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Acupuncture and the Opioid Crisis

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 [...]

CBD for You and Me!

CBD oil is a Natural Medicine found in the Cannabis plant.  No one can get “high” on it.  But it is an effective medicine for [...]

Live Long and Prosper (Part 3)

Longevity & Vitality:  A Brain Requirement, Ancient Wisdom & New “Reverse Aging” Science Part 3 in the  “Live Long and Prosper” Series In our first [...]

FEASTING OR FASTING:

THE NEW SCIENCE OF FASTING AS NATURAL MEDICINE FASTING...hmmmm. That sounds like deprivation, hunger and muscle wasting, not a powerful, natural and holistic medicine approach. [...]

Cold and Flu, Natural and Home Remedies

COLD AND FLU, Natural Home remedies The Garlic Foot Compress.  See attached for this 90-percent-home-run remedy! 1000-3000 Units of a high quality Vitamin C. We [...]

Acupuncture and Back Pain

Acupuncture and Back Pain Back pain is common. Almost all of us has experience back pain at one time or another. It is very common [...]

Acupuncture for Shoulder and Arm Pain

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 [...]

Mission Impossible: Stories of Healing

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 [...]

Toxic Lipstick – A Few Tips

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 [...]

Cold and Flu, Natural and Home Remedies

By |December 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

COLD AND FLU, Natural Home remedies The Garlic Foot Compress.  See attached for this 90-percent-home-run remedy! 1000-3000 Units of a high quality Vitamin C. We carry one.  You can get good brands at a health food store as well. “Ching-Ching” (affectionate name Vickie gave this powerful pair of [...]

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Acupuncture and Back Pain

By |December 28th, 2017|Categories: acupuncture, Back Pain, Pain|

Acupuncture and Back Pain Back pain is common. Almost all of us has experience back pain at one time or another. It is very common and one of the main complaints among Americans.  It is from this complaint that we seek medical attention and lose days from work [...]

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Mission Impossible part 3: Energy Healing Medicine

By |December 7th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety/Stress, Food as Medicine, Reiki & Other Energy Medicine|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

What Is Energy Healing (Medicine)? Energy healing is in the realm beyond what we can “see” these are forces which affect us on the physical level every bit as much as the medicines we use. Power for change is clearly available in immune-boosting foods such as medicinal mushrooms, [...]

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Acupuncture for Shoulder and Arm Pain

By |December 1st, 2017|Categories: acupuncture|Tags: |

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 [...]

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: STORIES OF HEALING Part 2 of 3

By |November 1st, 2017|Categories: acupuncture, Anxiety/Stress, Cancer, Cardiovascular and Diabetes, Chinese Medicine, Pain, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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, [...]

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Mission Impossible: Stories of Healing

By |October 4th, 2017|Categories: acupuncture, Allergies & Autoimmune, Cancer, Cardiovascular and Diabetes, Chinese Medicine, Chocolate, Food as Medicine, Intestinal Health, Pain, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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THE HIDDEN DANGER IN NATURAL DISASTERS

By |September 5th, 2017|Categories: acupuncture, Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Cancer, Chinese Medicine, Food as Medicine, Intestinal Health|Tags: , , , , |

“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 [...]

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Unplug from it all!

By |August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Aging Gracefully, Anxiety/Stress|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

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Demonizing Coconut Oil… Again!?

By |July 5th, 2017|Categories: Cardiovascular and Diabetes, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

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CHOCOLATE AS MEDICINE

By |May 31st, 2017|Categories: Aging Gracefully, Chinese Medicine, Chocolate, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

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Mighty Mushroom Series: Reishi “Queen of Mushrooms”

By |May 4th, 2017|Categories: Aging Gracefully, Allergies & Autoimmune, Cardiovascular and Diabetes, Chinese Medicine, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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.      [...]

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IS YOUR THYROID IN DISTRESS?

By |April 5th, 2017|Categories: acupuncture, Aging Gracefully, Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Medical Mushroom Series – Cordyceps

By |March 1st, 2017|Categories: Aging Gracefully, Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Cancer, Chinese Medicine, Diabetes, Drugs, Exercise, Fertility & Family, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Lion’s Mane Mushroom for Brain and Neurological Health

By |February 1st, 2017|Categories: acupuncture, Aging Gracefully, Allergies & Autoimmune, Cancer, Cardiovascular and Diabetes, Chinese Medicine, Diabetes, Food as Medicine, Intestinal Health, Pain, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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THE AUTOIMMUNE EPIDEMIC: EFFECTIVE, NATURAL TREATMENT

By |January 18th, 2017|Categories: Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Environmental Health, Fertility & Family, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Part 1 (Part 2 next week!)   Dr. Martin will be sharing this topic Live on an Internet Broadcast,  Friday, August 24th at noon.   Click here to join the call and ask your questions!:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whatsupswfl/2012/08/24/the-autoimmune-epidemic-effective-natural-remedies   What IS Autoimmune Disease? It affects millions of Americans, and it’s becoming [...]

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Cereal Killers!!

By |January 18th, 2017|Categories: Allergies & Autoimmune, Cardiovascular and Diabetes, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

By David Martin - Acupuncture Physician practicing Holistic Medicine, serving Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Lehigh and Naples. Common Breakfast Mistakes The most common mistake people make with their breakfast is to eat typical breakfast foods, most of which are highly processed and loaded with sugars. This includes waffles, [...]

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GUT MAKEOVERS: LOSE WEIGHT, REGAIN HEALTH!

By |January 5th, 2017|Categories: acupuncture, Allergies & Autoimmune, Cancer, Cardiovascular and Diabetes, Diabetes, Food as Medicine|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

  It’s a typical January topic:  Create The New YOU in the New Year!  But you’ve never heard this method to lose the weight and feel great!   This method is entirely novel due to a silver bullet tool.   Science is proving that it is the Gut Microbial Balance [...]

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BECOME FRIENDS WITH “GOOD” BACTERIA

By |November 30th, 2016|Categories: acupuncture, Aging Gracefully, Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Diabetes, Drugs, Fertility & Family, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

 “Stunning research reveals gut bug balance causing everything from diabetes to colon cancer!” -Glenn S. Rothfeld from his new book, The Atlas of Natural Cures   The science of the human body’s essential and symbiotic relationship with bacteria and other microbes is continually growing.  Over the last decade, [...]

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Medicine is Changing Drastically part 4

By |November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Environmental Health, Food as Medicine, Intestinal Health, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

              NEW MEDICINE:  GUIDING LIGHTS OF THE FUTURE This is a powerful time in Medicine!  A few game changers are coming to the frontline to radically SHIFT the possibilities for how healthy we are, how long we live, and how we do [...]

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Rx for Healing: The “Do Nothing” Day

By |October 11th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety/Stress, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Rx for Healing: The "Do Nothing" Day   Eating a healthy diet, getting sleep, massage, acupuncture, meditating regularly; these are all ways to keep you going and prevent overload from happening; but it does happen. In today's society, though, even the most holistic person can experience burn out, [...]

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PREGNANCY– CHILDREN—GRAND KIDS: THE NEXT GENERATION Part 2

By |October 11th, 2016|Categories: Allergies & Autoimmune, Environmental Health, Fertility & Family, Food as Medicine|Tags: , , , |

  This may surprise more than a few of you: A commercially-grown, common food and something long considered "safe" in our water supply can both cause infertility. Let’s take a look at these and other nutritional aspects which are likely contributing forces to infertility. The two culprits covered [...]

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