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  • Your wellness is our business
  • Your wellness is our business
  • Your wellness is our business
  • Your wellness is our business
  • Stress / cortisol
  • High stress reduces immunity Stress reduces cortisol levels A strong immune system wards off illness A balanced lifestyle improves health
  • High stress reduces immunity Stress reduces cortisol levels A strong immune system wards off illness A balanced lifestyle improves health
  • Your wellness is our business
  • Your wellness is our business
  • Your wellness is our business
  • Your wellness is our business
  • Your wellness is our business
  • Sony Pictures 2007 Health Lecture

    1. 1. Lani Anderson, L.Ac. Doctor Oriental Medicine 310-470-1225
    2. 2. Traditional Oriental Medicine Health Recovery/Maintenance Reproductive Health Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well . Marcus Valerius Martial
    3. 3. Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well . Marcus Valerius Martial
    4. 4. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>many centuries ago through trial and error Chinese doctors developed an energetic understanding of treatment and prevention of disease. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Oriental Medicine or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is based on an energetic model whereas Western medicine is based on a biochemical model. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>The Chinese discovered that a vital energy they called che flows inside each person </li></ul><ul><li>They found that disturbances in this energy flow caused disease. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>When the body’s energetics are out of balance we experience pain or illness. </li></ul>Acupuncture restores Balance and wellness
    8. 8. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Within the framework of Western medicine, pathology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology are of great importance. </li></ul><ul><li>A disease must be identified </li></ul><ul><li>In TCM diagnosis is the focus. </li></ul><ul><li>Signs and symptoms dictate the treatment. </li></ul><ul><li>The understanding of TCM theory allows an acupuncturist to successfully diagnosis and treat a patient. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>TCM treats the whole person not merely the disease. </li></ul><ul><li>Every person is different. </li></ul><ul><li>Every treatment is individual. </li></ul>Acupuncture is great try it today
    10. 10. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Oriental Medicine evaluates the patient’s condition by observing the tongue, feeling the pulse and listening to the patient’s concerns. </li></ul><ul><li>A treatment plan is then formulated to encourage the body to return to a balanced state of wellness. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Oriental Medicine consists of two main healing methods. </li></ul><ul><li>Acupuncture </li></ul><ul><li>medicinals </li></ul><ul><li>Oriental Massage and medicinal diet and exercise suggestions may also be prescribed. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Acupuncture is the gentle insertion of hair thin sterile single use needles into certain points in the body. </li></ul>
    13. 13. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Acupuncture stimulates the body’s natural healing properties, thereby reducing or relieving pain and improving overall immune function. </li></ul><ul><li>Acupuncture is safe and effective. </li></ul>
    14. 14. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>I came to see Loni for depression and anxiety. I thought I was starting to go through menopause. All I can say is Loni changed my life, I’m a different person. I’m so grateful. </li></ul><ul><li>M. Reily </li></ul>
    15. 15. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Chinese medicinals have been used for centuries to treat aliments ranging from </li></ul><ul><li>PMS to UTI. </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese medicinals include plant sources as well as animal and minerals sources. </li></ul>
    16. 16. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Combinations of single medicinals are formulated together to attain an overall synergistic effect that the medicinals on their own would not achieve. </li></ul>
    17. 17. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Prescriptions are based on the individual pattern diagnosis of each patient. </li></ul><ul><li>The patient describes their symptoms, then the practitioner evaluates the patient’s tongue and pulse to get a diagnoses. </li></ul>
    18. 18. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Millions of Chinese regularly consume and are prescribed medicinals in addition to western drugs, with no adverse effects. </li></ul>
    19. 19. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Journals in China demonstrate that better intended therapeutic effects are achieved when medicinals are taken with western drugs. With drugs taken at lower doses and with fewer drug side effects. </li></ul>
    20. 20. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Clinical trials show that the results of taking Chinese medicinals and drugs together are better than each on its own. </li></ul>
    21. 21. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Practitioners of TCM should never ask their patients to reduce their drug dosage. Instead acupuncturists work with the patient’s physician to monitor patient progress. In this way the patient is assured the best possible care. </li></ul>
    22. 22. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>I came to Dr. Anderson for low back pain. I’d had acupuncture years ago for the same problem and it really worked. We worked on the pain but since I’ve also been diagnosed with cancer Dr. Anderson prescribed a formula to help me with the nausea I got from the radiation and chemotherapy treatments. And she’s a good listener. </li></ul><ul><li>S. Ryan </li></ul>
    23. 23. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>The FDA has All of the rigorous better suppliers </li></ul><ul><li>standards are compliant </li></ul><ul><li>for Chinese with FDA </li></ul><ul><li>manufacturers Standards. </li></ul><ul><li>of medicinals </li></ul><ul><li>in the U.S. </li></ul>
    24. 24. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Many Patent medicines purchased in “China Town” have not been approved by the FDA and many contain drugs and heavy metals. </li></ul><ul><li>A patient should always feel comfortable asking their </li></ul><ul><li>practitioner </li></ul><ul><li>for their </li></ul><ul><li>supplier and or </li></ul><ul><li>manufacturer’s </li></ul><ul><li>lab results for the medicinals that practitioner is providing. </li></ul>
    25. 25. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>One should never assume an herbal formula sold over the counter is okay. Medicinals are used for specific things. If they are used or abused for other applications there is a chance that the intended outcome will not be achieved and or there will be a problem. </li></ul><ul><li>It is always prudent to </li></ul><ul><li>consult with a qualified </li></ul><ul><li>trained professional </li></ul><ul><li>before taking any medicinal. </li></ul>
    26. 26. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Would everyone benefit from taking Chinese medicinals? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes. A healthy person could take immune building medicinals (or tonics) and improve their over all health, but not everyone must take medicinals. </li></ul><ul><li>Patients taking a drug dose that achieves the intended results with no side effects should not consider the need to take medicinals unless they so desire . </li></ul>
    27. 27. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Patients that need or choose to undergo surgery of any kind would benefit from medicinals to build their system up prior to surgery and aid in their recovery post surgically. </li></ul>
    28. 28. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Results with acupuncture and medicinals are greater than each modality on its own. </li></ul>
    29. 29. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Our greatest transformational power of all, comes from the wisdom of our body. </li></ul>
    30. 30. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Some of the most frequently treated conditions: </li></ul>Addictions Chronic Fatigue Allergies Arthritis Asthma Back pain Bronchial conditions Carpal tunnel Detox for chemical dependency depression Common cold Spastic colon constipation diarrhea cough dizziness influenza fibromyalgia Leg pain neuralgia Infertility Male sexual dysfunction insomnia headache pain Gynecological dysfunctions PMS Sciatica Sports injuries Immune system deficiency indigestion injuries Joint pain Sore throat Knee pain Tingling and numbness Weight loss Sinus problems Neck pain and stiffness Bells Palsy Urinary problems Thyroid conditions
    31. 31. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Practitioners of Oriental Medicine in California must understand the western framework to practice here. </li></ul><ul><li>True integration of eastern and western medicine may be achieved through understanding. </li></ul>
    32. 32. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Acupuncturists are regulated by State laws and must be licensed before they may practice in California. Always verify licensure before being treated. </li></ul>
    33. 33. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Acupuncture is covered by most insurance. </li></ul><ul><li>Check with </li></ul><ul><li>your insurance </li></ul><ul><li>provider. </li></ul>
    34. 34. Traditional Oriental Medicine <ul><li>Acupuncturists are now treating patients at Cedars Hospital, at the Arthur Ashe Center at UCLA, Veterans Hospital and many other Western medical facilities in Southern California. </li></ul>
    35. 35. TriMaru Acupuncture Clinic Loni Anderson, L.Ac. Doctor Oriental Medicine 310-838-8568 Ancient medicine Modern times Entering the wellness revolution fully equipped to meet today’s challenges
    36. 36. Health Recovery/Maintenance <ul><li>Stress management/immune building </li></ul><ul><li>Athletic enhancement </li></ul><ul><li>Weight loss </li></ul><ul><li>Addiction recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Pre and post surgical care </li></ul><ul><li>Pain management </li></ul><ul><li>Facial rejuvenation </li></ul>
    37. 37. Stress Management immune building High stress reduces immunity Stress reduces the fight or flight hormone cortisol. Cortisol is involved in inflammatory response, immune function and regulation of blood pressure and blood sugar.
    38. 38. Stress management immune building <ul><li>A balanced lifestyle improves health. </li></ul>A strong immune system wards off illness. A strong immune system can be achieved with proper diet, exercise, adequate relaxation and supplementation with Oriental Medicine.
    39. 39. Stress management immune building I came to see Dr. Anderson for dizziness. None of the doctors I’d been to could help me. Dr. Anderson told me that she could help me get rid of the dizziness but that it would come back unless we treated the underlining cause. I decided to try it. My dizziness went away after only a few treatments, but after working on the cause I felt so good. I didn’t know how bad I was until I felt better. J. Stowe
    40. 40. TriMaru Acupuncture Clinic Loni Anderson, L.Ac. Doctor Oriental Medicine Fitness - if it came in a bottle everyone would have it. Cher
    41. 41. Athletic enhancement <ul><li>By integrating acupuncture and herbal medicine into your current routine you will improve your performance, increase your stamina, endurance, and overall well being. </li></ul>
    42. 42. Athletic enhancement <ul><li>Historically TCM was used as a preventative medicine, this still is one of the best uses of the medicine. </li></ul><ul><li>Regular treatments keep the body in balance even when the intensity of competition stresses it. </li></ul>
    43. 43. Weight loss <ul><li>reduce cravings </li></ul><ul><li>Increase energy </li></ul><ul><li>Improve metabolism </li></ul><ul><li>through </li></ul><ul><li>Acupuncture weight loss ear stapling. </li></ul><ul><li>Diet and exercise consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Individualized medicinals </li></ul>
    44. 44. Weight loss <ul><li>When I first heard about the </li></ul>
    45. 45. TriMaru Acupuncture Clinic Loni Anderson, L.Ac. Doctor Oriental Medicine 310-838-8568 Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity WHO 1948
    46. 46. Addiction recovery <ul><li>Studies have conclusively shown acupuncture’s effectiveness in alleviating cravings and reducing negative side effects of detoxification. </li></ul><ul><li>TCM is complementary to western medical detoxification programs. </li></ul>
    47. 47. Pre and post surgical care <ul><li>In post surgery, acupuncture reduces </li></ul><ul><li>tissue swelling and shortens recovery </li></ul><ul><li>and healing. </li></ul>Pre surgical treatments increase immune function and energy to aid in a successful outcome.
    48. 48. TriMaru Acupuncture Clinic Loni Anderson, L.Ac. Doctor Oriental Medicine 310-838-8568 First do no harm
    49. 49. Pain Management <ul><li>Oriental medicine is well known for its pain management care. </li></ul><ul><li>Acupuncture facilitates the recovery from trauma. </li></ul>
    50. 50. Facial Rejuvenation <ul><li>Maintain your natural beauty with facial </li></ul><ul><li>rejuvenation with cosmetic acupuncture. </li></ul>Hey, it’s okay to be older and wiser, but who wants lines of wisdom on their face?
    51. 51. Facial Rejuvenation Cosmetic acupuncture is a painless, non-surgical method of diminishing signs of aging. Cosmetic Acupuncture as a natural alternative to surgery is gaining popularity in the West.
    52. 52. Facial Rejuvenation <ul><li>Improves collagen & muscle tone </li></ul><ul><li>Increases radiance </li></ul><ul><li>Diminishes fine lines, puffiness, drooping & </li></ul><ul><li>sagging </li></ul><ul><li>Scar therapy also available </li></ul>Treatments are effective for pre and post surgical patients as well as for non-surgical patients.
    53. 53. TriMaru Acupuncture Clinic Loni Anderson, L.Ac. Doctor Oriental Medicine 310-838-8568 Your wellness is our business
    54. 54. Reproductive Health <ul><ul><li>Infertility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Male </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Female </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Male Sexual Dysfunction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gynecological </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Menstrual concerns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PMS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Menopause </li></ul></ul>
    55. 55. Reproductive Health <ul><li>Infertility </li></ul><ul><li>More patients are seeking assistance in becoming pregnant than ever before. </li></ul><ul><li>Acupuncture is a safe effective treatment for couples considering intervention. </li></ul>
    56. 56. Reproductive Health <ul><li> Causes of Male Infertility </li></ul><ul><li>Low sperm volume </li></ul><ul><li>Low sperm count </li></ul><ul><li>Poor sperm morphology </li></ul><ul><li>Poor sperm motility </li></ul><ul><li>Autoimmunity </li></ul><ul><li>Low testosterone </li></ul>
    57. 57. Reproductive Health <ul><li> Male Infertility </li></ul><ul><li>A male with low sperm count is capable of achieving conception. It’s the quality of the sperm that becomes more important in successful pregnancies. Oriental Medicine improves sperm quality. </li></ul>
    58. 58. Reproductive Health <ul><li> Female Infertility </li></ul><ul><li>Woman have complicated reproductive systems that when working properly are capable of creating life. </li></ul><ul><li>Oriental Medicine treats many impediments to successful pregnancy. </li></ul>
    59. 59. Reproductive Health <ul><li> Female Infertility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acupuncture improves ovarian function and nourishes the tissues surrounding the follicles where maturing eggs are forming, thereby producing better quality eggs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oriental medicine improves uterine lining thereby allowing the maturing fertile egg to take hold. </li></ul></ul>
    60. 60. “ A wonderfully authoritative answer to the collective prayers of many women who want to have a baby using the wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine, an ancient but fully updated way to preserve and enhance fertility.” Christiane Northrop, M.D. author of woman’s bodies woman’s wisdom
    61. 61. Reproductive Health <ul><li>Oriental Medicine treats Male Erectile Dysfunction, Impotence, Pre-mature ejaculation and performance anxiety without the use of drugs or side effects </li></ul>
    62. 62. Reproductive Health <ul><li>Gynecological concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Many women s uffer need lessly with painful periods, endom etriosis a nd ovarian cysts. </li></ul><ul><li>Oriental Medic ine offers drug and surgery free solutions. </li></ul>
    63. 63. Reproductive Health <ul><li>Gynecological concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Painful periods can be debilitating for some women and PMS can be an emotional as well as physical challenge for many. </li></ul><ul><li>Oriental medicine has long been known to help such women. </li></ul>
    64. 64. Reproductive Health <ul><li>Gynecological concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Women’s reproductive health is tied to their hormones. Imbalances in hormone levels are responsible for many health concerns. </li></ul><ul><li>Hormone testing is a safe diagnostic tool to determine hormone levels. </li></ul>
    65. 65. Reproductive Health <ul><li>Gynecological concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Oriental Medicine helps pre, pere and post menopausal woman transition through the “change” smoothly. </li></ul>
    66. 66. Lani Anderson, L.Ac. Doctor Oriental Medicine 310-470-1225 Let me guide you and give you courage, so your path you’ll stride with ease to manifest your truth and share your joy with others and live in peace pain free.

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