Your Total Guide To Adaptogens | Part Five | Cordyceps

Your Total Guide To Adaptogens | Part Five | Cordyceps Is Cordyceps an herb? Cordyceps is a genus of parasitic fungi that grows on the larvae of "ghost moths", and that may sound weird, but in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) even minerals and insects are classified as "herbs". Controversies I personally only use only herbs, but … Continue reading Your Total Guide To Adaptogens | Part Five | Cordyceps

NADA & ATP Protocol for trauma

NADA and ATP Protocol for trauma The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) protocol, is a simple standardized auricular treatment that includes but is not limited to addiction, such as the opioid epidemic, but also encompasses mental health, trauma, PTSD, chronic stress, and the symptoms associated with these conditions. NADA protocol is a simple and accessible … Continue reading NADA & ATP Protocol for trauma

Survivor’s Guilt PTSD

Survivor’s Guilt happens when an individual experiences feeling of guilt because they survived a life-threatening event when others didn't. Survivor’s guilt is a common reaction to life-threatening traumatic events, and a symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The symptoms of PTSD survivor guilt can vary, it depends on many factors. When people survive a traumatic … Continue reading Survivor’s Guilt PTSD

You have not because you ask not; Your Total Guide to Prayer.

You have not because you ask not; Your Total Guide to Prayer. A petition-prayer is a request made to God, for a specific grant, a benefit, for grace or mercy, or for a favor toward a need. Something a little different today, not TCM or psychology, but something much more powerful! When I have prayed … Continue reading You have not because you ask not; Your Total Guide to Prayer.

Your Total Guide To Adaptogens | Part 2 | Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha, the particulars: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0RKn6uXLC6oRZ1XKRShXeQ?si=yuqI__bERemQTUAEhuulww The first order of business for me is to translate the properties of Ashwagandha from Ayurveda into Traditional Chinese Medicine. The two medicines speak different diagnostic languages, just like the west is totally different from TCM, so is Ayurveda. I have to know what its TCM properties are so that I … Continue reading Your Total Guide To Adaptogens | Part 2 | Ashwagandha

Your Total Guide To Adaptogens Series | Part One

"As a pharmacotherapeutic group adaptogens were recently defined as herbal preparations that increased attention and endurance in fatigue, and reduced stress-induced impairments and disorders related to the neuro-endocrine and immune systems"Effects of Adaptogens on the Central Nervous System and the Molecular Mechanisms Associated with Their Stress—Protective Activity https://anchor.fm/anna--back/episodes/Your-Total-Guide-To-Adaptogens-Series--Part-One-e1ac57n/a-a6tltsp Modern or Ancient? You might think that … Continue reading Your Total Guide To Adaptogens Series | Part One

When chronic pain is a symptom of nervous system dysregulation | Xing Shen

When chronic pain is a symptom of nervous system dysregulation | Xing Shen | Mind - Body Medicine In Chinese (pinyin spelling) : Xing means “physical body”, Shen means “consciousness or mental activity In TCM mind-body is inseparable, like water is inseparable from a wave, and medicine is practiced from a HOLISTIC perspective, and the … Continue reading When chronic pain is a symptom of nervous system dysregulation | Xing Shen

Trauma and the nervous system

Trauma and the nervous system Trauma can change the nervous system so that your ability to create and sustain relationships is altered. This change can lead to a belief that love and connections aren't safe, and you may find it hard to trust others, and you may withdraw or avoid people. However, when love and … Continue reading Trauma and the nervous system

Big Pharma, Opioid addictions, Traditional Chinese Medicine | The Opioid pandemic

https://anchor.fm/anna--back/episodes/Big-Pharma--Opioid-addictions-and-Traditional-Chinese-Medicine-e1aacvl/a-a6tf7h4 I have had many clients, who came to me only after years, or even decades after becoming addicted to pain meds. They come in panic and despair. Still in pain, and sicker than before they started taking the meds, and with no other options available to them but acupuncture or a magic trick. They … Continue reading Big Pharma, Opioid addictions, Traditional Chinese Medicine | The Opioid pandemic

Acupuncture for migraine patients

Based on a systematic review of 22 clinical trials involving 4985 people, there is evidence that acupuncture reduces the frequency of headache in individuals with migraine, and that the effect may be similar to that observed with preventive medications. Acupuncture is meant to keep the energy flow balanced along the meridians. An acupuncturist will place needles at … Continue reading Acupuncture for migraine patients