There are some amazing things that can happen in natural medicine, read more here. Discover some of the obstacles to acquiring our best health care. It is important to understand the rationale before you can form a better plan.
Mindfulness and MBSR: A Personal Journey
Contributing Author: Anne Louise Kracmer, LCSW & Qualified MBSR Teacher
CREATING PEACE AND HARMONY…INSIDE
NEW AT THE CLINIC – EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT
(forward by Deb Martin)
You’ve likely heard the term “Mindfulness Meditation”. But do you know what that means? Come along on the journey of discovery in this month’s article. Discover more about Mindfulness which is practiced in many ways around the world. It is truly a form of natural, holistic healing, and is also a wellness practice which you can easily learn to do for yourself or practice in a group.
You’ll now find Mindfulness practices being […]
Yoga and You
Our Featured Author this month is Kandy Love, PhD, CIYT, LMT #9704. She is first and foremost a kind, gifted and astute healer. She is a yoga therapist and teacher-of-teachers, also practicing massage, energy healing and other methods of holistic healing. Many of you might know Kandy from the business she founded in the 1990’s called Health and Harmony. It was the first–and highly successful–Holistic Wellness Center in SW Florida. Kandy brings a wealth of knowledge and healing practices to us personally, as well as to our patients and clients at Lotus Blossom Clinic. We are grateful […]
What is Free in Freedom?
NOW SERVING VETERANS FOR FREE!
GREAT NEWS FOR VETERANS (Who do you know?)
Dr. David Martin, Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture Physician at Lotus Blossom Clinic, has recently become a fully-approved Provider under the V.A. Health System. The obligatory governmental hurdles have been crossed! Dr. David Martin now has All-Systems-Ready to treat U.S. Veterans at No Cost, not even a co-pay. Simply obtain a Referral from an M.D. in the Veterans Administration, and Dr. David can begin treatment.
Acupuncture is highly effective for pain, PTSD, and other chronic and “odd’ conditions. […]
CBD “CURES & RUMORS” is an ongoing health series about the comprehensive cannabis plant.
BIG NEWS: On December 21, 2018 CBD finally became Legal–at the Federal Level–in the United States. With this recent legalization, CBD–a non-psychotropic compound found in the Cannabis Plant (aka “marijuana”) —is set to make an even bigger splash into Holistic and Natural Medicine usage. It will also continue marching into leading-edge, mainstream medical practices. This is the first article […]
You likely already know that including holistic and natural medicine in most, if not all, medical treatment plans is a wise idea. In this article, we take a quick dive into the world of integrative treatments for breast cancer. The implications of all the research and clinical experience indicates the efficacy of integrative treatments for many, if not all, cancers.
But the big news here is that movement toward institutionalizing currently-termed “alternative” treatments is being–in essence–blessed and starting to move into mainstream medicine. It’s called Integrative Medicine, and there are several early […]
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 interact with nerve and brain function. These medications are very strong and have a powerful effect on the entire body, brain and mind.
Since the 1990’s, when the amount of opioids prescribed to patients began to grow, the number of overdoses and deaths from prescription opioids […]
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 multiple issues as well as for longevity. CBD regenerates the human body and brain to be more youthful. It changes lives, and the cities and states who embrace it may experience significant growth and a revitalized economy. But, as the popularity of the Cannabis plant has grown over the past decade, the pharmaceutical industry has been busy behind the scenes. There are currently serious legal obstacles posed by the FDA (Federal Drug Administration).
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 more often than almost any other. The statistic that I have read says that about 50% of us will experience this pain in our lives.
What causes back pain?
The Back is very complex. If you look at just the spine with 7 cervical, […]
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 turn a breach baby and is highly effective at inducing labor—with no danger to mother or baby.
- Do you know someone with a trigger finger or restless legs? They will likely have a healing with […]
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 is designed to fire your imagination, broaden your horizons, and inspire hope to keep or retrieve your good health. Perhaps this broader thinking can save you and others the headaches and even tragedies of becoming unnecessarily caught […]
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 States. He holds hundreds of patents and is widely regarded as a top science expert in the field of mycology. He has a mission on this planet and has found hundreds of solutions using […]