Professional Reference Sites

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Trigger Points

Trigger Points Hip Pain

Acupuncture points are often referred to as trigger points. This is medical terminology for common tendinomuscular reaction patterns which are activated by the insertion of hair thin needles into acupuncture points. This sites shows the associated symptoms with point locations and helpful stretches


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Its purpose is to make available the most comprehensive database of reference on acupuncture in the English Language. Search for conditions using the database.

Acupuncture Today

Acupuncture Today Magazine

Links to everything you wanted to know about acupuncture from the acupuncture trade magazine Acupuncture Today.

Life Extension

Life Extension Magazine

The Life Extension Foundation is an organization dedicated to investigating methods of disease and aging. Use the “Health Concern Selector” to search for health information.



The American College for Advancement in Medecine (ACAM) is a not-for-profit medical society dedicated to educating physicians and other health care professionals on the latest findings and emerging procedures in preventive/nutritional medicine. Search for medical physician in your area.

Genes For Good

Gene Analysis

Want to unlock the secrets to your genetic programming? In this post I’ll show you how to get your raw genetic data for free with Genes For Good,

Favorite Sites

Quit Sugar

Sugar Divorce

The Sugar Divorce program, since you’re not on any diet, the subconscious re-programming drives you into the new habit of simply honoring and respecting your body. You’ll start to not only want to put into your body food that nourishes you and sustains you.

Lose Weight

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As a co-founder of EasyWillpower Seminars, I am proud to recommend these wellness seminars and the educational materials and services available through the site. You will learn to live to your highest potential and achieve the goals you have always dreamed of.

Health Elixir

Slender Cider

Slender Cider is a premium, liquid herbal formula with 11 premium herbs in a base of organic, raw Apple Cider Vinegar. Slender Cider is a nourishing, energizing, and health balancing formula. This therapeutic concentrate is rich in blood sugar balancing components and energizing factors that reduce appetite and snack cravings and help maintain a healthy metabolism. Slender Cider is all-natural and contains no alcohol, no caffeine, no stimulants, no refined sugar and tastes great.

Amazing Bed

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CLICK HERE To learn more about the Intellibed. The intellibed is the most amazing bed I have ever experienced! Finally I am experiencing a deep restful sleep without waking at all!

CBD Products

Rena's Organic CBD

CLICK HERE To learn more about these amazing CBD products!

Useful Self-Help Sites

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Dr John Sarno

Pain Cycle

Many of our acupuncture patients also benefit from Dr John Sarno’s techniques. Watch this amazing 20/20 episode.

Cognitive Pain Strategies

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These tools are a series of twelve videos designed to help you learn and understand self pain management.

Iodine Patch Test

Iodine Patch Test

One of the most popular ways to test for iodine deficiency is the iodine patch test. The Iodine Patch Test theoretically measures how quickly the body absorbs iodine through the skin.

Thyroid Temperature

Thyroid Symptoms

If you suspect your thyroid gland is sluggish, here is a handy way to find out.

Diaphragmatic Breathing

Diaphragmatic Breathing

Diaphragmatic breathing is one of the easiest ways to engage your vagus nerve and create a “relaxation response” that counters the panic and anxiety

Fever Management

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Great article by Master Herbalist Simon Mills on Fever Management


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Vertigo Treatment: Carol Foster, MD explains how to treat vertigo by showing you the maneuver to treat your own symptoms at home. This maneuver is used to treat Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

Vit D Pain Relief

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CLICK HERE to download Kerri Knox’s wonderful free ebook “Essential Guide To Lasting Pain Relief”. This ebook describes how supplementation with Vitamin-D, Magnesium, B-Vitamins and Omega Oils can help to resolve chronic pain conditions.

Vit D Dosage

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CLICK HERE to download Kerri Knox’s free ebook “Fact Sheet On Vitamin-D”. This ebook describes how to supplement with Vitamin-D.

Genetic Test

Genetic Test 23andMe

Genetic Health Risk reports provide information about whether you carry genetic markers associated with risks for certain health conditions. They are not for diagnosis. Factors like lifestyle, environment and genetic markers not covered by this test can also play a role. These reports provide you with more insights to be the best possible advocate – for you

Treating Fascia

Foot Pain

Release dysfunctionally contracted fascia with scraping methods, you will need a tool to scrape the muscles and tendons.

Demodex Infestation

Dry Eyes

If you suspect that a demodex infestation is responsible for creating problems on your skin and eyes, don’t despair, there’s plenty you can do to get the situation under control.



Methyl-folate is a key player in methylation, the process of adding a methyl group to a compound. Methylation is fundamental to the proper function of almost all of the body’s systems.


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DMSO is useful as a pain reliever and also in burns, acne, arthritis, mental retardation, strokes, amyloidosis, head injury, scleroderma, it soothes toothaches, eases headaches, hemorroids, muscle strains, it prevents paralysis from spinal-chord injuries and softens scar tissues. In fact, it is useful in well over 300 ailments and is safe to use


L Theanine

L-theanine’s effect on the brain can be visualized on an EEG. Brain waves are actually smoothed out—but not flattened out—by supplemental L-theanine. The body is relaxed, the mind is calmed, but no drowsiness occurs

Neurotransmitter Testing

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There are no accurate blood or urine tests available to reveal your neurotransmitter levels. This test is among the best. It is made by Eric R. Braverman, M.D. Read his book, The Edge Effect, for more of his work.

Additional Neuro Testing


Which neurotransmitters are at the root of your problems, here are three free reputable quizzes to guide you toward some answers:

5 Love Languages

5 Love Language

Your love language profile will explain your primary love language, what it means, and how you can use it to connect to others.


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Taurine and GABA are two natural compound that have calming effects on the central nervous system. They are both produced by the body and are being researched for their effects on relieving anxiety.

Glycemic Index

Glycemic Index

Glycemic index and glycemic load information on about how foods blood sugar and insulin. Here you’ll a list of the glycemic index and glycemic load for more than 100 common foods.


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From its first online article in 2003 to now reaching more than 20,000 daily visitors, Cancer Tutor has become a lifeline in the cancer community.


Fibromyalgia and Acupuncture

This protocol uses a non-toxic, over-the-counter drug that works to mitigate an innate metabolic error. Most research focuses on obtunding symptoms and ignores the root cause of the illness. This protocol may actually reverse fibromyalgia.

Dirty Genes

Gene analysis

Dirty Genes: Is A Breakthrough Program to Treat the Root Cause of Illness and Optimize Your Health, I loved this book . The image links to a fascinating self-test.

Methylation Analysis

Feel Good Biochemistry

Dr Amy Yasko offers a great FREE genome Methylation analysis if you already have Genome Data downloaded

Food Sensitivities

Food Sensitivity


The following chart reflects a comprehensive overview of the level of various potentially problematic compounds in foods.

Mytavin Calculator

Nutritional Interactions

Vitamin and mineral deficiency caused by meds in a society that is overmedicated is astounding. Check out this calculator by Jeffrey Gladd, MD

Your Personality Traits

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Whatever you learn about your personality, celebrate it. Personality is the spice of life, and knowledge about it is power.

Wendy Myers Detox

Toxicity Quiz

Wendy Myers is founder of This is a simple two step system for all day energy.

Migraine Headache Relief!

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Twelve ways to reduce CRGP for Migraine relief

Rick Simpson Cancer Cure

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Rick Simpson Cannabis Cancer Cure Protocol…..Additional Info

Braverman Personality Test

Braverman Personality Assessment
Circle the highest number. This is your most deficient nature, and is the one which is most likely to lead to illness. Your deficient nature can be the same or different to your dominant nature.

How to Win Friends and Influence People

How To Win Friends Influence People

10 Best Ideas | How to Win Friends and Influence People | Dale Carnegie | Book Summary

High Blood Pressure Treatment

High Blood Pressure

Innovative Isometric exercise to decrease Blood Pressure

Adrenaline Dominance

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Adrenaline is a powerful hormone whose effects have been virtually ignored by the medical community. “Adrenaline Dominance” explains how this hormone might be a major underlying cause of many conditions currently considered incurable

Nutritional Databases

Nutritional Charts
Chris earned his PhD in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut. He served as a postdoctoral research associate in the Comparative Biosciences department of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois. He was also an Assistant Professor of Health and Nutrition Sciences at Brooklyn College.

Low-Dose Naltrexone-LDN

Low Dose Naltrexone
Low-dose naltrexone (LDN) has been demonstrated to reduce symptom severity in conditions such as fibromyalgia, Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and complex regional pain syndrome.

Starving Cancer

Starve Cancer
In this truly ground-breaking book, Jane takes us through her remarkable, heart-breaking journey, and the medical discoveries she made along the way. The use of ‘off label’ drugs for treating cancer is finally gaining traction.


Herbal Therapy
Andrographis is most widely used to treat cold and flu symptoms. Andrographis is also said to act as a natural immune-booster.

Cholesterol Ratios

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Enter any three of the following numbers and the calculator will find the fourth missing value, and then it will tell you the ratios and how good they are.

Dr Hanscom

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Dr. David Hanscom, an orthopedic surgeon Wrote strategies for chronic back pain, quit his practice to focus on educating others on becoming pain-free without surgery. Click on image to access his really useful tools!

Vagus Nerve Stimulation

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Ways to strengthening the Vagus nerve through diaphragmatic breathing and auricular therapy.

COVID Protocol

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Dr. Michael Murray, a well respected Naturapathic Physician has some great insight into the treatment and prevention of COVID

COVID Treatment Tips

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Dr. Roger Seheult from (MedCram: great videos on youtube) on COVID-19 Vaccines, Vitamin D, and Heat Hydrotherapy. Dr Seheult is Board certified in almost everything and has shown some great research and COVID treatment protocols

COVID Nutrition

Coronavirus Virus

When diagnosed with COVID you are simply told to go home and make the best of it so after researching dozens of sources, I have come up with this list of helpful supplements

Terry Talks Resources

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Terry Lemerond has over 50 years of experience in the health food industry. Terry’s mission is to continue to educate and share the science of botanical medicine and nutrition. In the past 50 years, he has accumulated a wealth of experience and knowledge in the field of health and nutrition, which he shares with others

2021 Acupuncture Award
At the Acupuncture Center Of Bradenton we specialize in treating many pain conditions including; arthritis, back pain, shoulder pain, neck pain and sciatic pain. For over 29 years we have provided acupuncture services for the communities of Bradenton, Palmetto, Sarasota, Longboat Key and Ellenton.
Please call 941-749-1807 for a free consultation!