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 →

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 →

Iron, Eye Health, Blood Cancers and more. Balancing Point 5.17.12

Minerals. Excess Iron. Iron chelators. Aluminum and copper. Eye disease. Macular degeneration. Fuchs' corneal dystrophy. Spleen qi deficiency not holding blood in vessels. Describing disorders in Chinese Medicine. Blood-building formulas. Anemia. Lack of dietary fiber. Fructose. High platelet count. Blood cancers. Er xian tang. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Ginseng, Diabetes, Diagnosis and more. The Balancing Point 2.23.12

  Energy medicine. Energy movement. Energy alignment. Blood pressure medication. Wu ling san. Chai hu long gu mu li tang. High blood pressure causes. Pulse diagnosis. Blood stasis. High blood sugar. Ginseng. Lower abdominal pain. Chi nei tsan. Diabetes. Glucose monitoring. Diabetic training. Retinal bleeding. Spleen qi. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and... Continue Reading →

Neurodegenerative Diseases Part 1. The Balancing Point 2.20.12

Brain health and neurodegenerative disease. Dementia, Alzheimer’s. Parkinson’s. ALS, MS. Predictors, causes, signs and symptoms. The "kidney" system and aging and the brain in Chinese Medicine. Legal and illegal drug use and the affect on the brain. "Kidney deficiency.” "Spleen Qi" deficiency. Phlegm. Damp and blood stasis. Senior moments. Nominative aphasia. Not engaging in mental... Continue Reading →

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