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Points Newsletter - October 2006

Enjoy the Energy of Fall
By Steven Sonmore, L.Ac. OBT (NCCAOM)

There is a slight nip in the air. The days are starting to get shorter. And just as the squirrels have gotten down to the business of storing nuts for the winter, we find ourselves a little more serious and less carefree than in summer. Whether you’re preparing for school or preparing for a new business venture, you know that Fall has arrived.

Fall is the beginning of the yin cycle when the daylight lasts less than twelve hours.  

Acupuncture: Rediscovering an Ancient Art
By Dr. Mitchell Bebel Stargrove

After an onslaught of headaches, Nancy decided to change things in her life so she would never suffer through that experience again. She had tried aspirin and innumerable home cures suggested by friends, but
nothing provided lasting relief. Then a relative mentioned hearing about acupuncture. It sounded crazy: being poked by needles to reduce pain. But why not? Nothing else had worked and a billion Chinese couldn't all be wrong. So she took a chance and discovered the art of acupuncture for herself.  

Chinese Face Reading for the Single Girl
By Charles Yarborough, L.Ac.

I guess I must have the face of a good listener because I sure do a lot of it. Standing in line at a coffee shop recently, I felt a tap on my shoulder. I turned to see a pretty, young lady standing behind me.

“Where have all the decent single men gone?” she asked,  More...


Acupuncture Stimulation of ST-36 (Zusanli) Significantly Mitigates Acute Lung Injury in Lipopolysaccharide-Stimulated Rats

Acupuncture for Initiation of Labor in Nulliparous Women

Effects on Herba Epimedii and Radix Astragali on Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha and Nuclear Factor-Kappa B in Asthmatic Rats


Q:  I am a 52-year-old woman and for the past three years I have had a problem with my skin tearing and bleeding easily, particularly on my hands. If I bump my hands when I'm doing something, I dark red splotches. I'm not on blood thinners or steroids, nor am I a diabetic. My doctor has told me it is part of the aging process. It is so ugly and I am concerned that my body is lacking something important. I'm presently taking vitamin C, horsetail and lethicin.

A: I would guess that you have a "Spleen or Kidney deficiency," but I would need to give you a more detailed examination in person. I recommend that you see a practitioner....

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This Month's Articles

October 2006
Volume 4, Number 10

Enjoy the Energy of Fall

Acupuncture: Rediscovering an Ancient Art

Chinese Face Reading for the Single Girl

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