Points Newsletter - October 2018

Stages in a Woman’s Life According to Chinese Medicine

Stages in a Woman's Life According to Chinese MedicineBy Emma Suttie, D.Ac, AP

One of the reasons that I fell in love with Chinese Medicine was the beautiful way that it sees the body, health – and when expanded outwards – everything in existence. It is simply a way of looking at things that, to me, makes perfect sense and resonates deeply and profoundly.

Women’s medicine is the way that I came to Chinese Medicine – I found it when Western medicine was not able to help me. Just one session with my wonderful acupuncturist and I was left with an overwhelming feeling that this system was what medicine was supposed to be. At its foundation was true healing, empowered by the individual and facilitated by the practitioner. More...

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

Your Gut and Your Immune System

Your Gut and Your Immune SystemBy Dr. Daoshing Ni

It was the year 1220 in the little town of Zheng Ding, not far from Beijing, and Dr. Li Dong Yuan was busy taking care of patients who had begun to line up at 6 a.m. This was a typical day for him. By the time noon rolls around, he will have seen more than 50 patients. These patients have come from all over, each with a different ailment. He was able to treat them all with their many illnesses where other Chinese Medicine doctors had failed. He had become the physician for physicians, specializing in unique and challenging conditions. More...


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Hypothalamic DNA Methylation in Rats with Dihydrotestosterone-Induced Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Effects of Low-Frequency Electro-Acupuncture

Cytoprotective Effects of the Astragalus Membranaceus on Lipopolysaccharide Exposed Cells

The Effect of TCM Zhike-Houpu herbal pair (ZKHPHP) on Depressive Behaviors and Hippocampal Serotonin 1A Receptors in Rats Following Chronic Unpredictable Mild Stress (CUMS)

Ask Dr. MaoQ: Does acupuncture help seasonal allergies?

A: Yes, acupuncture and Chinese medicine have effectiveness in treating seasonal allergies. You may want to follow up with immune system strengthening tips to prevent reoccurring infections.

Here are some tips for clearing up allergies:

1. Irrigate your nose with saline (warm salt water) twice daily.
2. Reduce the allergy-load on your body by avoiding mucus-producing foods like dairy, wheat, and sugar. More...

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