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Home > Points Newsletter > May 2007

Points Newsletter - May 2007

Nervous System Overload
By Dr. Daoshing Ni

Do you feel anxious every morning because you feel you have too much to do? Do you feel anxious at night because you failed to accomplish all that you set out to do? Does worrying about things keep you awake at night? Do you frequently run out of time in the day to exercise or look after your health? Do you feel like a "slave" to your life circumstances and not the "master"?

If you answer yes to many of these questions, you may be suffering
from an overloaded nervous system or what we often call Life Overload
Syndrome. It is usually due to your daily activities putting too much
stress on your nervous system and causing you to feel imbalance and
stressed all the time.  
Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with Acupuncture: Let the Energy Flow
By Mark Giuliucci

It's all about the chi.

For thousands of years, practitioners of Chinese medicine have believed that blockages in the body's "life energy" ó chi ó are responsible for illness and disease. Acupuncture and other traditional Chinese treatments seek to restore the natural flow of chi and return the body to harmony.

Yet you don't have to believe in ancient theory to believe in the power of acupuncture. Many Western researchers contend that acupuncture's benefits can be explained in their terms. More...

Mistranslation of Chi
By James Lee

The ancient Chinese once thought that Chi was the micro-substance that makes up all the matter in the universe. Thus, the term Chi has a great influence in Tradition Chinese Medicine (TCM). The term Chi has many meanings depending on the context in which itís being used. For example, Chi by itself means air. However, in Chi Kung, we are involved in breathing methods. Therefore, Chi means breathing in this context. Thus, Chi Kung is an ultimate breathing method.


Effect of Acupuncture on Pubertal Development of Rats and Rabbits at Different Developmental Stages

Interventions for Preventing and Treating Pelvic and Back Pain in Pregnancy

   Chinese Herbal Medicines for Hyperthyroidism

Q: Can you suggest some herbs for inflammation of my lower back? It's killing me.

A: If this is an emergency, please call 911. Any health
care facility would give you that advice. First of all, we must
follow the first rule in TCM: make a thorough diagnosis before giving the patient an herbal medicine....

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This Month's Articles

May 2007
Volume 5, Number 5

Nervous System Overload

Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Acupuncture: Let the Energy Flow

Mistranslation of Chi

Recent Research

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