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Insomnia Relief using Chinese Herbs

Chinese herbs have been used to treat insomnia for centuries!        Insomnia, the inability to fall or stay asleep, is a common problem affecting many people worldwide. While there are numerous conventional treatments available for this condition, many people turn to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to alleviate their symptoms. TCM has been used for thousands of years to treat a wide range of health problems, including insomnia.        Chinese herbs have been used to treat insomnia …

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Back Pain, Neck and Shoulder Pain

Acupunture for back, neck, & shoulder pain How Does Acupuncture Relieve Pain? Traditional Chinese Medicine has been used for thousands of years for pain relief. From the Eastern Medical point of view acupuncture works to relieve pain by inserting fine needles into specific points along the bodies meridians, to promote the flow of Qi. The meridians are also known as pathways that map out the body, these meridian lines show the superficial pathway of each organ. With years of studying, …

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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.🍃 …

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Echinacea, The Immunity Powerhouse

Quick! What makes honeybees happy, blooms in cottage gardens everywhere and protects you against everything from allergies to cancer?  It’s Echinacea, also known as purple coneflower, and it’s our Product of the Month.   Echinacea has been known for centuries to give the immune system a boost and give added protection to the upper respiratory tract – a fine ally to have in your corner as we come out of flu season and run right into allergy season. It’s also a …

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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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Back Pain Relief with Acupuncture & Herbs

Back Pain Relief With Acupuncture & Herbs How Does Acupuncture Relieve Back Pain? Acupuncture and customized herbs can provide relief for back pain by: Pain relief – It stimulates the nerves located in muscles and other tissues. In addition, acupuncture leads to the release of endorphins. Thus, changing the processing of pain in the brain and spinal cord. Reducing inflammation – It promotes the release and change of the immune system.  Improving muscle stiffness and joint mobility – It increases …

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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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Acne And What You Can Do About It

Acne And What You Can Do About It At Healing with Zen, our acupuncturists and herbalists look at each patient holistically. This helps them formulate different ways in which patients can improve their lifestyle to balance their body. The results are long-term and reduce the symptoms they originally come in for. It is no different with Acne and we have an effective protocol including herbal medicine, acupuncture, and nutritional advice that allow us to tailor our treatment specifically to the …

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Acne: Looking From Outside In (Part 1)

Looking From Outside In (Part 1) As acupuncturists, we always look from the outside to see what is really going on in the body. Each area of the face tells a story of what is imbalanced in terms of the organs and functions that reside within the body. For example, acne in a certain area tells us what organ needs attention. Facial mapping allows us to treat illnesses using acupuncture points on the face. We can also analyze the patient’s face to …

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