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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Treatment with Chinese Medicine

Chinese herbs are proven beneficial to treat fatty liver with little to no side effects. Non-alcoholic fatty liver needs to be treated with the use of conventional medication, lifestyle changes, and can also benefit from Chinese medicine. If not treated properly the fatty liver can convert to cirrhosis and cause liver failure. Chinese medicine can aide conventional treatment by the reduction of inflammation, strengthening immune response and expelling toxins in the body. If you have difficulty treating your fatty liver successfully, it may be time you consider adding Chinese medicine […]

Hypertension

Western medication is found to be more effective when combined with Chinese medicine. Patients with high blood pressure are seeing more positive results and keeping their levels down with the help of Chinese herbs and acupuncture. While medication should be taken regularly, it can be enhanced with Chinese medicine. Patients with hypertension might suffer from other conditions as well. Chinese medicine, can treat more than one condition at a time. Treatments are made individually to fit each patient and treat their specific ailments. Chinese herbs can help lower high blood […]

Keep your Balance with Chinese Medicine

Vertigo is a condition that varies by degree, symptoms, and different causes. It can be described as losing your balance and having intense dizzy spells, and that sets it apart from simple dizziness. The traditional treatment consists of medication, and physical therapy. However, the medication may not be effective, it simply gets rid of the symptoms temporarily, and makes you drowsy. This can often cause adverse effects from the medication. Because vertigo is so complex, it takes a special individualized treatment to see positive results. Chinese medicine can aide in […]

Acupuncture’s Varied Functions

Acupuncture is a Chinese medicine healing method that is used to correct an energetic imbalance by promoting the body’s natural ability to heal itself. Acupuncture is great for increasing energy Qi flow, reducing inflammation, promotes relaxation, lowers stress levels, stimulates meridian pathways and provides pain relief. Meridian pathways are pathways that flow through the body, that provide nourishment to specific organ systems and balance our body. Acupuncture needles are inserted into different acupoints that affect different areas of the body to alleviate symptoms, and address the underlying cause of the […]

Chinese Medicine Aides Insomnia

Insomnia, is the inability to sleep or stay asleep for long periods of time. The severity of the condition depends on several factors but not limited to the length of condition, stress, dreams, difficulty staying asleep, and medication-use. The cause of insomnia is different for everyone so the treatment plan will vary. You may require a treatment combination that includes acupuncture, Chinese herbs and cupping. Treatment provides better sleep and gets rid of any secondary symptoms that were present with the insomnia. Chinese medicine offers to treat the root cause […]

Chinese Medicine Diminishes PMS Symptoms

Premenstrual syndrome(PMS) covers many symptoms before a menstruation. Symptoms may include emotional distress, such as depression, irritability, sadness, anxiety, or poor concentration. It may also involve physical symptoms, such as breast tenderness, a change in bowel habits, or acne. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), offers a natural alternative to treat PMS rather then with over-the-counter or prescription drugs or hormones. In Chinese medicine, severe PMS is considered an indicator that an underlying imbalance is present. Treatment is focused on correcting the imbalance, or the source of the problem, not just treating […]

Chinese Herbs Effective Against Lichen Sclerosus

Lichen Sclerosus is a condition that that causes skin to thin out, along with white patches. The affected areas are usually accompanied by pain, itchiness, tearing and bleeding. Traditional medication can be limited and ineffective. In Chinese medicine, the condition is believed to stem from excessive toxic heat, yin deficiency, and a hormonal imbalance. Chinese herbs can be used as an effective treatment to clear toxic heat, lower inflammation, balance the hormones, and strengthen the body’s immune response. It is always best to seek treatment early, for best results. With […]

Facial Treatment Gone Wrong Cured by Chinese Herbs

*Actual patient pictures* The plasma pen is a popular beauty device that claims to get rid of hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, and other imperfections in the face. A patient seeks our help after experiencing a terrible reaction to the Plasma pen. The facial treatment caused inflammation, redness, itchiness, and pain. The patient was told to give the treatment time to work, and after waiting 2 months, there was no change. In Chinese medicine it is believed that the inflammation comes from toxic heat in the body and must be expelled to heal […]

Weight Loss with Chinese Medicine

In Chinese medicine it is theorized that being overweight or obese, is related to the digestive system and imbalanced hormones. Consequently, our inner body has issues, such as food and water in our body digesting poorly. This can cause toxic heat and water more difficult to excrete from our body, so the weight increases. Many overweight people may experience constipation, irregular periods, insomnia, and stomach diseases. Using Chinese herbs & acupuncture we can clear the toxic heat and dampness in our body, and at the same time can benefit our […]

PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) Treatment

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome also known as PCOS, is when a woman has a hormone imbalance with uneven levels of hormones, such as progesterone and estrogen. Some affected may have cysts on their ovaries, but that is not the case for every woman with PCOS. Women affected by this condition often suffer from acne, irregular periods, infertility, and weight gain. While medication can help relieve the symptoms, Chinese medicine can also be used to enhance medication. One of the premises of Chinese medicine is to balance the hormones in the body, […]

Chinese Medicine is Effective for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis(RA) is an autoimmune disease that inflames the joints and the severity varies in those affected. RA can be very painful and interfere with our daily activities. Many people turn to pain killers to mask the pain, but are not familiar with Chinese medicine. Acupuncture and herbs are a traditional Chinese treatment that has been around for thousands of years. Chinese medicine strengthens the immune system and promotes the body’s self healing ability. A combination of Chinese herbs and acupuncture treatment can provide anti-inflammatory properties that are effective for […]

Sciatica Pain Relief

Chinese medicine is known for its anti-inflammatory benefits. Sciatica can be quite painful if it is left untreated. It is characterized by a radiating pain towards the lower back going through the hips, gluteus, and legs. The sciatic nerve becomes pinched, and causes radiating pain that can become unbearable. Chinese herbs and acupuncture with some cupping, can increase healing times, blood flow, pain relief, and inflammation by getting to the root cause of the sciatica, which varies from patient to patient. Consult with us to see how Chinese medicine can […]