Broth is Beautiful

‘Good broth will resurrect the dead’. Sally Fallon wrote a wonderful article on this old fashioned favorite – bone broth. Read about the miraculous healing effects of this traditional food from curing the common cold to helping with thyroid issues.
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Acupuncture Causes Brain Repair After Stroke

In this recent article, research reveals that acupuncture can play a role in nerve regeneration of the brain following a stroke due to restricted blood flow to the brain.

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Acupuncture for Migraines

Acupuncture Proven to Reduce Migraine Symptoms

Acupuncture research in Denmark and Germany shows promise for the use of acupuncture to relieve migraine headache pain. In the article, doctors state ‘In contrast to drugs, acupuncture treatment seems to be very effective in preventing the attacks from ever occurring or rendering them much less severe when they do hit.’ Interestingly acupuncture was proven effective even though it was not administered according to traditional acupuncture treatment standards. Scientific research calls for ‘standardized’ treatment which entails using the exact same treatment on each person regardless of the individual’s symptoms or constitution. Anyone familiar with acupuncture knows that treatment is individualized with no two people receiving the exact same treatment. Acupuncture research is difficult to conduct for this reason but continues to show promise in many research studies.

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Acupuncture Reduces Cancer Pain

Research shows acupuncture reduces cancer pain. An estimated 70 percent of cancer patients fail to receive treatments that provide adequate pain relief. A May 2011 study shows how acupuncture treatments reduce pain for cancer patients.

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Acupuncture Stops Menstrual Pain

In this study, researchers found that menstrual pain was significantly relieved with acupuncture, most specifically a point on the inside of the lower leg called SP6. In TCM style acupuncture this point is well known for dealing with all issues of menstruation. Dr. Tan style acupuncture recognizes SP6 as an image for the lower abdomen. ‘Imaging’ body parts to acupuncture points is similar to how reflexology points of the foot represent various parts of the body. Using the ‘imaging’ concept to treat pain is unique to Dr. Tan/Master Tung style acupuncture, resulting in quicker, more effective pain relief.

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Everyone Gets Acupuncture and so Should You!

Here is a fun music video to celebrate Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day (AOM Day) on October 24th. You’ll be amazed to hear how many celebrities and well-known people use Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for everything from colds and flus to healthier pregnancies to better athletic performance.

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Acupuncture for Arthritis

Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States and one of the most common diseases.  This article explain how acupuncture and Chinese Medicine treatments can reduce painful inflammation, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.  Major medical studies are cited that show acupuncture’s effectiveness.

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BBC Video – Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Herbs

The 3rd video in the 3-part mini-series on the evidence for Alternative Medicine by BBC Television shows the evidence of herbs for healing. Watch many personal testimonials to the success of herbal medicine and learn from a top team of German scientists who tell why herbal medicine has a level of success that modern pharmaceuticals cannot match. “It appears that the plants from which the herbs are produced have an enormously complex chemical structure, that have medicinal properties modern pharmaceuticals simply cannot produce.”

This entire 1 hour video Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Herbs is posted here for educational purposes.

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BBC Video – Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Healing

The BBC Television series Alternative Medicine: The Evidence examines the centuries-old medicine practices of acupuncture, herbs, and energy healing. Part 2 of this 3 part series follows a small number of energy healing practices that have been studied in Europe and the United States. Listen to personal success stories about energy healing and learn as BBC Television tries to uncover how this form of medicine works.

This entire 1 hour video Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Healing is posted here for educational purposes.

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BBC video – Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Acupuncture

In 2006, BBC Television released a 3-part mini-series showing the evidence of Alternative Medicine. Part 1 of this series shows the scientific evidence of Acupuncture. This 1 hour television proves the effectiveness of Acupuncture to reduce pain – measured by the most up-to-date functional magnetic resonance imager (MRI).  Also watch a woman undergo open heart surgery fully awake, using no anesthetics, only acupuncture needs.  And listen to people discuss their amazing healing success stories. When modern medicine failed, Acupuncture succeeded.

This entire 1 hour video Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Acupuncture is posted here for educational purposes.

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