Migraines & Headaches

Do you suffer from migraines and headaches? At Healing with Zen we have many ways to heal this. Browse our case studies and videos below to find the service you’d like to book. Need advice? Scroll to the bottom of this page and fill out the form!

HOW CAN ACUPUNCTURE HELP?

According to a study published by the Canadian Medical Association Journal, acupuncture reduces the number of days a migraine lasts as well as reduce the number of future migraine occurrences. 

TESTIMONIALS

HOW CAN WE HEAL YOUR PAIN?

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MIGRAINES & HEADACHES BLOG POSTS

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

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Women’s Health Support using Acupuncture

In honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month, learn why acupuncture is becoming the “Go To” way to treat Women’s Health! Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are extremely helpful in treating Women’s Health such as: Fertility  This is actually one of the most common studied areas of Acupuncture and has been scientifically

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Women's Health Support using Acupuncture

In honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month, learn why acupuncture is becoming the “Go To” way to treat Women’s Health! Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are extremely helpful in treating Women’s Health such as: Fertility  This is actually one of the most common studied areas of Acupuncture and has been scientifically

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Acupuncture 101: Everything You Need to Know

Interested in acupuncture but not sure what it can do? Here are the basics of acupuncture and how it can benefit you. How do acupuncture treatments work? Acupuncture treatments stimulate specific points of the body through the insertion of very thin needles. Stimulating these points, sometimes known as meridian points, is thought to set

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FAQs About Herbal Therapy, Answered

Curious about the benefits of herbal therapy? Here are the answers to some of the most common questions about what herbs are and how they can help you. What is herbal therapy? Herbal therapy involves the use of individual herbs, or more often, herbal formulas as a treatment for symptoms or

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What the Heck is “Cupping”, Anyway?

What is Cupping? Although “cupping” may sound strange, practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine have used this method to heal people since 300 A.D. (4). Dr. Kaleem Ullah, secretary of the British Cupping Society, shares, “Cupping Therapy is an ancient medical treatment. Which relies upon creating a local suction to mobilize

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TMJ, Headaches, Low back pain and Anxiety

Case study on TMJ, headaches, low back pain, and anxiety 30 year old female returns to our office 1 year and 1 month after previous treatment she received for TMJ, Jaw pain, headaches and anxiety. All her symptoms were managed for almost a full year. Jaw tension- Worse in the mornings. 

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The Surprising Truth about Migraine Triggers

How much do you really know about controlling your migraines? New research suggests you may not know as much as you think. According to Timothy T. Houle, Ph.D and co-author Dana P. Turner, M.S.P.H., both of the Wake Forest Baptist anesthesiology department, migraine sufferers make inaccurate conclusions about what triggers

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Migraines

Licensed acupuncturist, Vanessa Ho of Healing With Zen discusses her case of a 39-year old woman with chronic migraines. Hear about the progress and the results after 11 sessions. TESTIMONIALS: Migraines run in my family, and I have struggled with migraines and headaches for years. It was getting to a point

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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

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Learn 9 Acupressure Points for Relieving Headaches and Migraines

Check out this article for a way to quickly relieve headaches and migraines at home, without the use of medication or over-the-counter drugs. The warmth and long days of summer are usually a welcome change, but if you suffer from frequent headaches, seasonal light and weather changes can often trigger painful headaches and

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Help Sheet: Headache Pain

Acupuncture for Headache Pain How Acupuncture Helps Migraines may occur due to stress and/or muscle tension. Acupuncture helps by disrupting these trigger points in muscles. As a result, promoting muscle relaxation and decreasing migraine or headache symptoms. Acupuncture also helps stimulate the release of the body’s natural hormones and chemicals. Specifically endorphins,

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