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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....

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....

Acupuncture Helps Heart and Blood Flow

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
Zen Tuan Acupuncturist and Herbalist serving Pasadena, South Pasadena, San Marino, Arcadia, Altadena and San Gabriel Valley Research has found that weekly acupuncture treatments can drop systolic blood pressure by up to 20 points, a result equivalent to some of the medications given for high blood pressure. Another study at Peking University Shenzhen HospRead More....

How Summer Effects Your Health

Monday, June 23rd, 2014
Ahhhh...Summer! summerphoto During the long days of summer, abundant sunshine and warm temperatures nurture the luxuriant growth and full maturation of plants. All around us gardens blossom and bear fruit. OnRead More....

Wellness for Males

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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3 Traditional Chinese Medicine Therapies You Can Do at Home

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
If you asked the average person how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) keeps you healthy, they would probably answer that it uses acupuncture needles. That is a good start. TCM is a complex understanding of how Qi, or life force, affects your health.  Qi flows through meridians passing through points which can be used to regulate and control that flow.  When the flow of Qi increases, decreases or its quality changes, your health is affected.  The most common way to manage the flow of QiRead More....

5 Stretches to Do at Your Desk Every Hour to Make Your Workday Better

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Many people, without realizing, spend most of the day slouching over desks and sitting on the couch, which can lead to back pain, neck pain, headaches, and weakened core muscles. By taking just a few minutes each seated hour or two to do stretching exercises,  you can reap the benefits of better posture, improved circulation, and clearer  mental functions. Breathe long and deep while in each stretch, the belly expanding with each breath in, and shrinking toward the spine with each exhale. Read More....

What the Heck is “Cupping”, Anyway?

Monday, May 5th, 2014
5DM34640“Cupping” may sound strange, but practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have healed people with this method since 300AD (4). According to Dr. Kaleem Ullah, secretary of the British Cupping Society, “Cupping Therapy is an ancient medical treatment that relies upon creating a local suction to mobilize blood flow in oRead More....