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Meet Susan Cheng, LAc, OMD

Acupuncture

Dr. Susan Xiuqing Cheng provides high quality Chinese Medicine treatments at Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto. She offers acupuncture, electroacupuncture, cupping, acupressure, and Chinese herbal medicine. She is a practitioner with a unique educational and training background, with over 20 years of training and experience and has solid knowledge, including the newest therapies and latest…

Acupuncture for Your Healthy Heart

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The World Heart Federation focuses on informing people around the globe that heart disease is the world’s leading cause of death, claiming 17.3 million lives each year. Cardiovascular disease can affect people of all ages and population groups, including women and children. In fact, one in three children in the United States is overweight or obese. Reduce your family’s risk for heart diseas…

Acupuncture Eases Allergy Symptoms

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Looking for seasonal allergy relief? Needles may help. That’s according to researchers who found that acupuncture may be an effective treatment for the sneezing, watery eyes, and general misery that strike 40 millions Americans this time of each year.

In a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers divided 422 patients around the country into three groups. One grou…

Oriental Medicine for Weight Management

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Acupuncture and Oriental medicine have been shown to have positive effects on the functioning of the nervous, endocrine and digestive systems. They provide a comprehensive therapy for weight issues — they promote better digestion, balance emotions, reduce appetite, improve metabolism, and eliminate food cravings.

In Oriental medicine, the root of excess weight is an imbalance within t…

Acupuncture Relieves Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), also known as median nerve entrapment, occurs when swelling or irritation of the tendons in the carpal tunnel results in pressure on the median nerve. This causes pain in the palm side of the wrist and pain and tingling in the fingers. The median nerve controls sensations to the palm side of the thumb and fingers, as well as impulses to some small muscles in t…

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