Category Archives: Acupuncture

What Is A Practitioner Of Holistic Medicine?

Practitioners of holistic medicine are healing professionals that have skills in one or more areas of healing. From homeopaths to hypnotherapists to bodyworkers, the holistic practitioner is a term that has become one that is usually difficult to understand or describe. This article will hopefully give you a clear idea on what a holistic practitioner […]
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The Taoist Concept of Life After Death

Death is neither dreaded nor desired in Taoism; rather, the person enjoys living. From the viewpoint of Taoist philosophy, the afterlife essentially does not exist — in a sense it is in life that we are eternal. The afterlife is within life itself. When living, we are of the Tao and again, are of it, […]
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Auricular Acupuncture 101

Auricular acupuncture is a fascinating form of acupuncture done on the ear. It is one of the most widely used microsystems of acupuncture used today. It is safe, effective and affordable. Clinically, it has many applications to treat a wide variety of diseases. In recent years, new protocols have been developed to treat substance abuse […]
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Four Conditions That Can Be Successfully Treated With Gua Sha Therapy

Gua sha is an ancient Chinese healing technique that involves the scraping of the skin with a massage tool to boost blood flow in the body. It is an alternative and natural form of therapy that may provide you with a unique approach to good health and well being, mostly in resolving issues such as […]
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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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