Dr. Ramirez Voted "Favorite Acupuncturist" in Culver City by the Readers of Culver City News!

Dr. Ramirez was humbled once again today when he got the notice of his win.  “I really appreciate this honor because it is voted on by the people of the community I serve. Thank you all very much!”

Mothers’ Diets, Children’s Diets, and Psychopathology

More items added to the list of early-life environmental factors that increase the risk for mental illness. Nutritional control is one of the more intractable problems of treating patients with antipsychotics and is particularly salient for pregnant women taking antipsychotics. Thus, knowledge of how gestational diets affect offspring is important for psychiatrists. These researchers analyzedContinue reading “Mothers’ Diets, Children’s Diets, and Psychopathology”

Don’t Take Your Vitamins, Eat a Plant-Based Diet

The following article only makes small mention of the the benefit of eating fruits and vegetables over consuming vitamins. Yet, vast research presented by Cornell University, among others like Harvard Univeristy, Loma Linda University etc., demonstrates that humans consuming a “whole foods, plant-based diet” do not need vitamin supplementation, especially if they are getting regular amounts of vitamin B12Continue reading “Don’t Take Your Vitamins, Eat a Plant-Based Diet”

A Review of Dietary Prevention of Human Papillomavirus-Related Infection of the Cervix and Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia

Source:Chih HJ, Lee AH, Colville L, et al. Nutrition and Cancer. Volume 65, Issue 3, 2013. Pp. 317-328. DOI: 10.1080/01635581.2013.757630.The natural history of cervical cancer suggests that prevention can be achieved by modification of the host’s immune system through a nutrient-mediated program. This study reviews the preventive role of dietary intake on cervical intraepithelial neoplasiaContinue reading “A Review of Dietary Prevention of Human Papillomavirus-Related Infection of the Cervix and Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia”

Plant Phenolics in the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer

Sources:Wahle KW, Brown I, Rotondo D, Heys SD. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2010;698:36-51., Daniel Weber. Epidemiological studies indicate that populations consuming high levels of plant derived foods have low incidence rates of various cancers. Recent findings implicate a variety of phytochemicals, including phenolics, in these anticancer properties. Both monophenolic and polyphenolic compounds from a largeContinue reading “Plant Phenolics in the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer”

Dr. Ramirez to appear on "Truth Heals" Wednesday, March 27th

HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT ACUPUNCTURE?WANT TO FIND OUT MORE………………..MY GUEST WILL BE RAUL RAMIREZ L.Ac., Ph.D.HEAD PHYSICIAN OF THE NEI JING EASTERN MEDICINEon my blogtalkradio show…”Truth Heals”Tomorrow night Wednesday March 27th @ 10:30pm cst and 8:30pm pst                                                                  30 minutes of nothing but the truth…..the whole truth…….share it….speak it….hear it…….Please call in @347-237-5247 toContinue reading “Dr. Ramirez to appear on "Truth Heals" Wednesday, March 27th”

Korean Constitutional Medicine and the Nei Jing

Korean Constitutional Medicine, or Sasang, is attributed to Dr. Jema Lee (1836~1900).  The premise is that all humans fall into one of four body types, or constitutions. Understanding the differences of each type can help physicians better treat patients as their treatments would become ever more precise.  South Korean researchers at public and private hospitalsContinue reading “Korean Constitutional Medicine and the Nei Jing”

Antibiotic Resistance and Eastern Medicine

An article from the UK published Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 sounded the alarm for the looming problem of antibiotic resistance.  From the article: “Prof. Dame Sally Davies said bacteria are learning how to resist our current antibiotics and there are few new drugs in the pipeline to replace them.  She warned that in 20 years,Continue reading “Antibiotic Resistance and Eastern Medicine”