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Anxiety Case Study

Anxiety case study Are you dealing with Anxiety? Check out this amazing Case Study where our Licensed Acupuncturist & Herbalist, Andrea Valencia, talks about how acupuncture has helped our patients! https://youtu.be/gsQyqxpTgQk How Does Acupuncture Help With Anxiety?  “Acupuncture stimulates the body’s natural feel-good hormones and reduces the level of stress hormones like cortisol.” Says Mathew Kulas, MA, RAc, an acupuncturist at Henry Ford Health System. Studies have shown that acupuncture is an effective treatment for anxiety, with fewer side effects than …

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More Testimonials

Other Testimonials Zen is a true professional and really cares for her patients. Not only is she knowledgeable and effective, but she is thoughtful too. When I went in for my initial visit, she evaluated my overall health with a series of questions and walked me through the entire process, as it was my first time using an acupuncturist. She also offers packages that reduce the price of each visit. I highly recommend Healing With Zen for your acupuncture needs. …

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Vertigo/Dizziness

Vertigo & Dizziness Vertigo is a symptom, rather than a condition itself. It’s the sensation that you, or the environment around you, is moving or spinning. This feeling may be barely noticeable, or it may be so severe that you find it difficult to keep your balance and do everyday tasks. Attacks of vertigo can develop suddenly and last for a few seconds, or they may last much longer. If you have severe vertigo, your symptoms may be constant and last for …

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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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Jaw Pain

A Tale of TMJ Woe and Relief! About two years ago I had a traumatic event cause my jaw to start locking, over the first few weeks it would start to get sore after eating a lot or talking for a long time. Then I started to wake up with it hurting, then it would hurt all day. At its worse I couldn’t open my mouth wider than an inch and it was excruciating. I could barely eat or talk. …

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Acupuncture and TCM Elements for Summer

The Summer Elements

The Summer Elements & Chinese Medicine Learn about the Summer Elements that correlate with Chinese Medicine from Andrea Valencia of Healing with Zen in Pasadena, CA. In Chinese medicine, the 5 Elements can play an important role in acupuncture treatments! Learn how to cool off during the summer… Check out these amazing foods: Improve your heart and better your digestion with these SUMMERTIME FOODS! 5 Cooling Yin Food To Eat In The Summer Seasonal Recipe: Summer Strawberry Spinach Salad Meet …

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Traditional Chinese Medicine you Can Try at Home!

3 Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies that you can try at home! If you asked the average person how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) keeps you healthy, they would probably answer that it uses acupuncture needles. That’s a good start! TCM is a complex understanding of how Qi, or life force, affects your health. Qi flows through meridians passing through points which can be used to regulate and control that flow. When the flow of Qi increases, decreases, or changes qualities, your health is …

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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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insomnia

3 Tips for Insomnia

3 Tips for Insomnia Do you have trouble going to sleep? Or are you waking numerous times throughout the night and unable to go back to sleep? Learn 3 easy at-home tips on how to combat insomnia from Zen Tuan, L.Ac. In the video above, Zen shares 3 tips to help with insomnia: Acupressure at HT 7 (Shen Men): It is useful for calming the mind. Zen recommends pressure or rubbing the point before bed. Lavender oil can be used …

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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Awareness Why you should care about your brain. By now, I’m sure that most people have heard the old time saying of you “use it or lose it,” when itcomes to the brain. The widely held belief that a person can maintain or enhance his or her brainfunction. In addition, offset age-related declines in mental performance by engaging in intellectual exercise. Just how important is it to know about brain health when it comes to impairment …

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