Skin & Digestive Health

Skin & Digestive Health TCM Theory For SKin & Digestion Health Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help multiple health ailments, including Skin and Digestive problems. As we all know, TCM and Acupuncture aim to treat the root cause of any health concern that our patients have. What we find clinically is that digestion issues often show up on our faces as redness, acne, and rosacea. The Chinese Medicine diagnosis for this pattern is called Stomach Heat. Patients may have accompanying …

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Facial Acupuncture

Facial Acupuncture Testimonials I had an amazing experiment at Healing With Zen. Zen and Vanessa were so helpful in explaining the process of acupuncture to me since it was my first time. I instantly felt so comfortable as they walked me though the process. The facial acupuncture I received was AMAZING! During the session I felt so relaxed. I had been struggling with sleep issues for months now and after my session I went right to sleep! I slept for …

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How to: Facial Gua Sha

FACIAL GUA SHA MASSAGE BENEFITS: Relaxes Facial Tension Reduces Puffiness Improves Skin Appearance Lift and Contour the Face Boosts Efficacy of Skincare Products Before you start : You will need to have some kind of slip by using an oil or cream specifically for your skin type. When you start massaging it should not be painful and your Gua Sha should not tug or pull on your skin. If you experience this, try adding more product or switching to an …

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Facial Acupuncture & Facial Gua Sha Treatment

Facial Acupuncture & Facial Gua Sha Treatment We had the pleasure of inviting Eli from The Cruelty Free Vanity to try out Facial acupuncture and Facial Gua Sha treatment. Eli is a blogger & YouTuber focusing on all things cruelty-free & vegan. Her shop Cruelty Free Vanity is the place to go to find affordable cruelty free and vegan beauty products. Click on the link to check out her website and Youtube channel.  Watch as we take Eli through the whole treatment. Also as …

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Depression, Anxiety & Constriction in Throat Sensation

Case Study: Depression, Anxiety, & Constriction In Throat Sensation Founder of Healing with Zen, Zen Tuan, shares a case study on how she helped a patient overcome their depression, anxiety, and constriction in throat sensation. Continue reading to learn more. In 2019, a 62-year old female had been coming in for facial acupuncture and various aches and pains, as well as managing blood pressure, which is now stable. On 5/20/19, she stated a feeling of constriction in her throat. She …

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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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The guide for glow getters (Part 2)

The Guide for GLow Getters (Part 2) Hello Glow Getters! A quick background about me is that I’ve personally dealt with acne, hyper-pigmentation, fine lines, and dullness for a very long time. The effects I saw with facial acupuncture and nutrition with Chinese Medicine Herbs is what inspired me to hone in on this specialty in my practice. If you haven’t read Part 1 of the Facial Acupuncture 101 series, please do so here as many important questions were covered! …

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The Guide for Glow Getters (Part 1)

The Guide For Glow Getters (PART 1) Hello Glow Getters!! In this blog 2 part blog series it will provide you with more information on facial acupunture. Also there are answers to common questions that we have heard over the years about facial acupunture.  I’m Vanessa Ho, L.Ac. a licensed acupuncturist at Healing with Zen who is passionate about skin health and making sure patients feel beautiful naturally! I’ve always suffered from tired, dull, and acne prone skin for many years. …

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