Skin & Digestive Health

Skin & Digestive Health TCM Theory For SKin & Digestion Health Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help multiple health ailments, including Skin and Digestive problems. As we all know, TCM and Acupuncture aim to treat the root cause of any health concern that our patients have. What we find clinically is that digestion issues often show up on our faces as redness, acne, and rosacea. The Chinese Medicine diagnosis for this pattern is called Stomach Heat. Patients may have accompanying …

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Acupuncture & TCM for Stroke Symptoms

Acupuncture & TCM for Stroke Symptoms Clinical trials show that acupuncture has a positive effect on stroke symptoms. Not only for post-stroke rehabilitation, but also as a preventive strategy. This could create cerebral ischemic tolerance, especially when it’s combined with electrotherapy as electroacupuncture. TCM & Acupuncture for Post Stroke Symptoms Stoke symptoms include: Weakness Paralysis Problems with balance or coordination Pain Numbness, burning and/or tingling sensations. Fatigue Acupuncture can help with weakness, rigidity, and pain of the muscles. It is …

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Acupressure To boost your immune system

Acupressure to boost your immune system Acupressure is a great method to use when wanting to boost your immune system naturally. You may be wondering how does Acupressure help boost the immune system? Read below to learn how… Acupressure is able to increase the amount of your body’s immune cells. These cells are you red blood cells, white blood cells, and T-cells. It also able to enhance the immunity of those with immune-related illnesses by encouraging these cells to reproduce …

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Acupressure For Low back pain

Acupressure for low back pain According to research, 8 out of 10 people experience back pain at some point in their lives, leading to over 83 million days of work lost each year. Acupuncture is known to be one of the most effective treatments for back pain.  Today, we will be covering important acupressure points that help alleviate back pain. Acupressure is done with gentle pressure on the point location for a duration of 3-5 minutes. UB40 Location: This point …

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Vertigo & Dizziness

Vertigo & Dizziness Testimonials Are you dealing with vertigo or dizziness? At Healing with Zen, we have many ways to treat this. Browse our case studies and videos below to find the service you’d like to book. Need advice? Scroll to the bottom of this page and fill out the form! Read Testimonials From Patients We’ve Treated For Vertigo & Dizziness! I had a sudden onset of dizziness that I had been unable to resolve for seven months. I finally …

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Pain Patches

Herbal Pain Patches Pick these up at your next appointment! Click Here to Purchase Online Pain Patch Benefits These herbal patches temporarily relieve muscle and joint pains, backaches, arthritis, strains, bruises, and sprains.  Herbs Included: Zhi Chuan Wu – Reduce swelling     Zhi Cao Wu – Reduce swelling  Di Huang – Nourishes the blood Bai Lian– Relieves pain & promote healing of wounds Gui Zhi – Relieves pain Bai Zhi – Alleviates pain  Dang Gui – Reduce swelling and alleviates …

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Acupuncture for Pain

Neck pain & Numbness In Toes/Feet (neuropathy)

Case Study: Neck Pain & Numbness In Toes/Feet 57 year old male was struggling with right side neck pain for 2 months when he came to our office. Backward flexion is impaired. He has gotten massages and received numerous chiropractic adjustments, which only provides relief for 2-3 days. Patient has not incurred any injury to the neck. The pain affects his sleep. Neck and shoulder tension level 6/10 and pain is constant. Pain and tightness radiates into the chest and …

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Your Liver’s Impact on your Mental health

Your liver’s impact on your mental health https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppw5VUlzlD8 In Chinese Medicine each organ had its own function and affect on out mental health. The liver is responsible for keeping the smooth flow of Qi and blood. Thus, allowing there to be more circulation in the body to prevent any build up of tension. If the liver isn’t functioning properly it can lead to stagnation (blockage) causing tension to arise and build up. This also results in causing not only emotional …

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Relieve Your Allergies Now

Relieve Your Allergies Through Acupuncture and Acupressure Acupressure is an effective technique to use to help with allergy relief. In this video is explains the technique of performing acupressure, also a good acupressure point you can perform yourself at home. The acupuncture point is LI4 is a good point for most symptoms that are affect the head area such as: headaches/migraines, sinus congestion, dizziness, and tinnitus.  In this short video it explains a good acupressure point for allergy symptoms and …

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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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