Tag Archives: Traditional Chinese Medicine

Energetic Healing, Stroke, Fractures and more. Balancing Point 5.11.13

Importance of service. Acupuncture for stroke recovery. Brain disorders. Panic attacks. Being “beside oneself.” Energetic healing. Cholesterol components. Fractures. Bone breathing. Bone strengthening. 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 […]
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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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Heat, Allergies, Immune Health and more. Balancing Point 7.6.12

Heat rash. Clearing summer heat. Trapped heat. Seasonal allergies. Antihistamines. Injection therapies. Micro acupuncture systems. Balancing the immune system. Shonishin technique. Pressure points for allergies. 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 […]
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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, […]
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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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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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Autoimmune and Inflammation. Balancing Point 4.2.12

Autoimmune and inflammatory diseases on the rise. “Autogens”. Pathogenesis, toxic environmental factors. Diet and lifestyle. Behcet’s disease and cow’s milk proteins. Translating TCM terminology “wind, damp-heat & phlegm.”  Herbal medicine and classical formulas for autoimmune disorders and inflammation, i.e. systemic lupus, MS, ALS, collagen diseases, kidney damage, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren’s syndrome, anti-baterial, anti-viral, respiratory tract support, […]
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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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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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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 […]
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Ear infections, gynecology, sleep apnea, and more. The Balancing Point 2.16.12

Nurturing cardiovascular health. Dairy. Inquiry. Ear “infections.” Gut health in children. Huang lian. Gynecology in TCM. PCOS. Breast exams. Raw milk and cheese. Feng shui. Sleep apnea. Naps. 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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Men’s Health – Andropause. The Balancing Point 2.13.12

Men’s health: andropause, the male climacteric. Hormones. Depression. Aging. Prostate cancer.  The male brain and how it impacts “male reality.” Thriving through andropause. Low testosterone. Low energy. Loss of sex drive. Erectile dysfunction. Human growth hormone. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show […]
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Channel Palpation Diagnostics. Balancing Point 2.6.12

  Channel palpation as a system of diagnostics in Chinese Medicine in the style of Wang Ju-Yi, author of Applied Channel Theory.  Nei Jing “the channels are the determiners of life and death.”   Acupuncture and TCM education.  Andropause.  Moving points. “Transport opening.” Network vessels. Thick and thin body fluids. Opening channels.  Fluid Stagnation.  Five […]
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Traumatic injury: broken bones and fractures. The Balancing Point 1.30.12

  Traumatic injury. Sports injury. Broken bones and fractures. Qi gong. Nei gong. No free flow and pain. Free flow and no pain.  Bone setting. Getting the right diagnosis. Wu ling san. Proper qi and blood flow. Things that slow the healing process like wheat (inflammatory) and NSAIDS (which double the rate of non-union fractures). […]
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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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Styles of Chinese Medicine, herbal safety concerns, depression and more. Balancing Point 12.8.11

Heat-wind condition.  Different styles of Traditional Chinese Medicine: “External turn to Zhang, Internal turn to Li.”  Science and magic. Concerns about Chinese herbal safety. Orthomolecular medicine article on evidence based medicine.  Calcium intake considerations. Help for dry eyes. Research design. Simple treatment for depression. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live […]
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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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Understanding Acupuncture. Balancing Point 9.12.11

  Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM): Focus on acupuncture, one of the five branches of Chinese medicine, a modern understanding. 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 health educator.  http://www.thebalancingpoint.net […%5D
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