Tag Archives: seasonal advice

De-Stressing, Kidney Stones, Seasonal Allergies and more. Balancing Point 4.20.13

Dementia. Acupuncture for stress relief. Grounding out. Hugging trees. Human touch. Lymphatic massage. De-frazzling. Castaneda. “Stop the world.” The power of contemplation. Vitamin D and kidney stones. Dehydration. Calcium buildup. Types of kidney stones. Passing kidney stones. Dietary modifications for kidney stones. Evening primrose oil. Dietary and medical “fads.”  Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. Types […]
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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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Empowerment, Frozen Shoulder, Self Care and more. Balancing Point 10.26.12

Finding purpose. Empowerment. “Know thyself.”  Becoming your values. Frozen shoulder. Gil Hedley “Fuzz Talk.” Tui na. Physical therapy. Electroacupuncture. Frank Butler. Oligo fructose. Self-healing. Self-care. Detoxification. Neurodegenerative diseases. Early detection. The time of hibernation. Moxa at ren 6 and stomach 36. Earlier and earlier puberty. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. […]
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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 […]
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Seasonal sleep, Arginine, Bell’s Palsy and more. Balancing Point 5.10.12

Finding our source assumptions. Whole health. Mental health. Nature of reality. Seasonal sleep adjustment. Konjac mannan. Arginine. Causes of Multiple sclerosis. Phytic acid. IP-6. Chelation. Nose tickle. Liver discomfort. Bell’s Palsy. Trigeminal nerve. Blood pressure. Beet roots, celery, cucumber. Iron. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point […]
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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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Detoxification: Lymph, Blood, Inflammation. Balancing Point 3.26.12

Guided detoxification program. Informed consent. A gentle approach to detoxification.  Thinning and the lymph and lymphatic massage.Far infrared. Heat. Dry brushing. Burning fat releases toxins into the bloodstream, cleansing the blood. Clearing inflammation. Balancing leptin and ghrelin and regulating food intake and satiation. Stress, cortisol and fat-burning. Chronic arthritis and inflammatory conditions. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), […]
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Books: Making the most of Spring

Book discussed on the Balancing Point radio show March 19, 2012: Foundations of Health by Christopher Hobbs Staying Healthy with the Seasons by Elson Haas The Detox Diet by Elson Haas and Daniella Chace The Seasonal Detox Diet by Carrie L’Esperance

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 […]
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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. […]
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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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The Water Element (part 1 of 2). Balancing Point 1.16.12

The Water Element. Five Element or Five Phase theory in the human experience, a conversation with Anastacia White. (Part 1 of 2). 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 […]
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Winter solstice. Bladder prolapse. Eye health and more. Balancing Point 12.22.11

Honoring Winter Solstice: go slow, be patient.   Bladder prolapse considering surgery. Picking a surgeon. Large German acupuncture study. Side effects from acupuncture. Top four supplements for eye health. Girdjieff. Contrast agents in MRI’s.  Vaccine research. Best cooking oils. Kidney support. GMO foods. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The […]
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Winter Seasonal Advice: Utmost Yin. Balancing Point 12.19.11

Winter and seasonal change. Thrive in winter. Winter solstice and “utmost yin.” Closing and storing. Protecting the kidneys. Salt. Clarity and purpose. 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 […]
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Krill, fish oil. Hypothyroidism. Psoriasis. Herniated disc. Rheumatoid arthritis. Balancing Point 10.27.11

Striving for critical mass in health care change.  Krill omega 3 for brain health. Best foods for health in the fall. Newly diagnosed with hypothyroidism, several considerations. Looking at cancer. Goiters. Psoriasis internal and external. Treating a bulging herniated disc with acupuncture. Rheumatoid arthritis. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live […]
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How to Prepare for Winter. Fall preparations. Balancing Point 10.24.11

Preparing your body for Winter. Sudden energy drops in October.  How to meet the seasonal changes and build and nourish the body for the coming winter.  Qigong exercises, specific foods, specific supplements and more to build and nourish the body and the immune system in the Fall. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and […]
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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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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 […]
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