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Acupuncture for Shoulder and Arm Pain

By |December 1st, 2017|

Shoulder Pain is one of the maladies treated most often in our acupuncture clinic.
Shoulder pain and arm pain is often treated with acupuncture points on the meridians that traverse the arm, shoulder and neck.  Six meridians go through this area. Some end at the armpit or in the chest and some go up to […]

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: STORIES OF HEALING Part 2 of 3

By |November 1st, 2017|

Stories of Healing:  Acupuncture

Did you know that Acupuncture is: 

Highly effective for much more than pain and stress/anxiety? The full list is too long to write here. 

These few examples give an idea of its breadth:

Acupuncture can help reverse the damage of strokes—the sooner treatment is begun, the better the recovery.
Acupuncture can help […]

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Mission Impossible: Stories of Healing

By |October 4th, 2017|

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE:  STORIES OF HEALING

Part 1 of 3:  Food as Medicine

 

Your body knows how to heal.  You evolved alongside plants, other creatures around and inside of you, and you require minerals from the earth to conduct complex biochemical processes.  Natural medicine is all around you.  What does your body need for best health?

 

This article series […]

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Toxic Lipstick – A Few Tips

By |September 5th, 2017|

Hot Tips for Health:
1. Check this link for the toxicity of a particular lipstick: Click here for the FDA list. The lower the levels the better for your health!
2. Wipe off your lipstick BEFORE eating or drinking. Reapply afterwards. (Avoid actually ingesting it.)
3. Check out a home-grown manufacturer: Nature’s Earth Cosmetics (based in SW […]

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THE HIDDEN DANGER IN NATURAL DISASTERS

By |September 5th, 2017|

“Discovering more joy does not save us from the inevitability of hardship and heartbreak. In fact, we may cry more easily, but we will laugh more easily too. Perhaps we are just more alive. Yet as we discover more joy, we can face suffering in a way that ennobles rather than embitters. We have […]

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Unplug from it all!

By |August 2nd, 2017|

Larry Witzleben, LMT
Polarity Therapist ∙ Energy Practitioner
at Lotus Blossom Clinic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s what I’ve come to know in 28 years of practice: It’s our nervous systems! Long before stress becomes physical tension that we notice and feel, our nervous systems have already sounded the alarm. “Uh-oh. Danger! Muscles, prepare to tighten up in protection!”

 

It’s our nervous […]

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Demonizing Coconut Oil… Again!?

By |July 5th, 2017|

DEMONIZING COCONUT OIL…Again!?

 

It all started on June 16th with an article in USA Today proclaiming:

   “Coconut Oil isn’t healthy.   It’s never been healthy.”   

and

   “The American Heart Association recently released a report advising against the use of coconut oil.”

View the full USA Today article

         Recommendation regarding the AHA’s demonization of Coconut Oil:   […]

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CHOCOLATE AS MEDICINE

By |May 31st, 2017|

Chocolate as Medicine
This article is written for Lotus Blossom Clinic, we provide acupuncture, massage, Reike, and food healing consultations.

TRUE CONFESSIONS:    Six years ago I became a confirmed Chocoholic.  It happened when I began to grasp the medicinal scope of this heavenly substance.  And when my neck inflammation “melted” after 30 years of whip-lash injury […]

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Patient Intake form

By |May 5th, 2017|

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Mighty Mushroom Series: Reishi “Queen of Mushrooms”

By |May 4th, 2017|

Mighty Mushroom Series From (Acupuncture in Fort Myers) Lotus Blossom Clinic
REISHI “QUEEN” OF THE MUSHROOMS
“Asian history has more medical documentation on Reishi than any other mushroom.  In 2005, it took away my grandfather’s chest pains for 5 years…beginning on the day he started using it.

    

For advanced-stage cancer, asthma, depression and a long list […]

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IS YOUR THYROID IN DISTRESS?

By |April 5th, 2017|

IS YOUR THYROID IN DISTRESS?

 

Over twenty-five percent (25%) of Americans have Hashimoto’s Disease, which triggers the immune system to attack the thyroid gland, sending the endocrine system into chaos. The inflammation (or chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis) caused by this attack on the thyroid will typically cause hypothyroidism (an under-active thyroid) and slow the production of […]

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Medical Mushroom Series – Cordyceps

By |March 1st, 2017|

Medicinal Mushroom Series

CORDYCEPS THE CONQUERER

Medicinal Mushrooms are fairly closely related to us, evolutionarily-speaking.  We share about 30% of our DNA with mushrooms, and both species use enzymes to break down nutrients to sustain ourselves.  Most mushrooms break down plant matter externally, and in the process, create soil and access to nutrients which Nature uses […]

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