Monthly Archives: February 2012

Herbs inhibiting glycogenolysis and gluconeogenesis

Herbs that inhibit glycogenolysis and gluconeogenesis as a general class of herbs are the diuretics, liver cleansing and kidney cleansing herbs. These herbs would include Eucommia, Polygonum multiflorum, chrysanthemum, jasmine, bitter melon, etc. There are also known natural foods and … Continue reading

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Dreams of extreme anger

I have these dreams all the time. It has gotten to the point where I refuse to go to bed early because I would wake up with such very unpleasant dreams. In these dreams, I am always fighting with the … Continue reading

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I or Yi

In response. Prior to 1956, popular Romanization of Chinese was based on Wade-Giles. After 1956, Mandarin Chinese Romanization was based on pinyin. In pinyin, the letter “i” as a phonetic is not found. In the pinyin dictionary, the last “H” … Continue reading

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Jing Kong

In response. I do not know the birthday of Jing Kong Fa Shi. Please contact The Haven of Amitabha Land, 510 Apollo Rd., Richardson, Texas 75081. tel.: 972-918-0218, Fax: 972-918-0218.

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How to say anticoagulant in Cantonese

In Mandarin “anticoagulant” is “kang ning xue yao” (anticoagulant medicine, anticoagulant medication) or “kang ning xue ji” (anticoagulant agent), the latter being more commonly used. In Cantonese it would therefore be “hong ning hu”t yok” or “hong ning hu”t gay”. … Continue reading

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Sunken lower back

In response. A sunken lower back is the direct result of an inwardly protruding slipped disc of the spinal cord and an inwardly curving spinal cord. The only feeling one gets from an outwardly protruding slipped disc of the spinal … Continue reading

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Lower back pain cannot bend to side [sic]

In response. Lower back pain is usually across the lower back. The lower back muscles are tight. The pain radiates from the center of the lower back right above the tail bone towards the sides. The tightness of the lower … Continue reading

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[It] hurts to lean sideways [and] back

In response. Pain when leaning sidesways and leaning backwards may indicate various situations. (1) Often it is due to twisted muscles after playing golf. (2) Sleeping on an uneven bed, an old mattress, sleeping on a sinking leather sofa, sleeping … Continue reading

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How to roll a bat with a rolling pin

In response. Tie the rolling pin and the baseball bat together with rubber bands, then roll the pin and the baseball bat on the floor or the table top. First catch the bat, then place the bat on a wooden … Continue reading

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Can jumping on a trampoline cause kidney stones to move?

In response. Any kind of physical movement involving an up and down motion, jogging, running, skipping rope, jumping in place, and therefore jumping on a trampoline will shake the body muscles and the inner organs. This shaking causes anything that … Continue reading

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