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Change your health with Traditional Chinese Medicine (415) 431-TALK

Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture Herbal Medicine Qi Gong Tai Ji Functional Medicine Supplements Nutrition Lab Testing Educational and Fun Call-in radio show Fridays 7am-8am PST KEST 1450 AM San Francisco, CA Invitation to call With compassion and humor, Dr.  John Nieters, L.Ac. strives to answer our health questions. Sometimes poignant, sometimes irreverent, always an adventure. […]
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Ataxia, Lyme Disease, Low Blood Pressure and more. Balancing Point 2.8.13

Repetitive stress injuries. Acupuncture for orthopedic injuries. Ataxia. Low blood pressure. Blood stasis as primary cause of aging. Lyme disease: contraction and remedy. Western vs. Chinese therapies for lyme disease. Gu and chung diseases. Biofilm-dissolving herbs. Continuous vs. discrete supplementation. Coldness of the extremities. Epicor. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional 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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Allergenic Foods, ALS, Depression and more. Balancing Point 10.19.12

Eliminating allergenic foods.  Detoxification. Supplements to pull out toxins. Chelation. Link between pesticides and neurological conditions. Herbs for DNA repair. ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Chlordane. Heavy metal testing. Depression. Qi stagnation. Individualized diagnosis. Statin use. 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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Aging and Blood Stasis. Balancing Point 6.25.12

Bringing two worlds together: acupuncturists with hospital privileges. Yan De-xin’s work on blood stasis as the proximate cause of age related degeneration. Early signs of aging that will direct treatment plan: scaly dry skin. Varicose veins. Cough and wheezing. Daybreak diarrhea with sore low back and knees. Vertigo, dizziness, headache, poor memory, loss of sleep and […]
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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 […]
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Curcumin, Lactose Intolerance, Iron and more. Balancing Point 4.26.12

Lactose intolerance. Anxiety. Kaptchuk, T.J. et al. 2008 study. Lowering iron. Antioxidants. Vitamin D. Curcumin. Alzheimer’s. Macrophages. Liver and gallbladder spasms. Castor oil. Eyelid inflammation. Detoxification side effects. 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.  […]
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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 […]
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Vitamin B, Cholesterol, Reproductive Health and more. Balancing Point 4.5.12

Xin: “the heart-mind.” Toxicity. B-12 deficiency, folate deficiency, and niacin deficiency.  Kidney function. Protein imbalance. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Detoxing from cigarettes and soda. Lung yin deficiency and lung heat.  Niacin and mental health. Cholesterol. Patient advocacy. Bodily polarity. Intention. Acupuncture and reproductive health. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. […]
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Krill Oil, Clearing Heat, Gut Health and more. Balancing Point 3.22.12

Equinox. Vision. Clearing heat. Heart-kidney disharmony. Scaly, itchy skin. Cooling vitamins and supplements. Krill oil. Bubbling urine. Kidney health. Urine colors. Warming up muscles. Study on lutein and zeaxanthin from the British Journal of Nutrition. EGCG. Gut health. Probiotics. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health […]
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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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Supplements, arthritis, anxiety and more. The Balancing Point 2.9.12

Painful tongue. Burning mouth syndrome. Fish and krill oil. GM Food. FDA. Vitamin and Supplement regulation. False findings about vitamins and supplements. Arthritis. Digital swelling. Hot and cold bi. Gluten free. Aikido. Energy flows. Diet. Anxiety. Nervousness. Depression. Antidepressants. Practicing mindfulness. Ceasing thought. Chai hu jia long mu tang. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, […]
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Blood fats, heart health. Over 50. Hormones therapy. Bone health and more. Balancing Point 1.5.12

Nutrients and soil depletion.  Blood test VAP verticle auto profile and, lowering lowering blood fats. Plaque test for lipoprotein PLA2, blood test as a predictor of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Lowering oxidative stress. Hardening of the arteries and arterial elasticity. Understanding why the body changes around 50 years old. Families of herbs and herbal formulas […]
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Supplement safety. Kidney stones. Osteopenia. Prediabetes and more. Balancing Point 12.29.11

Thank you for the feedback about the show.  Ending the year powerfully by listening to the “quiet voice.” 2010 supplement safety results.  Kidney stones. Osteopenia. Calcium supplementation. Pre-diabetic A1C number. Clearing clutter. Chronic pain. Whiplash. N-Acetylcysteine. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show […]
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