March 31, 2022

Panic Disorder : Sympathetic & Parasympathetic nervous system

  Panic Disorder : Sympathetic & Parasympathetic nervous systemA caucasian woman in her early 50s visited our clinic with the interest of receiving treatment after her daughter was previously treated at an acupuncture clinic. She stated she was suffering from panic disorder and after much thought, she became interested in treating her mental illness through acupuncture and herbal medicin

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March 7, 2022

Panic Disorder

Panic Disorder     A Canadian woman in her late 30s visited our clinic. She was taking care of her child who was sick for some time but suddenly a few days after, her own heart started to beat rapidly while sweating intensely which then was followed by a huge wave of anxiety. Her symptoms got better in the afternoon and even better in the evening, but when she woke up the next morning,

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January 7, 2022

Stress, anger and anxiety

  Overview   Elizabeth(pseudonym) has been stressed from relationships between her co-workers lately. She often feels heat flaring up to her face and palpitation during meetings, which makes her hard to converse normally. Even after she comes home, it is hard for her to calm down and it takes her 1-2 hours before she falls asleep. She also experiences frequent heartburn and occasional

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October 20, 2017

Stress, anger and anxiety

Stress, anger and anxiety     Overview   Elizabeth(pseudonym) has been stressed from relationships between her co-workers lately. She often feels heat flaring up to her face and palpitation during meetings, which makes her hard to converse normally. Even after she comes home, it is hard for her to calm down and it takes her 1-2 hours before she falls asleep. She also experiences fr

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October 18, 2016

Stomach issues with anxiety

Overview A patient has been visiting our clinic who has been suffering from a digestive disorder. She underwent an endoscope, but nothing conclusive was found in the results. Generally if nothing is found through the endoscope, the next step would be to assess the patient’s emotional and psychological state.   If someone has a digestive disorder, anxiety and insomnia at the same time, i

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October 21, 2013

Anxiety after a car accident

Anxiety after a car accident There are many things that can cause anxiety. A car accident is also one of them. Car accidents cause not only physical pain but also mental damage, such as insomnia and anxiety. These mental symptoms are called post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).   When I see a patient with PTSD, I always check the gallbladder meridian, which is responsible for m

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February 19, 2013

Anxiety - Heat with the Gallbladder meridian type.

At my clinic, I commonly see patients who complain about axiety problems. Modern society creates complicated situations and accordingly this can cause more stress. Therefore the modern human is prone to have anxiety disorders and or attacks. Here is a typical case of an anxiety attack. I’d like to explain how acupuncture and herbal medicine are working together to minimize anxiety in this pa

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February 19, 2013

Insomnia - Heat with the Gallbladder meridian type.

People suffer from insomnia always have other symptoms like depression, anxiety, anger issue and anemia, and etc. When I see those insomnia patients, I have to differentiate insomnia types. Here is a typical insomnia case which has other symptoms.   She was in her early 30’s. She hardly fell in sleep and also waked up frequently during sleep. She felt fatigue all the time. Indigestion p

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April 18, 2012

Common mistake for ankle sprain treatment

Common mistake for ankle sprain treatment When I was in school for Eastern Medicine, I also had to study a lot about Western Medicine. At that time, My teacher, who is western doctor, told us for the first 36-48 hours post-injury we put ice pack on the ankle. However she also told us we had to change from ice pack to hot pack after 48 hours. Otherwise, ice pack prevent blood circulation and delay

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