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Clinical Case Study: HRV and PMS

By | June 5th, 2016|Acupuncture research, Autonomic Nervous System, Benefits, Clinical Acupuncture Cases, Heart Rate Variability, Stress|

Kuan Yin Goddess of Compassion This is the current iteration of the protocol I'm working on.  The goal is to get the most favorable increase in HRV during a treatment, which will then (in theory) translate into best clinical outcomes, stress reduction, better mood. This treatment from 6.2.16 was a combination of the [...]

Acupuncture and Fertility: Case Studies with Stress Response(HRV)

By | March 17th, 2015|Acupuncture research, Autonomic Nervous System, Clinical Acupuncture Cases, Heart Rate Variability, Stress|

The point of my research is to try to capture the healing "shift" that can occur with acupuncture.  Heart rate variability (HRV) could be uniquely well suited to this since it reflects very subtle physiological changes. Since I don't really know what I'm looking for exactly, I try to look in depth at the HRV data [...]

Article Published: Does Acupuncture Reduce Stress Over Time?

By | October 19th, 2014|Acupuncture research, Autonomic Nervous System, Clinical Acupuncture Cases, Fitness and Health, Heart Rate Variability, Stress|

Ancient Medicine Made Modern This is the linkto my article just published on hypertensive patients.  It will be available for 30 days from now online.  Afterwards the abstract will be available.  Thanks to all of the patients who had the patience to participate...

Moxibustion and Immune Function

By | September 7th, 2013|Acupuncture research|

What follows are two studies on moxibustion and immune function.  I have become particularly interested in moxibustion because 1) Moxibustion may operate on a different biological model instead of electrical activity. 2) Moxibustion is a therapy that patients can do on their own at home. Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2013 May;33(5):415-8. [Impacts of moxibustion on erythrocyte [...]

How often to Exercise?

By | June 16th, 2013|Fitness and Health|

I've wondered about the science behind optimal exercise regimens.  When I was studying ballet intensively in my youth, we had class every day of the week, except Saturday and Sunday.  The teachers said that working out on sore muscles made you stronger.  Does it?  Doesn't it? The bottom line of this article is that you [...]