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Boosting our Immune System During Extraordinary Times Sep 28th, 2020

We are truly in extraordinary times. Maintaining our health and strengthening our immune system has never been more important. Our immune system is always working to protect our bodies. However, at times it can be overwhelmed. Never has it been so crucial to educate and empower ourselves to advocate for...

Center for Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine: 10-week Health Improvement Program (10+) Jan 15th, 2020

Although the risk of disease and physical ailments clearly increase as we age, poor health is not an inevitable consequence. Many of the illnesses and health issues are avoidable through preventive measures. These include practicing a healthy lifestyle (regular physical activity, healthy eating, adequate sleep, stress management) and the use...

Pulsed Electro Magnetic Field (PEMF) Therapy for Health (excerpt from News Medical) Aug 6th, 2019

This is an excerpt from a News Medical article sponsored by NewMed on March 20, 2018. News Medical is a community of scientific, medical, and life sciences experts that produce and share the latest information, in a readable, understandable way. NewMed is a medical device company dedicated to improving the quality of life....

10 Research-backed Reasons to Experience Acupuncture Feb 26th, 2019

Prevention Magazine published a great visual overview of "10 research backed ways that acupuncture improves your health from head to toe". https://www.prevention.com/health/healthy-living/health-benefits-acupuncture These included: 1. Head: 20 sessions within 4 weeks reduced the number of migraines 2. Mood: Weekly sessions treated depression within 3 months 3. Nose: 12 sessions reduced...

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture: Natural Alternative for Skin Care and Health Jul 21st, 2018

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture: Natural Alternative for Skin Care and HealthFacial Rejuvenation Acupuncture has been practiced in China for many centuries. Today it is used as a non-invasive and natural alternative for facial skin care and health. I have been using my own approach to facial rejuvenation on my skin for...

Staying Healthy in the Winter season Jan 1st, 2018

Winter is about self-reflection. It is time to gather and restore energy. Staying healthy in Winter (even Southern California winters) requires changes in behavior and is informed by Chinese Medicine practices in place for centuries. As I grew up in Taiwan which is deeply rooted in Traditional Chinese culture, there...

Using acupuncture, herbs and yoga therapy to address menopausal symptoms Oct 30th, 2017

Typically lasting 5-10 years, the menopausal transition is associated with symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, sleep disorders, mood swings and depression. As these symptoms often hinder a woman from successful functioning in everyday life, conventional therapies, especially hormone therapy are commonly prescribed to diminish symptoms. Many women, however,...