Tag Archives: Vitamin D

Our Last Episode; Benefits of Tai Chi; a Healthy Diet; Mammograms; 07.27.2018

When the level of vitamin D is not where one would suspect than always have a calcitrol test done.  Calcitrol is the active form of vitamin D with a half life of 15 hours. Invest in breast health but be careful about mammograms. For good general health, eat seasonally, organic and all the greens you […]
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Being a Meditator; EMF; Environmental Toxins; 05.04.2018

Recommended book:  12 Rules For Life by Jordan Peterson.  One of his 12 rules: always be comparing yourself to yourself.  Strive to be better today than yesterday.  If we are not moving forward we are sliding backwards. The lipoprotein profile includes:  LDL (low density lipoprotein cholesterol), HDL (high density lipoprotein cholesterol, and Triglycerides (fats carried in […]
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The Blood Brain Barrier; Iodine; What to Ask Your Doctor 4.27.2018

As we move into May, it is a time of creativity; of moving and growing. It is important to ask for specific labs at you annual visit with you MD:  1) a blood test, including a CBC (complete blood count); 2) a chem panel; and 3) a urinalysis. Iodine is necessary for the functioning of […]
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Wheat; Lead Testing; Ear Wax; Cell Phone Radiation; 04.13.2018

There has been an upsurge in laboratories doing testing for conditions and issues that historically hav been very difficult to get good testing for. An example of such testing is the Wheat Zoomer Test.  There are numerous potential problems, issues and sensitivties associated with eating wheat that, in the past, were rarely tested for.  The […]
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Five Elements, Vitamin D, Arvigo Massage; 12.29.2017

  The winter solstice is a time to move slowly – a time to be wise with our bodies. Book of the Week:  The Tao of an Uncluttered Life: Lao Tzu’s Ten Principles for Organization by Karen Hicks. The five elements, or phases, in Chinese medicine are fire, metal, wood, earth, and water.  Fire melts metal – […]
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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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Genetic Disorders, Bodily pH, Antioxidants and more. Balancing Point 4.27.2013

Genetic disorders. Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Leukemia. Acidity. Maintaining a correct pH level. Vaginal pH. Blood pH. Urinary pH. Kidney infections. Iron deficiency. B-12 deficiency. Antacids. Weakening stomach acid. Green coffee beans. Antioxidants. Tuberculosis. Kidney pulses. Maintaining the kidney system. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health […]
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De-Stressing, Kidney Stones, Seasonal Allergies and more. Balancing Point 4.20.13

Dementia. Acupuncture for stress relief. Grounding out. Hugging trees. Human touch. Lymphatic massage. De-frazzling. Castaneda. “Stop the world.” The power of contemplation. Vitamin D and kidney stones. Dehydration. Calcium buildup. Types of kidney stones. Passing kidney stones. Dietary modifications for kidney stones. Evening primrose oil. Dietary and medical “fads.”  Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. Types […]
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Testosterone Deficiency, Digestive Issues, Antibacterial Herbs, and more. Balancing Point 3.15.13

Health literacy. Vitamin D-3 levels. Testosterone deficiency. Testosterone-restoring herbs. Cause of enlarged prostate. Treating digestive issues with TCM: leaky gut, ulcerative colitis, etc. Acid reflux pharmaceuticals. Magnesium deficiency. Berberine, barberry, coptis, goldenseal, and other antibacterial herbs. “Minimizing.” Taking inventory of one’s body. Morning muscle aches. Blood and/or qi stagnation. Electrolyte imbalance. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), […]
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