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Home > Points Newsletter > July 2008

Points Newsletter - July 2008

Self-Help for Low Energy
By Maoshing Ni, L.Ac., D.O.M., Ph.D.

Are you often tired after the simplest activities? Do the days drag on until you reach home, only to slump on the couch and crash, unable to enjoy your daily activities? If so, you are suffering from low energy. Energy normally fluctuates according to daily rhythms, which vary from person to person. In general, we have more energy in the morning and wind down toward the evening. However, many people suffer from chronic low energy and fatigue. More...
External Wind and the Common Cold Explained
By Jessica Chen, L.Ac.

Did you know that Chinese medicine can help you knock that cold on the head? Acupuncture and Chinese herbal therapy are second to none in their effectiveness at treating the common cold and the flu. Together with acupuncture, Chinese herbal therapy is used very effectively to combat the infection and inflammation produced by those wretched bugs. Antiviral and antibacterial herbs are used in much the same way as antibiotics prescribed by your regular doctor are, but it goes way beyond that and this is why. More...

Acupuncture Business Models and Styles
By Lawrence Howard, L.Ac., MS.Ac.

Toward the final semesters of school acupuncture students take the “practice management” class where they are introduced to creating an office. They learn about topics such as leases, tax forms, and how to write a business plan - with the intention of getting a business loan. These are the components of what one may call the basic “free-standing” business office model. It may be the most common business model among practitioners but it is not the only one. More...


Is Acupuncture Beneficial in Depression?

The Effect of Acupuncture at PC-6 on the Electroencephalogram and Electrocardiogram

Effect of Tian Ma Gou Teng Decoction with Subtractive Ingredients and its Active Constituents on Memory Acquisition


Q: Is it normal after acupuncture treatment for there to be bruises in the spots where the needle was inserted?

A: Yes, this is a normal occurrence in acupuncture, especially in sensitive areas, such as the face, legs, and hands. This is due to the perforation of the tiny blood vessels by the needle. More...

This Month's Articles

July 2008
Volume 6, Number 7

Self-Help for Low Energy

External Wind and the Common Cold Explained

Acupuncture Business Models and Styles

Recent Research

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