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At the Kokin Healing Center, we're all about education. We love to empower our patients to learn how to take good care of their bodies; and we're always learning ourselves. In that spirit, the Healing Blog is a place for us to teach and to learn. We hope you enjoy these posts and share them with friends, family and colleagues.

  • To juice or not to juice?

    I am often asked, "What do you think about juicing? What is the best way? What are the best ingredients? Will I lose weight?"

    Juicing is a great way to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your diet. You must, however, be aware of how much fruit you are using. Some people end up using way too much fruit, exceeding the number of calories and grams of carbohydrates they would otherwise normally have in one day.  Read More...

  • Treating My Son with Acupuncture

    We treat kids with acupuncture on a weekly basis. Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at my son's school about Chinese Medicine and then, by week's end, helping him get through an injury of his own.   Read More...

  • Attain Harmonious Digestion with a Simple Glass of "Cleanse" Tea

    Although not so pleasant to talk about, sluggish digestion — including constipation, bloating, gas, and discomfort — is an extremely common complaint.  Read More...

  • Insomnia & Our Loose Leaf Tea Collection

    With life being so stressful, sometimes it is very difficult to simply go to bed at night. I have seen many types of insomnia, such as difficulty falling asleep, or getting up through the night and not being able to fall back asleep.   Read More...

  • Sinus Congestion: Acupuncture and Immune Boosting Soup

    This week, I treated approximately 34 cases of sinusitis. It was a record! One of the best and most successful ways to alleviate sinus congestion and pain is with acupuncture treatments. With allergy season being all year long, coupled with many colds and flu viruses going around, it is very easy for the sinuses to become congested.   Read More...

  • Conquer Cold and Flu Season!

    This week we've seen a tremendous amount of patients fighting off the common cold, the flu virus and even stomach viruses. Virus prevention starts in the home. Keeping your counters wiped down with antiviral and antibacterial sprays, changing your toothbrush, and washing your hands regularly are a great start.  Read More...

  • Reduce Sugar to Lose Weight, Boost Energy and be a Healthier You

    Figuring out how to take off those extra pounds, keep your stress down, and  live a healthier life may seem like a daunting and seemingly impossible task, but simply reducing sugar will truly make a difference. Here are some easy tips to follow that will lighten your load!  Read More...

  • The Physiology of Acupuncture: Latest Studies Demonstrating New Scientific Evidence.

    Exciting new research studies demonstrating the effects of acupuncture on the human body are being published almost daily!  Here's a glimpse of the latest:Neuroimaging studies show that acupuncture calms areas of the brain that register pain.Doppler ultrasound shows it increases blood flow in treated areas. This creates a systemic response for tissue repair and muscle relaxation.Brain scans demonstrate that acupuncture creates signals to the brain that cause the release of pa...  Read More...

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