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Acupuncture Offers Natural Menstrual Pain Relief

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Stop popping pills to ease painful periods: this study shows acupuncture outperforms ibuprofen for menstrual pain. Researchers found acupuncture had a 96.8% total effective rate for treatment of menstrual cramping, making it a clear winner for natural menstrual pain relief.

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FAQs About Herbal Therapy, Answered

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Curious about the benefits of herbal therapy? Here are the answers to some of the most common questions about what herbs are and how they can help you.

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Improve Your Qi in 15 Minutes with Qi Gong Practice

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Learn to balance and refresh your qi in fifteen minutes with the traditional qi gong practice of the Six Healing Sounds, or Liu Zi Jue. These movements have been used for thousands of years to heal ailments and maintain wellbeing.

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Auricular Acupuncture for Addiction

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Acupuncture is becoming a complementary treatment in addiction recovery programs. Auricular or ear acupuncture is a popular form of this treatment that involves shallow insertion of a thin needle at various points on the skin of the external ear to help ease withdrawal symptoms and reduce cravings.

Acupuncture treatments are thought to reduce the positive reinforcement properties of drugs by decreasing the amount of dopamine released when the drug is used. Without the surge of dopaRead More....

Cupping Therapy for Relaxation and Better Sleep Quality

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Cupping therapy is becoming increasingly popular as a way to boost relaxation and improve sleep quality. A number of celebrities and athletes have started using cupping therapy to help them with a number of health conditions as well as to promote overall relaxation and natural wellness. The increased relaxation from cupping can be felt during the day and then lead to better sleep at night.

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Nutrition Awareness Month: Eat What You Need

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017


A holistic philosophy, like the traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) approach to nutrition, would be to listen to what your body is asking for and not to subscribe to advertisements or trendy diets. Eat what YOU need. But how do you know the difference in what you need and what you crave?

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Treat Fatigue with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is all about balance–energy balance, in particular. And whether you visit a Western or an Eastern practitioner for fatigue, you’re likely to get the same advice: incorporate more balance into your life. TCM will provide you with various tools for achieving balance. If you experience fatigue with no known medical reason, you might want to consider trying some TCM approaches that Read More....

Relieving Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) with Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Saturday, February 27th, 2016
Zen Tuan Acupuncturist and Herbalist serving Pasadena, South Pasadena, San Marino, Arcadia, Altadena and San Gabriel Valley

Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is an uncomfortable feeling in the legs including arching, pulling, itching, and a crawling sensation. TheRead More....

Is Acupuncture the Secret to Solving your Acne Problem?

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
Zen Tuan Acupuncturist and Herbalist serving Pasadena, South Pasadena, San Marino, Arcadia, Altadena and San Gabriel Valley If modern treatment methods have done nothing to help you overcome your acne, you may want to try acupunRead 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....