Q&A 5/31/22 Thyroid Disorders

  Podcast Highlights: 00:43 What is the relationship between depression and leaky gut? 02:15 What about Leaky Gut and ADHD? 03:18 I've gained 35 pounds in the past two months. I went from eating gluten free, sugar free to eating whatever I want, whenever I want. I haven't been dealing with life very well. Is... Continue Reading →

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 →

Weekly Podcast: It All Begins in the Gut

Podcast Highlights: It All Begins in The Gut Importance of getting the liver to function properly. In Chinese Medicine, the Liver is the General in the body.Looking at depression, anger, irritability, frustration and the role the Liver plays. Importance of reducing inflammation in the gut. Wheat and leaky gut connection10-Day coaching and educational group starting... Continue Reading →

Leaky Gut; Spleen Qi Deficiency; Mammograms; 3.23.2018

  The gut is our area of most dangerous exposure to bacteria, viruses, fungi, etc.  We need an acidic stomach in order to pull out iron, B12, calcium and a host of other things. Secretory IGA - one of several lines of defense in the gut. Consistent or overuse of NSAIDS can contribute to leaky... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Testosterone Deficiency, Digestive Issues, Antibacterial Herbs, and more. Balancing Point 3.15.13

Health literacy. Vitamin D-3 levels. Testosterone deficiency. Testosterone-restoring herbs. Cause of enlarged prostate. Treating digestive issues with TCM: leaky gut, ulcerative colitis, etc. Acid reflux pharmaceuticals. Magnesium deficiency. Berberine, barberry, coptis, goldenseal, and other antibacterial herbs. “Minimizing.” Taking inventory of one’s body. Morning muscle aches. Blood and/or qi stagnation. Electrolyte imbalance. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM),... Continue Reading →

Headaches, Diarrhea, IP-6 and more. Balancing Point 12.7.12

Headaches. Root vs. branch of a problem. Stress-induced diarrhea. “Cock’s crow diarrhea.” Toxicity as cause for numerous disorders. Leaky gut. IP-6. “Hallelujah symptoms.” Follow-up self-care. Iron levels. Cancer treatment support. Eustachian tube blockage. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese... 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 →

Leaky Gut and Intestinal Integrity Part 2. Balancing Point 6.4.12

Li-Zhu medicine and treating diseases of lifestyle and internally engendered conditions: Metabolic Syndrome X, insulin resistance, leptin signaling dysfunction, sleep apnea, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, adrenal fatigue/exhaustion, neurotransmitter deficiencies, liver toxicity. PH balance and digestive fire. Benefits of healthy gut flora, beneficial bacteria, probiotics. Understanding why most treatments for food allergies and  yeast... Continue Reading →

Leaky Gut and Intestinal Integrity Part 1. Balancing Point 5.28.12

"When internal Qi is righteous, external evils cannot invade." Gut health and supporting the internal. Immune support. Natural killer cells. “Forest bathing.” Double-edged “magic bullet” medicine. Causes of Leaky Gut and intestinal dysbiosis. Antibiotics. NSAIDs. Antacids. Hormone modulator. Birth control pills. Complications. Inflammation and immune responses. Permeable gut linings. Metabolic wastes, hormones, lectin dense foods,... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Leaky gut, autism, celiac disease, hypertension, menopause, vascular health and more. Balancing Point 8.4.11

Gut health connection to autsim. Concerns about flouride in the water supply. Is leaky gut real?  Celiac disease. High blood pressure readings and white coat hypertension. Chinese herbal medicine and menopause. Hair loss.  Supporting vascular health. Concerns about thrombosis.  Pain in calves after walking, Intermittent claudication.  Pain in legs at night.  Baker's cyst, bulge behind... Continue Reading →

Leaky Gut and Intestinal Dysbiosis Part 2. Balancing Point 8.1.11

  Leaky gut Part 2. Includes: Intestinal dysbiosis.  Ulcerative colitis. Yeast infections. Migraines, hives, fibromyalgia, autism spectrum, gut-brain connection, PMS, fibroids and more. 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 →

Leaky Gut and Intestinal Dysbiosis Part 1. Balancing Point 7.25.11

Leaky gut Part 1. Includes: Intestinal dysbiosis.  Ulcerative colitis. Yeast infections. Migraines, hives, fibromyalgia, autism spectrum, gut-brain connection, PMS, fibroids and more. 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... 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 →

Balancing Point 3.17.11 Eczema. Leaky gut in depth. Menopausal symptoms. Fibromyalgia. Iodine and more.

Childhood eczema.  Leaky gut. TCM herbal formulas to heal the lining of the intestines.  Gut permeability, digestive enzymes, fiber, probiotics, secretory IgA, laboratory test GI Panel. Chinese herbs for extreme menopausal symptoms. Fibromyalgia and pain syndromes.  Iodine, radiation and thyroid health. Fungal infections. Toenail fungus. Mosquito bites. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and... 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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