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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. Which is why we take pride in our digestive health exam! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPbctILfkEU&feature=youtu.be We are here to help! In this video Zen Tuan, demonstrates a quick digestive health exam we perform here at Healing with Zen! We do this to evaluate our patients overall digestive health.As any doctor …

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The Guide for Glow Getters (Part 1)

The Guide For Glow Getters (PART 1) Hello Glow Getters!! In this blog 2 part blog series it will provide you with more information on facial acupunture. Also there are answers to common questions that we have heard over the years about facial acupunture.  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. …

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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

https://youtu.be/TxjXnLuI7Aw 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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What the Heck is “Cupping”, Anyway?

What is Cupping? Although “cupping” may sound strange, practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine have used this method to heal people since 300 A.D. (4). Dr. Kaleem Ullah, secretary of the British Cupping Society, shares, “Cupping Therapy is an ancient medical treatment. Which relies upon creating a local suction to mobilize blood flow in order to promote healing” (3). For example, cupping provides relief for migraines, muscular tension, respiratory diseases, digestive diseases, and chronic pain. How Does Cupping Work? Ge Hong …

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Natural Solutions for Allergy relief

Natural Solutions for Allergy Relief Spring is here, and with it comes the dreaded allergy season!  Sneezing, itchy eyes, and that constant head-cold feeling can make enjoying the beautiful weather a struggle. Here at Healing with Zen, we understand the frustration allergies can cause. But here’s the good news: you don’t have to suffer in silence. Many people turn to conventional allergy medications, but these often come with unwanted side effects. Our approach focuses on holistic remedies and supporting your body’s natural …

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To Our Community Connections

https://vimeo.com/925586114?share=copy We just want to express how excited we are to further our relationship with you, whether this means helping each other with patient care or doing events/ collaborations in the future.  At Healing with Zen, we help our patients feel their best: physically and emotionally using Acupuncture, Ear seeds, Chinese Herbs, Cupping, and nutritional supplements.  We specialize in hormonal imbalances, fertility, pregnancy and postpartum care, pediatrics, pain relief and digestive issues. Check out our testimonials and case studies.  Our …

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My Journey With Intermittent Fasting And Prolon

An Acupuncturist’s Journey with Intermittent Fasting and Prolon As a Pasadena acupuncturist, I’m constantly exploring ways to help my patients achieve optimal health and well-being. One fascinating avenue that’s increasingly capturing attention is the world of fasting. While the term might conjure images of extreme deprivation, the reality is far more nuanced and offers a wealth of potential benefits for both mind and body.   My own journey into fasting began with a simple curiosity. I heard whispers of improved …

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Acupressure for painful periods

Acupressure For Painful Periods Ah, that monthly visitor… sometimes a welcome guest, sometimes a ruthless tyrant. If you’re among the many who experience painful periods, know that you’re not alone. But you don’t have to suffer in silence! Today, we’re exploring an ancient, empowering tool for menstrual relief: acupressure. So, how does this work? Acupressure, like acupuncture, works on the principle of stimulating pressure points throughout the body that connect to energy channels (meridians). Applying gentle, sustained pressure to these points …

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Choosing Your Ideal Detox Program

Choosing Your Ideal Detox Program As your acupuncturist in Pasadena, I’m always exploring ways to help you achieve optimal physical and emotional well-being. That often means venturing beyond traditional acupuncture treatments and delving into holistic approaches like detoxification and fasting. But with so much buzz around these practices, it can be hard to know where to start.  Today, I’m sharing my honest review of two popular detox programs: Standard Process’s Purification Programs and Prolon’s 5-day fasting protocol. Standard Process: As you all know, I …

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Pregnancy Journey with Acupuncture

Pregnancy Journey with Acupuncture and TCM Pregnancy is a remarkable and transformative experience, filled with both joy and challenges. As your body changes to accommodate your growing baby, you may experience a range of discomforts and concerns.  At Healing with Zen, we understand the unique needs of pregnant women and offer a holistic approach to support you throughout your pregnancy journey with acupuncture. Acupuncture: A Gentle Path to Well-being Acupuncture, a core principle of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), has been safely and …

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Acupuncture for kids Pasadena

Acupuncture for Kids

Acupuncture for Kids: Benefits, Effectiveness, and Why Kids Love It Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine practice that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body. It is believed that these points are connected to energy pathways, and that stimulating these points can help to improve health and well-being. Acupuncture is safe and effective for kids of all ages, and it can be used to treat a variety of conditions, including: Allergies Asthma Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Bedwetting …

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Kids Wellness Massage With Acupuncturist

Kids Wellness Massage Hi everyone, it’s Zen, licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and founder of Healing with Zen, here to show you the five Tuina kids massage techniques that I use on kids for wellness. This is a Traditional Chinese Medicine massage that I do for all my pediatric patients when they come into the office for their acupuncture sessions.  This massage can help with various health ailments listed below:  Line pressing on thumb – great for all respiratory and lung issues. …

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Patient care Testimonials

Patient Care Testimonials Absolutely LOVE working with Zen. She is so thorough, and this is such a well-run practice. She gives you clear guidelines, a treatment plan, and gives you a sense of what to expect — as well as advice on many things, like how to eat for your body’s needs, as well as the option of doing things like ear seeds, cupping, custom herbal remedies et al. She explains everything to you thoroughly, and it’s easy to ask …

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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine For Athletes And Active Individuals in Pasadena

Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine for Athletes and Active Individuals

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine For Athletes And Active Individuals Whether you’re a professional athlete or just someone who enjoys staying active, our acupuncturists in Pasadena at Healing With Zen know, recovery is essential for maintaining your performance and preventing injuries. Athletes and active individuals are constantly pushing their bodies to the limit. As a result, they are more prone to injuries and muscle soreness. However, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine For Athletes And Active Individuals can help them recover faster and …

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