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 [...]
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 [...]
Sleep better with Acupuncture! Here is a link to the final publication in December. Alternative and Complementary Therapies' column entitled: "Clinical Roundup: Selected Treatment Options for Sleep Disorders," Volume 20, Number 6, December 2014.SPARROW-CR-A
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...
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 [...]
I majored in Biochemistry in college and spent a year before Medical School working in the lab of Dr. Daniel Koshland. He was a great scientist and a wonderful man. After a 3 month trip to India, I was telling him and the group about my adventures, and how I had gotten sick at each [...]
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 [...]