Tag Archives: Traditional Chinese Medicine

Five Levels of Healing; Healing is Voltage; Importance of Potassium; 10.13.2017

  Important to have a healthy relationship with the bacteria in our bodies.  Check out Dr. Anne Livingston’s work regarding the 10-20 different bacteria that are known and proven to cause cancers. Book of the Week:  Healing is Voltage by Dr. Jerry Tennant.  He addresses bowling ball syndrome, cranial sacral pump, Chinese medicine and measuring voltage […]
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Dangers of Fluoride, Tips for Autumn and Herbs to Travel With; 10.06.2017

  “The Fluoride Problem; Testimony of Dr. Dean Burke” – recommended video.  A new study that confirms the use of fluoride is a problem Fluoride is an endocrine disrupting chemical.  It is linked to thyroid and memory disorders.  It binds to receptor sites resulting in an inability to utilize iodine properly.  Some side effects of high […]
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Book of the week; Diverticulitis; Iodine Supplementation; 9.29.2017

  Book Recommendation:  Nutrient Power; Heal Your Biochemistry and Heal Your Brain by William J. Walsh  http://event.awakeningfromalzheimers.com/fb-a/ Supplement of the week -the need for iodine supplementation.  Recommend himalayan sea salt augmented with iodine.  A small percentage of people may have an iodine allergy so start with a small amount.  In the USA we are completely flooded with bromine, […]
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Book recommendations, protect against flu vaccines and the benefits of green tea; 9.22.2017

Warriors of Stillness by Jan Diepersloot – book recommendation of the week Life force exercise – The Way of the Sword by Reinhard Kammer EGCG – antioxidant that plays a major role in keeping the vitreous humor healthy and other benefits of green tea Squalene based adjuvant in flu vaccines – dangerous for people with […]
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Joint Pain, Ketosis, Tennis Elbow and more. Balancing Point 5.25.2013

Pleural Mesatheloima diagnosis – no direct treatment through Chinese medicine but many approaches to support the overall health of the person going through treatment. Knee pain – turmeric, boswellia or curcumin for inflammation and acupuncture for pain relief can be better than in some cases  than PT and surgery.  Discussion of additional herbal formulas beneficial […]
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Guasha, Sex, Qi and more. Balancing Point 5.18.13

Acupuncture and guasha for facial rejuvenation.  Daoist and Chinese medicine take on vitality through sex and/or masturbation.  Qi – differing opinions on its existence and at the very least what it actually is in a martial arts sense.  The three essential nutrients needed for a healthy heart – magnesium, fish oil and Vitamin D.  Benefits […]
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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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