Audio Interview

“Healthwise” July 2001
Hosts: Jack Graham and Gregory Yau
Reproduced with permission from KUSF FM, San Francisco.

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Intro (1½ minutes)
Who is Amy Hanks, MS, L.Ac.?

What is Chinese Medicine? (2½ minutes)
What Conditions Does it Treat?
Chinese Medicine and Science
The Concept of “Balance”

How Does Acupuncture Work? (2½ minutes)
Scientific Research on Acupuncture

What Does an Acupuncture Treatment Feel Like? (3 minutes)

What is Chinese Herbal Medicine? (7 minutes)
Classical Herbal Formulas
Tailor a Formula to the Individual Patient
Understanding Ginseng and Gingko Biloba
Understanding Ephedra (Mahuang)
Herbal Decoctions, Powders, and Tablets

What is Performing Arts Medicine? (2 minutes)
Sports / Martial Arts Medicine

Amy’s Contact Info (½ minute)

Cases From Amy’s Practice (5½ minutes)
Patients with Computer-Related and Other Injuries
Patients with AIDS and Digestive Symptoms
Patient with a Gynecological Problem
Patient with Acute Performance Anxiety
Patient with Acute Nausea and Vomiting, and Insomnia
Patient with an Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

Location and Contact Info (1 minute)

Conclusion (15 seconds)