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What Your Bowel Movements Reflect About Your Health

Did you know that your stools can indicate a lot of information about your internal health? Do you tend towards looser stools or bitty hard pellets? Your bowel movements say a lot! Take a look at the Bristol stool chart to see the varying degrees that one can experience in the bathroom. *Beware of graphic images* Unraveling the Mysteries of Your Bowel Movements and Chinese Medicine Insights At first glance, one might question the correlation between bowel movements and Chinese medicine. Nevertheless, within …

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Acid Reflux Relief Using Acupuncture

Learn how Acupuncture can help with acid reflux relief If you have been experiencing acid reflux or related symptoms and are looking for relief, book an acupuncture session with Krystal! Acupuncture has been used for centuries to address various health concerns, including digestive disorders like acid reflux. Our skilled and experienced acupuncturists have successfully helped numerous patients find relief from the discomfort and symptoms associated with acid reflux. Acupuncture works by stimulating specific points on the body, promoting the flow of energy, …

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Liver Detoxification

Yelp Review Yelp Review #49– Zen has helped me with improving my overall health and she’s so easy to work with. I’ve experienced great results with just a few appointments and her customized herbal treatments. I truly believe in the power of acupuncture and Zen is the best I’ve been to in my area. – Barbara V. (8/29/2020) How to Detox Your Liver The liver plays a huge role in Traditional Chinese Medicine. According to TCM, the Liver is the …

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Food Poisoning

Food Poisoning Case Study If you’ve ever experienced food poisoning, you know how miserable and debilitating it can be. But did you know that acupuncture is extremely effective at minimizing symptoms of food poisoning? It also helps harmonize and balance your digestive system, so it really gets to the root of the issue. In the video below, our healer, Ramy Saleh, speaks about a patient who was dealing with severe food poisoning including nausea, vomiting, headaches, & abdominal pain due to cramping. After …

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Bao He Wan: Herbal Digestive Support

Bao He Wan for Digestion  Bao He Wan helps digest food and clear food retention. It is known for promoting digestion, removing food stagnation, and harmonizing the stomach. In the video below, Ramy goes over what is included in this powerhouse formula, and how it may help digestive issues! If you answer yes to any of these questions: Have you been experiencing an upset stomach lately? Maybe you’ve been feeling bloated and sluggish, or maybe have had issues with nausea and cramping… …

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Gymnema

Are you struggling to reduce your sugar cravings? Try Gymnema! If you have a sweet tooth, or just struggle to reduce your sugar cravings, this supplement might be helpful for you! Gymnema leaf contains Gymnemic acid, which binds to the taste receptors on your tongue that perceive sweetness. As a result, it makes sweet things taste a lot less sweet. It is great for promoting healthy digestion and weight loss! Gymnema contains Gymnema leaf, which provides anti-sweetness activity by suppressing …

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Digestive Issues

Digestion Relief With Acupuncture Prior to visiting Healing with Zen I had never received any acupuncture treatments. I’ve been seeing Vanessa consistently for 4 months for a range of issues such as chronic migraines and digestive issues. After consistent treatments I’ve had minimal symptoms and have been sleeping better with increased energy levels. I would recommend Healing with Zen to anyone seeking alternative treatments. Overall comments on service and treatment: -Very professional bed side manner and staff. Clean facilities. -Respond to correspondence promptly – …

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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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Purification: The Perfect New Year’s Resolution

Purification Programs For many of us, the transition from one year to another brings more than just a change in the calendar year. January also inspires thoughts of improvement and new beginnings that can take shape in the form of your New Year’s resolution. Healing with Zen’s Purification Programs could be the perfect resolution for you.  Benefits of purification include: Restore energy Jumpstart Weight Loss Reduce Body Fat Balance Blood Sugar Balance Hormones Improve Cholesterol Reverse Aging Reduce Allergies Reduce Inflammation …

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Digestive Heroes: Chinese Herb Powerhouses that Aid Digestion

Chinese Digestive Herbs That Improve Digestion Digestive difficulties are so commonplace in today’s society that we find ourselves formulating several custom herbal formulas for our patients using herbs that powerfully aid digestion and decrease inflammation. Today, we will be covering 3 digestive herbs that are great for decreasing any bloating, distention, gassiness, or indigestion. Click here to learn more about our herbal therapy service. Shan Zha (Hawthorn Berry) These can be taken as an herbal tea. Shan Zha or Hawthorn Berry is considered one …

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