BBC Reports on Vagus Nerve Stimulation Research to Rebalance the Nervous System

BBC Reports on Vagus Nerve Stimulation Research to Rebalance the Nervous System

BBC News reports on research out of the University of Leeds that the "ear acts as a gateway to the body's nervous system." The report comes after research into an electrical ear stimulation therapy to rebalance the nervous system. Why focus on treating the body via the ear? Innervation of the ear offers an ideal way to access and stimulate a branch of the vagus nerve, a long and well-connected nerve, that transmits information from the brain to organs around the body, such as the heart and lu...

Constitutional Weaknesses Reflected on the Ear as Homeopathic Points

Constitutional Weaknesses Reflected on the Ear as Homeopathic Points

Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, a German physician living 1755-1843, was best known for creating homeopathy. He believed that the constitution of a patient is of highest importance for well-being into the future. To support the constitution is to support good health and performance physiologically and mentally — with good state of emotions and soul. Homeopathic doctors believe that the frequency of the molecules is responsible for the effectiveness of homeopathic remedies. Modern Auricu...

Vagus Nerve Stimulation: An Integrative Bridge Between Psychology and Auricular Medicine

Vagus Nerve Stimulation: An Integrative Bridge Between Psychology and Auricular Medicine

Psychology Today offers an insightful integrative bridge from psychology to the field of Auricular Medicine. With the article, "Non-Invasive Method of Vagus Nerve Stimulation Shows Promise," Christopher Bergland highlights the use of the ear as a gateway for Vagus nerve stimulation. Stimulation of the ear is the basis of Auricular Medicine to address physiological and psychological issues through the treatment of clearly mapped anatomical and emotional points on the ear (see video on compre...

[VIDEO] Chronic Migraine Disorder — Treatment with Dr. med. Wirz

[VIDEO] Chronic Migraine Disorder — Treatment with Dr. med. Wirz

After suffering a lifelong affliction of severe migraine attacks, and finding no medical relief to treat her condition, a woman in her forties finally finds the key to her healing.

[VIDEO] Points for Comprehensive Ear Acupuncture and Treatment of Baseline Weaknesses — from Discussions with Dr. Bahr

[VIDEO] Points for Comprehensive Ear Acupuncture and Treatment of Baseline Weaknesses — from Discussions with Dr. Bahr

Baseline weaknesses, resulting from foci such as scar tissue, toxicities, pain memory, or other causes, have been identified as a contributing cause for therapy resistance in patients. In this video, Dr. med. Frank Bahr presents the possibilities for removing baseline weakness blockages available in today's practice of Auricular Medicine through the comprehensive availability of auricular points available for ear acupuncture. The auricular treatment of baseline weaknesses supports improved tr...

[VIDEO] Why Acupuncturists use VAS to Supplement TCM Pulse Diagnosis — from Discussions with Dr. Bahr

[VIDEO] Why Acupuncturists use VAS to Supplement TCM Pulse Diagnosis — from Discussions with Dr. Bahr

Dr. Bahr gives an introduction into the difference between Vascular Autonomic Signal (VAS) pulse palpation and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) pulse palpation to offer insight into why acupuncturists benefit from supplementing their diagnosis with the use of a patient's autonomic nervous system response to stimuli/change — a binary response felt in the radial pulse (e.g. experienced as a positive or negative response) to help guide both assessment AND treatment. See video below. CIAM is p...

Ronald Hubbs, LAc "This medicine should not be confined"

Ronald Hubbs, LAc "This medicine should not be confined"

This introduction, with feedback from Ronald Hubbs, a licensed acupuncturist who has trained at CIAM, sparks interest in the question "Why is Auricular Medicine relevant in my medical or wellness practice?"

[VIDEO] Neurology Integration in Western Medicine and TCM — Interview with Dr. Zhao

[VIDEO] Neurology Integration in Western Medicine and TCM — Interview with Dr. Zhao

Dr. Baixiao Zhao represents leadership in his field by pointing to interest in the potential for use of the Vascular Autonomic Signal to support TCM, as he does in this video.