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Kobe Bryant, Jason Kidd, Steve Nash Basketball Greats Stay Great with Acupuncture

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Intermittent fasting doubles cardiac risk?? A startling new study

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The article explores the growing trend of biohacking, where individuals use technology and science to enhance various aspects of their bodies and minds. Biohackers are experimenting with methods ranging from implanting electronic devices in their bodies to optimizing their diets and exercise routines.  We’ve talked about it here. and here One aspect of biohacking discussed…

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Good Sleep, Long Life: Oura Ring For Sleep Tracking

I’ve used andor at least 3 years now to track my sleep.  Sleep is a cornerstone for good health, so it’s worth it to try to optimize it! I did a video on it here.  The main points follow Sleep’s Important! In my latest YouTube video, “Don’t Die! Learn to Sleep Better,” I explore the…

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Kobe Bryant, Jason Kidd, Steve Nash Basketball Greats Stay Great with Acupuncture

When you make gazillions of dollars from you physical abilities, the last thing every NBA star would want to happen is injuries. . This video has three stories from the greats about their experience with acupuncture Find out who is the unlikely “connoissier of ancient medicine”, who was reluctant because of needle fear, and who…

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Intermittent fasting doubles cardiac risk?? A startling new study

I’ve covered time-restricted eating here.  And also recommended it in my new book!  We will see how the science settles out on this popular health hack. The analysis found: People who followed a pattern of eating all of their food across less than 8 hours per day had a 91% higher risk of death due…

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Use of Acupuncture for the Treatment of Sports-Related Injuries in Athletes:

I am surprised how few studies there have actually been on sports related unjuries and acupuncture, since  I see sports-related conditions so commonly in my clinic.  This study has included case reports, which are kind of useless.  But at least they tried to make some kind of assessment. Lee JW, Lee JH, Kim SY. Use…

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Use of Acupuncture for the Treatment of Sports-Related Injuries in Athletes: A Systematic Review of Case Reports

This systematic review examines the use of acupuncture in treating sports injuries in athletes, drawing from clinical case reports/series up to 21 August 2019. It identifies acupuncture as a beneficial, noninvasive method for managing various sports injuries and musculoskeletal disorders, highlighting its role in relieving short-term pain and aiding recovery. Despite the potential shown, the…

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When Cancer Should Not Be Called Cancer. Prostate Cancer

  Renaming the lowest-risk prostate cancer would cut down on overly aggressive treatment, some doctors say First, Do No Harm. This is often a difficult concept for patients to understand.  The drumbeat is always for more and more testing, and earlier and earlier diagnosis.  The fact remains, however, that too much information can be as…

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Who Wants To Live Forever

This article has some of the latest longevity developments for those interested. I wanted to highlight this section on Alzheimer’s research and the role of amyloid.  We’ve discussed this before in the blog , and the huge controversy about the approval of the drug Aduhelm in newsletters. This article discusses a new drug that targets…

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Integrative care: acupuncture neuromodulation therapy for diabetes and heart failure

Acupuncture is suggested as a potential adjunct treatment, particularly for its effects on the sympathetic nervous system and nitric oxide signaling, offering new avenues for addressing these interconnected diseases. The relationship between heart failure and diabetes is complex and two-way, with diabetes increasing heart failure risk due to insulin resistance, inflammation, and metabolic issues, leading…

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Acupuncture for benign prostatic hyperplasia: A systematic review and meta-analysis

I haven’t covered acupuncture and prostate health  too much on my blog, but I seem to be seeing it more in the clinic.   This review is positive. his systematic review and meta-analysis evaluated the effects of acupuncture on benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) through analysis of eight randomized controlled trials (RCTs) involving 661 men. Short-term benefits…

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