; 10.13.2017

  Important to have a healthy relationship with the bacteria in our bodies.  Check out Dr. Anne Livingston’s work regarding the 10-20 different bacteria that are known and proven to cause cancers. Book of the Week:  Healing is Voltage by Dr. Jerry Tennant.  He addresses bowling ball syndrome, cranial sacral pump, Chinese medicine and measuring voltage […]
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Dangers of Fluoride, Tips for Autumn and Herbs to Travel With; 10.06.2017

  “The Fluoride Problem; Testimony of Dr. Dean Burke” – recommended video.  A new study that confirms the use of fluoride is a problem Fluoride is an endocrine disrupting chemical.  It is linked to thyroid and memory disorders.  It binds to receptor sites resulting in an inability to utilize iodine properly.  Some side effects of high […]
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Book of the week; Diverticulitis; Iodine Supplementation; 9.29.2017

  Book Recommendation:  Nutrient Power; Heal Your Biochemistry and Heal Your Brain by William J. Walsh  http://event.awakeningfromalzheimers.com/fb-a/ Supplement of the week -the need for iodine supplementation.  Recommend himalayan sea salt augmented with iodine.  A small percentage of people may have an iodine allergy so start with a small amount.  In the USA we are completely flooded with bromine, […]
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Book recommendations, protect against flu vaccines and the benefits of green tea; 9.22.2017

Warriors of Stillness by Jan Diepersloot – book recommendation of the week Life force exercise – The Way of the Sword by Reinhard Kammer EGCG – antioxidant that plays a major role in keeping the vitreous humor healthy and other benefits of green tea Squalene based adjuvant in flu vaccines – dangerous for people with […]
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Change your health with Traditional Chinese Medicine (415) 431-TALK

Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture Herbal Medicine Qi Gong Tai Ji Functional Medicine Supplements Nutrition Lab Testing Educational and Fun Call-in radio show Fridays 7am-8am PST KEST 1450 AM San Francisco, CA Invitation to call With compassion and humor, Dr.  John Nieters, L.Ac. strives to answer our health questions. Sometimes poignant, sometimes irreverent, always an adventure. […]
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Joint Pain, Ketosis, Tennis Elbow and more. Balancing Point 5.25.2013

Pleural Mesatheloima diagnosis – no direct treatment through Chinese medicine but many approaches to support the overall health of the person going through treatment. Knee pain – turmeric, boswellia or curcumin for inflammation and acupuncture for pain relief can be better than in some cases  than PT and surgery.  Discussion of additional herbal formulas beneficial […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Spring, Gu Syndromes, Microwaves and more. Balancing Point 3.29.13

“Go with the flow.” Emerging for springtime. Gu type disorders. Parasitic pathogens. Lyme disease. Length of efficacy of formulas. Abdominal distention. Co-infections. Cooking with microwaves. Low-fat diets. High- vs. low-quality fats. Costs of healthcare. 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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Goiter, Chronic Nausea, Sleep Apnea and more. Balancing Point 2.22.13

Enlarged thyroid. Iodine deficiency. Goiter. Chronic nausea. Celiac disease. Undefinable diseases. Sleep apnea. Importance of touch. Treatment times for different illnesses. Calcium supplementation. NSAIDs and cardiovascular risk. Achieving critical mass of natural healing. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese […]
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Overall Health, Anemia, Mercury and more. Balancing Point 2.15.13

Fatigue. Overall health and wellbeing. Anemia. B-12 deficiency. Low Vitamin D levels. Cholesterol. Redefining “normal.” Symptoms are not normal.  Dangers of even minor surgeries. Hyper parathyroid. Magnesium deficiency. Dealing with root causes rather than symptoms. Purpose of pain. Mercury poisoning. Chronic pancreatitis. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The […]
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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. […]
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Stress, Nature of Truth, Migraines and more. Balancing Point 12.21.12.

Holiday stress. Creating your reality. Focusing your attention. Dwell in the truth. The dao de jing. Goodness and badness. Eight hugs a day. Migraines. Detox and weight loss. 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.  […]
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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 […]
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Heat, Allergies, Immune Health and more. Balancing Point 7.6.12

Heat rash. Clearing summer heat. Trapped heat. Seasonal allergies. Antihistamines. Injection therapies. Micro acupuncture systems. Balancing the immune system. Shonishin technique. Pressure points for allergies. 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 […]
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Iron, Eye Health, Blood Cancers and more. Balancing Point 5.17.12

Minerals. Excess Iron. Iron chelators. Aluminum and copper. Eye disease. Macular degeneration. Fuchs’ corneal dystrophy. Spleen qi deficiency not holding blood in vessels. Describing disorders in Chinese Medicine. Blood-building formulas. Anemia. Lack of dietary fiber. Fructose. High platelet count. Blood cancers. Er xian tang. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live […]
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Aging & Longevity (Chinese Medicine’s Kidney System). Balancing Point 5.7.12

Aging and longevity and the “Kidney System” and “blood stasis” in Chinese medicine and translation to Western biomedicine. Endocrine system. Chinese medicine statements of fact explained. Kidneys store essence. Kidneys govern fluids and water. Kidneys govern the absorption of qi. Kidneys govern the bones. Kidneys govern agility. Fear is the orientation of the kidneys. The […]
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Water, Fatty Liver, Menopause and more. Balancing Point 5.3.12

Spinach. Raw vs. cooked vegetables. Water purification. High-oxalate foods. Reducing oxalate production. Fatty liver. Danger of fructose. Caffeine. Green tea extract. Chlorella and spirulina. Coconut products. Soy. Turmeric. Perimenopausal symptoms. Menopause. Progesterone deficiency. Estrogen balance. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about […]
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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.  […]
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