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 PMS: How It Helps and What to Expect

Acupuncture For PMS: How It Helps And What To Expect If you are looking for a natural and effective way to manage your PMS symptoms, acupuncture may be a good option for you. Acupuncture is safe and well-tolerated, and it has few side effects. Most people experience relief from their symptoms within a few treatments. Acupuncture is a branch of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body. These points are believed to …

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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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Hemorrhoids & Pregnancy Symptoms

Case Study on patient with hemorrhoids and pregnancy symptoms 11-week pregnant 36 year old woman came it at and wanted to manage hemorrhoid and pregnancy symptoms using acupuncture. Her main concern was lingering hemorrhoids. Patient was concerned that pregnancy may aggravate her hemorrhoids.Hemorrhoids started in 2017 and patient doesn’t feel like it’s fully gone away. Her 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 …

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Smoking Cessation, Trigger Finger, Low Back Pain, Sciatica, Hormonal Imbalance

Case study for smoking cessation, trigger finger, low back pain, sciatica, and hormonal imbalance 36 year old woman presents with trigger finger in her right little finger, low back pain in the lumbar region due to scoliosis, left side sciatica, and hormonal imbalance. She has smoked for 10 years and is attempting to quit smoking and looking for smoking cessation methods using acupuncture.  Treatment Plan Summary 7/19/2019- Patient came in presenting with the symptoms above. 7/22/2019- Patient no longer has …

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Acupuncture and Herbs Outperform Hormones for Menstrual Irregularity

Acupuncture and herbs outperform hormones for menstrual irregularity The results of a new study suggest that a treatment of acupuncture and custom herbs offer significantly greater relief from menstrual irregularity and its associated symptoms when compared with conventional hormonal treatments.   In a study performed at the People’s Hospital of Zhangwu County (Liaoning) a combination of herbs and acupuncture outperformed hormone therapy for a group of 100 women with irregular menstrual cycles.   The women, aged 21 to 39, had …

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Healing Modalities: Moxibustion

With the rise of infertility, there has been an increased use and interest in acupuncture to improve fertility. Along with acupuncture and herbs, moxibustion is often used during the treatment process for several symptoms not limited to just infertility. Watch our video in which licensed Acupuncturist Zen Tuan explains and demonstrates what Moxa is all about. For those who have never heard of moxibustion, it is the practice of burning Mugwort to promote healing and it can be done in 3 different …

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Acne in regards to Stress, Hormones, and Menstruation

Acne In Regards To Stress, Hormones, & Menstruation In Part 2 of our Acne Series, we are tackling the issue of acne with its cause rooted in hormonal changes with stress and menstruation. This is an incredibly common issue among teenagers but also women entering their 20s and 30s. This correlates to the face mapping technique that we use in Chinese Medicine. The technique would cover the acne-prone areas around the mouth as well as along the sides of the …

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Acupuncture Offers Natural Menstrual Pain Relief

acupuncture offers natural menstrual pain relief Stop popping pills to ease painful periods, acupuncture offers natural mensural pain relief! A recent clinical trial showed acupuncture and moxibustion provided better outcomes to patients than the use of ibuprofen. The study looked at results taken over three menstrual cycles in both the acupuncture group and the ibuprofen group, with the final results showing that the acupuncture-receiving group had a total effectiveness rate of 96.8%, whereas the ibuprofen group only experienced 58.1% treatment …

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9 Ways to Rid Your Home of Endocrine Disruptors

What are Endocrine Disruptors? Can a shower curtain be bad for your health? It can if it contains phthalates. Phthalates are just some of over 800 chemicals that are labeled as endocrine disruptors. These chemicals are toxic for a number of reasons. For Instance, they may mimic estrogen, androgen or thyroid hormones and cause your body to respond to them inappropriately. In addition, they may block, stimulate, or inhibit these hormones. By interfering in your hormone system, there is growing …

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