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- Alameda Acupuncture2258 Santa Clara Ave, Ste 1
Alameda, CA 94501
TestimonialsWent if for an exam and he examined my tongue and took my pulse and pretty much told me what my doc told me with an extensive blood test! I was amazed! I like the way he really goes into my diet to prevent my health from declining and gives... Read more »I rely on John Nieters. He is great with GI issues, mood, hormonal/menopausal/fertility issues, and with stress management. He really knows his stuff, and I am so grateful to have this option to support my health. It is no exaggeration to say that treatment with John not only creates marked... Read more »Alameda Acupuncture provides the kind of support for a healthy life that everyone can benefit from. The compassionate and nurturing care I receive has been invaluable in helping me. I’m most familiar with John Nieters yet I’ve also seen Phil Settels. I can recommend both of them highly. John Nieters... Read more »
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The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also their mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the heart.
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Every February men all over the world flock to the local flower shops and jewelry stores in search of the perfect bouquet or piece of jewelry to express their undying love to their significant other. Why? Nobody knows for certain, but there are at least a couple of theories.
One theory is a Catholic priest, Valentine, was imprisoned for helping
Oriental medicine (OM) nutrition combines ancient wisdom with modern science. OM nutrition is a holistic approach, which aims to balance all five flavors within most meals with one or two flavors being emphasized for therapeutic purposes. OM nutrition for a hypertension emphasizes bitter flavors, sour flavors and energetically-cooling foods.
OM theory states the bitter flavor benefits the heart in moderation
Quit the tobacco, and don’t start if you haven’t already
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Whether you are looking to reduce your risk of prostate disease or treat an existing condition, acupuncture may be able to help. Because of its holistic approach, acupuncture can help relieve symptoms associated with prostate problems like frequent and painful urination.
A report titled Traditional Chinese Medicine and Prostate Health published by Pacific College found Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to