Digestive Health Exam & Our Favorite Digestive Aids for Bloating, gas & irregular bowels

How is your overall digestive health? Are you suffering from Bloating, Gas, Cramping, Diarrhea or Constipation?You are not alone! Many of our patients are battling with digestive issues on a daily basis. We are here to help!  In this video, licensed acupuncturist Zen Tuan demonstrates a quick digestive health exam we perform here at Healing with Zen to evaluate our patients overall digestive health. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPbctILfkEU&feature=youtu.be As any doctor will tell you, problems in digestion can lead to a host of other troubles if left untreated,

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Facial Acupuncture 101: The guide for glow getters (Part 1)

Hello! I’m Vanessa Ho, L.Ac. a licensed acupuncturist at Healing with Zen who is passionate about skin health and making sure patients feel beautiful naturally! I’ve always suffered from tired, dull, and acne prone skin for many years. As a result, I’ve tried facials and products to help get that youthful glow back. It wasn’t until I started facial acupuncture and taking herbs that my skin bounced back (quite literally). This really ignited my passion for dermatology and thus my specialty in acupuncture. I’m here to give

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Women’s Health Support using Acupuncture

In honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month, learn why acupuncture is becoming the “Go To” way to treat Women’s Health! Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are extremely helpful in treating Women’s Health such as: Fertility  This is actually one of the most common studied areas of Acupuncture and has been scientifically proven to help improve fertility for those trying to get pregnant Regulating menstrual cycles  Researchers found that acupuncture outperforms ibuprofen when it comes to treating painful cramps as well as helps

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Women's Health Support using Acupuncture

In honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month, learn why acupuncture is becoming the “Go To” way to treat Women’s Health! Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are extremely helpful in treating Women’s Health such as: Fertility  This is actually one of the most common studied areas of Acupuncture and has been scientifically proven to help improve fertility for those trying to get pregnant Regulating menstrual cycles  Researchers found that acupuncture outperforms ibuprofen when it comes to treating painful cramps as well as helps

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Acupuncture 101: Everything You Need to Know

Interested in acupuncture but not sure what it can do? Here are the basics of acupuncture and how it can benefit you. How do acupuncture treatments work? Acupuncture treatments stimulate specific points of the body through the insertion of very thin needles. Stimulating these points, sometimes known as meridian points, is thought to set off a reaction starting with sensory receptors, which then stimulate nerves that signal messages to the hypothalamic-pituitary system. From a Western perspective, acupuncture is seen to work by increasing blood flow

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FAQs About Herbal Therapy, Answered

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. What is herbal therapy? Herbal therapy involves the use of individual herbs, or more often, herbal formulas as a treatment for symptoms or as preventative medicine. Herbal therapy has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine to help patients with a wide variety of issues. In most cases, patients are given a

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Postpartum Care and TCM

READ OUR TESTIMONIALS WITH TREATING POST-PARTUM PATIENTS BY CLICKING HERE!  Chinese Medicine’s Postpartum Care During pregnancy, a woman is providing the best building blocks for her unborn baby. After the 9 months are over however, there is still much care the new mother should do in order to nurture both herself and her new baby. The first 30 to 40 days are considered essential for the mother to take care of her body and mind in order to better care

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What the Heck is “Cupping”, Anyway?

“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 order to promote healing” (3). Cupping can provide relief for migraines, muscular tension, respiratory diseases, digestive diseases, and chronic pain, among other conditions. In Ge Hong’s A Handbook of Prescriptions for

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Acupressure Allergy Point Tips
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Acupressure for Allergies

Acupressure for Allergy Relief The seasons are changing, the weather is changing, and it is very possible your allergies have started acting up. For many people, this transition is miserable. Seasonal allergies affect millions of people, causing them to suffer symptoms such as sneezing, running nose, itching eyes, headaches, skin problems, fatigue, and more. Traditional Chinese Medicine treats allergies by helping the body clean out the problem and balance the internal environment. Follow along with the video below to learn about acupressure points

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Chinese Herbs to Aid in Digestion
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Liver Detoxification

How to Detox Your Liver The liver plays a huge role in Traditional Chinese Medicine. According to TCM, the Liver is the organ responsible for the smooth flow of emotions as well as Qi and blood. This regulatory function is essential for the physiological actions of all organ systems, ensuring proper functioning of the body. Everything we eat and drink is filtered by the liver including medications and drugs. The liver works very hard to keep us healthy by getting rid of what we

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Food Poisoning

Food Poisoning Case Study If you’ve ever experienced food poisoning, you know how miserable and debilitating it can be. But did you know that acupuncture is extremely effective at minimizing symptoms of food poisoning? It also helps harmonize and balance your digestive system, so it really gets to the root of the issue. In the video below, our healer, Ramy Saleh, speaks about a patient who was dealing with severe food poisoning including nausea, vomiting, headaches, & abdominal pain due to cramping. After

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Chinese Herbs to Aid in Digestion
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Herbal Digestive Support

Bao He Wan for Digestion Have you been experiencing an upset stomach lately? Maybe you’ve been feeling bloated and sluggish, or maybe have had issues with nausea and cramping. If any of these sound familiar, the issue may lie within your digestive system. Luckily, we have an herbal formula that can help calm your stomach. Bao He Wan helps digest food and clear food retention. It is known for promoting digestion, removing food stagnation, and harmonizing the stomach. In the video below, Ramy goes

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How to Moxa

How to use a Moxa Stick Moxibustion is a type of traditional Chinese medicine. It involves burning moxa, a cone or stick made of ground mugwort leaves, on or near your body’s meridians and acupuncture points. The resulting heat helps stimulate these points and improves the flow of qi (energy) in your body. According to traditional Chinese medicine practices, this increased qi circulation can help with a range of health issues, from chronic pain to digestive troubles. Read on to learn more about moxibustion, including how it’s

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Lymph Tapping Routine

Meridian Tapping Similar to acupuncture, the meridian tapping technique involves repetitively tapping on the body’s meridian points to release tension and restore balance to your internal system. The origins of tapping lie in traditional Chinese medicine, an ancient philosophy of healing  — where illness and pain occur when the body’s qi, or vital energy, cannot flow freely — that evolved in the East thousands of years ago. While acupuncture restores the flow of qi via placing hair-thin needles at specific energy points, tapping

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Back Pain
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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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Anxiety & Depression
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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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Open Heart Stretch

A Heart Opening Stretch If you’ve been to even just a few yoga classes, you’ve probably heard the term “heart opener.” This term, though often used to describe back-bending, chest-opening postures, actually digs much deeper than that. Heart opening in Traditional Chinese Medicine can happen through posture, breath, or meditation – and affects not just the physical structure of the chest (bone and muscle) where the heart resides, but the energetic and emotional capacity (love, compassion, gratitude, to name a few) of ourselves as well.

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Fatigue

Five Tips to Beat Fatigue Fatigue is a feeling of weariness, tiredness, or lack of energy that does not go away when you rest. People may feel fatigued in body or mind (physical or psychological fatigue). Most of the time, fatigue can be traced to one or more of your habits or routines. Fatigue can be a normal and important response to physical exertion, poor eating habits, emotional stress, boredom, or lack of sleep. Luckily, we have some advice to help you

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Anxiety & Stress
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Qi Gong for Stress Relief

Qi Gong for Stress Reduction Qigong is one of the five branches of traditional Chinese medicine that promote mental health, stress reduction, and positive mood. It is a practice that looks similar to tai chi, but is easier to learn, and more focused on building your health and wellness. There are many styles of Qi Gong such as and they are all wonderful and great for keeping our bodies’ stress levels in check! Qi Gong is about finding a style of gentle movements, deep breathing,

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Acupressure Your Stress Away
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Lump in Throat

Lump in Throat Case Study Often times, patients visit us for stress relief. Stress sometimes manifests in many physical or emotional symptoms. For many of our patients, we’ve been hearing a “lump in their throat” sensation.  Some people describe it as a gasping for air feeling, blockage in the throat, or a throat knot. It’s the feeling that you are forced to swallow even if you don’t want to or there is nothing to swallow. If your lump in the throat feeling is

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Ear Seeds for Stress Relief

Feeling stressed out? Try ear seeds! Ear seeds are small seeds used to stimulate pressure points in your ear, which is known as acupressure. It’s based on the same general principles as acupuncture. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), your health is dependent on the flow of  qi (energy) in your body. This energy travels along invisible pathways, known as meridians. Ear seeds are placed on certain points, usually along meridian lines, to help clear up any qi blockages. In TCM, resolving these blockages may help

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Vertigo and Dizziness

Vertigo and Dizziness Treated by Balance Method Acupunture Did you know that vertigo, dizziness and balance-related conditions are among the most common health problems in adults? Nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults experience vertigo at least once in their lifetime. It can occur because of a problem with the body’s vestibular system, which includes structures of the inner ear, vestibular nerve, brain stem and cerebellum. This system regulates balance, posture and the body’s orientation in space. In the video below, Zen explains how she was

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Pain Relief from Car Accident

Case Study: Pain Relief from Car Accident with Acupuncture Enjoy this video where our wonderful Healer, Sonya Bhakta, speaks about how acupuncture has tremendously alleviated her patient’s pain after a car accident! A thirty-nine year old female came in presenting with body aches, severe low back pain, and right wrist pain. Sonya helped relieve this pain, and improved our patient’s energy levels and digestion! Our custom herbal formulas are great for easing pain and body tension. Each formula is custom built for you and

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Acupressure for Headaches and Sinus Issues

Acupressure Tips for Headaches and Sinus Issues Learn an easy acupressure points that you can use at home to help soothe headaches, migraine, and allergy symptoms from Zen! These can be done anytime, anywhere – which makes this video especially helpful for anyone suffering right now. Ear Seeds Ear seeds are an effective, noninvasive treatment that you can utilize between treatments. They consist of tiny vaccaria seeds, beads or pellets on a sticker that can be affixed to specific acupressure points in the ear.

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Jaw Pain & Depression

Jaw Pain and Depression Case Study A thirty  year old female patient presented with extreme jaw pain accompanied with anxiety and depression. Hear how acupuncture relieved not only the jaw pain, but her daily stress & anxiety as well! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPjUTvuC494&feature=youtu.be If you are interested in reading more in depth about this case study, click here! Our Custom Herbal Formulas are made uniquely for each patient. Although there are literally thousands of traditional herbal formulas for just about every condition imaginable, a formula is

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Jaw Pain & Depression

Jaw Pain and Depression Case Study A thirty  year old female patient presented with extreme jaw pain accompanied with anxiety and depression. Hear how acupuncture relieved not only the jaw pain, but her daily stress & anxiety as well! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPjUTvuC494&feature=youtu.be If you are interested in reading more in depth about this case study, click here! Our Custom Herbal Formulas are made uniquely for each patient. Although there are literally thousands of traditional herbal formulas for just about every condition imaginable, a formula is

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Sinus Issues

Sinus Issues Zen is an extremely knowledgeable, effective, and attentive acupuncturist. I saw her recently because of a persistent cough and sinus headache. Within one hour of our appointment, my sinus pressure went away. My lungs felt much more open and the cough lessened. Because my insurance allows for partial reimbursement, I found that her prices are extremely reasonable and comparable to other acupuncturists (who are not nearly as thorough as Zen). For those who are intimidated by needles: Zen

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Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones I was in the market for an acupuncturist as a last-minute attempt to pass a kidney stone before I had to go in for surgery. Zen was prompt in returning my email and fit me into her schedule. She was competent, kind, and helpful during a very difficult time in my life. And I did end up passing the stone the next day! Although I do not know for sure what allowed me to pass it, I believe

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Gymnema

Are you struggling to reduce your sugar cravings? Try Gymnema! If you have a sweet tooth, or just struggle to reduce your sugar cravings, this supplement might be helpful for you! Gymnema leaf contains Gymnemic acid, which binds to the taste receptors on your tongue that perceive sweetness. As a result, it makes sweet things taste a lot less sweet. It is great for promoting healthy digestion and weight loss! Gymnema contains Gymnema leaf, which provides anti-sweetness activity by suppressing

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Migraines

Migraines I met Vanessa and Zen at a Lather event to introduce alternative Eastern medicine for facial care.  I signed up for an assessment and initial acupuncture treatment to address a lifelong issue of frequent migraines and sleeping issues related to my age.  I have now undergone approx. 12 treatments and have been relatively migraine-free for the first time in my life.  In addition, I have been receiving the facial acupuncture treatments that have evened out my skin tone, provided

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Facial Acupuncture

Facial Acupuncture I met Vanessa and Zen at a Lather event to introduce alternative Eastern medicine for facial care. I signed up for an assessment and initial acupuncture treatment to address a lifelong issue of frequent migraines and sleeping issues related to my age. I have now undergone approx. 12 treatments and have been relatively migraine-free for the first time in my life. In addition, I have been receiving the facial acupuncture treatments which have evened out my skin tone,

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Anxiety Case Study

Are you dealing with Anxiety? Check out this amazing Case Study where our Licensed Acupuncturist & Herbalist, Andrea Valencia, talks about how acupuncture has helped our patients! Read through our Blog Posts related to Anxiety: TMJ, Headaches, Low Back Pain, & Anxiety Valerian Complex – for Insomnia & Anxiety Help Sheet: Exercise for Stress & Anxiety About a month ago, I started getting acupuncture treatments for my chronic allergies, neck/lower back pain, and depression/anxiety with Zen. And it was the

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More Testimonials

Other Testimonials Zen is a true professional and really cares for her patients. Not only is she knowledgeable and effective, but she is thoughtful too. When I went in for my initial visit, she evaluated my overall health with a series of questions and walked me through the entire process, as it was my first time using an acupuncturist. She also offers packages that reduce the price of each visit. I highly recommend Healing With Zen for your acupuncture needs.

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Knee Pain

Knee Pain I came in pain both known & unknown. With aches and feeling unaligned I slowly described my pain to Dr. Sonya…she HEARD me & with the precision of a skilled- warrior; she attacked every ill in my body. The specific pain that I had in my knee dissipated 90% after the first visit. 100% after the second. Simultaneously we began to focus on other aspects of my body that long needed healing AND THE HEALING BEGAN!!! Immediately! I

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Vertigo/Dizziness

Vertigo & Dizziness Vertigo is a symptom, rather than a condition itself. It’s the sensation that you, or the environment around you, is moving or spinning. This feeling may be barely noticeable, or it may be so severe that you find it difficult to keep your balance and do everyday tasks. Attacks of vertigo can develop suddenly and last for a few seconds, or they may last much longer. If you have severe vertigo, your symptoms may be constant and last for

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Tinnitus

Tinnitus Testimonials Tinnitus is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears. A common problem, tinnitus affects about 15 to 20 percent of people. Tinnitus isn’t a condition itself — it’s a symptom of an underlying condition, such as age-related hearing loss, ear injury or a circulatory system disorder. Acupuncture has shown to be helpful in reducing the loudness and severity in tinnitus! I have chronic tinnitus and was looking for some relief. I’ve seen all the ear specialists, ENT’s at

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Pain Relief Using Acupuncture & Herbal Remedies

 Pain relief is one of the main reasons for patients to seek acupuncture treatments. Focused healing treatments are necessary to invoke a healing response from our body’s own natural resources.  Check out our blog posts about managing pain using acupuncture: Foot Pain Case Study Acupuncture Works For Pain Relief – Collaboration with LATHER Neck Pain & Numbness Down the Arm| Case Study Yelp Review #8–  I’ve had back pains/tightness on and off for the past ~8 years.  The acupuncture +

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Acupuncture for Gynecological & Urogenital Issues

Looking for more acupuncture benefits to convince you to finally try it? Here it is! Watch our Founder, L.Ac. & Herbalist, Zen Tuan tap into some of our amazing treatment outcomes, specifically for Gynecological & Urogenital Issues https://youtu.be/o3mUqUNsS6w Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine are extremely helpful in treating women’s health such as fertility, regulating menstrual cycles, decreasing pain and discomfort. It has been proven effective in helping with urinary incontinence, hemorrhoids and other urogenital issues. When I found out I was

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How to: Facial Gua Sha

FACIAL GUA SHA MASSAGE BENEFITS: Relaxes Facial Tension Reduces Puffiness Improves Skin Appearance Lift and Contour the Face Boosts Efficacy of Skincare Products Before you start : You will need to have some kind of slip by using an oil or cream specifically for your skin type. When you start massaging it should not be painful and your Gua Sha should not tug or pull on your skin. If you experience this, try adding more product or switching to an

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Treating Cancer Therapy Side-Effects using Acupuncture, Herbs & Other Holistic Modalities

Learn how acupuncture & herbs can help manage many side effects from cancer care, such as neuropathy, digestive complaints, insomnia and fatigue with Licensed Acupuncturist Zen Tuan of Healing with Zen. https://youtu.be/ToDpDpMtBO0 Read through our blog posts relating to Cancer Care: Treating Cancer Therapy Side-Effects Cancer Care: How Acupuncture Helps Acupuncture Can Support Someone Living with Colon Cancer https://youtu.be/oWQzTDM896E At Healing with Zen, we provide a nurturing, comfortable and trusting environment that allows patients to heal physically, emotionally and spiritually.🍃

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A Message from Healing with Zen’s Founder

At Healing with Zen, we provide a nurturing, comfortable, and trusting environment that allows patients to heal physically, emotionally, & spiritually. Are you ready to start healing?  Please enjoy this message from our Founder. Our Services: Acupuncture Facial/Cosmetic Acupuncture Ear Seeds/Auricular Acupressure Cupping Session Facial Gua Sha  Herbal Therapy Nutrition Consultation Online Telemedicine What we heal: General Health – Ear, Nose, & Throat Issues, Digestion & Weightloss, Allergies & Immune System Disorders. Skin Issues, Migraines & Headaches Pain – Foot

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Anxiety and Depression

Acupuncture for Anxiety and Depression About a month ago, I started getting acupuncture treatments for my chronic allergies, neck/lower back pain, and depression/anxiety with Zen. And it was the BEST decision I’ve ever made! I have been suffering from seasonal/ environmental allergies for years and tried everything from ingesting essential oils to various allergy medicines. Zen changed everything for the better. Zen is with you every step of the way from the acupuncture treatments to changes in your lifestyle and

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Digestive Issues

Digestion Relief With Acupuncture Prior to visiting Healing with Zen I had never received any acupuncture treatments. I’ve been seeing Vanessa consistently for 4 months for a range of issues such as chronic migraines and digestive issues. After consistent treatments I’ve had minimal symptoms and have been sleeping better with increased energy levels. I would recommend Healing with Zen to anyone seeking alternative treatments. Overall comments on service and treatment: -Very professional bed side manner and staff. Clean facilities. -Respond to correspondence promptly –

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Allergies

Relief from severe allergies A 25 year old female came into our office due to severe allergies that were getting worse since she moved to Southern California from New York in Jan. 2020 (7 months prior to visiting Healing with Zen).  Symptoms: Itchy eyes, runny nose, sinus pressure, headaches. Difficulty sleeping due to her sinus congestion.  Antihistamines worked but was drying out her skin. She’s had asthma in the past. Fatigue due to allergies. Energy level 6/10. Patient also presented with: Neck and back

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Allergies Case Study

Relief from severe allergies A 25 year old female came into our office due to severe allergies that were getting worse since she moved to Southern California from New York in Jan. 2020 (7 months prior to visiting Healing with Zen).  Symptoms: Itchy eyes, runny nose, sinus pressure, headaches. Difficulty sleeping due to her sinus congestion.  Antihistamines worked but was drying out her skin. She’s had asthma in the past. Fatigue due to allergies. Energy level 6/10. Patient also presented with: Neck and back

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Allergies

Allergy Relief with Acupuncture About a month ago, I started getting acupuncture treatments for my chronic allergies, neck/lower back pain, and depression/anxiety with Zen. And it was the BEST decision I’ve ever made! I have been suffering from seasonal/ environmental allergies for years and tried everything from ingesting essential oils to various allergy medicines. Zen changed everything for the better. Zen is with you every step of the way from the acupuncture treatments to changes in your lifestyle and diet.

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Back Pain

Back Pain Testimonials Yelp Review #8–  I’ve had back pains/tightness on and off for the past ~8 years.  The acupuncture + cupping treatments from Zen really helped loosen my tight back and instantaneously relieved a lot of the pain.  In addition, Zen is a very attentive listener, easy to talk to, and provides a client-centered approach to her practice.  For those wanting to try out acupuncture for the first time or looking for a higher quality acupuncturist than previous experiences, I highly

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Acupuncture for Acne & Skin Disorders

Are you dealing with acne or other skin disorders? Acupuncture can help! Not only for acne, but also rosacea, eczema, melasma, and more!  https://youtu.be/u_A2QUTImQ0 Read through our amazing blog posts where we share everything from tips, tricks, to treatment & preventative care: Dry Skin from Within Digestive System & The Skin Gotu Kola Complex – Skin Health & Tissue Repair Skin Health Supplements   Learn more from our Licensed Acupuncturist & Herbalist, Sonya Bhakta! She specializes in: Dermatology & Cosmetic

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The Power of Cupping

Have you experienced the Power of Cupping? Cupping is a unique treatment where our practitioners place special cups over a patient’s skin that creates suction to facilitate healing. Cupping is used for many purposes, including to help with: Pain Inflammation Blood Flow  Relaxation Well Being To learn more about all the benefits of cupping click here! Learn more about our Licensed Acupuncturist & Herbalist, Ramy Saleh! He specializes in: Weight Loss Pain Management Emotional & Physical Balance … AND MORE!

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Neck Pain

Neck Pain Relief Thank you Dr. Zen for providing such a wonderful first time experience!!  I was soo very nervous since I don’t like needles, but so happy I’ve came to you for healing. I had a lot of upper/lower back pain and my right wrist was hurting from all the text communication I do for work. After my first treatment, I woke up this am feeling very refreshed, no heaviness in my body or soul that I had felt for

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Jaw Pain

A Tale of TMJ Woe and Relief! About two years ago I had a traumatic event cause my jaw to start locking, over the first few weeks it would start to get sore after eating a lot or talking for a long time. Then I started to wake up with it hurting, then it would hurt all day. At its worse I couldn’t open my mouth wider than an inch and it was excruciating. I could barely eat or talk.

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Weight Loss Using Acupressure & Ear Seeds

Have you been struggling with losing weight? Have you heard of using Ear Seeds for Weight Loss?! Learn how acupressure can help you achieve your weight goals! What is Acupressure? Acupressure is an alternative medicine technique similar to acupuncture. It is based on the concept of life energy which flows through “meridians” in the body. In treatment, physical pressure is applied to acupuncture points with the aim of clearing blockages in these meridians. To learn more check out this video:

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Weight Loss Using Acupressure & Ear Seeds

Have you been struggling with losing weight? Have you heard of using Ear Seeds for Weight Loss?! Learn how acupressure can help you achieve your weight goals! What is Acupressure? Acupressure is an alternative medicine technique similar to acupuncture. It is based on the concept of life energy which flows through “meridians” in the body. In treatment, physical pressure is applied to acupuncture points with the aim of clearing blockages in these meridians. To learn more check out this video:

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Foot Pain Case Study

acupuncture for foot pain At Healing with Zen we come across many different patients with different health concerns/issues… Please enjoy this video and hear about how a 26-year old female patient who came into our office with severe foot pain from an injury, along with inflammation around her entire foot. Hear our patient’s testimonial on how acupuncture benefited her severe case of foot pain! Acupuncture works wonders for not only pain relief, but can also help with: Digestion & Weight

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The Summer Elements

The Summer Elements & Chinese Medicine Learn about the Summer Elements that correlate with Chinese Medicine from Andrea Valencia of Healing with Zen in Pasadena, CA. In Chinese medicine, the 5 Elements can play an important role in acupuncture treatments! Learn how to cool off during the summer… Check out these amazing foods: Improve your heart and better your digestion with these SUMMERTIME FOODS! 5 Cooling Yin Food To Eat In The Summer Seasonal Recipe: Summer Strawberry Spinach Salad Meet

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Traditional Chinese Medicine you Can Try at Home!

3 Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies that you can try at home! If you asked the average person how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) keeps you healthy, they would probably answer that it uses acupuncture needles. That’s 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 changes qualities, your health is

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Left Arm Pain treated by Balance Method Acupuncture

Case study: Left arm pain alleviated by Acupuncture Read about a patient who found incredible pain relief through acupuncture. A 67 year old female came into our office with left arm pain. Her left bicep pain started 6-7 months ago after golfing and moving loads of furniture. The patient stated that golfing and backward flexion caused extreme “sharp, pulling” pain. Pain level was 10/10 and she had a hard time extending the arm. Ice helped, but heat felt good too.

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Treating Cancer therapy side-effects

Acupuncture, herbs and other holistic strategies to manage cancer treatment side-effects.  By Zen Tuan, Licensed Acupuncturist & Herbalist at Healing with Zen    I have worked at the Disney Family Cancer Center in Burbank, CA for 6 years. In that time I have assisted hundreds of cancer patients and their family members with acupuncture during and after their cancer treatment journey. In addition to the many physical side-effects of chemotherapy and radiation, a cancer diagnosis itself is scary and can

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Ear seeds 101 : everything you need to know!

-What are ear seeds and how are they used?  Ear Seeds are a non-invasive, safe and effective tool used to stimulate acupressure points in the ear. Ear seeds consist of tiny vaccaria seeds, beads or pellets on a sticker that can be affixed to specific acupressure points in the ear. These acupressure points can treat just about any health condition. Our patients often ask for earseeds to combat aches and pains, manage stress and anxiety, assist with digestive disorders or hormonal imbalances, and even stimulate weight loss! At

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Qi Gong for Lung & Immune Support

Qi gong for lung & immune support Have you ever practiced Qi Gong?  Did you know Qi Gong could be used to strengthen your immune system as well as your lungs? During this time it is important to boost your immune system so it has a better chance of fighting off viruses that commonly circulate during the winter months. read through our quick guide to herbs for lung & immune system boosting! Do you suffer from allergies and other immune

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Qi Gong for Lung & Immune Support

Qi gong for lung & immune support Have you ever practiced Qi Gong?  Did you know Qi Gong could be used to strengthen your immune system as well as your lungs? During this time it is important to boost your immune system so it has a better chance of fighting off viruses that commonly circulate during the winter months. read through our quick guide to herbs for lung & immune system boosting! Do you suffer from allergies and other immune

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3 Tips for Insomnia

3 Tips for Insomnia https://youtu.be/sE2VakhSvT8 Do you have trouble going to sleep?  Or are you waking numerous times throughout the night and unable to go back to sleep?  Learn 3 easy at-home tips to combat insomnia from Zen Tuan, L.Ac. Acupuncture is a great way to help with insomnia because it de-regulates the sympathetic system, decreases inflammation in the body, and balances the hormones. Read more here.  Try Valerian Complex from Standard Process For Anxiety Relief…and use it as a

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Acupressure for Headache, Migraine, Allergies, & Sinus Issues

Acupressure for Headache, Migraine, Allergies, & Sinus Issues Zen Tuan, L.Ac and founder of Healing with Zen in Pasadena, California demonstrates an easy acupressure points that you can use at home to help soothe headaches, migraine, and allergy symptoms! Learn more about acupressure points through our Healers Acupressure Points for Allergies with Ramy Saleh, L. Ac. & Herbalist Acupressure 101 with Zen Tuan, L. Ac. & Herbalist Acupressure for Men’s Health with Ramy Saleh, L. Ac. & Herbalist Do you

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Healing with Zen

Acupressure for Headache, Migraine, Allergies, & Sinus Issues

Acupressure for Headache, Migraine, Allergies, & Sinus Issues Zen Tuan, L.Ac and founder of Healing with Zen in Pasadena, California demonstrates an easy acupressure points that you can use at home to help soothe headaches, migraine, and allergy symptoms! Learn more about acupressure points through our Healers Acupressure Points for Allergies with Ramy Saleh, L. Ac. & Herbalist Acupressure 101 with Zen Tuan, L. Ac. & Herbalist Acupressure for Men’s Health with Ramy Saleh, L. Ac. & Herbalist Do you

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Herbs for Men's Health

Chinese Herbs for Men’s Health Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, Ramy Saleh of Healing with Zen in Pasadena, California discusses some great herbs in light of Men’s Health Month! https://youtu.be/ZP1bUQMC_0g To watch Part 1 of our Men’s Health discussion, where Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, Ramy Saleh talks about important Acupressure Points and Chinese Herbs click here. We can customize herbal formula’s tailored for your health concerns! To learn more click here. Learn more about the importance of Chinese herbs for Prostate,

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Herbs for Men’s Health

Chinese Herbs for Men’s Health Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, Ramy Saleh of Healing with Zen in Pasadena, California discusses some great herbs in light of Men’s Health Month! https://youtu.be/ZP1bUQMC_0g To watch Part 1 of our Men’s Health discussion, where Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, Ramy Saleh talks about important Acupressure Points and Chinese Herbs click here. We can customize herbal formula’s tailored for your health concerns! To learn more click here. Learn more about the importance of Chinese herbs for Prostate,

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

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 the following exercises, you can reap the benefits of better posture, improved circulation, and clearer mental functions. Remember to breathe long and deep while in each stretch, the belly expanding with each breath in, and shrinking toward

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Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Awareness by Sonya Bhakta, L. Ac. Why you should care about your brain. I’m sure by now that most people have heard the old time saying of you “use it or lose it,” When it comes to the brain — the widely held belief that a person can maintain or enhance his or her cognitive function, and offset age-related declines in mental performance, by engaging in intellectual exercise. Just how important is it to know about

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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Awareness by Sonya Bhakta, L. Ac. Why you should care about your brain. I’m sure by now that most people have heard the old time saying of you “use it or lose it,” When it comes to the brain — the widely held belief that a person can maintain or enhance his or her cognitive function, and offset age-related declines in mental performance, by engaging in intellectual exercise. Just how important is it to know about

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Holistic Health Strategies to Boost your Immune System

Boost your immune system during COVID-19 using whole food supplements, herbs & acupressure The best thing to do during this unprecedented time is to keep your immune system strong. Whether we contract the COVD-19 virus or not, a strong immune system will help our bodies recover quicker and lessen the symptoms. Our founder and licensed acupuncturist, Zen, prescribes the below supplements during this time to keep your body primed and working at it’s best. Congaplex– this is my go-to for short-term

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Custom Herbal Formulas, Tailored To Your Health Concerns

Zen Tuan, licensed acupuncturist and herbalist at Healing with Zen in Pasadena, CA discusses the importance and practice of taking Chinese Herbal Formulas. Learn how Chinese Herbs can help you for different treatments!   Learn more about Chinese herbs here. To watch videos of our case studies, click here. Find testimonials of our here. Ask us if acupuncture can help your health condition! Call (626)377-9596 or email us at info@staging.dawningdigital.com We hope to assist in your journey of healing soon.

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Neck Pain & Numbness Down The Arm | Case Study by Ramy Saleh, Acupuncturist at Healing with Zen

Treating Neck pain & Numbness down the arm with Acupuncture 45-year old female patient came into our office with severe neck pain, along with a shooting pain down her right arm & numbness of fingers after a concussion. Hear our patient’s testimonial about how Balance Method acupuncture improved her severe neck pain & arm numbness, in only a 6 week time span! Acupuncture can also help with many other issues such as anxiety & addiction. To watch more videos of

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Neck Pain & Numbness Down The Arm | Case Study by Ramy Saleh, Acupuncturist at Healing with Zen

Treating Neck pain & Numbness down the arm with Acupuncture 45-year old female patient came into our office with severe neck pain, along with a shooting pain down her right arm & numbness of fingers after a concussion. Hear our patient’s testimonial about how Balance Method acupuncture improved her severe neck pain & arm numbness, in only a 6 week time span! Acupuncture can also help with many other issues such as anxiety & addiction. To watch more videos of

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Neck Pain & Numbness Down The Arm | Case Study by Ramy Saleh, Acupuncturist at Healing with Zen

Treating Neck pain & Numbness down the arm with Acupuncture 45-year old female patient came into our office with severe neck pain, along with a shooting pain down her right arm & numbness of fingers after a concussion. Hear our patient’s testimonial about how Balance Method acupuncture improved her severe neck pain & arm numbness, in only a 6 week time span! Acupuncture can also help with many other issues such as anxiety & addiction. To watch more videos of

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Grand Opening Event | Healing with Zen | Acupuncture & Herbal Remedies!

We are so grateful for everyone who came out to support our Grand Opening Event at our new Pasadena office on February 22, 2020! Our guests were able to get a special tour of our three beautiful treatments rooms including our “Party Room”, which is convenient for friends and family to get treatments together. We provided Ear Seed treatments, goodies & spin-the-wheel giveaways! If you missed out on all the fun, no need to worry! You can recap it all

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Gift Certificates Now Available for the Holidays!

Holiday Gift Certificates are now available! We have wonderful New Patient specials, as well as bundled savings for our fabulous patients. New patient special: $250 includes Initial Consultation + Follow-Up (Regularly priced at $280. Save $30!!) For our valued patients: Buy 5 treatments, get one FREE!! Contact us today to share the Gift of Health & Relaxation this Holiday Season! Call us at: (626)377-9596 Email us at: info@staging.dawningdigital.com [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column]

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Which Supplements An Acupuncturist Takes & Why?

Licensed acupuncturist and herbalist Zen Tuan of Healing with Zen divulges her supplement regime and explains why she takes all of these items daily. Learn how herbs and whole food supplements can support a healthy lifestyle & well-functioning body! Watch our video here!   To watch videos of our cases and testimonials, visit our website: https://healingwithzen.com/videos/   Acupuncture can also help with many other health issues such as pain relief, stress and anxiety, digestive disorders and more. To learn more

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Which Supplements An Acupuncturist Takes & Why?

Licensed acupuncturist and herbalist Zen Tuan of Healing with Zen divulges her supplement regime and explains why she takes all of these items daily. Learn how herbs and whole food supplements can support a healthy lifestyle & well-functioning body! Watch our video here!   To watch videos of our cases and testimonials, visit our website: https://healingwithzen.com/videos/   Acupuncture can also help with many other health issues such as pain relief, stress and anxiety, digestive disorders and more. To learn more

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Which Supplements An Acupuncturist Takes & Why?

Licensed acupuncturist and herbalist Zen Tuan of Healing with Zen divulges her supplement regime and explains why she takes all of these items daily. Learn how herbs and whole food supplements can support a healthy lifestyle & well-functioning body! Watch our video here!   To watch videos of our cases and testimonials, visit our website: https://healingwithzen.com/videos/   Acupuncture can also help with many other health issues such as pain relief, stress and anxiety, digestive disorders and more. To learn more

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Livaplex – for healthy bile production, bowels & digestion of fats

As Thanksgiving passes & the Holiday Christmas season approaches, it’s more common than not to over  indulge in sweats & treats! So during the Holiday season to help with constipation, indigestion & to correctly digest fats, we recommend Livaplex.       The liver is the body’s largest organ & performs more than 500 different functions including the synthesis & utilization of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, the metabolism and excretion of toxins from the body, and the storage of glycogen &

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Livaplex – for healthy bile production, bowels & digestion of fats

As Thanksgiving passes & the Holiday Christmas season approaches, it’s more common than not to over  indulge in sweats & treats! So during the Holiday season to help with constipation, indigestion & to correctly digest fats, we recommend Livaplex.       The liver is the body’s largest organ & performs more than 500 different functions including the synthesis & utilization of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, the metabolism and excretion of toxins from the body, and the storage of glycogen &

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Our Product of The Month: Livaplex

As Thanksgiving passes & the Holiday Christmas season approaches, it’s more common than not to over  indulge in sweats & treats! So during the Holiday season to help with constipation, indigestion & to correctly digest fats, we recommend Livaplex.       The liver is the body’s largest organ & performs more than 500 different functions including the synthesis & utilization of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, the metabolism and excretion of toxins from the body, and the storage of glycogen &

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Facial Acupuncture & Facial Gua Sha- One Vlogger's Experience @ Healing with Zen

We had the pleasure of inviting Eli from The Cruelty Free Vanity to try out Facial acupuncture and Facial Gua Sha treatment. Watch as we take Eli through the whole treatment and discuss the great benefits our patients receive from doing facial acupuncture. See why Eli and others are now hooked on getting facial acupuncture here at Healing With Zen.       Watch as Vanessa Ho demonstrates her needle techniques to improve collagen production and stress relief, and as Eli discovers that acupuncture

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Facial Acupuncture & Facial Gua Sha- One Vlogger's Experience @ Healing with Zen

We had the pleasure of inviting Eli from The Cruelty Free Vanity to try out Facial acupuncture and Facial Gua Sha treatment. Watch as we take Eli through the whole treatment and discuss the great benefits our patients receive from doing facial acupuncture. See why Eli and others are now hooked on getting facial acupuncture here at Healing With Zen.       Watch as Vanessa Ho demonstrates her needle techniques to improve collagen production and stress relief, and as Eli discovers that acupuncture

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Glass Cupping Demonstration at LATHER Pasadena

Watch our demonstration of Fire Cupping at our collaborative event at the Lather store in Old town Pasadena, CA. Learn the benefits of cupping and why our patients love adding it to their acupuncture treatments!          

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Acupuncture works for Pain Relief – LATHER collaboration in Pasadena

  What a pleasure to host another event at LATHER in Old Town Pasadena! In this video we discuss the importance of acupuncture, the benefits that one can obtain from acupuncture, & the process we take our patients through while being treated here at Healing With Zen. We feel honored to service the Pasadena community alongside stores such as LATHER. Thank you to everyone who came to support us. Cheers to making a better world with the help of acupuncture,

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Acupuncture Works For IBS & Digestive Issues

Treating IBS & Digestive issues using Balance Method Acupuncture A 25-year old female patient came in with chronic migraines & irritable bowel syndrome. Hear our patient’s testimonial on how Balance Method acupuncture successfully treated the pain! Even though Balance Method is very effective for pain relief, it can be used for numerous health issues, ranging from digestive complaints, migraines, high blood pressure, hormonal imbalances, insomnia, stress relief and more. This patient was treated by Licensed Acupuncturist Vanessa M. Ho, at

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Acupuncture Works For IBS & Digestive Issues

Treating IBS & Digestive issues using Balance Method Acupuncture A 25-year old female patient came in with chronic migraines & irritable bowel syndrome. Hear our patient’s testimonial on how Balance Method acupuncture successfully treated the pain! Even though Balance Method is very effective for pain relief, it can be used for numerous health issues, ranging from digestive complaints, migraines, high blood pressure, hormonal imbalances, insomnia, stress relief and more. This patient was treated by Licensed Acupuncturist Vanessa M. Ho, at

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Acupuncture Works For IBS & Digestive Issues

Treating IBS & Digestive issues using Balance Method Acupuncture A 25-year old female patient came in with chronic migraines & irritable bowel syndrome. Hear our patient’s testimonial on how Balance Method acupuncture successfully treated the pain! Even though Balance Method is very effective for pain relief, it can be used for numerous health issues, ranging from digestive complaints, migraines, high blood pressure, hormonal imbalances, insomnia, stress relief and more. This patient was treated by Licensed Acupuncturist Vanessa M. Ho, at

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Neck Tension & Low Back Pain Relief using Balance Method Acupuncture

Treating Neck Pain and Low back pain using Acupuncture A 36-year old female came in with neck/shoulder tension and low back pain. Her symptoms seemed to have been aggravated with stress. Hear her testimonial after just one Balance Method acupuncture treatment! Even though Balance Method is very effective for pain relief, it can be used for numerous health issues, ranging from digestive complaints, migraines, high blood pressure, hormonal imbalances, insomnia, stress relief and more. This patient was treated by Zen

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Stress Management

Stress Management I have been seeing Zen for quite a few months now. I started going due to an injury but found acupuncture has helped with my stress, my sleeplessness and even some of my moodiness ;). Zen is truly amazing and patient. She really cares about her patients and takes the time and care to understand your needs. I had never done acupuncture before this and I’m so glad I found Zen because I truly hate needles. It’s been

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Knee Pain (testimonial)

Testimonial: Yelp Review #10–  I went to Zen for problems with my knee.  I found her knowledgeable, caring and professional.  I left her office with considerable relief from the pain I was having.  Zen made suggestions for my continued progress and accommodated my schedule as soon as possible.  I would recommend her services highly. – Diane F. – 4/10/2014 – 5 star yelp review SUBSCRIBE TO OUR CHANNEL Do you have a health concern? Acupuncture can help Pain Relief     | 

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Hemorrhoids & Pregnancy Symptoms

11-week pregnant 36 year old woman came it at and wanted to manage pregnancy symptoms. Main concern was lingering hemorrhoids. Patient was concerned that pregnancy may aggravate the situation. Hemorrhoids started in 2017 and patient doesn’t feel like it’s fully gone away. Last painful experience was in 2018 during holiday season. Currently the anal area is sensitive and occasional bleeding with defecation. Constipation will aggravate hemorrhoids. Bowels tend towards dry. She feels constipation easily. Digestion tends towards bloating, slight acid

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Hemorrhoids & Pregnancy Symptoms

11-week pregnant 36 year old woman came it at and wanted to manage pregnancy symptoms. Main concern was lingering hemorrhoids. Patient was concerned that pregnancy may aggravate the situation. Hemorrhoids started in 2017 and patient doesn’t feel like it’s fully gone away. Last painful experience was in 2018 during holiday season. Currently the anal area is sensitive and occasional bleeding with defecation. Constipation will aggravate hemorrhoids. Bowels tend towards dry. She feels constipation easily. Digestion tends towards bloating, slight acid

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diarrhea, Shoulder Pain, Right Knee Weakness, Fatigue, Eczema

43 year old Male came to the office to receive treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Diarrhea, which were associated with his anxiety and stress levels. Patient also presented with Shoulder Pain, Fatigue, and Eczema. We used Balance Method Acupuncture to treat this patient. Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diarrhea- This was stress induced and would occur after and during anxiety.  Patient also states that he had churning on his left mid and lower abdomen. Left Shoulder Pain –  1 year ago, he was exercising with

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Valerian Complex- for Insomnia & Anxiety

Try Valerian Complex from Standard Process For Anxiety Relief…and use it as a Natural Sleep Aid! During the hot summer nights, it seems to be common to not get the right amount of sleep. The insomnia hits, and you just can’t seem to figure out the precise root of the problem or even what the issue could pertain to. You might even wonder what alternative there could possibly be to treat the issue of “sleepless nights”.Well no need to tussle anymore as Standard Process now

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TMJ, Headaches, Low back pain and Anxiety

30 year old female returns to our office 1 year and 1 month after previous treatment she received for TMJ, Jaw pain, headaches and anxiety. All her symptoms were managed for almost a full year. Jaw tension- Worse in the mornings.  Tension level 3/10, worse on left side but bilateral. “Clicking” sensation when eating food. Temporal headaches – usually at least 1x/week.  Headaches came back 3 months after previous treatment course. Previous headache 6/11/2018. Worse with menses. Lateral headaches that radiate to

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Fertility & Hormonal Imbalance

Fertility and Hormonal Imbalance I started seeing Zen in August 2015 to assist with some fertility issues. I thought of myself as a relatively healthy person – or at least I didn’t complain much. I have come to realize that many of the ailments I accepted as a part of my “modern lifestyle” were not things I actually had to live with – they could be fixed! In addition to fertility problems/hormonal imbalances, I had the following symptoms: insomnia, occasional

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Vertigo & Dizziness

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 us, 6/18/19 and it happened after

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Vertigo & Dizziness

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 us, 6/18/19 and it happened after

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Vertigo & Dizziness

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 us, 6/18/19 and it happened after her

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What is Balance Method Acupuncture?

At Healing with Zen, we practice Balance Method Acupuncture. It is a fast, effective form of acupuncture that produces instant results using distal needles. This means needles are not put in the site of pain, but usually on the opposite hand, foot or limb. Patients usually notice an improvement in their pain levels and range of motion while in our office. Even though Balance Method is very effective for pain relief, it can be used for numerous health issues, ranging

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Back Pain (testimonials)

Back pain: Yelp Review #8–  I’ve had back pains/tightness on and off for the past ~8 years.  The acupuncture + cupping treatments from Zen really helped loosen my tight back and instantaneously relieved a lot of the pain.  In addition, Zen is a very attentive listener, easy to talk to, and provides a client-centered approach to her practice.  For those wanting to try out acupuncture for the first time or looking for a higher quality acupuncturist than previous experiences, I

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis I found Zen Tuan 2 years ago after a long search for a reliable, licensed acupuncturist to treat my osteoarthritis. I am delighted with her ability to relieve my pain and improve my mobility as well as treat other problems as they arise. I have referred several friends and neighbors to her for help with various problems and plan to continue to use her services and refer others to her. – Susan D. – 6/28/19 I’ve had back pains/tightness on

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Osteoarthritis (testimonial)

Osteoarthritis  I found Zen Tuan 2 years ago after a long search for a reliable, licensed acupuncturist to treat my osteoarthritis. I am delighted with her ability to relieve my pain and improve my mobility as well as treat other problems as they arise. I have referred several friends and neighbors to her for help with various problems and plan to continue to use her services and refer others to her. – Susan D. – 6/28/19 Back pain Yelp Review #8– 

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Foot Pain

Foot Pain After suffering from an ankle sprain for over 8 months, I went in to give acupuncture a try. Zen was very gentle and explained everything she was doing. She was so knowledgeable about everything and taught me how important it was to keep a balance within my body. It was a very relaxing experience and I learned a lot. I hardly write reviews, but I was so inspired to write one because within a few weeks my ankle

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Foot Pain (testimonials)

Foot Pain Yelp Review #12 – After suffering from an ankle sprain for over 8 months, I went in to give acupuncture a try. Zen was very gentle and explained everything she was doing. She was so knowledgeable about everything and taught me how important it was to keep a balance within my body. It was a very relaxing experience and I learned a lot. I hardly write reviews, but I was so inspired to write one because within a

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Neck Pain (testimonial)

Neck Pain I went in for a 15-minute-introduction-to-acupuncture treatment during a Healing with Zen open house. During the pre-session interview I mentioned  that I’ve had a very sore, stiff neck with limited range of motion for a very long time. Zen said she’d work on it. During the session my range of motion immediately improved, but the pain remained. Today,, after ONLY A 15 MINUTE TREATMENT, my range of motion is greatly improved and the pain is minimal. Thank you,

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