Tag Archives: herbal medicine

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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Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, Supplement Quality, Thyroid Treatments and more. Balancing Point 4.19.12.

  “Knotty diseases”. Hives. Fluid buildup. Qi mechanism disorder. Cellulitis. San jiao channel. Spleen channel. Supplement quality. Antioxidants. Multiple chemical sensitivity. Overwhelmed liver. Lung yin deficiency. Residual lung heat. Volatile organic compounds. Invisible illness. Chronic disease. High blood pressure. Thyroid treatments. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point […]
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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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Autoimmune and Inflammation. Balancing Point 4.2.12

Autoimmune and inflammatory diseases on the rise. “Autogens”. Pathogenesis, toxic environmental factors. Diet and lifestyle. Behcet’s disease and cow’s milk proteins. Translating TCM terminology “wind, damp-heat & phlegm.”  Herbal medicine and classical formulas for autoimmune disorders and inflammation, i.e. systemic lupus, MS, ALS, collagen diseases, kidney damage, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren’s syndrome, anti-baterial, anti-viral, respiratory tract support, […]
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Traumatic injury: broken bones and fractures. The Balancing Point 1.30.12

  Traumatic injury. Sports injury. Broken bones and fractures. Qi gong. Nei gong. No free flow and pain. Free flow and no pain.  Bone setting. Getting the right diagnosis. Wu ling san. Proper qi and blood flow. Things that slow the healing process like wheat (inflammatory) and NSAIDS (which double the rate of non-union fractures). […]
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Blood pressure, congestion, osteoporosis and more. The Balancing Point 1.26.12

Blood pressure. Body temperature. Biomat. Collapsed lung. Morning congestion.  Neti pot. Gastrointenstinal disorders. Gluten. Dairy. Vitamin D. Conventional medicine. Ulcerative colitis. Osteoporosis. Hysterectomy. Strengthening bone. Tai chi. Comprehensive treatment. 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 […]
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Study on Herbal Medicine and Asthma

This study from Mount Sinai hospital on the treatment of asthma with herbal medicine was mentioned on the Balancing Point 1.12.12. http://www.acupuncturetoday.com/archives2005/dec/12fratkin.html Be Well! Dr. John Nieters, L.Ac. Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Hangovers. Womens health. Cancer. Balancing Point 1.2.12

Herbal formula for “Liquor damage” and hangovers. Two herbal formulas to have on hand. What TCM can offer for women’s health, fertility, menopause, PCOS, estrogen dominance, painful menstruation, PMS. Qualifications for treating women’s health. Second Spring, the time of menopause. Dispelling common healthcare myths. Using Traditional Chinese Medicine as an adjunctive therapy with cancer and […]
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Stomach flu. Meditation. Qi gong massage and more. Balancing Point 12.15.11

Pleomorphism and monomorphism.  Surprising affect of acupuncture treatment. Notice how the world responds to you and slow down.  Gratitude for our community.  Herbal treatment for stomach virus. Acupressure points to help with stomach flu.  Starting a meditation practice.  BEC and BEC5 skin cancer. Alternative support during cancer treatments. Free meditation course.  Qi gong for upper […]
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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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Gratitude, bone health, electroacupuncture and more. Balancing Point 11.24.11

Giving thanks. Skin problem and Chinese herbals. Increasing blood flow after injury to promote healing. Supporting bone health after fracture or break. Different types of electroacupuncture.  Acupuncture to support eye health. Master Tung points. Incontinence and pelvic floor disorders treatment, using acupuncture to “pull up the central qi.” With regards to Thanksgiving: “Nothing tastes as […]
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Female Infertility, PCOS and endocrine disorders. Balancing Point 11.21.11

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), Stein-Leventhal Syndrome,  female infertility, endocrine disorders. Erratic menstruation, lack of menstruation, facial hair, darker body hair, hair on nipples, change or increase in body fat, apple shaped body, acne, insulin resistance, low HDL, high LDL, cholesterol, irregular ovulation, no ovulation, androgen excess, FSH:LH, thyroid testing, regulating leptin and ghrelin.  Chlomid vs. […]
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Gut-Brain connection, ADHD, herbs, GERD and more. Balancing Point 11.17.11

Brain “Gu.” Schizophrenia, mental health and nutritional deficiencies. Gut-brain connection.  ADHD common diagnosis for children.  Reading laboratory testing for disease prevention.  Herb Jiaogulan,  gynostemma, adaptogenic herb. Misuse of herbs, herb safety and herb-drug interactions.  Popular acupuncture to avoid when people are on blood thinners.  Natural support for high blood pressure during pregnancy. GERD and proton […]
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Autumn energy. PSA and prostate. Vascular health. Balancing Point 10.20.11

Seasonal changes: aligning your energy with Autumn. Applying the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine broadly. Sclerosing tissue. Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) testing. In depth look at blood fats and laboratory report. Herbal formulas for coronary artery profusion and clearing the arteries. Supplements for arterial health. The importance of a deep sleep for healing. Concerns about overuse […]
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Moxa. Soy. Allergies. Mushrooms. Lung Health. Balancing Point 10.13.11

Healthcare freedom. Benefits of moxa (Chinese mugwort herb) and moxabustion therapy to stimulate acupuncture points and help to resolve cold weather issues, fatigue, menstrual pain, insomnia and improve constitutional strength.  “Always keep Zusanli wet.”  Access to nutritional supplements. Tui na massage.   Soy. Allergy shiners: dark circles around the eyes. Difficulty burping. Benefits of baking soda.  […]
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Prostate health, medicinal mushrooms, dietary therapy, urinary problems, achilles and more. Balancing Point 8.18.11

Prostate cancer. Medicinal mushrooms.  Calcium supplementation.  Feeling cold. Vibrating leg. Bone soup. Alkaline diet.  Gerson therapy. Bowel irregularities. Gut brain connection.  Acupuncture points to increase or decrease urination. Benefits of astragalus. Achillies tendon injury. 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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Coconut oil. Lymphatic massage. Prostate health and more. Balancing Point 7.7.11

Benefits of coconut oil. Water-decocted polypharmacy herbal medicine. Lymphatic massage. Sugar and chocolate. Cell phones and radiation. Prostate health. 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 and health educator.  http://www.thebalancingpoint.net […%5D
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Chinese herbal medicine in depth. Hepatitis C and more. Balancing Point 7.4.11

Health care freedoms.  Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Rush. Putting TCM to the test.  All truth passes three stages.  Chinese Herbal Medicine in depth. Hepatitis C. 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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Diabetes cure? Dairy products. Psoriasis. Ear tubes and more. Balancing Point 6.30.11

Is there a cure for Type 1 Diabetes using the TB vaccine?  Combining certain common pharmaceuticals causes huge leap in blood sugars.  Herbal formula and long term chronic fatigue. Milk, yogurt, kefir, casein, whey, butter and ghee.  Health benefits of chocolate.  Several concerns for patients with psoriasis. Simple treatment for psoriasis. Goat milk. Alternatives for […]
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