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Points Newsletter - March 2006

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Holistic Healing with Traditional Chinese Medicine: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
By Antonia Balfour, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac. & C.H.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is an intestinal disorder causing a variety of symptoms, which may include cramping, abdominal pain, gas, bloating, and irregular bowels. Some people with IBS have diarrhea with frequent loose stools, while others have constipation causing infrequent bowel movements that are difficult to pass. Still other IBS patients will suffer from alternating diarrhea and constipation. Symptoms are frequently triggered by stress, emotional factors, or the ingestion of food. More...


How Much Do You Know About Your Pulse?
By Dr. Xiaomei Cai, L.Ac., Ph.D., O.M.D. (China)

Most people already know that the pulse reflects heart rate, which is normally between 60-90 beats per minute. Whether it is too slow, too fast or irregular, it can indicate a possible heart problem. However, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the pulse reveals more than just heart rate. Chinese pulse diagnosis is an extremely complex subject and an important diagnostic tool.   More...


RECENT RESEARCH

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ASK THE DOCTOR

Q:  What can acupuncture do for depression?

A: Acupuncture can help calm and relax a person to help relieve depression and Anxiety. Chinese herbs are also very effective for this purpose. Both acupuncture and herbs can help relieve many of the negative symptoms of depression such as insomnia and fatigue. It is best to see a licensed acupuncturist for a thorough intake and examination...

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This Month's Articles

March 2006
Volume 4, Number 3

Holistic Healing with TCM: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

How Much Do You Know About Your Pulse?

Recent Research

Ask The Doctor

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