NMSAAM is committed to keeping you updated about what is happening with our profession. We work with leaders both in the state and nationally to make sure that you have the information you need to advance our medicine into the future.
We on NMSAAM’s Board of Directors have been busy updating and fine-tuning our state’s professional association during the bleak Covid 19 pandemic winter and spring months of 2020-21…..Our current state of NMSAAM is full of hope, fiscally responsible, and anticipating more NM DOMs to join with us. Together we are advancing our profession, advancing relationships with other practitioners, working on continuing education, and having fun while doing it!
With the pandemic almost under control (somewhat), the COVID headlines need to be replaced with “We are in a serious health crisis”. In practice, motivating even the most stubborn patients can be a job in itself.
3 public member positions are open on The Board of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and there are 2 professional members whose terms have expired or are about to expire
Clinical practice employing traditional Japanese techniques such as pulse diagnosis leads to strong evidence that microwave disturbance of genetic expression within the vagus nerve (first in bats, then in humans) is a key factor behind covid-19 symptomatology, and such evidence may help open the way to a broader understanding of the chains of causality behind the disease.
Recent research from the Frontiers in Medicine on COVID-19: Studies include medical plants and plant metabolites against the COVID-19 virus, famitodine for post COVID-19 neuropsychiatric symptoms and the latest research on long haulers and encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.
SARS2, Covid-19 is not the flu. What really sets it apart from the flu and pneumonia is the slow and imperceptible progression of the disease . . . if Covid pneumonia is not allowed to progress, perhaps the more serious progression to heart and kidney problems, long hauler symptoms can be decreased.
Laurel Schilke, DOM, was Sec/Treasurer of Association of Traditional East Asian Medicine (ATEAM, now retired), article submitted to NMSAAM by Caterina Di Palma, DOM, NMSAAM BOD member The official approach to the pandemic has some significant deficiencies. It reflects...
1) COVID-19 Saliva test from home 2) Researcher Lianne Aquilina interviews scientist and acupuncturist Dr John McDonald (Griffith University, Australia) on the science of acupuncture.
The New Mexico Department of Health is rolling out Phase 1A of the COVID-19 Vaccine. Due to your profession, you have been identified as eligible to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine during this phase. The Department of Health is vaccinating as many of the 1A populations as possible before transitioning to the next phase.
NMSAAM Governance Documents and Updates The New Mexico Society for Acupuncture and Asian Medicine has made the decision to host/house our public governance documents on GitHub The reasons for this inlcude: Files can be in plain text (markdown) which will be accessible...