How We at Balance Within Treat Fatigue with Acupuncture

As the days get shorter, it is common to feel your overall energy level decrease. This is a natural response, but if it starts negatively affecting your days, there may be an energy imbalance contributing to your tiredness. To treat fatigue, traditional Chinese medicine uses several modalities, including acupuncture, moxibustion, herbal formulas and nutrition. To … Read moreHow We at Balance Within Treat Fatigue with Acupuncture

Acupuncture Points For Lung Health During Fall

Because the lungs are one of the organ systems correlated with fall in traditional Chinese medicine, lung acupuncture points can be beneficial at this time of year. In this article we’ll look at two common lung acupoints and what they’re good for. Lung 7 In classical texts, this point is revered as one of the … Read moreAcupuncture Points For Lung Health During Fall

How Acupuncture Works & which clinic is rated the best in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles.

One of the theories scientists have held for many years as to why acupuncture works to alleviate chronic pain and other ailments is called the Vascular-Interstitial Theory. This theory describes the idea that acupuncture works by affecting the electrical system of the body, the network of currents conducted by our cells. Electricity is vital for … Read moreHow Acupuncture Works & which clinic is rated the best in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles.

Acupuncture Can Help Boost Your Lungs, Large Intestines, and Immunity In the Fall Season

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, fall is the season associated with the lung and large intestine energetic meridians. These two meridians work in a symbiotic way to control the immune system from both the inside and outside of your body. The large intestine channel runs up the arms, across the shoulders, up the neck, over the … Read moreAcupuncture Can Help Boost Your Lungs, Large Intestines, and Immunity In the Fall Season

How Acupuncture Treats Chronic Fatigue

There are many factors involved with fatigue. If you are overtired, Traditional Chinese Medicine might be able to pinpoint the culprit, give some extra pep and help you kick those afternoon blues. In TCM the idea of treatment is to find the root of the problem instead of simply treating the symptoms. In the case … Read moreHow Acupuncture Treats Chronic Fatigue

How Acupuncture Treats Autoimmune Disorders

Autoimmune diseases are a collective group of disorders that plague nearly 50 million people in the United States today. When a person suffers from an autoimmune disease it means their own immune system is attacking the body and altering or destroying the tissues. Autoimmune diseases include things like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Crohn’s disease, pernicious anemia, … Read moreHow Acupuncture Treats Autoimmune Disorders

How Acupuncture Treats TMJ and TMD

Temporomandibular disorders refers to a group of conditions that affect the joints of the jaw or the temporomandibular joints. These joints are located bilaterally on the face, in front of the ears and connecting the jaw bone to the skull. These joints are complicated, allowing for movement in multiple directions. For some, temporomandibular disorders (TMD) … Read moreHow Acupuncture Treats TMJ and TMD

How Acupuncture Treats side effects of Chemotherapy

A 2018 study published in the World Journal of Acupuncture-Moxibustion looked at the effect of acupuncture treatments on cancer and rectal cancer patients who were experiencing hand-foot syndrome caused by their chemotherapy treatments. Hand-foot syndrome is a known side effect of chemotherapy characterized by redness, swelling, tingling, numbness, itching and pain in the palms of … Read moreHow Acupuncture Treats side effects of Chemotherapy

How Acupuncture Can Treat Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that disrupts normal function of the epithelial cells in the body.  Epithelial cells line the passageways of many of our vital organs, including the lungs, liver, kidneys, reproductive system and the skin. Those who have cystic fibrosis have a defective gene that impairs epithelial cell function. This can lead … Read moreHow Acupuncture Can Treat Cystic Fibrosis

Acupuncture Relieves Pain and PTSD Symptoms

In April 2019, a team of Italian researchers published a study in Medical Acupuncture that suggests acupuncture may be effective for reducing symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a natural disaster. The research team looked at residents of Amatrice, Italy, were a 6.0-magnitude earthquake in 2016 left nearly 300 people dead and almost … Read moreAcupuncture Relieves Pain and PTSD Symptoms