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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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Acupuncture for Acne & Skin Disorders

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 Traditional Chinese Medicine can also treat many skin disorders such as, acne, age spots, eczema, psoriasis, shingles, and much more with amazing success.                    In particular, the pathogenic factors of dampness and heat can lead to acne. Therefore, food that has a …

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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Awareness Why you should care about your brain. By now, I’m sure that most people have heard the old time saying of you “use it or lose it,” when itcomes to the brain. The widely held belief that a person can maintain or enhance his or her brainfunction. In addition, offset age-related declines in mental performance by engaging in intellectual exercise. Just how important is it to know about brain health when it comes to impairment …

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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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Dry Skin From Within

Dry Skin From Within Skin lacking moisture? Look no further! Most people suffer from dry and flaky skin during the winter season. The majority find themselves slathering on large amounts of lotion in order to add more moisture, but it can only 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 is more …

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Healing Modalities: Benefits of Electro-Stimulation!

There are some patients who experience severe chronic pain who enjoy adding different modalities of treatment to their acupuncture session. One such effective practice is the use of electro-acupuncture. Electro-acupuncture is used in conjunction with acupuncture to stimulate each acupuncture point and produce more sensation. There is a current used however no actual current is transmitted through the body and a usual session ranges from 10-20 minutes. The way that electro-acupuncture is used is by attaching a small electrode onto …

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