Category Archives: Acupuncture

A Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine For Traditional Chinese Medicine In 2005

Ever since modern Western medicine was introduced to China in the 19th century, there has been long, long debates about whether traditional Chinese medicine should still be used. But China’s latest victory in the Nobel prize medicine category may help an out-of-fashion treatment regain its glory. TuYouyou, a 94-year-old Chinese medical scientist want the share […]
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Acupressure Massage Procedure To Improve Vision

One branch of the ancient Chinese healing system is acupressure, a form of massage that is at least 5,000 years old. This very old natural technique, in general, has been known to help relieve stress and pain and promote better circulation that enhances the flow of blood to all organs throughout the body for optimal […]
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A Bell’s Palsy Patient Talks About His Experience With Acupuncture

Eric was a patient of mine suffering from Bell’s palsy. Here is a short interview of how he felt about acupuncture in Walla Walla before and after treatment. Dr. Califf: What was your life like before acupuncture? Eric: Well, it wasn’t very good. I was a full-blown patient of Bell’s palsy and I was not […]
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Traditional Chinese Medicine Creates A Healthy Skin

Ever bask in the clarity and beauty of freshwater river or a clear lake, or shudder at the smell and sight of a stagnant pond? Our complexion and skin, like water, mirror our general internal health. When there are dermatological problems arising, they arise due to imbalances inside the body caused by exposure to a […]
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The Use Of Ear Seeds And Auricular Acupuncture During IVF Therapy

In many parts of the world, people have heard of the word TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) or acupuncture. For the uninitiated, acupuncture is a branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine used to guaranty the smooth movement of energy in the body to restore the body back to its natural state of balance. An innately Chinese alternative […]
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Things That Can Sharpen Your Memory Concentration And Focus

People desire to have better memory concentration and focus. In a lot of instances, they don’t know how or the best way to obtain it. Better concentration and memory can actually give a person an advantage in a lot of situations. Whether that be in school, work, or even in your love life. Memory loss […]
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The Triple Burner Organ-Energy System

The Triple burner organ-energy system, which is not acknowledged in Western physiology, is known as the ‘Minister of Dredges and Dykes.’ It governs the transformation and movement of various fluids and solids throughout the system and for the circulation and production of protective energy (wei chi) and nourishing energy (ying chi). The Triple burner is […]
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Benefits Of Mastering The Art Of Qi Gong

The age-old techniques of qigong, phonetically pronounced as “chee goong”, is a healing art that strengthens and increases the flow of vital energy or chi and cleanses the body through the use of gentle movement, meditation, and proper breathing techniques. Used for a long time in China, written texts date the use of this healing […]
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What Is Chinese Moxibustion-Acupuncture Therapy?

Chinese moxibustion-acupuncture therapy is a very old Chinese path to good health. It has been used by the Chinese for thousands of years and has a long history. Only a few people are aware of this. In fact, most people know that acupuncture only involves the use of needles. The fact is, there is another […]
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What Is Tui Na Bodywork Therapy?

Tui na or Tuina is a Chinese Bodywork Therapy that’s been practiced for over 2,000 years. It utilizes the classical Chinese medical concept of Chi or energy flow energy channels (called meridians) as its fundamental healing orientation. Via the application of manipulation and massage techniques, Tui Na aims to bring about a more balanced flow […]
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