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Acupunucture and Chinese Medicine

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Acupuncture is one of the oldest and most respected alternative medical treatments in the world. It originated in China over 5,000 years ago and has a proven history of effectiveness. More than eight million Americans have used acupuncture to treat a variety of common health conditions. Acupuncture treatments are holistic and preventive, treating the entire person, not just the part that…

Meet Susan Cheng, LAc, OMD

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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…

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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