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.
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 […]
A NEW LOOK AT CANCER PREVENTION
A CRITICAL FACTOR: MANAGING STRESS
Article #2 in a 3-part series
Read Article #1: Promoting & Honoring Nature’s Rhythms
Managing stress is key to cancer prevention. As the title of this article suggests, the best way to deal with cancer is not to get cancer in the first place. As with many things, avoiding the problem is easier than dealing with it. I think of it like safe driving. If you are a safe driver, you will be less likely to get into a crash. It does not mean that you will not […]
A NEW LOOK AT CANCER PREVENTION:
PROMOTING NATURE’S RHYTHMS IN YOUR BODY
Article #1 in a 3-part series
Read Article #2 A Critical Factor: Managing Stress!
A recent article by the Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida states that Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading killer in America. This is quite plausible when you see the CDC’s numbers for 2016: Cardiovascular disease took 635,260 lives and cancer accounted for 598,038 lives. Among the myriad of theories and methods for using natural and holistic medicine to […]
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 […]
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 brain function too! Yes, acupuncture can INCREASE your energy just as well as CALM it.
ATTENTION: If you or someone you know has Chronic Fatigue, Alzheimers, Parkinsons’, other Neurological Conditions, Depression, Autism, Severe Allergies, Cancer, Heart Diseases, is […]
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 with your Jing. Why waste your Jing on being mad at the mailman or feeling mistreated by a co-worker or family member? Focus your Jing on creating positive relationships and a beautiful environment for yourself…and others on […]
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 the face and head. This represents a huge number of points that can be used to treat shoulder and arm pain.
Acupuncture point selection strategy
Points can be chosen because they are “local” to the […]
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 […]
“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 hardship without becoming hard. We have heartbreaks without being broken.”
― Desmond Tutu, The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World
It would seem this summer has been more stressful than usual in our world. There […]