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Vertigo & Dizziness

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
43 year old female came into our office because of severe vertigo and dizziness that was exacerbated after going on a cruise vacation. She normally experiences severe bought of vertigo 1 time per year, however it has been more common this year. One neurologist diagnosed vestibular migraines, another neurologist diagnosed Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Tinnitus daily when experiencing dizziness and floaters. Left side is worse. Her last vertigo bout was one month prior to seeing Read More....

Case Study: Alopecia (Hair Loss) in 30 year old Male

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Vanessa Hair Loss

A 30 year old male began facial acupuncture treatment for his alopecia/receding hairline on 9/10/2018.

The patienRead More....

Trigger Finger, Low Back Pain, Sciatica, Hormonal Imbalance, Constipation, Smoking Cessation

Thursday, July 25th, 2019
36 year old woman presents with trigger finger in her right little finger, low back pain in the lumbar region due to scoliosis, left side sciatica, and hormonal imbalance. She has chronic constipation and bloating/distention. She has smoked for 10 years and is attempting to quick smoking. 7/19/2019- Patient came in presenting with the symptoms above. 7/22/2019- Patient no longer has back pain, she has not experienced sciatic pain since the last treatment, her trigger finger is still Read More....

Mid Back Pain, Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Alopecia, Anxiety & Stress

Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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30 year old male has had chronic back pain (mid and low), and neck pain since July 2018.  He also has anxiety, depression, and stress that is exacerbated by his demanding work schedule.  This began in 2014-2015 but was exacerbated by moving locations for work in 2017. Patient also struggles with chronic fatigue due to Read More....

TMJ, Ear pain and Tinnitus

Monday, July 15th, 2019
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21 year old female came in for right jaw pain leading to headache. Situation started with left jaw pain 4/18/19 (8 days prior), severe pain level 10/10, she woke up with it and went to doctor who said it was TMJ. She was prescribed muscle relaxants and Read More....

Chest Pain, Heartburn, Palpitations, Dysphagia & Shoulder Pain

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
80 year old male diagnosed with lung cancer in right lung. Removal of portion of upper right lung lobe in 2016 however tumor resurfaced Jan. 2018. He underwent radiation therapy March 2019. Since radiation, he feels fatigued and difficulty swallowing (dysphagia) that is continuing to worsen. He has difficulty eating and needs water to swallow. Patient's initial concern was left shoulder pain that has been worsening. He sleeps on his left side because right side lung and back area is painfRead 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....

Acupuncture for Fertility – Case Study

Friday, June 28th, 2019
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Licensed Acupuncturist Zen Tuan discusses the treatment of a couple who came to her for treatment of infertility.

After meeting with both the female and the man, she determined the problematic issues and prescribed a course of treatment.  Within 12 months, the couple was Read More....

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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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 cauRead More....