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!

 

TCM and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is a form of depression that affects people all throughout the world. Most commonly experienced during fall and winter months, the symptoms of SAD include depression, hypersomnia, lethargy, difficulty concentrating, negative thoughts and decreased social interaction. Higher levels of anxiety are experienced at the end of the summer season as those

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Walnuts and Your Brain

Many people like to add walnuts to food to add some zest and a little crunchy kick, but walnuts are much more than a flavor additive, as they are chock full of healthy properties and have been used in Asia as an overall health tonic and brain booster for years. Let’s take a nutty look at walnuts.    

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The Shen Mind Connection

Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at things differently and while it may be a little confusing, there is usually some common ground that can be found upon examination and explanation. One such area is the idea of the mind. The mind in Traditional Chinese Medicine is commonly referred to as the shen.

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