Accessibility Tools

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 …

Read More

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. …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

Acupuncture 101: Everything You Need to Know

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 and stimulating the body’s natural pain-reducing response. According to traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture works by addressing and balancing the body’s natural meridian …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

pain relief

Pain Relief

Conquer Pain Naturally Chronic pain can significantly impact your daily life, limiting your mobility and overall well-being. At Healing with Zen in Pasadena, we believe in a holistic approach to pain management, combining traditional Eastern techniques like acupuncture with natural remedies to optimize your results for pain relief.   Today, we’re excited to share our favorite pain relief combination: OmegaPure PRM and Turmeric Forte! OmegaPure PRM: The Omega-3 Advantage with Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators (SPMs) Omega-3 fatty acids, particularly EPA and …

Read More

summer diet tips for digestion health

About our acupuncture clinic in Pasadena

What Makes Our Clinic Special? We’re passionate about empowering you to achieve optimal health and well-being, and we strive to create a unique and exceptional experience for every patient. In this blog-post, we unveil some of the things that set our acupuncture clinic in Pasadena apart. Personalized care  Our specialties  Our team  Our approach  Our Services Welcome to Healing with Zen, your acupuncture clinic in Pasadena, CA! Watch these videos to learn more about us! Personalized Care You Can’t Find …

Read More

Transitioning into spring with TCM

Smooth Transitioning into Spring

Transitioning into Spring Spring is here! While we revel in the longer days and blooming flowers, it’s also a time to focus on your internal well-being according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Struggling with allergies, skin problems, or digestive issues this spring? These might be signs your liver needs some love! Learn how TCM can help you address these issues and achieve optimal health. Tips to support your liver for a smooth transition into Spring! Spring and the Liver Connection …

Read More

Cupping Pasadena

 Cupping DEMONSTRATION & BENEFITS

Cupping: Ancient Practice, Modern Benefits Have you ever seen athletes with those circular red marks on their backs? That’s cupping therapy, an ancient healing modality experiencing a resurgence in popularity. Here at Healing with Zen in Pasadena, we utilize cupping therapy alongside other techniques to help patients achieve optimal health and well-being. Cupping involves placing special glass, silicone, or bamboo cups on the skin. A vacuum is then created inside the cup, drawing the underlying tissue slightly upwards. This suction …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More