Tag Archives: sleep

Insomnia and Acupuncture

Insomnia is when you have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Insomnia side effects could include – fatigue, mental sluggishness, brain fog, irritability, depression, anxiety, excessive worry, difficulty focusing, and even accidents. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) sees insomnia as an imbalance of energies (or Qi) throughout the body. Insomnia can be from Qi Stagnation – […]
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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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Parathyroid, Bone Mass, Pharmaceuticals and more. Balancing Point 1.18.13

Best ways to stay healthy: plenty of sleep, de-stress, take Vitamin D. Stress and anxiety. Catabolic hormones. Parathyroid. Calcium. Bone mass. Reading labs. Bodily toxicity. Dementia. DHA. Beta-carotenoids. True effects of pharmaceuticals. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese Medicine, […]
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Warts, Insomnia, Dairy and more. Balancing Point 1.4.13

Influenza. Boosting immunity. Warts. Anti-viral herbs. Body odors. Insomnia. Sleep issues leading to diabetes. Health care system inefficiencies. Kefir. Perils of dairy. Red palm oil. Extra virgin oils. Omega-3 fatty acids. Algae. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese Medicine, […]
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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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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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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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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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Neurodegenerative diseases Part 2. Balancing Point 3.12.12

Prevention of neurodegenerative diseases. Dementia. Alzheimer’s. Parkinson’s. ALS. MS. Lifestyle, herbs, acupuncture. Legal pharmaceuticals and brain health. Overmedication. The health pyramid and moving away from dementia risk. Jing, preservation of the vital essence and aging. Stress reduction. Prioritizing a healthy lifestyle. Early warning sign and tests. Foods and supplements for prevention. Laboratory tests for dementia […]
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