Points Newsletter - May 2013

Chinese Medicine Offers Relief for Fibromyalgia

Chinese Medicine Offers Relief for Fibromyalgia By Catherine Browne, L.Ac., MH, Dipl.Ac.

There are a thousand ways to heal, and most of my fibromyalgia patients have tried almost all of them without great success by the time they begin Oriental medical therapies. The symptoms associated with Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) include pain in the muscles and joints, insomnia, fatigue, brain fog, and digestive imbalances. This is a disease process that takes many forms of expressing itself and is tenacious in nature. Because Chinese medical therapies treat energetic imbalances in the body, fibromyalgia responds extremely well to this type of treatment. More...  

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Earth Energy - Mediating Force in the Body

Earth Energy - Mediating Force in the BodyBy Jaseng Center for Alternative Medicine

Of the Five Elemental Energies, earth energy rates as one of the most important. Just as the earth gave birth to all living creatures and exerts control over them, so earth energy generated the four other energies and systematically controls them. Earth energy is neutral, and is not classified as either yin or yang. To better grasp this concept, imagine a ball being thrown into the air. The force that pulls the ball back to the ground after reaching its peak in the air is earth energy. More...


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Ask Dr. MaoQ: How can I lower my LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol?

A: Cholesterol concentrations in the blood are actually a result of body’s attempts to repair cellular or arterial damage. Although it is often considered a disease, in my opinion, it is a symptom of other conditions in the body. High cholesterol is not healthy, especially the LDL concentrations.

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