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Heat Therapy

Aromatherapy Neck and Shoulder Heating Wrap Have you been experiencing muscle tension in your upper back? Heat therapy might be helpful for you! Applying heat to an inflamed area will dilate the blood vessels, promote blood flow, and help sore and tightened muscles relax.¬†Improved circulation can help eliminate the buildup of lactic acid waste occurs after some types of exercise. Heat is also psychologically reassuring, which can enhance its analgesic properties. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SS2TXbmcajM There are a multitude of ways to combat …

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Healing with Zen, Acupuncturist & Herbalist serving Pasadena, Arcadia, San Marino, Sierra Madre and the San Gabriel Valley

Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.)

Struggling with S.A.D.? Seasonal Affective Disorder can be difficult and frustrating to navigate. Our moods and energy levels fluctuate with the seasons. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) understands these cycles but modern life does not. These days, you are expected to be active, productive and creative at all times of the year. There is no accommodation for a slow, quiet winter. According to TCM, this conflict causes stress, which can result in Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.). Seasonal affective disorder is a …

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