About Brandon LaGreca

Author, Speaker, and Holistic Medical Practitioner

My Story

Brandon LaGreca, LAc, MAcOM, is a 2005 graduate of the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Wisconsin, and nationally certified in the practice of Oriental medicine.

Having been exposed to acupuncture at a young age, Brandon began his formal study of traditional Chinese medicine through the practice of qi gong at age 13. After the completion of his master’s degree in acupuncture and Oriental medicine, he continued his education with postgraduate clinical work in Nanjing, China.

In 2015, Brandon was diagnosed with stage 4 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He achieved full remission eight months later by following an integrative medicine protocol that included immunotherapy without the use of chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery.

Brandon created his Empowered Patient Blog to share his experience growing stronger through and beyond cancer. He now lectures and writes extensively on holistic cancer therapies and is a columnist for Acupuncture Today.

As the founder and director of East Troy Acupuncture, an integrative medical clinic serving southeast Wisconsin, Brandon specializes in whole food nutrition, ancestral health, and environmental medicine.

Recent Blog Posts

The Pros and Cons of Masks

The Pros and Cons of Masks

My Facebook feed is an even mix of those questioning the conventional narrative of donning a mask (and practically everything else related to pandemic) and demeaning or self-righteous pleas to get everyone to wear a mask. Dare I say both sides can learn something from...

Is the Coronavirus an Exosome?

Is the Coronavirus an Exosome?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the content of this video in which Dr. Zach Bush introduces the notion that viruses are synonymous with exosomes, fragments of genetic material (microRNA) that communicate danger within a species and enable adaptation. Exosomes represent the possibility of rapid evolution.

Finding Our Humanity

Finding Our Humanity

For the first time in recent memory, I was in tears listening to a patient share her story of grief. Sad news comes with being a clinician. Although I strive to remain professional yet compassionate, present but emotionally receptive, the heartache that ensued from this story spurred me to relay the interaction. It is one we all need to contemplate.

Highlights

NEW BOOK! “Cancer, Stress, and Mindset” is slated for 2020 publication. Sign up for Brandon’s author newsletter below to read sneak-peek material from his upcoming book.

Published Books

Blog Posts

New Books in Progress

Published Articles

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Perhaps EMF exposure is a drop in the bucket in a world swimming in a chemical sea of carcinogens, but I predict time will expose EMFs to be as significant a carcinogenic factor as smoking. With vested interests poised in a lockstep march into an increasingly technological world, it is up to you, the individual, to exercise caution and safeguard the health and well-being of your family.

from “Cancer and EMF Radiation”

Meet Brandon

Wise Traditions; November 13-15; Atlanta, GA

Book signing and lecture - Chronic Illness: Building Your Holistic Treatment Plan