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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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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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Acupuncture & TCM for Stroke Symptoms

Acupuncture & TCM for Stroke Symptoms Clinical trials show that acupuncture has a positive effect on stroke symptoms. Not only for post-stroke rehabilitation, but also as a preventive strategy. This could create cerebral ischemic tolerance, especially when it’s combined with electrotherapy as electroacupuncture. TCM & Acupuncture for Post Stroke Symptoms Stoke symptoms include: Weakness Paralysis Problems with balance or coordination Pain Numbness, burning and/or tingling sensations. Fatigue Acupuncture can help with weakness, rigidity, and pain of the muscles. It is …

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Qi Gong Movement – Monkey Serving Banana

QI Gong Movement- monkey serving banana In this video our Founder and licensed acupuncturist Zen demonstrates a Qi gong movement that represents the art of giving and receiving. She expressed that the forward motion of this movement reminds her of the need to help others, to serve others, to offer love and support to those who are in need of it. Also the backwards motion of this movement is to symbolize being able to receive from those who you love …

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.)

Struggling with S.A.D.? Seasonal Affective Disorder can be difficult and frustrating to navigate. Our moods and energy levels fluctuate with the seasons. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) understands these cycles but modern life does not. These days, you are expected to be active, productive and creative at all times of the year. There is no accommodation for a slow, quiet winter. According to TCM, this conflict causes stress, which can result in Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.). Seasonal affective disorder is a …

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Qi Gong for Stress Relief

Qi Gong for Stress Reduction Qigong is one of the five branches of traditional Chinese medicine that promote mental health, stress reduction, and positive mood. It is a practice that looks similar to tai chi, but is easier to learn, and more focused on building your health and wellness. There are many styles of Qi Gong such as and they are all wonderful and great for keeping our bodies’ stress levels in check! Qi Gong is about finding a style of gentle movements, deep breathing, …

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Jaw Pain & Depression

Jaw Pain and Depression Case Study A thirty  year old female patient presented with extreme jaw pain accompanied with anxiety and depression. Hear how acupuncture relieved not only the jaw pain, but her daily stress & anxiety as well! If you are interested in reading more in depth about this case study, click here! Our Custom Herbal Formulas are made uniquely for each patient. Although there are literally thousands of traditional herbal formulas for just about every condition imaginable, a formula is almost …

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Vertigo & Dizziness Vertigo is a symptom, rather than a condition itself. It’s the sensation that you, or the environment around you, is moving or spinning. This feeling may be barely noticeable, or it may be so severe that you find it difficult to keep your balance and do everyday tasks. Attacks of vertigo can develop suddenly and last for a few seconds, or they may last much longer. If you have severe vertigo, your symptoms may be constant and last for …

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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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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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