Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture and the Opioid Crisis

By |June 27th, 2018|

By Dr. David Martin, Acupuncture Physician, D.O.M.

 

The Opioid Crisis is making headlines these days.  National leaders are beginning to pay attention to this ongoing and expanding situation of overuse of opioids, a class of substances  which include heroin as well as prescription pain killers such as Oxycodone, codeine, morphine, or Fentanyl.  Essentially the opioids […]

10+ Foods, Herbs, and B12 to Boost Your Energy and Mood

By |May 31st, 2018|

Boost energy and mood
It’s 3:00 p.m.  Are you tired or having trouble focusing?  In this article are some new ideas about easy ways to use Natural Medicine to help you.  It’s using your intelligence and Food as Medicine.  Oh, and lest I forget while I have your attention right now:  Acupuncture helps energy and […]

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CHINESE MEDICINE: LONGEVITY PRACTICES AND FOODS

By |February 27th, 2018|

Chinese Medicine: Longevity Practices and Foods
Article 2 of  3:  Live Long & Prosper Series
Chinese Medicine is an ancient, natural medicine.  Asian masters teach that we each are born with a certain amount of “Jing” (Life Force Energy), and when we have expended it, that’s all there is.  Therefore, it is important to be judicious […]

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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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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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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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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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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Lion’s Mane Mushroom for Brain and Neurological Health

By |February 1st, 2017|

LION’S MANE FOR THE BRAIN & NERVES

 

MEET THE MUSHROOM MAN

We first encountered Paul Stamets on YouTube.   I could not rip myself away for a second.   His talk at a Bioneers’ Conference in 2015 was riveting and inspiring.   This man and his wife have literally spent years in the forests, mostly in Oregon and Washington […]

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MEDICINE IS CHANGING–DRASTICALLY-part 2

By |August 31st, 2016|

MEDICINE IS CHANGING–DRASTICALLY

The Stickiness Factor

PART 2 of 4 articles

According to Wikipedia, the Stickiness Factor is:  “The specific content of a message that renders its impact memorable. Popular children’s television programs such as Sesame Street and Blue’s Clues pioneered the properties of the stickiness factor, thus enhancing effective retention of educational content as well as entertainment value.”  This article […]

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WHO IS THE LARGEST NATURAL HEALING CENTER IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA?

By |June 29th, 2016|

 

That’s a big question…and it may be us!  As of today, June 30th, nearing our 10th year in Florida, now with 12 Practitioners (6 shown here) and about 20 modalities to offer, Lotus Blossom Clinic is a power-packed Natural Healing Clinic.  Let’s start at the beginning and then learn about the petals that have […]

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