Tag Archives: winter

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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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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Winter solstice. Bladder prolapse. Eye health and more. Balancing Point 12.22.11

Honoring Winter Solstice: go slow, be patient.   Bladder prolapse considering surgery. Picking a surgeon. Large German acupuncture study. Side effects from acupuncture. Top four supplements for eye health. Girdjieff. Contrast agents in MRI’s.  Vaccine research. Best cooking oils. Kidney support. GMO foods. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The […]
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Winter Seasonal Advice: Utmost Yin. Balancing Point 12.19.11

Winter and seasonal change. Thrive in winter. Winter solstice and “utmost yin.” Closing and storing. Protecting the kidneys. Salt. Clarity and purpose. 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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Coughs, Colds and Flus. Balancing Point 12.5.11

  Traditional Chinese Medicine and coughs, colds and flus.  Herbal formulas for viral infections.    How to treat the different stages of the colds and flus.  When to seek help, when to self treat. Different types of coughs. Fever, chills, headache, stuffy nose, white tongue coating. Sore throat, yellow tongue coating. Itchy dry throat, red tongue […]
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How to Prepare for Winter. Fall preparations. Balancing Point 10.24.11

Preparing your body for Winter. Sudden energy drops in October.  How to meet the seasonal changes and build and nourish the body for the coming winter.  Qigong exercises, specific foods, specific supplements and more to build and nourish the body and the immune system in the Fall. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and […]
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