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Point Locations, Functions and Indications By Larry Anthony Pannell L.Ac.
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This book is intended as a complete and easy reference for the professional acupuncturist, practitioner, massage therapist, physical therapist and as a reference and study guide for the students of... More > these professions. This is a reference book on traditional acupuncture points, including the extra non-channel points. The precise location, stimulation, point associations, functions and indications are represented for each point. Photographic illustrations of each point along the meridians and the internal pathways of those meridians are also represented. The “Group Point and Reference Section” includes traditional acupuncture point groupings for easy reference and their functions. Also in this section are written and photographic illustrations of proportional body measurements. This book was written for both the professional practitioner and student alike.< Less
Point Locations, Functions and Indications By Larry Anthony Pannell L.Ac.
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This book is intended as a complete and easy reference for the professional acupuncturist, practitioner, massage therapist, physical therapist and as a reference and study guide for the students of... More > these professions. This is a reference book on traditional acupuncture points, including the extra non-channel points. The precise location, stimulation, point associations, functions and indications are represented for each point. Photographic illustrations of each point along the meridians and the internal pathways of those meridians are also represented. The “Group Point and Reference Section” includes traditional acupuncture point groupings for easy reference and their functions. Also in this section are written and photographic illustrations of proportional body measurements. This book was written for both the professional practitioner and student alike.< Less
Brain Function and Dysfunction By Anand Madhu
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Alzheimer's disease, the costliest disease to society, is rapidly increasing in prevalence. It may well be called the pandemic of modern times, wreaking havoc on the elderly people (some as young as... More > 40) of the developed nations. With only a few weak hypotheses, the cause of dementia is not understood; all proposed medicines have either failed clinical trials or proven ineffective. This book carries a much stronger, relatively broad-based theory of dementia causation. Our model supports a much-overlooked 1989 theory by Matsuyama about how pervasive Microtubule collapse causes dementia. The model reveals that the brain's psychological functions are carried out by neuro-circuital systems containing myriads of Dopaminergic and Norepic microsystems; it proposes that, due to greater (heat) burden upon some neurons' microtubules because of excessive electrical signalling in certain characterisable ("high RQ") types of brains -- these microtubules break down, causing collapse of neurons, leading to dementia.< Less
Sexism in the Industry of Medicine By Amanda Feldman
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Despite vast improvements in not only medical technology, but the ways in which research and treatment are utilized, the institution of healthcare is still fundamentally a gendered product of... More > patriarchal ideology which seeks to dichotomize men and women. The principle objective of this research is to evaluate language, methods, treatments, patient bias, health effects on the body, and the overall medicalization of the body into a dichotomy of separate functions, and therefore treatments, based on preconceived notions of masculinity and femininity.< Less
Beck's answer: Synergetic medicine By Patrick Muller
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When television talking head Glen Beck had an acute medical incident recently and was hospitalized, ze discovered that while allopathic medical winks might be well versed in anatomy and physiology,... More > their medical templates and protocols lack communication, coordination, emotionalcognitive development and critical thinking. Allopathic medicine must yield simultaneously to and then pass alternative and functional (integrative) medicine and morph into synergetic medicine. Only synergetic medicine presents the metaphors that are adequate and the mythology that is enriching. "Beck's Answer" offers a very brief but completely invigorating introduction to synergetic medicine. If your physician isn't a "u kormidla" physician, approved to practice synergetic medicine, you should think of dumping hir. This book will explain why.< Less
Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine (Illustrated) By George M. Gould, Walter L. Pyle
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“Since the time when man's mind first busied itself with subjects beyond his own self-preservation and the satisfaction of his bodily appetites, the anomalous and curious have been of... More > exceptional and persistent fascination to him; and especially is this true of the construction and functions of the human body. Possibly, indeed, it was the anomalous that was largely instrumental in arousing in the savage the attention, thought, and investigation that were finally to develop into the body of organized truth which we now call Science. As by the aid of collected experience and careful inference we to-day endeavor to pass our vision into the dim twilight whence has emerged our civilization, we find abundant hint and even evidence of this truth. To the highest type of philosophic minds it is the usual and the ordinary that demand investigation and explanation.”< Less
Meridian Medicine - Pocket Reference Guide By Vasu K Brown, MD
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Meridians or Channels are seen as the pathways through which the qi or Energy and blood produced internally or Lymphatic fluids from internal organs circulate throughout the body. The meridians were... More > described in ancient Indian and Chinese earliest recordings on Medicine. Their function in the body is a mixture of nourishment, integration, communication and regulation. As well as providing nourishment, they link the internal organs with various tissues of the superficial areas of the body to make the body an organic whole, and allow for internal adaptation to external changes. Nadi means channel and refers to the energy pathways through which the energy flows. Vaithiyam means Medicine. This form of Medicine in Ancient India was taught as Nadi Vaithiyam. The Ancient Meridian medical practice has both baffle and intrigue as to how and why it works which cannot be answered in modern scientific terms. The goal of this book is the most general introduction to this fascinating science.< Less
Meridian Medicine applications using PEMF Magnetic & Laser Therapy By Vasu K Brown, MD, CAS, SAP, WCC
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Magnetic fields cause or increase motion of ions and electrolytes in the tissues and fluids of the body; stimulates a vast array of chemical and electric actions in the tissues of the body, helping... More > them to rebalance or heal themselves where necessary. Cellular energy requires ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate) and is fundamental to all cell and body functions and is necessary to sustain life itself. ATP regulates cell metabolism by transporting chemical energy within our cells. Through the increased motion of ions and electrolytes, magnetic fields help cells increase their energy (or “charge”) by up to 500%. Light/Laser Therapy, is the application of red and near infra-red light over injuries or lesions to improve wound / soft tissue healing and give relief for both acute and chronic pain, to increase the speed, quality and tensile strength of tissue repair; give pain relief; resolve inflammation; improve function of damaged neurological tissue and often used as an alternative to needles for acupuncture.< Less
Classical Herbal Recipe for Healing Cold and Flu in Summer (Chinese Medicine Herbal Recipe Series) By PharmTao.com (Editor)
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This recipe is very useful for healing common cold, flu (influenza), stomach flu, and acute gastroenteritis in summer. In the summer season, over-intake of cold foods and drinks and prolonged... More > exposure to cold may cause these diseases. This recipe can remove summer-heat, eliminate the exterior pathogenic factors of wind, cold, and dampness, and improve functions of the spleen and stomach. Modifications of the recipe are described, including for severe heat, headaches, diarrhea, and runny nose. Explanations in Chinese medicine theories are included. This classical recipe was recorded in the Chinese medicine classical book Prescriptions of People’s Welfare Pharmacy (He Ji Ju Fang, published in the year of 1107).< Less
Classical Herbal Recipe for Healing Flu and Pneumonia (Chinese Medicine Herbal Recipe Series) By PharmTao.com (Editor)
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This is a very useful herbal recipe for the treatment of influenza, common cold, acute bronchitis, pneumonia, tonsillitis, and other respiratory tract infections of the wind-heat type. It is also... More > used for acute conjunctivitis. The recipe can help improve the lung's function and stop coughing. The recipe has the effects of relieving cough, removing the phlegm, antibacterial, and anti-inflammation. It can also reduce fever. Modifications of the recipe for different applications are described, including for severe cough, thirst, severe sore throat and acute tonsillitis, and eye disorders such as conjunctivitis. Explanations in Chinese medicine theories are provided. Comparisons between different recipes for influenza are included. This classical recipe was designed by a famous physician Jutong Wu in the Qing Dynasty. It was recorded in the ancient Chinese medicine classic by Dr. Wu, The Treatise on Differentiation and Treatment of Epidemic Febrile Diseases.< Less