Points Newsletter - July 2013

Healthy Eating Under the Sun

Healthy Eating Under the SunThe beach, sun bathing, surfing, pool parties, vacations and sun, sun, sun - summer has finally arrived! That means we need to take extra precautions to protect ourselves all year round, especially during the radiant summer season. Summer may be a time for fun and games; however, it also holds risks such as heat exhaustion, heat stroke, skin cancer, food poisoning and even tetanus. Early signs of heat exhaustion can creep up on us if we do not stay well hydrated.   More...  

Visit Tao of Wellness: Awarded Best of the Best Acupuncture Clinic on the Dr. Oz Show

Acupuncture for Acute Low Back Pain more Effective for Pain than Drugs

Acupuncture for Acute Back Pain Better than DrugsBy Jaseng Center for Alternative Medicine

New research by Korean doctors of Oriental medicine suggested that an acupunctural method could reduce acute lower back pain faster and more effectively than conventional drug injections. It is the first of oriental medicine for pain relief study that has received international recognition through publishing in the PAIN journal. More...


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Remote Effect of Lower Limb Acupuncture on Latent Myofascial Trigger Point of Upper Trapezius Muscle

Antidepressant-Like Effect of Ethanol Extract from Zuojin Pill, Containing Two Herbal Drugs of Rhizoma Coptidis and Fructus Evodiae

Acupuncture for Treatment of Arthralgia Secondary to Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy in Women with Early Breast Cancer

Ask Dr. MaoQ: What are the best herbs to help me fall asleep?

A: I recommend you try lavender, chamomile, valerian root, or schisandra berry. Lavender and chamomile are easier to find as calming teas, or in calming mixtures. Both are delicious and rest inducing. Take a big sip of tea and then a long breath in and out, and you will almost immediately feel peaceful and more relaxed!  More...

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