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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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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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The healing power of acupressure at home

The Healing Power Of Acupressure At Home In the realm of natural healing, both acupuncture and acupressure stand out as remarkable practices rooted in ancient traditions. Acupressure is an amazing needle-free alternative to acupuncture that you can do at the ease and comfort of your own home.  Essentially, acupressure emphasizes the balance of vital energy, or “Qi,” within the body. This balance is achieved by stimulating specific points along meridians – the body’s energy pathways. All you need to do …

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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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A Message from Healing with Zen’s Founder

A message from The founder of HEALING WITH Zen Our Mission At Healing with Zen, our mission is to help patients achieve optimal health in all aspects of their lives. With the usage of Using Acupuncture, herbal remedies, dietary/lifestyle recommendations and other holistic medicinal modalities.  We strive to provide the best care to our patients. Our goal is to help each patient to experience considerable improvement from their symptoms after each treatment. We believe that true healing does not come …

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Weight Loss Using Acupressure & Ear Seeds

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 …

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Treating Cancer therapy side-effects

Treating Cancer Therapy Side-Effects Acupuncture, Herbs, and Other Holistic Strategies to Manage Cancer Treatment Side-Effects.  I have worked at the Disney Family Cancer Center in Burbank, CA for 9 years. In that time I have assisted hundreds of cancer patients and their family members with acupuncture throughout their cancer treatment journey. In addition to the many physical side-effects of chemotherapy and radiation, a cancer diagnosis itself is scary. It can leave both patients and their families with feelings of loneliness …

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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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TMJ, Ear pain and Tinnitus

case study of patient with TMJ, ear pain, & tinnitus Case Study 21 year old female came in for right jaw pain leading to headache. Situation started with left jaw pain 4/18/19 (8 days prior), severe pain level 10/10, she woke up with it and went to doctor who said it was TMJ. She was prescribed muscle relaxants and ibuprofen which did not help much. Left jaw pain dissipated 4/16/19, but then right jaw pain started 4/21/19 and pain level …

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