Points Newsletter - October 2013

11 Crucial Tips for Better Digestion

11 Crucial Tips for Better DigestionBy Jack Adam Weber, L.Ac., Dipl. C.H.

The following tips are helpful for everyone, especially those with digestive issues. I pulled these eleven from a list of fifty-four that were part of a talk I gave on digestive health a few months back.

They are culled from years of personal and clinical experience, as well as from the annals of both Eastern and Western medicine. Many of these tips have conflicting research and opinions. The suggestions I offer, therefore, are ones that I have watched work. These are guidelines; try them and notice what works for you. More...  

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Understanding and Resolving Common Hypoglycemia with Chinese Medicine

 Understanding and Resolving Common Hypolycemia with Chinese MedicineBy E Douglas Kihn, OMD, L.Ac.

Common hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is a condition that is increasingly common in the U.S. and other places that are strongly influenced by modern American culture. Every experienced practitioner of Chinese medicine in America has treated many patients with this condition, although this problem is not yet all that common in most parts of the world, nor has it been a common occurrence throughout history.  More...


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Ask Dr. MaoQ: Iíve heard about chronic fatigue syndrome and I suspect that Iím suffering from it. What is CFS and how can it be diagnosed? Also, what foods would you recommend for someone who suffers from CFS, or simply wants to improve their energy and feel more vital?

A: The medical community has classified CFS as a "syndrome" because it is a group of symptoms that are present at the same time with no discernible underlying medical condition. These symptoms include severe exhaustion, recurrent fatigue that gets worse with physical exertion, muscle aches, headaches, sore throat, and recurrent colds that linger for long periods of time. Currently, there are no definite tests for diagnosis. Your healthcare provider may make a diagnosis based on the symptoms alone. More...

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