Healing with Zen, Acupuncturist & Herbalist serving Pasadena, Arcadia, San Marino, Sierra Madre and the San Gabriel Valley

Fatigue

Five Tips to Beat Fatigue Fatigue is a feeling of weariness, tiredness, or lack of energy that does not go away when you rest. People may feel fatigued in body or mind (physical or psychological fatigue). Most of the time, fatigue can be traced to one or more of your habits or routines. Fatigue can be a normal and important response to physical exertion, poor eating habits, emotional stress, boredom, or lack of sleep. Luckily, we have some advice to help you …

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Migraines

Migraines I met Vanessa and Zen at a Lather event to introduce alternative Eastern medicine for facial care.  I signed up for an assessment and initial acupuncture treatment to address a lifelong issue of frequent migraines and sleeping issues related to my age.  I have now undergone approx. 12 treatments and have been relatively migraine-free for the first time in my life.  In addition, I have been receiving the facial acupuncture treatments that have evened out my skin tone, provided …

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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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Allergies

Allergy Relief with Acupuncture About a month ago, I started getting acupuncture treatments for my chronic allergies, neck/lower back pain, and depression/anxiety with Zen. And it was the BEST decision I’ve ever made! I have been suffering from seasonal/ environmental allergies for years and tried everything from ingesting essential oils to various allergy medicines. Zen changed everything for the better. Zen is with you every step of the way from the acupuncture treatments to changes in your lifestyle and diet. …

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Acupuncture for Acne & Skin Disorders

Are you dealing with acne or other skin disorders? Acupuncture can help! Not only for acne, but also rosacea, eczema, melasma, and more!  https://youtu.be/u_A2QUTImQ0 Read through our amazing blog posts where we share everything from tips, tricks, to treatment & preventative care: Dry Skin from Within Digestive System & The Skin Gotu Kola Complex – Skin Health & Tissue Repair Skin Health Supplements   Learn more from our Licensed Acupuncturist & Herbalist, Sonya Bhakta! She specializes in: Dermatology & Cosmetic …

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Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Awareness by Sonya Bhakta, L. Ac. Why you should care about your brain. I’m sure by now that most people have heard the old time saying of you “use it or lose it,” When it comes to the brain — the widely held belief that a person can maintain or enhance his or her cognitive function, and offset age-related declines in mental performance, by engaging in intellectual exercise. Just how important is it to know about …

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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Awareness by Sonya Bhakta, L. Ac. Why you should care about your brain. I’m sure by now that most people have heard the old time saying of you “use it or lose it,” When it comes to the brain — the widely held belief that a person can maintain or enhance his or her cognitive function, and offset age-related declines in mental performance, by engaging in intellectual exercise. Just how important is it to know about …

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Stress Management

Stress Management I have been seeing Zen for quite a few months now. I started going due to an injury but found acupuncture has helped with my stress, my sleeplessness and even some of my moodiness ;). Zen is truly amazing and patient. She really cares about her patients and takes the time and care to understand your needs. I had never done acupuncture before this and I’m so glad I found Zen because I truly hate needles. It’s been …

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Pregnancy & Post-Partum (testimonials)

Pregnancy and Post-Partum Testimonials Pregnancy & Post-Partum: Yelp Review #36– 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 …

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Dry Skin From Within

Looking to relieve dry skin? Look no further! Most people suffer from dry and flaky skin during the winter season and the majority will find that slathering on large amounts of lotion can be beneficial to ease the symptoms of dryness for a few hours. However, Chinese Medicine views the body as a whole and dry skin starts from within. There are two important factors concerning dry skin, one of which is more internal than the other. As you can …

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