Tag Archives: meridians

How weather patterns affect us

May 15, 2013

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by Ada Porat —  The activities of our solar system can have far-reaching effects on Earth and its inhabitants. In recent years, scientists have discovered that solar flares and coronal mass ejections from the sun can have a severe impact on weather patterns and all of Earth’s life forms. When charged emissions from the sun […]

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Treating eye problems with colored lights and acupuncture

April 20, 2013

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by Dr. Edward C. Kondrot —  How can colored light applied to the skin help treat eye problems? Contrary to what you might imagine, the answer is tied to the familiar Chinese system of medicine called acupuncture. The Chinese have observed that energy, or chi, travels through the body in specific meridians, located near the […]

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EMDR — a power therapy

December 26, 2012

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by Jef Gazley —  Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) was developed by Dr. Francine Shapiro in the middle 1980s. EMDR is one of the newer “power” therapies that has recently been acknowledged and accepted by the professional counseling community and the general public. They are known as power therapies because they work much more […]

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Why aren’t you letting go?

November 8, 2012

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by Dr. David Lowenstein —  Dina was a patient who suffered from fibromyalgia and depression, as diagnosed by her medical doctor. The overall impression was that she was “holding on” emotionally. She could not or would not let go of many painful events from her life. After an examination based on Traditional Chinese Medicine, the […]

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Energy medicine: A complementary therapy to chronic illness

November 5, 2012

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by Malonie Gabriel —  What is energy medicine and how is it different from Western medicine? Energy medicine proposes that the universe and everything in it is made up of energy. Even matter, as Albert Einstein’s formula (E=MC2) illustrates, is congealed energy. The term “subtle energy” was first used by Einstein to describe the minute, […]

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The effectiveness of acupuncture

September 29, 2012

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by Dr. QiLing Lu —  Acupuncture is a treatment originating in Traditional Chinese Medicine, an ancient healing system that helps people stay well, and also treats symptoms when they are ill. An acupuncturist first does an overall exam to determine which parts of the body and its energy systems are affected. That exam is different from […]

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Acupuncture meets dentistry

September 7, 2012

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by Dr. T. Aristotle Economou —  Our bodies contain a system of bio-energetic pathways called meridians, which act as conductors and are mapped throughout the entire body. A variety of applications and techniques are used to stimulate these pathways, such as lasers or needles (acupuncture). Historians agree that the science of acupuncture (meridian therapy) is […]

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That Miraculous Jaw! (TMJ)

August 30, 2012

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by Dr. T. Aristotle Economou —  The correct medical term for the acronym TMJ is the temporomandibular joint. This miraculous joint connects your lower jaw (mandible) to your skull, which is separated by a small, fibrous disc called a meniscus. The meniscus absorbs the vibration from movement and impact of your jaw. Repetitive teeth grinding […]

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Rejuvenate your life

August 19, 2012

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by Victoria Mogilner —  How many times have you awakened depressed, with low energy and the feeling that everything is moving too fast? Right now everything is speeding up, and unless you take time for yourself, you will burn out, become depressed and feel out of sorts. Chinese medicine is a practical tool to help […]

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Cosmetic acupuncture versus surgical face lifts

August 8, 2012

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by Dr. Sima Aidun —  In today’s culture of nips, tucks and Botox injections, acupuncture offers a safer alternative. While not a replacement for cosmetic surgery, acupuncture facial rejuvenation is an excellent and reasonable therapy. It is far less costly than cosmetic surgery; it is safe and painless; and there are no side-effects or risk […]

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The miracle of self-healing

July 24, 2012

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by Master Stephen Co —  While mainstream medicine has been slow — and often outright reluctant — to accept the principles of energy medicine, some medical researchers have conducted experiments that support its basic tenets. Several fascinating investigations into the regeneration ability of simple, less-evolved life forms strongly support the notion of an energetic template. […]

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Why practice tai chi chuan?

July 21, 2012

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by Ben Serpas —  Is your life more stressful today than it was yesterday? Unfortunately, your likely answer is, “It is.” This is a worldwide phenomenon, not only affecting our society, but also touching millions of human beings all over the world who experience the same stress we do. This is but one reason for […]

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Curious about qigong?

March 1, 2012

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by Jolin Brandes —  The practice of qigong can yield many benefits and assist you in taking back the power to heal yourself. During the winter season, when you are susceptible to colds and flu-like symptoms, qigong is an excellent therapy to help support your lungs. Qigong encourages a positive outlook on life and can […]

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