Points Newsletter - May 2017

Antibiotic DetoxAntibiotic Detox

By Jessica Chen, L.Ac.

If you took antibiotics earlier this past winter or anytime recently, now is a good time to cleanse and restore your body back into balance. Antibiotics, as you may know, kill off bacteria in your system, which is how they help us get rid of illnesses. The downside is they also destroy the good bacteria in your system that helps fight off infections. The result is that after antibiotic use your immunity might be reduced, making you prone to new infections. Thatís why we recommend doing an antibiotic detox after any antibiotic use. The idea of such a detox is to increase your intake of foods that contain the most probiotics. More...  

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Sound Meditation and Positive Thinking

Sound Meditation and Positive ThinkingBy Jaseng Center for Alternative Medicine

It is often said that thinking and talking positively leads to a rewarding life while negative thinking and talking leads only to failure. In the same sense, words or sounds of speech vibrate and resonate within the body, influencing all parts of the body, down to the organs, tendons, muscles and cells. If you are ever sidelined with illness or disease, you would be wise to think optimistically, repeating positive words and letting them echo in your mind. More...


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Ask Dr. MaoQ: Is there a natural way to help my hot flashes?

A: Hot flashes, especially those associated with menopause, respond well to acupuncture and Chinese herbal formulations. I suggest that you consult a licensed practitioner to determine the proper course of treatment.

In the meantime try this:

1. Avoid stress, tension, and stimulants including coffee, spicy foods, alcohol, and tobacco.


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