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Self Care Involves Acupuncture

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Self Care

The world is moving faster and faster, and people have a lot more they need to do than ever before. There are lots of demands on your time. Work hours are expanding, and even slithering into time deliberately set apart for vacations and holidays (“ I’ll be out of the office but Read More....

Depression, Anxiety & Constriction in Throat Sensation

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
62 year old female had been coming in for facial acupuncture and various aches and pains, as well as managing blood pressure, which is now stable. On 5/20/19, she stated a feeling of constriction in her throat. She has trouble swallowing occasionally and feels anxious when this occurs. Sometimes this feeling wakes her up at night. The constriction gets worse when she is feeling depressed or stressed. We decided to focus on some key core complaints: Depression and anxiety since undergoing aRead More....

3 Tips to stay Healthy and Fit the Chinese Medicine Way

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
health Everyone is always trying to achieve their best summer body but ideal health can be difficult and stressful when we put our body through rigorous exercise and strict diRead More....

The Healing Benefits of Cupping

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
Michael Phelps in Rio with Cupping marks

When Michael Phelps won his 19th (!!!) gold medal in Rio in 2016, people were more interested in the multitude of purple circles that adorned his perfect torso. HRead More....

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Your Best Summer Yet

Saturday, June 15th, 2019
  Healthy beach body

You hear a lot this time of year about acquiring the perfect  summer “Beach Body”, which makes it sound like you should hurry up and start cranking out those exhausting ten mile runs, or shop for the ingredients to make the perfect ten-caloRead More....

Case Study: Migraines

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Licensed acupuncturist, Vanessa Ho of Healing With Zen discusses her case of a 39-year old woman with chronic migraines. Hear about the progress and the results after 11 sessions.

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The Cruelty Free Vanity tries Facial Acupuncture

Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Have you ever wanted to get the skin benefits of Facial Acupuncture but didn't know where to start?

Check out Eli's video on her experience having her first facial acupuncture treatment at Healing With Zen! She walks you through the entire process and we answer the most asked questions regarding this natural, glow-giving treatment!

After you finish your journey with Eli, go over to her Read More....

Acupuncture and Gout

Thursday, May 30th, 2019
Gout

Gout is the most painful form of inflammatory arthritis, caused by needle-like crystals of uric acid collecting in the joints, swelling them up so painfully that at first you might think you’ve broken a bone.

High levels of uric acid in the bloodstream almost always points to damage within the kidneys, making it difRead More....

Important Chinese Herb for Prostate, Kidney, and Mens Health

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Chinese Medicine is incredibly effective at improving mens health, boasting both short and long term benefits. There are so many herbs that can be combined into custom formulatioRead More....

Case Study: Myasthenia Gravis (difficulty swallowing and speaking, plus fatigue)

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Myasthenia Gravis is an autoimmune disorder that affects your muscles, including the muscles of your face - muscles you use for breathing, swallowing, and speaking.  One of the first symptoms of Myasthenia Gravis is a sense of exhaustion after seemingly simple tasks.  This is caused by a bRead More....