Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Therapy

San Diego, CA

This little guy was having digestive issues!
Most people experience low back pain in their lifetime, acupuncture can be a great alternative to pain medications!
Sandra McKay L. Ac.
See how thin and painless the needles are?
Pediatric Acupuncture
Cupping (Sandra McKay uses it in her acupuncture clinic in San Diego)
Chinese herbs, commonly used for chronic health conditions and infertility.

 

Most everyone knows that Chinese medicine is great for pain, but did you know that regular acupuncture is also a form of preventative medicine? Like regular exercise, it can mean the difference between health that’s just “okay” and truly good health. If you’d like to have more energy, better digestion, improved sleep, fewer colds, and less stress Chinese medicine could be the perfect addition to your life. Call or come in for an evaluation today!

 

Healthy Foods for Fall

The season of fall brings cooler weather and shorter days. As with any season, the world adjusts accordingly. Plants begin to go dormant, animals begin scrounging for food to store to get them through the upcoming winter months and humans start winterizing everything.

As fall descends on the land, it reminds us we need to start cutting

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TCM and 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 to a buildup

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Acupuncture and Autoimmune Diseases

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, multiple sclerosis, irritable

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