Tag Archives: liver

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 connection 10-Day coaching and educational […]
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Weekly Update 2-10-21: PMS, Lymphatic Cleanse and Liver Flush

Podcast Highlights: How herbs and acupuncture can help relieve PMS symptoms Importance of doing a lymphatic cleanse Alameda Acupuncture 14-day lymphatic group cleanse Importance 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. […]
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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 […]
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An Ounce of Prevention. Balancing Point 5.21.12

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Healthcare versus illness care. Basics: sleep, meditation, exercise and food. Factors that lower cancer risk. Breast cancer prevention and screening tools. Maximizing health care dollar: catastrophic health insurance and preventive care. Beyond the lab test. The eight aspects of John’s “web of wellness.” What to […]
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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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Anxiety, Insomnia and Stress. Balancing Point 4.23.12

Using Chinese medicine to transform the quality of life. Exploring the unnaturally high levels of stress imposed by the modern American lifestyle. Increasing workplace stress. Sympathetic vs. parasympathetic nervous system responses. Chai hu long gu mu li tang. Post-traumatic stress disorder. “Interior vacuity”. Yin depletion. Stomach heat. Xin: heart-mind. Breathing techniques. Melatonin. Types of insomnia. […]
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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, […]
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Edema, Blood Tests, Eye Pain and more. Balancing Point 3.29.12

Swelling and edema. Electrolyte levels. Blood pressure medication. Channel theory. San jiao channel. Spleen channel. B-12 deficiency. Blood tests. Eye pain. Liver-eye connection in TCM. Extra points. Local vs. distant points. Constipation. Miralax. Konjac mannan fiber. Hyoscyamine. Memory. High blood pressure. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing […]
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Vitamin A, athsma, estrogen, and more. The Balancing Point 2.2.12

Vitamin D. Dietary vitamin A. Liver, butter, full fat milk. Eye health. Cramping toes. Electrolyte imbalance. Magnesium. Ba fung points. Cyclical fevers. Febrile diseases.  Measles. Asthma.  Mount Sinai asthma study. Bio-available hormones for bone health. Osteopenia. Osteoporosis causes. Estrogen and progesterone. Push hands tai chi. Honey. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional […]
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The Water Element (part 2 of 2). Balancing Point 1.23.12

Five Elements or Five Phase theory in the human experience, a conversation with Anastacia White. (Part 2 of 2). Water, winter, kidneys and aging. Liver. Nurturing Yin and Yang. Seasonal change. Meditation.  Caffeine. Fear and anxiety. Letting go. Cold weather stiffness. Dietetic medicine. Warming foods. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. […]
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