ear pointsWe tend to associate acupuncture with China. But auricular therapy was first developed in France, and then wandered its way back to the Middle Kingdom. And yes, there is a story to be told there.

Listen in to find out about why the ear is one of the most powerful and effective acupuncture microsystems. And how it can be used to treat everything from back pain to digestive problems, to endocrinological disorders.

Show Highlights:
8:58    Auricular acupuncture started in France.
10:59  Problems in the body are reflected to the external ear.
12:17   Auricular therapy caught momentum in the 70’s with treating drug addiction.
15:20  Is there one kind of stimulation for the ear that is best?
16:28  The French Nogier system goes into great detail than the Chinese system.
25:55  What sparked Nogier’s interest in auricular therapy?
33:30  Will auricular acupuncture make you stop smoking or lose weight?
38:57   Using auricular therapy in the wild.
40:37  Not as simple as finding one point in the ear.

Bryan FrankBryan L. Frank, M.D. received his Doctor of Medicine in 1981 at Texas A&M University College of Medicine, followed by a Pediatric Internship and an Anesthesiology/Pain Management Residency at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas as well as a Fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine through the A4M. He is Board Certified in Pain Management, Medical Acupuncture and Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Frank practices Natural Sports & Pain Medicine, Prolotherapy, Neural Therapy, Medical Acupuncture, Biomagnetic Pair Therapy, Laser and Micro-current therapies and consults for Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy and for Metabolic and Nutritional Health. Information about his practice is found at www.Re-GenesisHealth.com.

Dr. Frank is a highly acclaimed national and international invited speaker and has authored numerous professional works, including his newest book, Travel Well, Naturally: An Essential Guide to Staying Healthy on Personal, Business or Mission Travel. He is developing natural healthcare products for professionals and consumers through BioThera International LLC at www.TravelDoc.info. See also www.AuricularTherapy.com.

Dr. Frank is President of Global Mission Partners, Inc., a 501-c-3 Not-for-Profit charitable corporation, serving healthcare needs to those with little or no access to healthcare in Nepal, India, Kenya, Ecuador, México and elsewhere. Information regarding these projects around the globe may be seen at www.GlobalMissionPartners.org.

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Links and Resources:
Auricular therapy resources and education materials
Global Mission Partners brings medicine and health care to those in remote areas
All that travel has given Bryan lots of experience with staying well while traveling, get the book and learn how to stay healthy on your journeys.
Bryan also practices anti-aging and regenerative medicine

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