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Brain fog or difficulty concentrating?

Understanding Brain Fog, Memory Problems, and Difficulty Concentrating In the fast-paced world we live in today, it’s common to experience moments of mental fogginess, memory lapses, and difficulty concentrating. Moreover, these challenges can be frustrating and can impact our daily lives, affecting work productivity, relationships, and overall well-being. Lastly, while several factors can contribute to these cognitive issues, one often overlooked aspect is hormonal imbalances.  If you are struggling with brain fog, memory problems or difficulty concentrating, schedule an acupuncture appointment today, …

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IRREGULAR CYCLES treated by acupuncture

Dealing with Irregular Cycles?

Do you have irregular cycles? According to Chinese Medicine, this means the body is out of balance. Irregular cycles and things to look out for: Chinese Medicine deems a normal menstrual cycle to be between 24-35 days, with an average of 28 days. The duration of menses should be between 3-7 days, with 30-50ml of normal menstrual bleeding. In addition to the cycle length and amount, Chinese medicine believes normal menses should be: red in color, not too dark or light; the flow should …

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acupressure points for irregular menses

Acupressure Points for Irregular Menses

Acupressure is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves applying pressure to specific points on the body to promote healing and balance. While it’s important to consult with one of our licensed acupuncturists for personalized guidance, here are a few acupressure points that are believed to be helpful for irregular menses: Spleen 6 (SP6) or San Yin Jiao: Located about four finger widths above the inner ankle bone on the backside of the shin. Apply gentle pressure with your thumb …

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Acupuncture for Gynecological & Urogenital Issues

Looking for more acupuncture benefits to convince you to finally try it? Here it is! Watch our Founder, L.Ac. & Herbalist, Zen Tuan tap into some of our amazing treatment outcomes, specifically for Gynecological & Urogenital Issues https://youtu.be/o3mUqUNsS6w Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine are extremely helpful in treating women’s health such as fertility, regulating menstrual cycles, decreasing pain and discomfort. It has been proven effective in helping with urinary incontinence, hemorrhoids and other urogenital issues. When I found out I was …

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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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Fertility & Hormonal Imbalance

Fertility and Hormonal Imbalance I started seeing Zen in August 2015 to assist with some fertility issues. I thought of myself as a relatively healthy person – or at least I didn’t complain much. I have come to realize that many of the ailments I accepted as a part of my “modern lifestyle” were not things I actually had to live with – they could be fixed! In addition to fertility problems/hormonal imbalances, I had the following symptoms: insomnia, occasional …

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Pregnancy & Postpartum

Pregnancy & Postpartum Testimonials Acupuncture helped greatly with my nausea, back pain and headaches throughout my pregnancy. I continued to go to Healing with Zen post-partum because I was having neck pain from breast feeding and having issues with low milk supply. Healing with Zen offers such a serene and tranquil space for mommies to relax and heal, both physically, mentally and emotionally…because let’s face it, being a mom is tough and sometimes we need to focus on “me” time. …

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ovarian cysts treatment

Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian Cysts After western doctors had told me that they could do nothing about my consistent pain from ovarian cysts, I scoured yelp for a trustworthy acupuncturist and found Zen. I had had success treating ailments this way in the past, and this experience has been different only in the way that it really feels like a treatment. Zen is very calm and organized, and is extremely knowledgeable and thorough. She answers my myriad of questions very kindly, and has …

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Acupuncture for Fertility – Case Study

Licensed Acupuncturist Zen Tuan discusses a case study about couple who came for acupuncture treatments for fertility. After meeting with both the female and the man, she determined the problematic issues and prescribed a course of treatment.  Within 12 months, the couple was pregnant with their first child, and after another round of treatments, twin siblings were added to the family. If you are having issues with Fertility, schedule an appointment with Zen today. TESTIMONIALS: Yelp Review #27-  I started seeing Zen …

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Acupuncture for Fertility and Pregnancy

  Sometimes, starting a family can be easy. Sometimes, it can be very difficult. For all points along this spectrum, acupuncture can be of great assistance.   The first step to a healthy pregnancy is having a regular menstrual cycle. Unusual pain, spotting, and sporadic flow are signs that something is out of balance in the body, and this can make it heartbreakingly difficult to conceive. To make it even more confusing, gradients of these same symptoms can have no …

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