Treating Cancer Therapy Side-Effects using Acupuncture, Herbs & Other Holistic Modalities

Learn how acupuncture & herbs can help manage many side effects from cancer care, such as neuropathy, digestive complaints, insomnia and fatigue with Licensed Acupuncturist Zen Tuan of Healing with Zen. https://youtu.be/ToDpDpMtBO0 Read through our blog posts relating to Cancer Care: Treating Cancer Therapy Side-Effects Cancer Care: How Acupuncture Helps Acupuncture Can Support Someone Living with Colon Cancer https://youtu.be/oWQzTDM896E At Healing with Zen, we provide a nurturing, comfortable and trusting environment that allows patients to heal physically, emotionally and spiritually.­čŹâ …

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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.┬á I have worked at the Disney Family Cancer Center in Burbank, CA for 6 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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Cancer Care

Cancer Care When I was diagnosed with cancer in 2017 my life literally changed overnight and it changed again when I started seeing Zen on October 4th of 2018. I’ve been seeing her every week since and I can honestly say that getting referred to her was one of the best referrals I have ever got. Besides being very professional and very knowledgeable, the way Zen present herself and shows that she actually cares is a great feeling by itself. …

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Case Study for Lung Cancer Symptoms

Case Study For Lung Cancer Symptoms Case Study 80 year old male diagnosed with lung cancer in right lung. Removal of portion of upper right lung lobe in 2016 however tumor resurfaced┬áJan. 2018. He underwent radiation therapy┬áMarch 2019.┬áSince radiation, he feels fatigued and difficulty swallowing (dysphagia) that is continuing to worsen. He has difficulty eating and needs water to swallow.┬áPatient’s initial concern was left shoulder pain that has been worsening. He sleeps on his left side because right side lung …

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Are You or Someone You Know Currently Undergoing Chemotherapy or Radiation for Breast Cancer? Did you know October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Therefore, we would like to shine a light on how acupuncture can help and show support. When someone is diagnosed with cancer, they have to begin going to check-ups and treatments. Patient’s may need chemotherapy or radiation, for instance. These treatments may save lives, but as a result they …

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Acupuncture Can Support Someone Living with Colon Cancer

Do you know someone living with colon cancer? Acupuncture can help! Living with colorectal cancer (CRC) can be difficult. Fortunately, acupuncture can support individuals living with CRC so that they can be more comfortable and more at ease.1. Chemotherapy: Chemotherapy causes nausea/vomiting, intense cold, pain, weakness, etc. Luckily, acupuncture can help calm nausea, warm the body, ease the pain, and revitalize one’s energy.2. Radiation: As radiation causes burns to the skin and mucous membranes, fatigue and traps heat inside the …

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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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